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 Counterprotesters confront Westboro Baptist Church at Arlington
Counterprotesters confront Westboro Baptist Church at Arlington
Three members of the Westboro Baptist Church were challenged by others who disagreed with them -- including members claiming to be from the Ku Klux Klan. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Grave offenses at Arlington National Cemetery
Grave offenses at Arlington National Cemetery
A criminal investigation and allegations of misplaced bodies and shoddy care have roiled the famous burial ground picked by 2manyusernames 2 years ago
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 Arlington Whistleblower Fired For Trying To Grant Media Access To Military Funerals
Arlington Whistleblower Fired For Trying To Grant Media Access To Military Funerals
The Pentagon has placed restrictions on media coverage of military funerals even if they gain permission from the family. Gina Gray said that the new restrictions were wrong and that Army regulations didn’t call for such limitations. For her efforts to go against orders she has been demoted and ultimately fired. picked by 2manyusernames 3 years ago
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 Paying respects at Arlington's Section 60
Paying respects at Arlington's Section 60
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- America's most recent war dead lie in a quiet patch of ground at Arlington National Cemetery known as Section 60. In that parcel are 485 men and women who were killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. At least 4 million people visit the cemetery each year, according to its Web site, and officials say Arlington, sadly, is running out of space for graves. There are more than 290,000 bodie... read full post picked by TraumaMamma 3 years ago
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 Man got 1,197 piercings in one day
Man got 1,197 piercings in one day
A Texas body modification enthusiast said he broke a Guinness World Record by receiving 1,197 piercings in a single day. picked by bingo 2 years ago
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 The Saddest Acre
The Saddest Acre
For years Section 60 has been the one of busiest parts of the cemetery. Every day new burials bring precision marches, the somber tones of taps and the nerve-rattling three-gun salutes. picked by JoshSF49 2 years ago
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 Army Won't Bury Holocaust Survivor
Army Won't Bury Holocaust Survivor
Family cries and moans, whining that their father should get special treatment and be buried at Arlington Cemetery (even though he doesn't qualify) just because he is a Holocaust Survivor. picked by 2manyusernames 4 years ago
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 Student suspended for questionable coffee
Student suspended for questionable coffee
The 14-year-old girl was suspended after a student said her peppermint mocha smelled like peppermint Schnapps.

"My daughter doesn't even know what peppermint Schnapps is," says Glass. "No one tested it, There was no breathalyzer, but they suspended my daughter. That is ridiculous." picked by bingo 2 years ago
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 Mayor's Racy Lingerie Photo on MySpace Upsets Residents
Mayor's Racy Lingerie Photo on MySpace Upsets Residents
The mayor's lingerie is a hot topic here, with some residents upset that she posted pictures of herself wearing only a black bra and panties on her MySpace page. She was on one of the town's fire engines. picked by muppet 4 years ago
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 Imagine you're the government, and need to replace a portion of Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery
Imagine you're the government, and need to replace a portion of Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery
Would you:

A) Spend 18 years doing studies, and expect to spend $170,000 getting bids, purchasing, and transporting the marble?

B) Accept the gift of the perfect piece of marble, already cut from the same quarry as the original, including transportation?

No, this is not a trick question. Remember, we're talking about the government here. picked by tigertony 3 years ago
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 Military Medical Mistake Disfigures Local Airman
Military Medical Mistake Disfigures Local Airman
Last week, 20-year-old Colton Read, who grew up in Arlington and who's now in the U. S. Air Force, went to have laparoscopic surgery to remove his gall-bladder at David Grant Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base near Sacramento. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 3 year old suspended from preschool for failing to make it to the toilet on time
3 year old suspended from preschool for failing to make it to the toilet on time
Arlington Public Schools' Montessori preschool at Claremont Elementary "removed" Zoe in December, asking her parents not to bring her back to school for a month or until the child learned not to have any more "accidents." picked by cecilberman 9 months ago
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 School district refused Obama's speech, but will bus children to see Bush speak
School district refused Obama's speech, but will bus children to see Bush speak
The Arlington Independent School District, which passed on airing President Barack Obama's live classroom address, has announced that some students will be bussed off campus to hear a message from former President George W. Bush on Sept. 21. picked by Bingo 2 years ago
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 Texas woman wins a free funeral at baseball game
Texas woman wins a free funeral at baseball game
Elaine Fulps was unusually happy for a woman who just got her funeral all lined up. Maybe that's because the 60-year-old Arlington woman who just won the funeral in a promotion at a minor league baseball game won't need to cash in her prize any time soon. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Supervisor Asks Woman To Take Down American Flag
Supervisor Asks Woman To Take Down American Flag
Is it okay to show your patriotism at the office?

For one Arlington woman, the answer was "no" after she hung an American flag in her office just before the Memorial Day weekend. picked by Nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 Woman accused of church theft blames Satan
Woman accused of church theft blames Satan
A woman accused of taking more than $73,000 from the Arlington church where she was an administrative assistant blames the devil. picked by kakana 3 years ago
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 Retired Race Horses Skip Slaughter House to Fight Crime
Retired Race Horses Skip Slaughter House to Fight Crime
Besides working in police departments, some former harness horses have joined the military. Three serve as riderless horses at funerals at Arlington National Cemetery. Sergeant York, who was the riderless horse at the funeral for President Ronald Reagan, also used to race. picked by cb__ 2 years ago
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 University of Vermont student disappears
University of Vermont student disappears
Michele Gardner-Quinn of Arlington, Va., was last seen leaving a bar at about 2:15 a.m. Saturday and walking toward campus with a man her friends described as a “random guy,” police said.

That "random guy" sure gets around. picked by dollyllama 5 years ago
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 Python wanders into rush hour traffic
Python wanders into rush hour traffic
Police in Arlington, Texas, rescued a 5-foot Burmese python that wandered into rush hour traffic near Interstate 20. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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