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- Serving Families For 90 Years 0 comments
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- Editorial: Finally, Marriage Rights Protected in Virginia 0 comments
- West Potomac Slugger Sara Showed Power Late in Sophomore Season 0 comments
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- Serving Families For 90 Years
- Mount Vernon Crime Report
- Across Northern Virginia, Men Pull Larger Paychecks than Women
- A New Approach to Adoptions at AWLA
- Week in Alexandria: 7/23/14
- West Potomac Slugger Sara Showed Power Late in Sophomore Season
- Slugger Sara Showed Power Late in Sophomore Season
- FHYAA Names Jackson Casey Memorial Scholarship Winners
- Pierson-El Ready To Compete Against the Best
- West Potomac Grad Pierson-El Ready to Compete Against the Best
- Editorial: Finally, Marriage Rights Protected in Virginia
- Letter: Planners, Please Rescue Us
- Letter: Police Need Review Board
- Commentary: Celebrating Huntley Meadows Wetland Restoration
- Fairfax School Board Elects Chairman, Vice Chair
- School Board Decreases Suspension Time
- Fairfax Updates Green Building Policy
- You Can Run, But You Can’t Win?
- What’s Offensive about Redskins Pride?
Q&A: Rising junior listens to Riff Raff, ASAP Rocky before games.
West Potomac rising junior Jamie Sara plans to play baseball in college.
The following incidents were reported by the Mount Vernon District Police Station.
Trend is more prominent in wealthier areas.
When Lola Arce de Quintela first moved to Oakton 20 years ago, she noticed something about the way men and women arranged their professional careers around their family lives in Northern Virginia. Men took high-powered jobs with large paychecks, while women often dropped out of the workforce to take care of growing families. If women had full-time jobs, she says, they would often select positions that were not as demanding so they could focus their time and attention on their children while husbands and fathers pulled in six-figure salaries.
New Approach to Adoptions
People seeking to adopt animals from the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria may notice some changes in the shelter's approach to adoptions. By partnering with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to evaluate its adoption process, AWLA discovered that some of its previous policies and procedures were likely screening out people who could have been great adopters.
Highlights of the week in Alexandria.