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Weekend Roundup

Would-Be Challengers Blast Moran on Vote — Republican primary contenders Matthew Berry and Patrick Murray took turns blasting Rep. Jim Moran (D) after the long-time Northern Virginia congressman cast a futile vote to allow a congressional pay raise. Moran was on the losing side of a 405-15 vote to block an automatic increase in members’ $174,000 per year salary. More from the Sun Gazette.

Family Raises Questions About Taser Death — The family of a man who died after being Tasered by Arlington police is speaking out. Adil Jouami was unclothed, uncooperative and combative when officers arrived at a family member’s Columbia Pike apartment Friday morning, police said. Jouami’s grief-stricken family questioned the need to use a Taser on a naked, unarmed man when as many as ten officers were present at the scene. More from Fox 5.

New Construction in Clarendon and Ballston — Wondering what that big hole in the ground is eventually going to turn in to? The Arlington Real Estate News blog has a summary of some of the new construction projects in Clarendon and Ballston. The nine projects listed include two office buildings, a retail building, and residential construction representing more than 1,000 housing units (mostly apartments).

Photographer’s Favorite Mistake — The Close-Up Clarendon photo blog highlights a grammatically incorrect street sign on Washington Boulevard, dubbing it “the best street sign in Clarendon.”

Recent Stories

Just Reduced includes a 4 BD/2.5 BA brick home with a walk out basement and patio.

Update at 9:40 p.m. — All lanes have reopened, Arlington County says. Update at 6:40 p.m. — The southbound lanes have reopened but the northbound lanes are expected to remain…

Enjoy alpacas, farmers markets and more at the Loudoun County Spring Farm Tour May 21-22.

A local man raised nearly $2,000 holding a yard sale this past weekend to help children impacted by the war. Constantin a Ukrainian-American who lives in Arlington’s East Falls Church…

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