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Alexandria Prepares For Sale Of Hunting Point On Potomac

Real estate at Hunting Point in Virginia, right next to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, is a hot commodity. Even as land moves closer to sale, Alexandria city officials are considering limiting its redevelopment potential.

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Shaping The City: Architecture And Travel

Across the nation and around the globe, many cities are home to both familiar and unknown architectural gems. Which are the amazing streetscapes and buildings you shouldn't miss? We'll find out.

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Cheryl Strayed: "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail"

Heartbreak and loss led a young woman to embark on an epic journey. Cheryl Strayed describes how she put her life back together while hiking the 1,100-mile Pacific Crest trail alone.

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Major Cities May Morph Into Minor Ones: Are Airlines to Blame?

St. Louis. Cincinnati. Memphis. Pittsburgh. Decades after the government deregulated the airline industry, these are some cities still feeling the pinch. How local economies feel the impact of airports and airline industry travel patterns.

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A Dozen Injured In Rockville Pike Metrobus Crash

An accident involving multiple cars and a Metrobus on Bethesda's Rockville Pike left one person dead and several others injured Wednesday afternoon.

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Hispanics Overrepresented In Local Pedestrian Deaths

A report by Triple-A MidAtlantic shows that Hispanics are disproportionately represented amongst Montgomery County residents killed in pedestrian deaths on area roads.

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Maryland To Offer Preferential Funding For Smart Growth

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Maryland governor Martin O'Malley has issued an executive order which will rein in funding for projects in the state that the government believes contribute to the problem of urban sprawl.

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Search For New City Manager Underway in Ocean City

Ocean City, Md. is undertaking a nationwide search to find the next city manager for the popular coastal resort town.

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Fed Cuts Expected To Hit D.C. Hospitality Industry Hard

Federal budget cuts imposed by President Obama could have a disproportionate effect on the D.C. travel and hospitality industries.

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Virginia Tourism Revenue Up 6.7 Percent

Despite continuing economic woes, tourism in the state of Virginia was actually up almost seven percent in 2010, creating jobs and bolstering badly-needed tax revenue.

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