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Alexandria (Alexandria, Virginia)

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  • Prosecutors drop charges against 10-year-old Virginia boy arrested for bringing toy gun on school bus

    Prosecutors drop charges against 10-year-old Virginia boy arrested for bringing toy gun on school bus
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- Alexandria prosecutors say charges have been dropped against a 10-year-old boy who was arrested for bringing a toy gun onto a school bus. The student's mother, Nakicha Gilbert, says she is glad the ordeal is over, but it should...
  • Longtime CNU coach, administrator C.J. Woollum dies at age 64

    Longtime CNU coach, administrator C.J. Woollum dies at age 64
    C.J. Woollum, who built a mountainous legacy at Christopher Newport and was one of the area's prominent athletic figures, died Wednesday after a battle with cancer. He was 64. Woollum's retirement was cruelly cut short last July when he was diagnosed...
  • 'Living in sin' may soon be legal in the Old Dominion

    If Sen. Adam Ebbin, D-Alexandria, gets his way 19th century state statutes that make it illegal for unmarried couples to live together will no longer apply here in the 21st century. Ebbin told the Senate Courts of Justice Committee that Virginia is...
  • Virginia DREAM Act deferred

    A Senate panel killed a measure Thursday that would have allowed undocumented immigrant children who achieve federal deferred-action status under President Barack Obama's  July executive order to pay in-state tuition at Virginia's public colleges and...
  • School system opens range of bids for pre-site Page work

    Bids for the pre-site work at the new Page Middle School were drastically different when they were opened on Tuesday, with the low and high bidders being about $1.3 million apart. The work entails moving dirt and erosion control and precedes...
  • Changing channels

    Changing channels
    WASHINGTON -- No one forced me, but I finally decided it was time to discover what all the business was about Honey Boo Boo. Even though I've made reference to the show featuring a former beauty tot, now 7, and her family, I'd never actually watched a...
  • Democratic lawmakers unveil gun proposals in Richmond

    Democratic lawmakers unveil gun proposals in Richmond
    A month after the school shootings in Connecticut, President Obama is preparing to unveil a major gun control proposal Wednesday morning. And Virginia lawmakers are promoting legislation they say will make an immediate impact on gun safety in the state....
  • Report: Wichita among the top in high-tech jobs

    Report: Wichita among the top in high-tech jobs
    Wichita is among the top metro areas in the nation in high-tech jobs according to a new report. The report by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute ranks Wichita No 6. It says almost 15% of jobs in Wichita are considered high-tech. - Click here to...
  • U.S. diets not up to U.S. standards: study

    U.S. diets not up to U.S. standards: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a broad comparison of U.S. dietary standards and real Americans' eating habits, researchers found that people fall short of nutritional recommendations overall, but some groups are worse than others. Among the findings,...
  • No release for U.S. man accused of spying on Syrian dissidents

     
    Syrian dissidents: U.S. citizen Mohamad "Alex" Soueid will be detained through his trial date, a judge has ruled; Soueid is accused of monitoring Syrian dissidents in the U.S....
  • James Beard awards includes one Florida chef nominee

     
    Hedy Goldsmith of Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in Miami has been nominated for Outstanding Pastry Chef in the prestigious 2012 James Beard Foundation awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the...
  • Party time again: Michelle Obama explains the Angela Merkel state dinner for you guys without invites

     
    Germany's leader is feted at the Obamas' fourth White House State Dinner. With full guest list....