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Alexandria (Alexandria, Virginia)

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  • 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,...
  • Kenneth G. Yeager, educator

    Kenneth G. Yeager, educator
    Kenneth G. Yeager, a retired Catonsville educator and counselor who had been principal of Catonsville Evening High School and Catonsville Adult Center, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. The...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • Repeal of Virginia constitutional amendment on marriage is proposed

    State Sen. Adam Ebbin, D-Alexandria, has introduced legislation to begin the lengthy process of repealing the state Constitutional amendment that says marriage is a union of one man and one woman. The amendment, approved by voters in 2006, also bars the...
  • Golf: Peninsula players seek flighted titles at VSGA Women's Senior Am

    Several Peninsula players head into the final day of the VSGA Women’s Senior Amateur match-play tournament with opportunities for flighted championships in Hot Springs. In the first flight, Ann Mennell of Yorktown beat higher-seeded Nancy Duncan of...
  • Friday's local roundup: Two area golfers win flights at VSGA Women's Senior Amateur

    Golf: Two Peninsula-area players won their flight championships Friday at the Virginia State Golf Association Women's Senior Amateur in Hot Springs. Ann Mennell of Yorktown defeated Anne Gordon Greever of Richmond 2-and-1 on The Homestead's Old Course...
  • 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...
  • Bethlehem's Ronald Cruz snaps two-fight losing streak; wins by knockout

     
    For the first time in 14 months, Ronald Cruz was a winner on Saturday night at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center. The promising Bethlehem welterweight, considered a championship contender, ended a two-fight losing streak by knocking out Mexico's Rodolpho...