Arlington

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This year marks the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attack, which is still quite raw in Arlington. 

Virginia Public Access Project

The cash-strapped City of Petersburg will have a Christmas parade this year, but it was a very close call, and within a few years commuters and tourists may be riding a gondola  from Arlington County to hard-to-reach Georgetown in D.C. Those have been among the most read stories over the past week on the Virginia Public Access Project's Va News link at vpap.org.