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Report: Defense Department Schools Need Major Renovations

Three-quarters of schools run by the Defense Department on military bases worldwide are either beyond repair or would require extensive renovation before they meet the department's minimum standards, according to a new report. That includes four in Virginia rated "poor" or "failing."

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The Hill's Alex Bolton: Debate Over Action In Libya Creates GOP Friction

Tensions are increasing between Republicans in the Senate and the House over the U.S. military intervention in Libya, The Hill's Alex Bolton tells WAMU's Pat Brogan. Also, President Obama will address the nation Wednesday about withdrawing troops in Afghanistan.

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BRAC Could Become Campaign Issue In Virginia

Some candidates planning to run in Virginia's upcoming General Assembly election are trying to take advantage of frustration about more than 6,000 new daily commuters who will soon flood the intersection of Interstate 395 and Seminary Road in Alexandria.

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After Wedding, Army Vet And Wife Receive Gift Of New Home

"While U.S. Army Sgt. Jude Recendez may have lost both his legs in battle, a surprise wedding he orchestrated and the gift of a new home Saturday has him standing tall next to his loving spouse, Kris Recendez.

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Walter Reed Practices Moving Patients Ahead Of Big Move

Mock patients were transferred from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Northwest D.C. to Bethesda, Md., as the hospital prepares to close and relocate in the fall.

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Other Businesses Adjust In Advance Of BRAC Moves

Local commuters and elected leaders in Northern Virginia are still waiting to find out whether the arrival of 6,400 federal workers at the Mark Center complex in Alexandria will be delayed by a year.

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Delta Revises Bag Policy For Military Personnel

Two U.S. soldiers returning home from deployment in Afghanistan say Delta Air Lines charged their unit hundreds of dollars in extra baggage. Thursday Delta announced it would allow more bags for service members.

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FBI Seeks Info On 2010 Shootings Targeting Military Facilities

It's been more than six months without resolution in a series of shootings aimed at military facilities in Northern Virginia. Now, authorities are making a new appeal to find the persons responsible.

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