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Alexandria (Alexandria, Virginia)

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  • Virginia grappling with Internet realities

    I want to link a couple of stories with a common thread: How quickly technology changes things, and how difficult it can be to find the proper, nuanced, response in the law and in practice. Uber and Lyft, the online-based, taxi-like systems, have been...
  • Thursday's high school tennis roundup: Jamestown's Walter places second in girls 4A state singles

    Thursday's high school tennis roundup: Jamestown's Walter places second in girls 4A state singles
    Jamestown sophomore tennis star Anna Walter took second place in Group 4A at one of many Virginia High School League singles state tournaments held Thursday. Walter began the morning at Liberty University in Lynchburg with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over...
  • Friday's high school tennis roundup: Menchville boys, York boys and girls, Jamestown girls fall in state doubles semis

    Friday's high school tennis roundup: Menchville boys, York boys and girls, Jamestown girls fall in state doubles semis
    The Peninsula's top doubles tandems met their match Friday morning and were eliminated in various semifinals of the Virginia High School League tennis playoffs. Group 5A At Huntington Park in Newport News, the event's only Hampton Roads venue this...
  • Late Friday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball State semifinals: Group 4A (at Liberty University): Millbrook 10, Grafton 3 Hanover 6, Sherando 2 Group 3A (at Liberty University): Loudoun Valley 3, William Byrd 1 Poquoson 6, Tunstall 0 Group 2A (at Kiwanis Park in Salem): Virginia High of...
  • Saturday's high school tennis roundup: After saving eight match points, previously unbeaten York girls fall in state 3A final to Western Albemarle

    Saturday's high school tennis roundup: After saving eight match points, previously unbeaten York girls fall in state 3A final to Western Albemarle
    The York High girls tennis team saved eight match points Saturday in the state Group 3A championship match, but Western Albemarle finally closed out a 5-1 victory on Liberty University's courts in Lynchburg. Kristin Dantzler, playing No. 3, put the...
  • Late Saturday UPDATE: State high school results and pairings

    Baseball Group 6A state semifinals (at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax): Western Branch 5, McLean 4 Chantilly 3, Cosby 2 Group 5A state semifinals (at Lake Braddock High): Douglas Freeman 7, Freedom of South Riding 0 Hickory 9, Stone Bridge 1 Group...
  • Californians rank 23rd in college degrees

    Californians rank 23rd in college degrees
    A large number of California adults have attended college but have not managed to obtain a degree, according to a new report released Tuesday. Nearly 22.5% of the state's 20.2 million adults age 25 to 64 have attended college and have earned credits but...
  • Exercise classes let moms get back to fitness with babies by their sides

    Exercise classes let moms get back to fitness with babies by their sides
    The other women in class curled dumbbells as they lunged. But Lindsay Macaleer put down her weights and instead gently rocked her double stroller to soothe her 2-year-old and 10-week-old sons. "I just want them to be quiet, so I'm modifying my workout,"...
  • White House France state dinner guest list

    White House France state dinner guest list
    The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.  The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA Ms....
  • Fannie, Freddie give non-investor home buyers 'first look' period

    WASHINGTON — An important resource for first-time home buyers and others who find themselves in unfair competition with deep-pocket investors bearing cash just got better: The two biggest players in the mortgage market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac,...
  • Book sheds light on Battle of Big Bethel

    Book sheds light on Battle of Big Bethel
    On June 10, 1861, Union and Confederate forces lined up against each other in the Battle of Big Bethel, the first planned engagement of the Civil War. Led by Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler for the North, and Col. John Bankhead Magruder for the South, the...
  • Campaigns touch briefly on the wars

    PARIS -- Politics tends to wring all seriousness out of speech. Sometimes this is a demonstration of unforgivable ignorance. Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan thinks that "Now is the time to lock in the success that is within reach" in...