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White House to distribute free N95 masks: where to get them in VA — “Virginia residents will be able to pick up free N95 masks at the same places they got vaccinated against COVID-19.” [Patch]

Suspect in ‘brutal’ Alexandria slaying claims innocence, says victim was friend — “The man accused of killing a 23-year-old woman in Alexandria, Va., last month denies his involvement in the crime, saying he was a friend of the victim.” [Washington Post]

Alexandria to apply for $6 million grant for firefighters — “The city is working on a grant application to fund additional firefighters in Alexandria.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Man acquitted by insanity in 2013 cop shooting admits torching Prince William Co. therapist’s home — “In 2018, an Alexandria judge released Bashir from a mental hospital with conditions. Eight months later, he was charged with setting fire to the home of a Prince William County therapist he was seeing five days a week and lying on a criminal history check that allowed him to illegally get a gun.” [WTOP]

Alexandria Fire Department nominates deputy chiefs — “Alexandria, Virginia’s fire department named its deputy chiefs of administration and operations Wednesday.” [WTOP]