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  1. More than 21,000 homeowners in Greater Washington tapped government refinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... Montgomery County homes qualified. Chesterfield County, outside Richmond, had the most in Virginia. Locally, Fairfax County had 843; Prince William County, 776; Loudoun County, 365; and Arlington County, 177. More than 3.1 million homeowners ...

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  2. Aldie man sentenced to 14 years for armed robbery of a local 7-ElevenRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Loudoun Times

    ... injuries. After attempted robberies of two McDonald's, police gave chase, and the three were apprehended in Fairfax County. Foster pleaded guilty to charges of malicious wounding, use of a firearm and robbery of a business. His parents were called ...

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  3. Churches aid Afghan interpreterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    ... and their two children pose for a photo in their Silver Spring apartment. A group of 10 churches from Fairfax County is supporting the family of the former translator who served U.S. forces in Afghanistan. Photo by Bill Shugarts Abdul Hameed and a ...

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  4. Public Safety BriefsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    Fairfax County Police are investigating the death of a missing 62-year-old woman after discovering her body last week.

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  5. Beaverdam Creek Reservoir meeting draws hostile crowdRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Loudoun Times

    ... Reservoir, Goose Creek Water Treatment Plant and the water transmission pipeline along the W&OD Trail to the Fairfax County line in January as part of a $30 million deal with the City of Fairfax. Contact the writer at

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  6. The trails of Great Falls ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Great Falls Park is a national park located along the banks of the Potomac River in the northwestern region of Fairfax County in Northern Virginia , just a short drive away from Washington, D.C. and its most heavily populated suburbs.

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  7. The woods are alive with musicRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    Shamus Ian Fatzinger/ Fairfax County Times Erna Swidyastuti of the Indonesian group called Santi Budaya performs the Peacock Angelo dance from Bali as part of the Cultural Heritage Nights Concert Series at Ossian Hall Park in Annandale Saturday.

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  8. School Board funds move to full-day Mondays with extra cashRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    The Fairfax County School Board voted last Thursday to fund a move to full-day Mondays for elementary schools as it divvied up surplus year-end dollars.

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  9. Plan calls for addition of 19- and 21-story residential towersRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    ... Center as envisioned in the original late-1980s plan for the area will soon come to fruition. On Tuesday, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved plans for new high-rise office and residential buildings. The developer also plans to make ...

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

    11 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors gave final approval Tuesday to a plan to transform the remaining portion of the former Lorton Prison complex into a mixed use community.

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  11. Morris County: 'We're No. 6!' according to national rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Morristown Green

    ... Somerset County ranked just ahead of Morris, at No. 5. 1. Loudoun County, VA 2. Douglas County, CO 3. Fairfax County, VA 4. Chester County, PA 5. Somerset County, NJ 6. Morris County, NJ 7. Washington County, MN 8. Montgomery County, MD 9. Frederick ...

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  12. Dominion gives grants to Va environmental groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... n Virginia Beach will create an exploration lab to teach visitors about the health of the Chesapeake Bay. The Fairfax County Park Foundation will build a new trail connecting existing trails to the forest in southwest Lake Fairfax Park.

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  13. More than 30 Virginia environmental groups receive grants from Dominion PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

    ... n Virginia Beach will create an exploration lab to teach visitors about the health of the Chesapeake Bay. The Fairfax County Park Foundation will build a new trail connecting existing trails to the forest in southwest Lake Fairfax Park.

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  14. Questions Remain About Future of Current Fbi HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Washington

    ... the FBI isn't sure how much the property is actually worth. Sites in Prince George's County, Maryland, and Fairfax County, Virginia, are being considered for the FBI's new headquarters, News4's Tracee Wilkins. A congressional subcommittee questioned ...

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  15. Alexandria Area House FireRead the original story

    Wednesday | Fairfax County

    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 14-74 Date: July 30, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at ... (more)

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  16. New Fbi HQ FinalistsRead the original story

    Wednesday | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... choices for the new location. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli) Virginia officials touted the GSA warehouse facility in Fairfax County as allowing for easy access to airports, Capitol Hill and the White House. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli) "[The Springfield] site has all ...

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  17. Fairfax Board of Supervisors rejects landfill expansionRead the original story

    Wednesday | Fairfax Times

    ... debris headed to the landfill, and the park plan fell through when ESI could not reach agreement with the Fairfax County Park Authority about legal liability issues. The waste company came back to the county and asked to extend landfill operations ...

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  18. Lorton landfill shutdown raises questions about what happens nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    With Tuesday's defeat of plans to extend the life of a landfill in Lorton, the steadily transforming community once derided as "the armpit of Fairfax County" is looking at a future without being a regional hub for industrial waste.

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  19. Where can I swim in open water in Fairfax County, Virginia?Read the original story

    Wednesday | Ask MetaFilter

    Like a lot of beginning triathletes I gather, I find the swimming portion the most intimidating so I've been taking some lap classes at nearby rec centers, etc.

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  20. Letter: Choosing Wisely In NovemberRead the original story

    Wednesday | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... respected delegate to the Virginia House of Delegates. John Foust has been a fairly effective member of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and has helped citizens of Great Falls with some but not all issues. Somewhat problematic, he has ...

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