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  1. State lawmakers still no closer to budget compromiseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Watkins, of Powhatan County, emphasized the differences between that approach and traditional Medicaid, while Fairfax County's Saslaw chided lawmakers who accept a generous state health plan. "I, quite frankly, would be embarrassed to tell people ...


  2. High school students are all about computers but get little instruction in computer scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... and some schools do not even offer a course on the subject, including 10 of 27 high schools in Virginia's Fairfax County and six of 25 in Maryland's Montgomery County. "It's shocking how little there is," said Rebecca Dovi, who has taught computer ...


  3. Fairfax Homeowners to Pay More in Real Estate TaxesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Homeowners in Fairfax County will see higher tax bills next year, as the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to increase the tax rate to $1.09 for the 2015 fiscal year.


  4. Va. education board criticizes unfunded SOL reform lawRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... to professional development failed. Board member James H. Dillard, a former House of Delegates member from Fairfax County, likened the new law to "a train going abut 75 miles an hour into the station, and there was no stopping it." With all that ...


  5. Colonoscopy Patient Sues Doctors for Making Fun of Him While He Was UnconsciousRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    A Virginia colonoscopy patient has filed a lawsuit in Fairfax County Court alleging that doctors defamed him and inflicted emotional distress by mocking him while he was unconscious.


  6. LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Va. Teens in the HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WCAV

    ... feeling, but can then cause disorientation and violent behavior, and has even led to a number of deaths. Fairfax County Police have seen a handful of cases over the past few years, according to Lt. Tony Matos, Assistant Commander of the narcotics ...


  7. Fairfax school board approves new proposals for later high school start timesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Fairfax County high schools may begin classes as late 9:15 in the morning under one of the proposals the school board will offer for community discussion in upcoming months.


  8. Fairfax County School Board to consider delaying school start timesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | TBD.com

    After a year-long study, the Children's National Medical Center presented four plans to the Fairfax County School Board on how to adjust school schedules in order to allow high school students to get more sleep.


  9. Fairfax school board approves options for later bell timesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Researchers from Children's National Medical Center presented the Fairfax County school board with six options for alternative bell schedules Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the school system to help teens get more sleep.


  10. Covanta Holding's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... on the contract renewal front. I'm pleased to announce that in April, we signed a contract extension with our Fairfax County, Virginia client. This new contract starts in February 2016 and covers a five-year period with two five year extension ...


  11. School Board will present four scenarios to community over next two monthsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    Fairfax County high schools could start up from 30 minutes to almost two hours later under proposals considered by the School Board to give teens extra sleep.


  12. Medicaid situation akin to hostage crisisRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    ... constraints has shown that many of our leaders are unable to live up to our expectations. As a member of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, I was the lone vote against our Board's endorsement of Medicaid expansion in Virginia. I made that vote ...


  13. Langley High Among Top 100 NationwideRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... high school in Virginia (behind Thomas Jefferson, George Mason in Falls Church, and James Madison in Vienna). Fairfax County's Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is the fourth-best high school in the nation, according to the ...


  14. Garrett Cos. acquires Tysons Ford for $26.5M, plans redevelopmentRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... detail the rezoning package yet, except to say it will be a mix of residential and commercial and will follow Fairfax County's plans for Tysons. The properties sit just west of International Drive and a few blocks from Tysons Corner Center. ...


  15. What do Teenagers do Saturday Nights? Find OutRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... April 24. The program is open only to adults and is developed by the Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County and hosted by the James Madison High School PTSA. The program is open to all parents in the area (not just Madison parents), ...


  16. Topgolf Dulles estimates 450K visitors in first yearRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    The planned Loudoun County Topgolf will employ 120 people full time and attract upward of 450,000 visitors in its first year of operation, the company said Wednesday. 1 comment

  17. Volunteer breathes new life into antique carousel at Lake Accotink ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    ... is developed beyond recognition now, but not this park.” Grover lives in Alexandria now, but said the Fairfax County park is still the closest park to his home, and the retired federal government worker still loves to come spend time by the ...


  18. George Mason High Among Top 100 NationwideRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... at high levels throughout our student body, and while the results are nice to hear, we are not surprised." Fairfax County's Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is the fourth-best high school in the nation, according to the 2014 ...


  19. Heroin in suburbia: a We had no clue&rsquo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... story and the battle he eventually lost. Brennan, 20, thought about Walker, who had grown up in the same Fairfax County subdivision and was sober, healthy, close with his parents again. Look how happy he is, Brennan thought. I want to be like that. ...


  20. Where is the love? Not in Norfolk, according to magazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... according to state statistics. The court completed 7,100 divorces in 2012, behind only much more populous Fairfax County. Chesapeake (27) and Virginia Beach (51) fared better than their urban neighbor. But those family-friendly communities were ...