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Potomac Yard, DOD Facility Divide Mayoral Candidates At Alexandria Debate

Mayor Bill Euille faces challenges from former Mayor Kerry Donley and current Vice Mayor Allison Silberberg. A new Metro station and a Department of Defense facility on the West End were points of contention at a debate Tuesday night.

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Warren Weinstein's Death Has Local Lawmakers Debating Drone Policies

Lawmakers in the D.C. region are mourning the loss of Maryland native Warren Weinstein, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan. The killing has lawmakers debating drone policies once again.
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For Veterans' Care Centers, McAuliffe And Lawmakers Agree On State Funding

Recently passed Virginia legislation says the state can only fund new veterans care centers if federal grants come through. The governor wants to amend that bill, and the

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Proposal For Military Charter School Moves Forward In Ward 8

A new charter middle school may be coming to the Joint Base Anacostia Bolling military installation.

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Md. State Senator Wants To Lower Drinking Age For Active-Duty Military

A state senator from Maryland wants to drop the legal drinking age to 18 for active-duty military members, saying it's a small token of appreciation for soldiers.
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Maryland Army Vet Helps Fellow Service Members Transition To Civilian Work

When Capt. Justen Garrity found it nearly impossible to find a job after he left the U.S. Army, he decided to strike out on his own.

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'Spirit Of Urgency' Surrounds War Powers Authorization, Kaine Says

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, one of the loudest supporters of Congress' role in authorizing U.S. war powers, says he's glad that the White House has sent a resolution to Capitol Hill.

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Navy Yard's Building 197 Reopens For First Time Since 2013 Shooting

The Washington Navy Yard building that was the site of a mass shooting in 2013 has been reopened to employees after extensive renovations.

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Flags Fly At Half-Staff In Maryland To Honor Wicomico Vet

Sgt. Major Wardell Turner of Wicomico County was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery today, and Maryland flags are lowered in his honor.
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Fairfax Military Family Gets A Holiday Surprise From Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront helps military families during difficult times, like they did with the Allred family in Fairfax County.

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