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2 hurt in 2-alarm Shirlington condo fire; heavy smoke seen for miles

Virginia WJLA - Jeff Goldberg, ABC 7 News - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:16:07 EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) -- Two people were hurt in a two-alarm condominium fire in the Shirlington area or Arlington that produced a plume of heavy smoke visible for miles Friday night.

Firefighters from Arlington and Alexandria quickly contained the blaze in the 2800 block of S. Wakefield Street.

Both of the injured lived in the condo unit where the fire broke out. They were transported to a hospital in Alexandria, but the extent of their injuries were not immediately known.

It appeared the fire started in the basement of the condo, but the cause was unknown. The unit next door suffered smoke damage, fire officials said.

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Milliken tapped to head Arlington public-facilities task force

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500

Former County Board member John Milliken has been tapped to chair the new Arlington Community Facilities Study task force, a 24-member body that is being tasked with determining where new schools, pub

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Bill would give Arlington County Board ability to hire auditor

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500

Del. Patrick Hope (D-47th) on Jan. 22 introduced legislation that would allow County Board members to appoint an auditor for the Arlington government that would report to them, not the county manager.

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Mother of Japenese journalist held by IS pleads for his release

ITN News - ITN News - 2015-01-23T15:43:21.000Z

The mother of one of the hostages held by IS calls for his release. IS threatened to kill them if Tokyo did not pay $200 million. Report by Gabriella Darlington.

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Arlington police chief to retire in March

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:30:00 -0500

Arlington officials announced Jan. 22 that Douglas Scott, who has served as the county’s police chief since 2003, would retire in March.

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73-year-old dies in S. Arlington house fire

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:30:00 -0500

A 73-year-old Arlington man died due to smoke inhalation during an early-morning house fire on Jan. 22.

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Arlington officials report fatality in morning fire

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:19:00 -0500

An early-morning fire in South Arlington left one person dead, and fire officials continue to investigate the case.

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Sterling man faces 20 years in prison for oxycodone distribution

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A Sterling man faces 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine after he pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to conspiring with an Arlington doctor to illegally distribute more than 17,000 oxycodone pills.

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Arlington GOP preps response to sheriff’s decision on detainees

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500

The Arlington County Republican Committee plans to weigh in on the decision by the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office to no longer hold prisoners on detainers from the federal Department of Immigration

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Man rescued from 2-alarm Arlington house fire

Virginia WJLA - John Gonzalez - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:14:29 EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) - A man was rescued from a burning home in Arlington County early Thursday morning.

Firefighters were called to the 2100 block of S. Randolph St. in the Shirlington section of Arlington shortly after 5 a.m. for a structure fire.

Arlington County Fire Department spokesman Greg Karl said one person, a man, was inside of the home at the time for the fire and firefighters were able to rescue the man from the home.

The man was transported to Virginia Hospital Center. His condition is currently unknown.

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

S. Randolph Street is currently closed to traffic.



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Arlington Business Briefs, 1/22/15 edition

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:00:00 -0500

News of business and economic development across Arlington.

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Arlington Notes II, 1/22/15 edition

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:00:00 -0500

More news of interest from across the community.

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1 person rescued from Arlington house fire

Fox 5 WTTG News - - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:27:00 EST

Fire crews say one person was rescued from a burning house in Arlington. The fire happened before 5 a.m. Thursday on the 2100 block of Randolph Street. The cause of the 2-alarm fire has not yet been determined. The condition of the person rescued is not yet known at this time.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Quickway Japanese Hibachi

Falls Church News-Press Online - - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:29:10 +0000

Quickway, a Japanese hibachi restaurant chain, recently set up shop in the Willston Centre II shopping plaza on Arlington Blvd. in Seven Corners. Despite several locations in Maryland and Northern Virginia, the glossy flyer left at the News-Press offices earlier this month was my first introduction to the local chain. […:]

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Headed to the ‘Ship

Falls Church News-Press Online - - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:33:34 +0000

Falls Church’s Will Green (front row, third from the left) will travel with the 10U Arlington Buccaneers to Phoenix this weekend to compete in the NFL Flag Football Championships during Super Bowl week. The Buccaneer players in the front row of the image above (l to r) are Trevor Wilson, […:]

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Police Seek Help in Identifying Exxon Burglary Suspect

Falls Church News-Press Online - - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:41:37 +0000

The Arlington County Police Department’s Burglary/Larceny Unit is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect involved in a burglary incident over the weekend at the Exxon gas station at 4746 Lee Highway in Arlington. The suspect broke into the gas station, shortly after 8:00 p.m. on […:]

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UPDATED: Snowy weather prompts after-school cancellations

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:45:00 -0500

This afternoon's snow has prompted Fairfax, Prince William and Arlington public schools to cancel all evening activities for Wednesday.

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Animal Welfare League of Arlington aids in rescue of dogs from Florida

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington is among shelters nationwide that have taken in dogs surrendered by a Florida rescue group.

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‘Energy Journey Game’ brought back in updated form

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500

The Arlington County government’s “Fresh AIRE” (Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy) program will hold an updated version of its “Energy Journey Game” on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Wakef

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Arlington History, 1/22/15 edition

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:30:00 -0500

News that was making news across Arlington in years gone by.

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Arlington 55+ News, 1/22/15 edition

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:30:00 -0500

News of interest to Arlington's active seniors.

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Arlington Schools & Military, 1/22/15 edition

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:30:00 -0500

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.

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2 rescued from roof during fire in Arlington

Fox 5 WTTG News - - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:08:00 EST

Fire crews remain on the scene of a 2-alarm fire in Arlington Wednesday morning. The fire happened in the 4500 block of 40th Street North and was reported just after 3 a.m. Officials say two people were rescued from the roof and taken to a hospital for evaluation.

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2 people rescued from roof of burning Arlington home

Fox 5 WTTG Virginia News - - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:56:00 EST

Arlington County firefighters have rescued two people from the roof of a burning home.

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2 rescued from 2-alarm house fire in Arlington

ABC 7 WJLA News - Brianne Carter - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 04:39:01 EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) - Two people were rescued from a two-alarm house fire in Arlington early Wednesday morning.

Arlington Fire officials were called in at 2:52 a.m. to a home in the 4500 block of 40th Street.

The two occupants of the home were transported to a local hospital, but it is unclear whether they suffered any injuries.

Firefighters remain on scene. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.



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After serving in 3 wars, Falls Church resident finally receives Purple Heart 70 years later

Virginia WJLA - Suzanne Kennedy - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:37:13 EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) -- He fought in three wars, and survived the notorious Bataan Death March as a prisoner of war.

But until today, the Army had never honored retired Maj. Jesse Baltazar with the Purple Heart.

Falls Church resident Baltazar watched with pride as he waited to receive his Purple Heart.

Baltazar, 94, served in three wars--World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He was wounded in 1941 and survived the Bataan Death March.

Tuesday he was recognized for his service to his country.

Baltazar's World War II service records were lost, so he and his family have worked tirelessly during the last two years to ensure he received the honor.

It is even more important as the former soldier and retired airman has been diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer.

&ldquo:I'm very grateful that I finally got it and that all the members of my family were here today to witness it,&rdquo: Baltazar said. &ldquo:I'm sure they'll never forget it and they can pass it along to the next generation.&rdquo:

Baltazar was previously awarded the bronze star, but for his family, this recognition has special meaning.

&ldquo:This is the culmination of his entire career,&rdquo: said his son, Tom Baltazar. &ldquo:It really is. We have heard these stories of how he was wounded since we were little children and really the question came up a few years ago, &lsquo:Where's the purple heart?&rsquo:&rdquo:

&ldquo:I&rsquo:m just overwhelmed,&rdquo: said his wife, Margrit Baltazar. &ldquo:Only in America I think would somebody be honored like this.&rdquo:



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Arlington Players, Dominion Stage pick up WATCH nominations

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:00:00 -0500

The Arlington Players picked up 17 nominations and Dominion Stage garnered one, and will vie for statuettes in the 15th annual WATCH (Washington Area Theatre Community Honors) competition.

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Local legislators have war chests of varying degrees

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:00:00 -0500

They are not expected to face serious competition in November, but the seven members of the Arlington delegation to the General Assembly have varying degrees of money tucked away for their upcoming ca

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Arlington Master Naturalists Accepting Applications for Spring 2015 Volunteer Training

Falls Church News-Press Online - - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:28:35 +0000

Arlington Regional Master Naturalists, a corps of volunteers who provide education, outreach and service dedicated to beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas, will be holding training sessions for anyone interested in becoming a Master Naturalists volunteer. Experts in a range of disciplines related to natural history, such as […]

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Shepherd’s Center announces leadership, seeks volunteers

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:30:00 -0500

The Shepherd’s Center of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church recently elected officers for the coming year.

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Deadline nears to register for Arlington Master Naturalists program

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:30:00 -0500

Feb. 1 is the application deadline for the spring session of Arlington Regional Master Naturalists, which will hold training sessions from Feb. 24 to June 9 Tuesdays from 7 to 10 p.m. at Long Branch N

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'After the Game' with Darrel Young - Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

ABC 7 WJLA Sports - NewsChannel 8, Alex Parker - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 01:34:20 EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (NewsChannel 8) - Washington Redskins fullback Darrel Young joins Alex Parker on the 20th edition of ":After the Game.":

The Redskins' 2014 season may be over, but there's still a lot of football to talk about! Young discusses the Seattle Seahawks' last-minute win over the Green Bay Packers and cheating allegations against the New England Patriots in their game against the Indianapolis Colts.



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7 On Your Side helps blind Arlington woman recover lost luggage from Reagan National Airport

Virginia WJLA - Horace Holmes - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:19:06 EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) &ndash: A blind Arlington woman&rsquo:s return home from Michigan left her in the cold&mdash:without her winter clothes&mdash:after an airline lost her bag.

Jessica Kyriazis was so fed up waiting for American Airlines for nearly two weeks to find her lost luggage that 7 On Your Side decided to take her to Reagan National Airport to help her look for it. She had been reaching out to the airline every day.

&ldquo:All I get is the auto reply that says, &lsquo:We got your message,&rsquo:&rdquo: she said.

For Kyriazis, fighting this battle to get her luggage back has been no small feat: she is almost totally blind. Over the holidays, she went on a trip to Michigan to visit family. On her way home, she missed her connecting flight in Chicago to Reagan National.

&ldquo:They were also supposed to have somebody at the gate to meet me, to escort me to my next gate,&rdquo: Kyriazis said.

That didn&rsquo:t happen, but her luggage moved on and was, for some reason, routed on to Charlotte, N.C. Kyriazis reached home without her bag, which contained, among other things, all of her winter clothes.

&ldquo:They have $1,600 plus worth of my belongings,&rdquo: she said.

Even though American Airlines baggage claim told her three days later her luggage was at Reagan National and the company would deliver it to her home, day after day passed, and promises remained unfulfilled.

So, Kyriazis contacted 7 On Your Side, and we decided to just take her to the airport ourselves and help her look through the hundreds of unclaimed bags to see if we could solve the problem. Finally, thanks to a baggage claim representative from American Airlines, we found it, but not in the area slated for bags to be delivered.

&ldquo:It was never delivered, which was the promise, and, as I said, I explained several times that I&rsquo:m blind, I can&rsquo:t drive, it has to be delivered: that&rsquo:s my only option,&rsquo:&rdquo: Kyriazis said. &ldquo:If it weren&rsquo:t for [7 On Your Side], that would be my only option.&rdquo:

&ldquo:I&rsquo:m just very happy to have all my clothes and all my belongings back&mdash:very happy,&rdquo: Kyriazis added.

American Airlines has apologized to Kyriazis. The company says a large number of bags that were supposed to come out of Reagan National were instead routed elsewhere because of bad weather.



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Warning issued to dog owners after possible poisonings in Arlington neighborhood

Fox 5 WTTG News - - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:43:00 EST

It's hard to stomach, but it seems as though someone may be trying to harm dogs in Arlington. Two pets ate poisoned meat that was purposely placed along sidewalks, and now neighbors are fighting back.

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NewsChannel 8 town hall panel says listening, understanding is key to better race relations

ABC 7 WJLA National News - Skip Wood - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:36:00 EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) -- Listen, just listen.

That was the primary takeaway from Monday night&rsquo:s &ldquo:Race Relations: Moving Beyond&rdquo: one-hour special on NewsChannel 8 that aired on Martin Luther King Day.

King&rsquo:s daughter, Bernice, posed the premise in a pre-recorded piece followed by a panel discussion that included potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson of Maryland.

And then she was gone.

But Carson, a rising GOP star from Maryland, did well in her stead.

From Ferguson to New York, to protests and ensuing counter protests, to a perhaps media-driven narrative that something is seriously out of whack regarding race relations in this country, his counsel was sober and measured.

&ldquo:We have to talk to both sides,&rdquo: he said, referring to the community at large and local police forces.

And grapple with hard truths.

Carson said all involved have to agree no one on either side is &ldquo:perfect,&rdquo: and not an &ldquo:angel.&rdquo:

&ldquo:That&rsquo:s the first step,&rdquo: Carson said. &ldquo:. . .Make those admissions.&rdquo:

Also among the participants on the panel was Benjamin Crump, an attorney who has represented the families of Trayvon Martin in Florida and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

"The case of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Tamir Rice in Cleveland, tells us vividly that we have a long way to go to realize the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King," Crump said.

But he, too, echoed Carson's point that understanding is the key to improving race relations.

"Law enforcement and government leaders have to recognize that young people of color are not all criminals... and young people have to recognize that police officers are there to protect and serve them, and they are not all killers. So it's a two-way street."

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Arlington community fears someone is intentionally poisoning neighborhood dogs

Virginia WJLA - Chris Papst - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:30:21 EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) &ndash: A Northern Virginia community is on edge&mdash:and on the lookout&mdash:after two dogs were poisoned Sunday and had to go to the hospital.

The neighborhood of North Columbus and 23rd streets is very quiet and established. But what has happened there over the last 24 hours has residents shaken up. Now, signs on light posts tell a frightening tale. They say, &ldquo:Warning: Someone is poisoning dogs in our area.&rdquo:

Bonnie is a 5-year-old Chihuahua-dachshund mix that spent the last day in the hospital, for something that wasn&rsquo:t her fault.

&ldquo:We went to visit her today and she has an IV. It was just really odd to see her like that,": said Scott Kaye, Bonnie's owner. &ldquo:I don&rsquo:t know what to say.&rdquo:

On Sunday morning, Bonnie went for a walk in her neighborhood&mdash:like dozens of dogs do every day&mdash:when she found and ate what looked like a piece of sausage. Her owner didn&rsquo:t think much of it. But soon after, Bonnie was rushed to the hospital, where it was learned she became the second dog that day from her block to ingest poison.

&ldquo:I was just shocked this happened here. I hope we catch them,": stated Anna Kaye, Scott Kaye&rsquo:s daughter.

The neighborhood was immediately searched. From the cross streets of 22nd to 26th streets along North Columbus Street, chunks of sausage stuffed with pills were found. Signs now warn dog owners and parents to be careful.

&ldquo:You just don't understand why someone would have that kind of animosity and spend their time doing something like that,": said professional dog walker Andrew McBride, who walks many canines in the area.

&ldquo:I hope whoever is doing this stops. It&rsquo:s sad, expensive and worrisome for families with little kids,": added Stephanie Impala, who lives on the street and has a pit bill.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington is testing the substance. If it can be proven the dogs were intentionally poisoned, those responsible&mdash:if found&mdash:could face animal cruelty charges. _______ Follow 7 On Your Side Investigative Reporter Chris Papst on Twitter: @ChrisPapst.



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Eversole, Stotz Elected to Lead Shepherd’s Center Board of Directors

Falls Church News-Press Online - - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:45:37 +0000

Last Wednesday, Shepherd’:s Center of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church’:s board of directors elected its officers for the 2015 calendar year. Austine Eversole and Rob Stotz were elected as chair and vice-chair, respectively, of the board of the directors and Tom Eversole and Mimi Coogin were elected treasurer and secretary, respectively. The Shepherd’s […:]

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MedTech College Hosts ‘Souper-Bowl’ Food Drive Through Jan. 30

Falls Church News-Press Online - - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 20:44:15 +0000

MedTech College Falls Church, along with the other MedTech campuses around the country, is hosting the Souper-Bowl, a chance for donors to cast a vote for their favorite team while giving a can of soup to a family in need, until Friday, Jan. 30. The campus, located at 6565 Arlington […:]

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Prosecutor in 1994 Buenos Aires bombing found dead

CNN - CNN - 2015-01-19T16:20:28.000Z

Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead hours before he was to testify before a congressional panel. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.

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Task force: No consensus on placement of Arlington elementary school

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:15:00 -0500

A new 725-student, $50 million elementary school is capable of being shoehorned into the western end of the Thomas Jefferson Middle School campus, a task force has concluded, but its members are deepl

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Two Arlington trees slated for ‘Specimen’ designation

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:15:00 -0500

A public hearing will be held in February on adding two trees on private property to the county government’s list of “specimen trees,” providing them protection from removal or injury.

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Leadership Arlington graduates latest Young Professionals class

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Sun, 18 Jan 2015 08:30:00 -0500

Leadership Arlington celebrated the accomplishments of 26 up-and-coming leaders during the Young Professionals Program Fall Class of 2014 graduation ceremony, held Jan. 13 at Marymount University.

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Arlington Air Force Junior ROTC cadets win top honor

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Sun, 18 Jan 2015 08:30:00 -0500

The Arlington Career Center’s Air Force Junior ROTC cadets were presented with the prestigious “Golden Boot Trophy” and first place at the Jan. 10 regional drill meet held at Freedom High School in Wo

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Millions attend mass with Pope Francis in Manila

ITN News - ITN News - 2015-01-18T10:27:06.000Z

Millions flocked to an open-air mass which concludes Pope Francis's trip to the Philippines. Report by Gabriella Darlington.

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DC Fire/EMS had warned WMATA of radio communication problems 4 days before deadly Metro incident

ABC 7 WJLA DC News - NewsChannel 8, ABC 7 News, Caroline Tucker - Sat, 17 Jan 2015 13:40:56 EST

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - DC Fire and EMS released a preliminary report Saturday morning into Monday's smoke incident at L'Enfant Plaza.

A 61-year old woman, Carol Glover, died and more than 80 people were taken to the hospital when smoke filled a Metro train.

That preliminary report says firefighters who responded had problems communicating by radio. It said that the radios can still work as ":walkie-talkies": but some had to use their cell phones to reach Metro personnel.

According to the report, fire officials notified WMATA officials about problems with radio coverage inside of the L'Enfant station just four days before the incident --- on January 8.

The report shows email correspondence about the problems. Those emails suggest that Metro officials were trying to fix the issues and thought it was working again at the station.

The report also said that it took about 4 minutes from the arrival to the station to get to the train platform. It said once, crews got to the disabled yellow line train, they tried to open the emergency exit located at the back of the last car of the train. However, it said firefighters could not open it. So instead, they had to open a passenger door on the last car of the train to try to help get passengers out.

In an email, one firefighter described how firefighters carried the unconscious woman out of the tunnel, while she still had a pulse, until they had to do CPR on her.

The report says it was prepared at the request of Mayor Muriel Bowser and that it is not representative of the independent report that the National Transportation Safety Board is also conducting.

There is timeline of events that the report also breaks down:

Gallery Place Metro Station

3:14 First 911 call from Metro Rail Unit 22 about a debris fire on the tra cks at the upper and lower levels of the Gallery Place Metro Station 3:19 FEMS Engine 02 dispatched to scene 3:22 FEMS Engine 02 arrives at scene 3:35 FEMS Engine 02 clears the scene and is dispatched to L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station

Metro Ventilation Shaft

3:18 First 911 call about smoke coming out of Metro ventilation shaft at 9th Street and Maine Avenue/Water Street, SW 3:22 FEMS Truck 10 and Engine 13 dispatched to scene 3:25 FEMS units arrive on scene and find odor of smoke, but no fire 3:30 FEMS unit reports two individuals who self-evacuated are at the bottom of the ventilation shaft. Firefighters descend into the ventilation shaft and assist extricating the individuals

L'Enfant Metro Station

3:22 First call to OUC from Metro Rail Unit 22 about heavy smoke in the upper level of the L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station 3:24 Metro Transit Official called OUC requesting medics and fire units at L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station for smoke in the station and reported persons in the station could barely breathe 3:27 A 911 caller at the entrance of the L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station reports heavy smoke and requests an ambulance 3:28 Metro station box alarm dispatched to L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station: EMA is notified 3:31 First FEMS unit, Rescue 1,arrivesat L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station 3:32 First MPD unit, 1011 from First District, arrives on scene 3:32 A 911 caller at the entrance of L'Enfant station requested an ambulance 3:33 A 911 caller on the train in the Yellow Line tunnel stated the train was filled with smoke 3:33 A 911 caller said he was ":at or on": the Pentagon train and was transferred to the Arlington County 911 Center. 3:33 FEMS Engine 4, Engine 18, and EMS Captain 6 arrive on scene 3:34 FEMS Engine 23 arrives on scene 3:36 FEMS Engine 01 and Engine 10 arrive on scene 3:39 Two FEMS Battalion Fire Chiefs and Advanced Life Support Ambulance 09 arrive on scene 3:40 Approximate time that FEMS Rescue Squad 1 reaches the last car on the Yellow Line train 3:44 Battalion Fire Chief receives confirmation from WMATA that power is shut down 3:46 Second Alarm declared 3:48 Person on 911 call says firefighters have reached his train car

A link to the report can be found here.



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Arlington Sheriff’s Office changes procedure on holding inmates for ICE

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:15:00 -0500

The Arlington County Sheriff’s Office has announced it will no longer hold people in custody solely on a detention request from the federal Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Arlington library initiative aims to help entrepreneurs

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:15:00 -0500

The Enterprise Development Group will provide monthly small-business assistance the fourth Tuesday of each month at Columbia Pike Library.

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Former hospital worker sentenced in Arlington rape case

INSIDENOVA.COM - Manassas - - Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:15:00 -0500

A 31-year-old former hospital employee who pleaded guilty to rape in a case involving a patient has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, with 18 years suspended.

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Working Women: Veteran creates new community with Yoga studio near Fort Belvoir

ABC 7 WJLA Health - Alison Starling - Fri, 16 Jan 2015 22:32:56 EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) -- If you don&rsquo:t think Yoga and the military are a natural match, meet Suzie Mills.

A veteran who served in Afghanistan and spent six more years working in IT in the Air Force Reserves, Mills felt something was missing.

&ldquo:When I was in Afghanistan is when I really stepped back and took a look at my life and realized IT was not something I wanted to be in forever,&rdquo: Mills says.

After she returned from deployment, Mills discovered Yoga. She noticed changes immediately, not just in her physical health.

&ldquo:I was able to not be as anxious about things, I learned how to calm myself down. I just became a happier person.&rdquo:

Mills trained to become a teacher and in 2013 opened her own Yoga studio, Honest Soul Yoga in Alexandria.

&ldquo:My intention was to open a community and I did it through yoga,&rdquo: she says. &ldquo:My intention was to create a space where anyone can walk in the door and feel like they belong instantly.&rdquo:

The majority of the students may seem like unlikely yogis. The studio is right by Fort Belvoir, and up to 60 percent of the students are in the military.

Once a month the studio offers free classes to entire units.

Honest Soul Yoga has tripled its space within a year. There are 70 classes per week and more than 500 students. Though her previous life in the military and in an office is nothing like what she's doing now, Mills says it all came together perfectly and peacefully.

&ldquo:Yoga is the perfect fit because it brought it all together, not just the health and wellness, but the community aspect of connecting people to other people,&rdquo: she says

Mills and her husband are expecting their first child in March. She says she's excited to bring her baby to work and to raise him or her in the family friendly community she developed.



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Ink tales from the D.C. Tattoo Expo

ABC 7 WJLA Entertainment - - Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:55:58 EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) -- The fourth D.C. Tattoo Expo attracts hundreds of people from around the country and features more than 160 tattoo artists from throughout the world.

Tattoo lovers and aficionados will be shedding clothes to expose their epidermal canvases for the tattoo artists demonstrating their skills at the expo.

The event runs this weekend at Crystal Gateway Marriott in Crystal City, 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington. Hours are Friday from noon to 10 p.m., Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 10 p.m.

Admission: $25 a day, $55 for three days, younger than 12 free with a paying adult. More information: phone 571-606-3866 or online www.dctattooexpo.com.

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