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Alexandria (Alexandria, Virginia)

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  • Wedded: Lauren Fischer and Pete Wallace

    Wedded: Lauren Fischer and Pete Wallace
    Date: Dec. 7 Her story: Lauren Fischer, 27, grew up in Perry Hall. After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2008, she moved to Alexandria, Va., for a marketing job with O'Keefe & Company, a technology public relations firm. She now works in marketing...
  • 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....
  • Purloined masterpiece [Editorial]

    Purloined masterpiece  [Editorial]
    It's been more than a year since the Baltimore Museum of Art discovered that a small painting by 19th-century French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir that it had it reported stolen more than 60 years ago was being auctioned in Virginia by a woman who...
  • 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,...
  • Attorney files a motion to strike in case of Renoir painting reported stolen

    Attorney files a motion to strike in case of Renoir painting reported stolen
    The attorney for a Virginia woman is asking a federal court judge to throw out the most recent documents that bolster the Baltimore Museum of Art's claim that it should be awarded an 1879 landscape painted by Impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Saturday's local multi-sport roundup: Brewer, Lautzenheiser head 8K field in Williamsburg

    Running: Hare and Tortoise 8K: Steven Brewer of Newport News and Kathleen Lautzenheiser of Midlothian took the overall championshpis in the Hare and Tortoise 8K at New Quarter Park in Williamsburg. Brewer ran 8 kilometers in 29 minutes, 18 seconds,...
  • 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...
  • 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...