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  1. New Fairfax City ordinance puts the bite on dog tetheringRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    City of Fairfax officials have put some teeth into a new ordinance regarding dog tethering that narrowly defines how and when city dogs may be tethered, and expands enforcement and penalties.

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  2. Quick Hits: Holiday aggression, Dickensian styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Fairfax Times

    The holidays are about spending time with family, friends, and the random office workers you sit near while enjoying a plate of ham and mac & cheese, courtesy of other office workers.

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  3. Possible slave cemetery in Reston may be in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Fairfax Times

    Heather Greenfield of the Hunt Club Cluster neighborhood in Reston makes her way through the overgrown grove that potentially contains graves of freed slaves dating back to the Civil War era.

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  4. The (migrant) children are comingRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Fairfax Times

    The children are coming, many alone, some with mothers. They are leaving their homes because they no longer are safe.

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  5. Public Safety BriefsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Fairfax Times

    Fairfax County police say a 62-year-old Annandale man was struck while crossing Columbia Pike between Evergreen Lane and John Marr Drive at around 8 p.m. Nov. 17. As of Wednesday evening, the man's name had not yet been disclosed by police, pending notification of next of kin.

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  6. Soul vocalist Oleta Adams sings, swings in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    It was 1985, before American soul artist Oleta Adams performed with the likes of Phil Collins or Luther Vandross, back when the four-time Grammy nominated artist was performing in hotel lounges, not yet Carnegie Hall, when everything changed.

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  7. Jesse Matthew pleads not guilty to all Fairfax chargesRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Jesse L. Matthew Jr., the lone suspect in the death investigation of Hannah Graham of Alexandria and also a suspect in the 2005 rape and attempted murder case of a 26-year-old Fairfax City woman, has pleaded not guilty to all charges in the latter case and will stand trial for that case in Fairfax County on March 9. In Fairfax County, Matthew is ... (more)

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  8. Soul vocalist Oleta Adams sings, swings in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    It was 1985, before American soul artist Oleta Adams performed with the likes of Phil Collins or Luther Vandross, back when the four-time Grammy nominated artist was performing in hotel lounges, not yet Carnegie Hall, when everything changed.

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  9. School notes: Fairfax County schools approve protections for gay employeesRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    The board voted 11-1 last Thursday to approve the change. The school system's policy previously stated that students, employees and applicants should not be discriminated against based on “age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status or disability.” The amended policy now adds sexual orientation to that list.

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  10. Jesse Matthew transferred to Fairfax CountyRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Jesse L. Matthew Jr., the lone suspect in the death investigation of Hannah Graham of Alexandria and also a suspect in the 2005 rape and attempted murder case of a 26-year-old Fairfax City woman, has been transferred to Fairfax County's Adult Detention Center and will stand trial in Fairfax County for the latter case.

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  11. School notes: Additional Fairfax County educators claim discrimination in court filingsRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Supporting documents filed this week in a federal lawsuit by three former Bailey's Elementary School educators claim further discrimination by school Principal Marie Lemmon and the Fairfax County school system.

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  12. Time Warp to Alexandria for 'Rocky Horror'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Photo by Kristofer Kauff The Little Theatre of Alexandriais upcoming production of iThe Rocky Horror Showi will be in 3D.

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  13. Matthewa s attorney hints at insanity plea in Fairfax caseRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Jesse L. Matthew Jr., the lone suspect in the death investigation of Hannah Graham of Alexandria and also a suspect in the 2005 rape and attempted murder case of a 26-year-old Fairfax City woman will stand trial in Fairfax County for the latter case.

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  14. Public Safety BriefsRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Fairfax County prosecutors have decided that two Fairfax County police officers involved in a September shooting in Springfield were justified and that no criminal liability exists on their part.

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  15. Public Safety BriefsRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Fairfax County prosecutors have decided that two Fairfax County police officers involved in a September shooting in Springfield were justified and that no criminal liability exists on their part.

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  16. Former Baileya s Elementary educators sue principal, school systemRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    Three former educators at Bailey's Elementary School claim in a federal lawsuit that they faced racial and gender discrimination under the school's principal.

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

    Oct 9, 2014 | 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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  18. Audit group continues to pursue security upgrades to county central warehouseRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | 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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  19. Installation of card readers, cameras and alarms at Springfield facility likelyRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | 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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  20. Back to basicsa "the need for math memorizationRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | 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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