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Alexandria (Alexandria, Virginia)

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  • A later start for high schools is idea worth consideration [Editorial]

    A later start for high schools is idea worth consideration [Editorial]
    Parents of high school students know the struggle — getting their teens out of bed to catch that early morning bus or carpool. Between homework, sports, jobs and an increasingly active social life, high schoolers find themselves burning the candle...
  • Foley, new Fort Meade commander, braces for more cuts

    Foley, new Fort Meade commander, braces for more cuts
    Col. Brian Foley has taken command of Fort Meade at a challenging time for the U.S. military. With the end of the war in Iraq in 2011 and the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan next year, growth in defense spending was already expected to taper. Then...
  • Concord Point Lighthouse part of 9th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge +1

    On Sept. 21 and 22, the Concord Point Lighthouse will participate, in partnership with the lighthouse organizations across the state, in the 9th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge +1. The challenge is part of the mission of the Chesapeake Chapter of the...
  • Virginia man caught at airport customs on Maryland arson charges

    Virginia man caught at airport customs on Maryland arson charges
    A 24-year-old Virginia man who fled the country earlier this year after being charged with arson in Maryland was arrested on Tuesday at Washington Dulles International Airport, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Jose Mejia Pineda had an...
  • Parkour gym hopes to lure customers with fresh way to train

    Parkour gym hopes to lure customers with fresh way to train
    The online videos show young men leaping over fences, running up walls and flipping off roofs. It's called parkour and the videos are wildly popular. One on YouTube called "The World's Best Parkour and Freerunning 2012" has had more than 22 million...
  • Harford County seniors graduate, ready for the next step

    They've waited 13 years for this day to finally come – Graduation Day. For the hundreds of members of the Class of 2013 in Harford's public and private schools, it's the end to 13 years of hard work and the beginning of something new, whether it...
  • Aberdeen High School 2013 graduation

    Aberdeen High School 2013 graduation
    Aberdeen High School Female Kelly Lynn Alford, Arniesha C. Allen, Dana Lei Alexandria Alsol, Veronica Marie Alvarez Rivera, Lorey Jane Alvarez, Shayna Breonna Arnold, Kayla Mercede Atkinson, Ana Avalos, Keaira Shanae' Banks, Sarah Ashley Beatty,...
  • Baltimore percentage of same-sex couples raising kids among highest in nation

    Baltimore percentage of same-sex couples raising kids among highest in nation
    Same-sex couples in the Baltimore area are raising children at a higher rate than in most large metropolitan regions in the nation, according to a new study released by a think tank at the UCLA School of Law. The study, released this week by the...
  • Search begins for site of new FBI headquarters

    The agency charged with overseeing federal buildings said Monday it will begin reviewing sites for a new FBI headquarters, formally launching a competition that has quietly pitted Maryland against its neighbors for more than a year. State and local...
  • 'On the Shore of the Seine'

    The case of a small painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art decades ago took an unexpected turn recently when new questions were raised about a woman's claim that she bought it at a flea market. The holes in her story...
  • Minor in possession of a loaded pastry

    Minor in possession of a loaded pastry
    If anyone was at risk in the case of the Anne Arundel County second-grader who nibbled a strawberry pastry into the shape of a gun, it wasn't his classmates eating breakfast at Park Elementary School, where authorities say he waved the confection around....
  • Man arrested at BWI after security finds loaded gun

    Maryland Transportation Authority Police arrested a Florida man Sunday morning after security agents found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage at BWI Marshall Airport. Michael Menlo Smith, 58, was found with a 9 mm Glock 17, loaded with 10 rounds of...