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Opinion: Column: Three Strikes...

...and now I'm out – of the Handel's Messiah sweepstakes.

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Virginia Master Naturalist Program Graduates Spring Class

The 2020 Spring class of Virginia Master Naturalists (VMN) graduated, finally, in a Zoom ceremony on Dec. 14.

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A Holiday Season Reimagined

The pandemic leads to altered and new traditions.

When schools adjourn for winter break, the anticipation of a COVID-19 pandemic holiday season will become a reality.

Former CEO of Technology Company Pleads Guilty to Investment Fraud Scheme

The former chief executive officer and co-founder of Trustify, Inc., a privately-held technology company founded in 2015 and based in Arlington, pleaded guilty last week to his involvement in a fraud scheme resulting in millions of dollars of losses to investors.

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Opera NOVA Is Back on a High Note

Opera NOVA is back in operation after a nine-month hiatus due to the pandemic.

Arrest in 1991 Cold Case Rape Series

The Arlington County Police Department’s Cold Case Unit is announced the arrest of a suspect in a cold case rape series.

Vietnam Veterans Share Holiday Cheer in Northern Virginia

Vietnam Veterans of America Inc. Chapter 227 of Northern Virginia fulfilled their founding principle, “Never Again Will One Generation of Veterans Abandon Another,” by providing Holiday Cheer to military veterans, active duty personnel, and homeless families in several ways.

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Golden Radish Awarded for Urban Gleaning in Arlington

Each year, Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture gives out the Golden Radish Award to a person, group or business that has made a significant contribution to advancing urban agriculture issues, policies, programs and enterprises in Arlington.

Arlington Police Investigate Discharge of a Firearm during Armed Robbery

The Arlington County Police Department’s Homicide/Robbery Unit is investigating an Armed Robbery and Attempted Malicious Wounding in the Fairlington neighborhood that took place on the evening of Dec. 5, 2020.

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Absurd Leverage

Lawmakers to reconsider mandatory minimum for assaulting law enforcement

Earlier this year, lawmakers rejected a bill that would have ditched the mandatory minimum sentence for assaulting a law-enforcement officer. Now the General Assembly is about to consider the issue again.

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ArPets: Why Cats Could Be Good for Your Bones

Jennifer Zhuge's parents wouldn't allow pets when she was growing up.

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What Does It Cost to Buy a Dog?

Virginia observes Puppy Mill Awareness Month

Second article in series.

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National Park Foundation Hero Award for Sen. Warner

Award for his efforts to pass the Great American Outdoors Act

Monday, Dec. 7, at an outdoor and socially-distanced ceremony at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) was awarded the National Park Foundation’s Hero Award by Foundation President, Will Shafroth.

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Christmas Casual or Go All Out?

As with many traditions, the pandemic is altering celebrations.

Opinion: Column: “Medican’t” Take It Anymore

The non-stop – or so it seems, television advertising letting all of us viewers know that the 2020 Medicare Open Enrollment window is about to slam shut is nearly over.