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3 hrs ago | Patch.com

Here's Photo of Man Missing in Case of Sexual Abuse of Teen

Fairfax County Police are asking for help in their search for a 48-year-old Springfield-area resident who is wanted for a charge of sexual battery of a juvenile.

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Related Topix: Springfield, VA

7 hrs ago | Patch.com

Sweet Dream? Fairfax Students Could Get Extra Hour of ZZZZs

Wake up, kids: You may get an extra hour of sleep. Following a study commissioned by the Fairfax County School Board, school start times could be pushed back, giving some teens up to an extra hour of sleep.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Teenagers

11 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

Annandale woman among four charged in armed robbery

Four people, including a 19-year-old Annandale woman, have been charged for their alleged involvement in an armed robbery that Fairfax County police say ended with a crashed vehicle after a police chase.

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Related Topix: Annandale, VA, Falls Church, VA, Arlington County, VA, Arlington, VA

12 hrs ago | Patch.com

Fairfax Homeowners to Pay More in Real Estate Taxes

Homeowners in Fairfax County will see higher tax bills next year, as the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to increase the tax rate to $1.09 for the 2015 fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Springfield, VA

16 hrs ago | Patch.com

Latest Crime in Vienna: Sleeping Diner, IRS Scams, Open Doors and More

Here are some of the recent crimes and incidents in Vienna, as reported by the Vienna Police Department.

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Related Topix: Tax, Vienna, VA

17 hrs ago | Fairfax County

Vienna House Fire, Under Investigation

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov News Release 14-41 Date: April 22, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire Monday, April 21, 2014, at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, Fairfax, VA, Vienna, VA

21 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

Dominion to promote tree plantings at Va. schools

The philanthropic arm of energy company Dominion is involving Virginia students in a tree-planting project leading to Arbor Day.

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Related Topix: Goochland County, VA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Patch.com

Another Spat of Airbag Thefts Has Police Asking or Help; Reward Offered

Fairfax County police are asking for help identifying who is responsible for more than 50 airbag thefts this year.

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Related Topix: Annandale, VA

Patch.com

Tickets Still Available for Volunteer Service Awards

Tickets are still available but selling fast for the 2014 Fairfax County Volunteer Services Awards ceremony.

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Related Topix: Fairfax, VA, Springfield, VA

The Washington Post

Anne Farr of Alexandria charged with causing mother's death

Her mother, Margaret H. Farr, died nearly a year ago at age 98, but the indictment was not issued until last week.

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ARLnow.com

Police: Man Leads High Speed Chase Down Columbia Pike With Six Kids in Car

An armed robbery suspect is facing numerous criminal charges in Arlington after allegedly leading police on a high speed chase down Columbia Pike while a total of ten people, including six young children, were in his car.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Bailey's Crossroads, VA

The Washington Post

Airbags stolen from more than 50 cars in Fairfax County

Enterprising thieves have turned laundry detergent into " liquid gold ." They've stripped copper from churches and construction sites.

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Fairfax Times

Fairfax Citya s largest office park completes 4-year renovation

Shamus Ian Fatzinger/ Fairfax County Times Fairfax City's largest office park, WillowWood Plaza, just completed a 4-year, $2.8 million.

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Fairfax Times

Fairfax County student raises awareness for hearing loss

Shamus Ian Fatzinger/ Fairfax County Times Katherine Pawlowski, an 8-year-old with hearing loss, has raised nearly $10,000 for Hearing ss Association of America.

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Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine

Fairfax Times

a Willy Wonkaa to treat audiences in Fairfax County

Adults and children alike will need a healthy dose of “Pure Imagination” for Vienna Theatre Company's production of “Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical,” opening April 18. The company hopes its take on the classic children's story will stand out from other iterations of the tale, including the beloved 1971 film ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Patch.com

Crime Maps: Gas Station Robbed, Armed Robberies and Indecent Exposure

Fairfax County Police Department provides a searchable map for crime incidents in your neighborhood.

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Related Topix: McLean, VA, Franconia, VA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Post-gazette.com

The orbiting revolution

Only powerful nations used to go into space, now it's becoming a place for do-it-yourselfers, explains writer ZACH ROSENBERG Last November, a rocket built from a decommissioned U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile lifted off from Wallops Island, Va., carrying not nuclear warheads headed for the Soviet Union but rather 29 small satellites bound ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Wallops Island, VA, Opinion

Fairfax Times

Best of Reston honors eight

After the addition of some new donations acquired at the April 10 Best of Reston Gala, a check for $1,178,000 for the work of Cornerstones was displayed by, from left, Kerrie Wilson, Cornerstones CEO; Jill Norcross, chairman of the Cornerstones Board; Angela Harpalani, immediate past chairman of the Cornerstones Board; and Jane Raymond, chairman of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Reston, VA, Herndon, VA, Fairfax, VA, Entertainment

The Washington Post

Loudoun considers ending Thomas Jefferson bus service

Loudoun schools officials are mulling over a number of potential cuts to address a projected $37.7 million shortfall in next year's $950 million budget.

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Related Topix: Education

Fairfax Times

TJ admissions numbers expose continued racial disparity

Admissions statistics for next fall's incoming class at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology show continuing racial and ethnic disparity at the magnet school.

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Related Topix: Fairfax, VA

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