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  1. Vote to bump supervisor pay was a recklessaRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Fairfax Times

    Well, your taxes will be going higher again. Despite a revenue shortfall for the next Fairfax County budget year, on March 3, 2015, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors continued to disregard the taxpayer by approving a $20,000 raise in pay that will total $95,000 annually for a part time supervisor job and the chairman's salary was increased ... (more)

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  2. One dead, three injured in early-morning Springfield fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    Fire officials said Fairfax County firefighters were called to the 5600 block of Southampton Drive in the Kings Park neighborhood of West Springfield shortly after 6 a.m. for a two-alarm fire.

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  3. Fatal house fire in FairfaxRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Fairfax Times

    Officials in Fairfax County said a house fire that broke out Thursday morning in the Springfield area is a fatal incident.

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  4. Board of Supervisors votes to increase payRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Fairfax Times

    The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to increase pay for the incoming board from $75,000 to $95,000 for district supervisors and $100,000 for the board chairman.

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  5. People & Places: Veterans, service members find their place in the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Fairfax Times

    Sharks attack breast cancer About 30 swimmers ages 9-18 - all members of Shark Tank, a small competition swim team - swam laps in a marathon March 1 at South Run RECenter in Springfield to raise money to support breast cancer research.

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  6. District supervisors will get $95,000 a year beginning in 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Fairfax Times

    The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to increase pay for the incoming board from $75,000 to $95,000 for district supervisors and $100,000 for the board chairman.

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  7. Springfield woman recalls her part in civil rights movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Fairfax Times

    When Carolyn Pledger moved to Virginia from her native Pennsylvania in 1939 at the age of 7, she received the shock of her young life.

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  8. A shelter from wintera s coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    The shelter, one of two locations in the FACETS Hypothermia Prevention and Response Program for the homeless, has offered him help for a year and a half.

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  9. Time to restore civilian control in wake of police killingsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Over 17 months ago, an unarmed John Geer standing in the doorway of his Springfield home was gunned down by an unidentified Fairfax County Police officer.

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  10. Bill would address food truck obstacleRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    When Fairfax County officials worked with food truck owners last year to develop new county regulations that would make it easier for food trucks to operate, they were left with one huge hurdle: the trucks are still prohibited from vending on any roads controlled by the Virginia Department of Transportation, which is just about every street in the ... (more)

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  11. Hope for wet cellphones available in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Ray Woods, manager of a Verizon Wireless store in Springfield, prepares a cellphone to be used in a Redux evaporating machine, which removes water from submerged cellphones.

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  12. Vote on salary bump will likely take place in MarchRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will wait for more than a month to decide whether to raise salaries for the incoming board.

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

    Jan 22, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    The Virginia Department of Transportation and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation are planning a series of public information meetings next week about their plans for future improvements to 25 miles of the Interstate 66 corridor outside the beltway.

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  14. Reston company develops new forensic DNA analysis techniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    The computer-generated images on the left were created by taking a DNA sample of Dr. Ellen McRae Greytak, pictured on the right.

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  15. Fairfax Countya s school bus fleet fight off the winter chillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Francine Furby, right, Director of Fairfax County Public Schools' Office of Transportation Services, and staffers Joey Welborn and Kurt Smith tour the school system's bus facility in Chantilly.

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  16. Move would bump compensation from $75,000 to $95,000Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors took the next step Tuesday toward deciding whether to raise salaries for the positions they currently hold.

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  17. Crunching salary numbers in FairfaxRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Most of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors don't believe $75,000 annual salary is enough so they are gathering information to consider a pay raise.

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  18. Fairfax County police name officer in 2013 fatal shootingRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    On Jan. 5, Fairfax County for the first time released the name of the county police officer who fatally shot 46-year-old Springfield resident John Geer in front of his home on Aug. 29. Many other facts of the case also were disclosed for the first time.

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  19. FCPD names officer who fatally shot John Geer in 2013Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Late Monday afternoon, following a Dec. 22 court order by Fairfax County Circuit Court Judge Randy Bellows, Fairfax County for the first time released the name of the Fairfax County police officer who fatally shot Springfield resident John Geer, 46, in front of his home Aug. 29, 2013.

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  20. Snow causes headaches for Fairfax County commutersRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    As of 7 a.m., the Virginia State Police had already responded to 21 crashes in Northern Virginia, many of which were on I-495 in Springfield.

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