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  1. Hannah Graham's parents see Jesse Matthew for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... with abducting and killing their daughter, for the first time in court on Wednesday. The UVa student from Fairfax County disappeared in Charlottesville in early September. Her remains were found weeks later after a massive search. Jesse Matthew is ...

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  2. Va. AG: School anti-discrimination policies can include sexual orientationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... year. While written more than a decade apart, Herring's and Kilgore's opinions were both triggered by the Fairfax County School Board. Back in 2002, the board sought Kilgore's opinion as it considered providing protections concerning sexual ...

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  3. Va. State Police re-launch Drive to Save Lives program after several troopers struckRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

    ... And on Dec. 29, a tow truck driver was struck and killed while attending to an abandoned vehicle on I-495 in Fairfax County . These are the stories authorities want drivers to remember as they head out on the roads, especially with bad weather on ...

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  4. Woman Struck, Killed Crossing Lee HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NBC Washington

    ... the accident. In the past three years, more than 400 pedestrians have been struck and injured by crashes in Fairfax County. Police urge everyone to pay close attention to pedestrian safety rules, and acknowledge that both pedestrians and motorists ...

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  5. Police: Woman Dies After Being Struck by Car on Lee HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A Fairfax County woman has died after being struck by a car Wednesday morning as she crossed Lee Highway, according to Fairfax County Police. The 52-year-old woman was crossing the road Wednesday at about 6:23 a.m. in the direction of the metro parking lot just east of Stone Road when she was struck by a Toyota Camry, police said.

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  6. Bechtel Corporation to relocate from Md. to northern Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday that Bechtel will move from Frederick, Maryland, to Fairfax County and expand its presence there. Bechtel has about 53,000 employees that work with customers, partners and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

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  7. Woman walking toward commuter lot killed by car in Fairfax CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Lee Highway at about 6:23 a.m. She was transported to a hospital, where she died. Officer Roger Henriquez, a Fairfax County police spokesman, said that Kenjige was crossing the highway about 350 feet east of the Stone Road intersection. She was ...

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  8. 700 Jobs Coming To NOVARead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WRVA-AM Richmond

    Engineering, construction and project management firm Bechtel Corp. is planning to invest $10 million to relocate its Maryland operations to Virginia, creating 700 jobs. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday that Bechtel will move from Frederick, Maryland, to Fairfax County and expand its presence there.

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  9. Man charged in Virginia student's slaying appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... will be set on May 5. Matthew also faces trial June 8 on charges of attempted murder and sexual assault in Fairfax County. Authorities also say forensic evidence links Matthew to slain Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington. He hasn't been charged ...

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  10. Healthy Families program among those being considered for eliminationRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    ... Healthy Families Fairfax is not required by state or federal law, which makes eliminating it an option. Fairfax County launched Healthy Families in 1991, based on a successful federal model. Fewer than 1 percent of the 3,000-plus families that have ...

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  11. Critics say Virginia ethics bill wona t prevent another scandalRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Loudoun Times

    ... the McDonnell scandal that lawmakers have not addressed in two straight legislative sessions. For instance, Fairfax County Democratic Del. Scott Surovell said there's still no provision preventing public officials from accepting loans with highly ...

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  12. Multiple arrests made in Manassas following gang investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Potomac Local

    A coalition of law enforcement agencies, including the Northern Virginia Regional Gang Task Force, City of Manassas Park Police, Virginia State Police, Fairfax County Police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security were able to make several arrests on February 25, following a gang activity investigation. The arrests were made in relation to a case involving gang recruitment for a gang known as Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.

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  13. Loudoun firefighters respond to Broad Run house fireRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Loudoun Times

    ... minutes. Fire and rescue personnel from Cascades, Sterling Park, Lansdowne, Ashburn, Leesburg, Moorefield and Fairfax County responded to the incident No civilian or firefighter injuries were reported. The Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office is ...

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

    13 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    ... what you propose,” Hyland said. “It comes at least closer to a salary that is fair.” The Fairfax County board members already earn a higher salary than their counterparts in neighboring jurisdictions. However, the new salaries ...

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  15. A league for every seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    ... runs the adult sports league out of his Centreville home. But the job actually keeps Purcell running across Fairfax County, from soccer fields in Falls Church to basketball courts in Chantilly, as he manages eight sports and more than 18,000 ...

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  16. Jesse Matthew hearing held at Albemarle County Circuit courtRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Cavalier Daily

    ... the murder of Hannah Graham, a second year in the College, and reckless driving. He is also on trial in Fairfax county for attempted murder, abduction and sexual assault. Defense attorney Jim Hingeley addressed the court regarding both motions. The ...

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  17. Exit Maryland: Bechtel finalizes its move to VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... operational headquarters to Reston in 2011, we have enjoyed immense support from the business community of Fairfax County and the commonwealth," Dudley said in a statement. "Reston has proven to be an ideal location for Bechtel. Conveniently ...

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  18. Local Author Aims to Educate Young Readers About Japanese CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... respectively. She spent 30 years as a school teacher in Hawaii, California, Japan, and here locally in Fairfax County. During her career, she taught 3rd and 4th grades, English-as-a-Second-Language, and was instrumental in the initiation and success ...

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  19. Bechtel to Open New Reston OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced that Bechtel Corporation , one of the world's largest engineering, construction and project management companies, will relocate 700 jobs to Fairfax County from its Frederick, Md., operation as a result of global restructuring, according to the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority . The company will invest $10 million in the Fairfax County location as a result of the move.

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  20. Formal budget to adopted on May 21Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    While most homeowners could still see an increase in their tax bills, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors took the possibility of a real estate tax rate hike off the table Tuesday.

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