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Arlington: FBI Offers $15,000 Reward

Chief Doug Scott, Arlington County Police Department, represents one of nine law enforcement agencies combining efforts to identify and locate a suspect responsible for multiple robberies spanning multiple jurisdictions.

Arlington News Briefs: Police Investigate Two Deaths

The Arlington County Police Department’s Robbery/Homicide Unit is investigating the suspicious deaths of two Arlington County residents.

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Arlington Celebrates Richard Thompson

Local cartoonist’s work exhibited in film and book at Arlington Central Library

Nick Galifinakis and David Apatoff had a problem. They wanted to keep meeting at the home of fellow cartoonist Richard Thompson, creator of Washington Post comic Richard’s Poor Almanac and his nationally syndicated comic Cul de Sac, to chat and to pour over his work, but were afraid that Thompson would kick them out if they didn’t come up with a good reason to stay. This was the origin of “The Art of Richard Thompson.” Though likely apocryphal, the story is indicative of the reverence and humor with which the editors compiled the collection.

Arlington: Crime Report

LARCENY FROM AUTO/DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (SERIES), 1600 block N Colonial Terrace, Sometime between 1700 hours on Nov. 11 and 0720 hours on Nov.

Arlington County Board Cancels Streetcar

Fisette cites “political realities.”

After nearly 10 years of planning, the Arlington County Board has decided to end the Arlington-Fairfax Streetcar project.

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And the Bands Played On

Two local high schools reach finals.

“I was absolutely thrilled with [my students’] efforts” in “very difficult conditions for a marching band,” said Band Director Adam Foreman of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria.

Arlington’s Signature Presents 'Sex With Strangers'

Opposites attract as two strangers are trapped by a snowstorm in a secluded cabin.

Signature Theater in Arlington is staging the savvy and sexy "Sex With Strangers" through Dec. 7, 2014.

General Election Results

Source: Virginia Department of Elections, unofficial as of Nov. 11.

Virginia Department of Elections, unofficial as of Nov. 11.

Arlington Votes

A morning of low turnout at Arlington’s Madison and Marshall precincts.

Arlingtonians lined up to vote on Election Day to choose between Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie.

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A Library for Gardening Tools

Check out a garden tool as if checking out a library book.

If you’re engaged in fall clean-up or gardening and find that you’re missing a key tool to finish your project, imagine being able to go to your local library and check out one, just as you would check out a book.

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Arlington Votes

A morning with the election staff and voters at Arlington’s Madison and Marshal precincts

Arlingtonians lined up to vote on Election Day to choose between Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie. At a more local level, they also chose a candidate to represent the 8th district in the House of Representatives, to vote on the candidates for County Board and School Board, and to vote on four bonds.

Bonds on the Ballot

Arlington puts $200 million in bonds to a public vote.

This year, Arlington is putting the fate of $219 million in the hands of its citizens. On the Nov. 4 ballot, residents will have a chance to vote on four major bonds.

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‘Property Genealogy’

Researching the life of a house.

When “a house” becomes “my home” it assumes a unique identity. According to George Combs, manager, Special Collections Branch, Alexandria Public Library, that transformation explains the steady stream of visitors, be they “retirees with time on their hands or new homeowners once they have settled in,” seeking what Combs calls “property genealogy.”

Supporting Streetcar

The following open letter was addressed to Aubrey L. Layne, Jr. Secretary of Transportation Commonwealth of Virginia.

As members of the Arlington County General Assembly delegation, we strongly support the Commonwealth of Virginia’s commitment to provide funding for the regional streetcar system that the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) has included in its six-year improvement program.

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Arlington Strong

Wardian leads local runners in 39th Marine Corps Marathon.

It’s been a busy month for Michael Wardian. The 40-year-old Arlington resident took to the starting line of the 39th Marine Corps Marathon to run his third marathon in 21 days with a 50-mile race added to the mix.

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