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Alexandria (Alexandria, Virginia)

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  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • Revisiting 'Redskins'

     
    From an essay by Patrick Hruby at SportsOnEarth.com: Last week, a group of Native American petitioners and representatives of the Washington Redskins appeared before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in Alexandria, Virginia, to debate the...
  • Court's help sought in case of stolen Renoir painting

    Court's help sought in case of stolen Renoir painting
    A federal court in Virginia was asked Friday to determine the proper ownership of a miniature landscape painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and allegedly purchased for $7 in a box of odds and ends in a rural flea market. The complaint filed in U.S....
  • High school football scores (updated through Friday night)

     THURSDAY Phoebus 55, Kecoughtan 7 Woodside 27, Warwick 21 FRIDAY (From VirginiaPreps.com): Alleghany 36 Bath County 7 Altavista 47 Cumberland 20 Annandale 32 Stuart 27 Appomattox 50 Randolph-Henry 6 Atlee 56 Patrick Henry (Ashland) 35...
  • Woman loses 85 pounds with Starbucks-only diet

    Woman loses 85 pounds with Starbucks-only diet
    A 66-year-old Virginia woman ate only Starbucks food for two years, and lost 85 pounds in the process. Christine Hall of Alexandria, VA said she bought oatmeal and black coffee everyday for breakfast. For lunch and dinner, she ordered ham and cheese...