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Weekend News Roundup

by ARLnow.com March 29, 2010 at 7:07 am 0

State May Force Arlington To Cough Up $1.5 Million — Arlington County, already raising taxes and cutting services due to a multi-million dollar budget deficit, may be forced to send $1.5 million to the state in the form of cash or reductions in state-funded programs. Virginia lawmakers are forcing localities to make the payments to plug the state’s own budget gap, according to the Washington Examiner.

Arlington Man Found Dead in D.C. — Arlington resident Isidoro Flores, 44, was found shot to death in northeast Washington early Saturday morning. His body was found near a tractor-trailer with an open passenger door, reports ABC7.

Bishop O’Connell Star Named to Third All-American Team — Bishop O’Connell senior point guard and North Carolina recruit Kendall Marshall will be named to the Parade All-America team in the magazine’s April 4 issue, according to the Virginian-Pilot. He has previously been named to the McDonald’s and Jordan Brand All-American teams. Marshall, who helped the private Arlington high school capture the Virginia Independent Schools boys basketball championship, was also just named VIS Division I Player of the Year.

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