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Alexandria (Alexandria, Virginia)

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  • Woman loses 85 pounds with Starbucks-only diet

    Woman loses 85 pounds with Starbucks-only diet
    A 66-year-old Virginia woman ate only Starbucks food for two years, and lost 85 pounds in the process. Christine Hall of Alexandria, VA said she bought oatmeal and black coffee everyday for breakfast. For lunch and dinner, she ordered ham and cheese...
  • Willard and Gayle Courtney

    Willard and Gayle Courtney
    Willard and Gayle Courtney enjoyed celebrating their 75th Wedding Anniversary on July 5th.  They were married in Santa Ana, CA in 1937. Residents of Newport Beach for the past 60 years, they are joined by their daughter Kathy Schwarz and husband Ken of...
  • How To Stop Public Shootings

    How To Stop Public Shootings
    [The following is a chapter from my book, The Meaning of Life (and AIDS Jokes), which was released in September of 2011. I'm posting it today because of the terrible shooting in Colorado.]   As you know, there has been a rash of workplace shootings...
  • Winners: DC50 at the Montgomery County Fair

    Winners: DC50 at the Montgomery County Fair
    Thanks for entering the Montgomery County Fair Prize Giveaway Contest! *Winners* (You have 24hrs from the date listed to claim your prize by calling 202-298-1650) August 24 Scott Mohnkran, Germantown, MD, Vampire Diaries Season 2 on Blu Ray Jenni...
  • Clinton, Obama spar over who's stronger in the general election

    Far from the snows of Maine and its Sunday caucuses, the two Democratic presidential rivals looked toward Tuesday's Potomac primaries in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, where 242 delegates are at stake, warring over who would make the...
  • Monday's Democratic National Convention schedule

    Monday, Aug. 25: ONE NATION Session begins at 3 p.m. Mountain Time, which is 2 p.m. Pacific and 5 p.m. Eastern. 3 p.m - 7 p.m. Call to Order The Honorable Howard Dean Chair, Democratic National Committee Former Governor of Vermont Invocation The...
  • Historic district rules should give buyers pause

    Georgetown and Capitol Hill are known for their lovely homes in some of the region's most popular historic districts. Such districts help protect the character of older neighborhoods, but living in them can pose special concerns. "People are attracted to...
  • Emanuel, usually the vise, now in one

     
    by Frank James Rep. Rahm Emanuel, the intense, profane yet quite personable Illinois congressman who normally is the one putting the pressure on, is now in the vise himself, with President-elect Obama asking him to be White House chief of......
  • Obama brand protection: Copyrights

     
    by Mark Silva President-elect Barack Obama has created his own brand - represented both by the iconic images of the candidate who campaigned for "change'' and by the "Yes we can'' and "Change We Can Believe in" slogans generated by......
  • Obama's 'nationalized' elections today

     
    by Mark Silva Barack Obama is not on the ballot today. Yet, when the day's voting is done, many will insist that he was. In Virginia, where the polls opened before dawn, there wasn't much trouble getting in and out......
  • Groundbreaking For New VA Clinic At Fort Polk

    Groundbreaking For New VA Clinic At Fort Polk
    Construction will begin in November for a VA clinic at Fort Polk. Veterans who live in that area now must travel to the VA hospital in Alexandria, which serves 29,000 patients. The outpatient clinic will be able to handle 2,500 patients when it opens in...
  • Shrinking Florida faces tough choices as residents flee, jobs vanish

    Shrinking Florida faces tough choices as residents flee, jobs vanish
    Rick Desrochers is leaving. And he's not coming back. He and his wife are moving in with her parents in Michigan after the couple lost their jobs, their Hunter's Creek home to foreclosure, and everything else to bankruptcy. The trauma of going broke in...