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Columbia Pike Streetcar May Weigh Heavily On Special Election In Arlington

The two political parties have picked their candidates for the August special election to fill the seat vacated by Del. Bob Brink, and the proposed Columbia Pike streetcar has emerged as a key issues.
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Alexandria Sheriff's Office Increases Security At Jail Holding Libyan Militant

The sheriff's office in Alexandria, Virginia, says it has increased jail security with the arrival of a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks.
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At Independence Day Parades, Expect Floats, Flags — And Politicians

If you make it out to a parade today expect to see the region’s lawmakers asking for your vote.
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Virginia Libertarians File Suit Over Ballot Access Rules

The Libertarian Party and nine former Virginia candidates have filed a lawsuit challenging state laws that they claim give Democrats and Republicans an unfair advantage in elections.
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Arlington Democrats Target Sunday For Last-Minute Caucus

Democrats in Arlington are scrambling to find a candidate to replace Bob Brink in the House of Delegates — holding a last-minute caucus this coming Sunday.

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Wallops Rocket Launch Disappoints

NASA says a suborbital rocket launched this morning from its Wallops Island facility on Virginia's Eastern shore splashed into the ocean just 19 seconds after liftoff.
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On Independence Day, Celebrate Your Patriotism At These Parades

Today is Independence Day, and along with barbecues and fireworks, there's little more patriotic than parades. Here are some of your favorite local parades.
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New Laws In Virginia Target Celebratory Gunfire, Revenge Porn And Ethics

Several new laws are taking effect in Virginia this week, including one banning celebratory gunfire and another punishing revenge porn.
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Dedicated Bus Lane From Crystal City To Potomac Yard To Open Next Month

The D.C. area will see it's first dedicated bus lane next month in "Metroway" — a line running from Crystal City through Braddock Road in Northern Virginia.

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Parties Scramble To Find Candidates To Replace Arlington Delegate

Voters in Arlington and McLean will be heading to the polls next month in a special election to replace longtime Delegate Bob Brink, and the parties will be working overtime this weekend to name candidates.

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