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Located on the banks of the Potomac River, the city was founded as a Tobacco inspection site back in the early 1700's. The city originally was located in Virginia, then ceded to the Federal government to create portion of the District of Columbia and then, 1846, ceded back to Virginia when the District was reduced to its current borders. It's proximity to Washington DC made it a focal point during the civil war.

Population: 128283
Local Newspapers: Washington Post
Local Sports Teams: Washington Redskins (NFL) Washington Nationals (MLB) Washington Capitals (NHL) Washington Wizards (NBA)
Local Colleges: Northern Virginia Community College

Zip Codes associated with alexandria, virginia: 22301 22302 22303 22304 22305 22306 22307 22308 22309 22310 22311 22312 22314 22315
Towns/Cities near alexandria, virginia : Belle Haven Huntington Rose Hill Franconia Seminary Hill Fairlington Groveton Hybla Valley Oxon Hill MD

Alexandria News
Vacant Alexandria office building could become Northern Virginia's largest spa

A New York company has plans to build Northern Virginia's largest Korean spa in a vacant Fairfax County office building.

Marathon Patent Group Inc (MARA) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

The firm currently has $0.50 price target on the business services provider's stock. According to Zacks, "Marathon Patent Group Inc. is a patent and patent rights acquisition and licensing company.

White nationalist Richard Spencer gets gym membership yanked after confrontation with professor

An Alexandria, VA gym revoked "alt-right" leader Richard Spencer's membership after Spencer was confronted by a Georgetown University professor "who recognized him and lambasted him" over his far-right, racist beliefs, said the Washington Post on Sunday. Spencer has become notorious in recent months as the election of President Donald Trump has strengthened and emboldened the white nationalist movement, which holds that the U.S. is a white Christian nation which should be racially "purified" through "peaceful ethnic cleansing."

Effort to strip Confederate name from US 1 advances new

The effort to rename Jefferson Davis Highway in Alexandria, Virginia moved forward Friday with the appointment of an advisory group to solicit ideas from the public. Alexandria's City Council voted unanimously to strip the name of the president of the Confederacy from U.S. 1, Jefferson Davis Highway eight months ago.

Getting Assange: The Untold Story

Julian Assange has been vindicated because the Swedish case against him was corrupt. The prosecutor, Marianne Ny, obstructed justice and should be prosecuted.

Wegmans in advance talks for smaller-format store in Alexandria

It's Wegmans' world, and we're just shopping in it. News comes to us Friday from multiple sources that StonebridgeCarras is in advance talks with the nation's favorite grocery store to open a smaller-format outpost within a planned 1 million-square-foot mixed-use project within the Hoffman Town Center.

Victim Loses Thousands When Carjacker Totals New Car

A carjacking victim lost thousands of dollars she'd recently put down on her new car because the carjacker totaled it. Elizabeth Slentz was in her SUV waiting at a traffic light at Telegraph Road and East Drive in Alexandria, Virginia, when a gunman approached .

Marathon Patent Group Inc (MARA) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

The brokerage presently has a $0.50 target price on the business services provider's stock. Zacks Investment Research 's price objective suggests a potential upside of 66.67% from the company's current price.

3 Metro workers forced to avoid oncoming train

Metro is trying to determine why a train was driven through a work area, forcing three workers to get out of the way. Metro spokeswoman Sherry Ly says no one was hurt when the train entered the work area on Thursday near the Eisenhower Avenue station in Alexandria.

Fairfax County at 275: Don't Forget Colonel William Fairfax

With a seven-year jump on Alexandria, Fairfax County is celebrating its 275th birthday this year. With a slate of events on tap, their big celebration day arrives on June 17th in the city of Fairfax.

Comment on the South Park proposals

Arlington County is seeking comments on South Park, the park that Arlington and Alexandria plan to build north of Four Mile run and between US-1and Potomac Avenue. The park will create a new connection between US-1 and the Four Mile Run Trail.

Labor & Employment a " No FMLA Claim for Contractor Layoff

Waag v. Sotera Defense Solutions Inc. No. 15-2521, May 16, 2017; USDC at Alexandria, Va.

I thought cold-brew coffee wasn't worth a hill of beans - until I used the right ones

Perhaps I shouldn't admit this, but three words run through my head whenever I make cold-brew coffee: What. A. Waste.

Report: Trump asked Comey to shut down investigation of Flynn

Then-FBI Director James Comey addresses the Intelligence and National Security Alliance Leadership Dinner on March 29, 2017, in Alexandria, Va. Then-FBI Director James Comey addresses the Intelligence and National Security Alliance Leadership Dinner on March 29, 2017, in Alexandria, Va.

'People want it to be true': Inside the growing influence of a...

Flynn and Gen. Flynn's associates," Markey said of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Blackwall Hitch restaurant unveils 'Blackwall Beauty' oyster

Alexandria, Virginia's waterfront has benefited from a riverside restaurant renaissance, and one of the crown jewels in that rejuvenation is Blackwall Hitch, an oyster and seafood boutique on the docks that has gone one step further in the oyster game with the recent addition to its offerings of the Blackwall Beauty oyster. Harvested from Assateague Island in the Chesapeake, the Blackwall Beauty is named in honor of the great horse traditions of Assateague Island and perhaps the most famous fictional steed of all time, Black Beauty.

'People want it to be true': Inside the growing influence of a mysterious anti-Trump website

Flynn and Gen. Flynn's associates," Markey said of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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