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  1. Clarifying a few facts in library storyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fairfax Times

    ... and the library collection has shrunk as the budget for new and replacement items has been slashed. Fairfax County ranks at the bottom among local jurisdictions in library funding. This is foolish given the fact that libraries add far more value to ...

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  2. Children Invited to 'Woodland Wildlife Egg Hunt' on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    Fairfax County invites children to a Woodland Wildlife Egg Hunt at the Hidden Oaks Nature Cente r on Saturday, April 4 from 2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. According to the organizers: "Spring babies are everywhere! Meet costumed woodland characters along the 1/3- mile Old Oak Trail and learn how different animals raise their young in the spring. Hunt for eggs around some animals and get a treat from others.

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  3. Dinosaur Egg Hunt at Hidden Oaks on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    Fairfax County invites children ages 2-8 years old to Hidden Oaks Nature Center for a dinosaur-themed program and outdoor egg hunt. During the program, children can look at newly emerged tadpoles in the pond and make a dinosaur craft.

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  4. ZHENG: A false accusation off-campusRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Cavalier Daily

    ... with intent to defile and felony rape of my ex-girlfriend sometime between March 1 and June 1, 2012 in Fairfax County. At that moment, I faced the harrowing possibility of two life sentences for a crime I did not commit. Once in jail, I received a ...

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  5. One Person Dead After Three-Car Crash: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The emergency communications center told the newspaper that the crash happened at about 6 p.m. on Lee Chapel Road and the Fairfax County Parkway. There has been no report from Fairfax County Police about the fatal crash.

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  6. Fairfax student's patented cleat designs are catching company eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... so dramatically. "I was watching LT, and he was suffering from a turf toe injury," said Eck, now a senior at Fairfax County's Falls Church High School. "I heard the TV analysts talk about how important the big toe was for cutting left and right." So ...

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  7. As Fairfax grows more diverse, candidates for office mostly don'tRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The roster of candidates running for office in Fairfax County this year is at odds with the demographic changes sweeping through the area, despite a push for more diversity from ethnic groups and some party leaders. Forty-two percent of the county's 1.1 million residents are either Asian, Latino or African American - up from a third of the county's population in 2000.

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  8. Student, 17, takes part in Smithsonian art exhibitionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    A Fairfax County student is among 56 artists - and the youngest of the group - to be chosen for a Smithsonian Institution exhibit on the National Mall. The work of Maya Chung, a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, is being featured in the Artists at Work exhibition on display at the Smithsonian's Ripley Center.

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  9. HAWK signal comes to Fairfax CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOP-FM Washington

    Although actual installation is not happening right away, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved plans this week for a HAWK signal outside Lynbrook Elementary School in Springfield. The school is on a stretch of Backlick Road just outside the Beltway that supervisors and neighbors say can be treacherous for pedestrians who have no good way to cross.

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  10. Police: Handicapped Woman's Responsibility to Pick Up After Service DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... ACO Barker is following up with this case to try to locate the dog. This information was also provided to the Fairfax County Health Department. Animal Case 15-002964 The Hope Center 140 Park Street, SE March 17 7:00 p.m. ACO Barker received a report ...

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  11. Police Arrest Reston Man in Home BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Patch.com

    ... his way into a home late Wednesday night after knocking on the door. One resident was injured, police said. Fairfax County Police have arrested a Reston man who forced his way into a Reston home Wednesday night, according to Friday's FCPD crime ...

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  12. Elizabeth SchmidtRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Iowa City Press-Citizen

    ... of Mental Illness (NAMI) of Johnson County, 1155 Gilbert Court, Iowa City 52240. Lisa, 38, was born in Fairfax County, Virginia, June 14th, 1976, to Betty McHargue Schmidt and Frank Schmidt. In 1985 her parents moved to Iowa City and Lisa attended ...

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  13. Ludacris Drops High School Connection On ESPN AnchorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Gamedayr.com

    In the suburbs of Washington D.C. sits Fairfax County, Virginia. It's a land of beautiful houses, affluent families and government employees.

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  14. Boy Recovering from Sledding Accident Gets Visit from NHL Caps PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    ... d, and crashed into a passing car. He was flown to Fairfax Inova hospital in critical condition, according to Fairfax County Police.

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  15. New 7000-Series Train to Debut on Metro's Blue LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    Watch a video below about the new Metro cars. Blue Line's stops include Fairfax County, City of Alexandria, Arlington and DC.

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  16. Dozens of Va. teachers lost licenses over sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... Other teachers were convicted of child pornography including Loudoun County teacher Ralph Watts Conrad, Fairfax County teacher Jonathan Corazza and Fauquier County teacher Joshua Paul Myers. He even received child pornography on a school computer. ...

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  17. Local digest: D.C.-area news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... complex in Maryland, just across the Potomac River from Virginia. A 64-year-old man who was found shot in a Fairfax County home on Thursday night has succumbed to his injuries, police said Friday. Santos Rafael Zelaya died at a hospital after ...

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  18. How snow days piled up at Washington area schools in 2014-2015Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Washington Post

    ... built a cushion into its schedule - by using an hourly count of school time, rather than counting by days. Fairfax County still could close school four more times without requiring an adjustment to the schedule. Loudoun County once again leads D.C. ...

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  19. Editorial: The weed that wasn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Washington Post

    ... controlled substances but also imitations. (Similar policies are in place throughout Virginia, including in Fairfax County, as well as in other states.) We get why schools frown on imitation drugs: No one wants kids on school property peddling bags ...

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  20. All 8-car trains on Metro: Virginia yes, Maryland noRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... investments in maintenance, repairs or anything that's designed to keep the existing system in a good place." Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bulova disagrees with Rahn. She says it's vitally important to get Metro up to a state of ...

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