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Good profile of Neil MacBride, top federal prosecutor in Eastern Va.: U.S. attorney raises his profile with ambitious cases - Virginian-Pilot
A look at Patrick Henry College’s Michael Farris and his Lyme disease campaign: Lyme Disease task force to hold hearing in Roanoke - The Roanoke Times
Top 50 restaurants in NoVa. Vienna Inn somehow missing. Best Restaurants of 2012 - Northern Virginia Magazine
Federal food aid rising locally. Use of food stamps skyrocketing in Northern Virginia - Alexandria Gazette Packet
N.Y. Times likes new Mosaic district, but declares Merrifield.... A Suburban Wasteland in Virginia Gets a Modern Urban Feel - New York Times
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