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Signature Stages ‘Elmer Gantry’

Musical about charismatic preacher/salesman plays through Nov. 9.

Signature Theatre in Arlington is staging the musical, “Elmer Gantry,” through Nov. 9.

Q&A: RB Young Helps Wakefield to First Winning Season Since 1983

Junior has rushed for more than 1,000 yards in eight games.

Wakefield junior running back Leon Young has rushed for more than 1,000 yards this season.

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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.”

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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.

The Real Cancer Heroes


"I didn’t have a choice.” Nine years later, after three surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation, my wife and I are still having the same conversation.