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  1. Elementary schools reaping benefits of longer recessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Fairfax Times

    The move to a full-day schedule on Mondays at Fairfax County elementary schools this year provides children not only more time in class but also more time for play.

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  2. Audit group continues to pursue security upgrades to county central warehouseRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Fairfax Times

    Members of the Fairfax County Audit Committee are continuing to pressure county staff to improve security at the county's central warehouse.

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  3. Installation of card readers, cameras and alarms at Springfield facility likelyRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Fairfax Times

    Members of the Fairfax County Audit Committee are continuing to pressure county staff to improve security at the county's central warehouse.

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  4. Back to basicsa "the need for math memorizationRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Fairfax Times

    For at least a decade, schools have deemphasized computation skills, which relied on memorization of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division math tables and facts prior to studying pre-algebra and beyond.

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  5. Bowlers strike a blow for lane dominanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Fairfax Times

    Maria Kennedy and Jean McDaniel of Goodwin House in Alexandria compete in the Wii Bowling tournament, a part of the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics held at the Greenspring Retirement Community in Springfield on Sept.

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  6. Bowlers strike a blow for lane dominanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Maria Kennedy and Jean McDaniel of Goodwin House in Alexandria compete in the Wii Bowling tournament, a part of the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics held at the Greenspring Retirement Community in Springfield on Sept.

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  7. a Streetcara pulls into Little Theatre of AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Whether you know “A Streetcar Named Desire” from the original play, the 1951 film starring Marlon Brando, or just the “Seinfeld” episode where a muscle relaxer-infused Elaine yells “Stella!” repeatedly, you're almost certain to have some knowledge of the play.

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  8. News Briefs -- FairfaxTimes.comRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    The Fairfax County Park Authority now owns an additional 11.7 acres of parkland in the Dranesville District.

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  9. Public safety briefsRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    A domestic dog shot by Fairfax County Police during the arrest of a robbery suspect is expected to recover.

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  10. a Streetcara pulls into Little Theatre of AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Whether you know “A Streetcar Named Desire” from the original play, the 1951 film starring Marlon Brando, or just the “Seinfeld” episode where a muscle relaxer-infused Elaine yells “Stella!” repeatedly, you're almost certain to have some knowledge of the play.

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  11. Jeff Bridges brings cool karma, crazy heart to Fairfax CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges and his band The Abiders will continue their first East Coast tour with a performance Aug. 31 at The Birchmere in Alexandria.

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  12. School notes: Fairfax County School Board elects new leadersRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Kaufax , who served as vice chairman this past year, follows Ilryong Moon in the role.

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  13. Report examines countya s housing policiesRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Fairfax County can make further progress on its affordable housing goals without a significant financial investment, according to a new report from the Washington Lawyers' Committee.

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  14. People & PlacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Mark Madden , president of the Reston Hospital Center Medical Staff, and John Deardorff , president and CEO of Reston Hospital Center, awarded 17 Northern Virginia high school seniors with scholarships June 5. They are Stephanie Huard, Nawah Karimi, Hana Burkly and Ashley Nguyen; and Jason Cui, Arnim Jain, Temour Tokhi , Megumi Chen, Jessica ... (more)

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  15. Public safety briefsRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    A Herndon man was detained June 15 at Washington Dulles International Airport by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent who say he was wanted for distributing marijuana.

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  16. Alexandria to welcome The Lone BellowRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    The Lone Bellow will bring its Brooklyn-based, country band down to the Birchmere in Alexandria on Sunday, June 8 to hit Virginia with a little bit of the South from up North.

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  17. Community news briefs: Republicans nominate Gillespie to challenge WarnerRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Virginia Republicans nominated former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie in a statewide convention Saturday to challenge Sen. Mark Warner in this fall's election.

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  18. Public Safety BriefsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    One teen died and another was hospitalized after a shooting that took place at a residence off of Route 1, in the Alexandria portion of Fairfax County.

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  19. Community news briefs: Republicans nominate Gillespie to challenge WarnerRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Virginia Republicans nominated former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie in a statewide convention Saturday to challenge Sen. Mark Warner in this fall's election.

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  20. Former lieutenant governor wins more than 45 percent of votes in crowded fieldRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Former lieutenant governor and car dealership owner Don Beyer handily won the Democratic primary in the 8th Congressional District, putting him on a path to succeed longtime U.S. Rep. Jim Moran .

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