Commuting in Northern Va. about to get easier with newly funded projects

Relief is coming to commuters in Northern Virginia after the announcement that millions of dollars in transportation projects are being funded. The increased sales, hotel and construction/existing structure taxes already in place are funding projects that had been too big to set in motion
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Cowboy protest trots down Constitution Ave.

Virginia State Police escorted The Grass March and Cowboy Express, a group which includes horses, a mule wagon, and vehicles, as it made its way to Washington, D.C. on Thursday. The wagon train started on the Route 234 and Route 29 corridors from Prince William County to the District
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Trendy, not 'of Alexandria': Robinson Terminal South design revised

Trendy architecture, as one local developer recently learned, has no place on the overhauled Old Town waterfront. EYA, with its architect Shalom Baranes Associates PC, will return to the Board of Architectural Review-Old and Historic on Wednesday with a revised design
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Alexandria-Arlington community events, Oct. 16-23, 2014

Thursday, Oct. 16 Seniors AARP Smart Driver Class, a refresher course. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. $20; AARP members, $15; registration required. 703-228-5722. "Hacking Objects of Desire," Sami design traditions through video
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Beyer leads Edmond in campaign donations by more than a half-million dollars

Democrat Don Beyer continued his fund-raising juggernaut in Virginia’s 8th Congressional District race, outraising his Republican opponent Micah Edmond by more than a half-million dollars in the past quarter. Beyer, a well-known auto dealer, former lieutenant governor and ex-ambassador, reported $569,127
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Firefighter hurt in Alexandria blaze

A firefighter sustained injuries while tackling a blaze at an Alexandria, Virginia, warehouse early Tuesday morning. Fire officials were called to a one-alarm fire on Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria at about 5:30 a.m.
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