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Teo Armus

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Austin, TX, United States

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  • Rock Hill Herald
  • Durham Herald-Sun
  • newsobserver.com
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  • Charlotte Observer
  • Texas Tribune
  • NBC News
  • Columbia Spectator

Recent articles by Teo:

Amazon launches $35 billion data center expansion in Virginia

If approved by Virginia lawmakers, Amazon Web Services stands to receive $140 million in economic incentives from the state and up to 15 years of tax breaks for equipment and software. → Read More

‘¡Abuela la la la!’ Argentina’s viral dancing World Cup lucky charm

The newly viral 76-year-old, who is not actually a grandma, has become the masked, bespectacled face of millions of Argentina soccer fans hoping for glory. → Read More

The battle over single-family zoning is also a fight over what to call it

End single-family zoning? Legalize "missing middle" housing? What to call the policy being considered in Arlington, and elsewhere, depends on whom you ask. → Read More

Consulting firm Technomics adding 150 jobs in Arlington in HQ expansion

The company will bring to Arlington what better-known firms have not been able to provide yet: More jobs in a county with growing office vacancies. → Read More

Club Q survivor who was shot in the back recounts Colorado shooting

Ed Sanders, 63, a regular at the club, had stopped by for a drink on the night of shooting. He was shot in the back. → Read More

Arlington could adopt ranked-choice voting for primary elections

Arlington would be the first locality in Virginia to adopt the increasingly popular voting system as the county heads into a busy spring for local politics. → Read More

In one Va. school board race, a microcosm of LGBTQ identity politics

In the age of Pete Buttigieg and book bans, the race for a seat on the embattled Loudoun County school board is a case study on sexual orientation and the culture wars. → Read More

Arlington’s sole county board race a proxy war over ‘missing middle’

“Missing middle” housing is not on the ballot this fall in Arlington County, but the average resident could be forgiven for thinking it was. → Read More

Amid Yellow Line shutdown, some commuters turn to the river instead

For some Alexandria commuters, there's no comparison to cruising through the Potomac River - one of several alternatives created by their local government during the Metro shutdown. → Read More

As housing prices soar, a wealthy county rethinks the idea of suburbia

Arlington's housing has gotten too expensive for middle-class renters to buy homes. Local lawmakers hope one solution may lie in the county's zoning code. → Read More

Turks and Caicos man arrested in violence linked to NAACP leader’s death, police say

A 31-year-old Turks and Caicos resident was arrested and is under investigation in connection with the Oct. 2 killing of Kent Carter, a vice president of the Arlington NAACP. → Read More

Falls Church approves deal to subsidize movie theater with tax dollars

The unusual economic-incentives deal had been subject to questions about whether funding a movie theater was an appropriate use of public money. → Read More

Amazon will open center in Arlington to teach cloud computing

The AWS Skills Center is part of the company's effort to expand the local tech workforce as it builds a new headquarters nearby. → Read More

Falls Church wants a movie theater. It might use tax dollars to pay for one.

Under the deal, the city would essentially reinvest tax revenue generated by the sale of movie tickets and concessions at a long-awaited cinema in the Founders Row development. → Read More

Charlottesville museum hoping to melt toppled Lee statue must say where it is

The city's Black history museum said it had “disassembled” the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, which is now in storage in an undisclosed location. → Read More

Arlington civil rights leader killed in Turks and Caicos shooting

Kent Carter, the first vice president of the Arlington NAACP, had been on vacation in the British Caribbean territory to celebrate his 40th birthday. → Read More

With scoop by scoop of soil, Alexandria remembers lynched Black teens

A soil-collection ceremony honored the lives of Joseph McCoy and Benjamin Thomas, two Black teenagers who were lynched in Old Town Alexandria. → Read More

NOVA Parks adds 44-acre preserve to its network of green spaces

As part of the preserve’s transfer, the Winkler family is also donating $4 million to NOVA Parks to maintain and improve the preserve and ramp up programming. → Read More

Bowser’s affordable housing push gets a $147M boost from Amazon

The tech giant’s Housing Equity Fund is helping to build or preserve 1,260 units in the D.C. area, where some worry the company will worsen the housing crunch. → Read More

Arlington offered $23M for Amazon HQ2. So far, it hasn’t paid a dime.

Arlington's incentives to Amazon are based on hotel tax revenue, which was expected to increase as the company arrived. But any growth was no match for covid. → Read More