Fairfax County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Virginia state academic tests show stagnant scores on reading, writingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Washington Post

    ... was 82 percent. In reading, average pass rates for students in grades 3 through 8 did not exceed 76 percent. Fairfax County, the state's largest school division, showed almost no gains in reading scores. Student pass rates in grades 3, 5, 6 and 8 ...

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  2. Fairfax County Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Washington Post

    The following incidents were reported by the animal control section of the Fairfax City Police Department.

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  3. Alonso Abugattas, Arlington parks' natural resources chief, blogs about flora, faunaRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Washington Post

    ... has collected throughout his career as an Arlington County naturalist (Bettina Lanyi/For The Washington Post) Fairfax County naturalist Mike McCaffrey, manager of Springfield's Hidden Pond Nature Center, praises the blog and Facebook group (which ...

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  4. Romney headlining Va. fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Politico

    ... tock, a veteran GOP operative, has deep ties in the Republican money world. She is running against Democratic Fairfax County Supervisor John Foust in a bid to replaceRep. Frank Wolf, who is retiring.

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  5. Closings for Labor Day, Sept. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Washington Post

    In Maryland, there are no parking fees in Montgomery and Prince George's counties except at New Carrollton, National Harbor and the Prince George's Dept.

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  6. Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Amundson is a former Virginia legislator and teacher who also served on the school board of Virginia's Fairfax County, near Washington, D.C. Owens, the policy author, has been working with that board on a proposal to delay start times. A vote is due ...

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  7. Police motorcycle competition revs up for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Fairfax Times

    It was raining pretty hard on Aug. 22 when Pfc. C.J. Wolfert of the Fairfax County Police Motor Squad got on his Harley and attempted to navigate the Mid-Atlantic Police Motorcycle Rodeo Challenge Ride in the parking lot of the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, but he paid little mind to the elements.

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  8. Wiggly road lines on a highway in Virginia leave drivers all shook up during rush hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Daily Mail

    Motorists driving on Interstate 66 in Fairfax County, Virginia were forced to navigate their way through crooked lane lines on Monday morning during their rush hour commute.

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  9. Fairfax County's Annual 'Fill the Boot' Campaign for Muscular Dystrophy Starts FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Patch.com

    The Fairfax County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics, in conjunction with the Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department, the Fairfax County Department of Public Safety Communications, Greater Washington Muscular Dystrophy Association and Subway Restaurants, will be holding a kick off for the 2014 Labor Day Weekend Fill the Boot collection ... (more)

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  10. Study may give Maryland the edge in landing FBI headquartersRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Business Journal

    ... st number of commuters resides in Montgomery County (16.4 percent), Prince George's County (16.3 percent) and Fairfax County (15.4 percent)," The Post quoted the study as saying.

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  11. Andy Fox on a fight for voting rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... allegations of voter fraud in the county. The Virginia Voters Alliance identified 17 people who voted in both Fairfax County and various localities in Maryland during the 2012 general election. Fairfax electoral board secretary Brian W. Schoeneman ...

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  12. The best time for elementary and teen students to do homeworkRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... after about a 30-minute break; before dinner; after dinner; or right before bed," says Ann Dolin, a former Fairfax County teacher and founder of Educational Connections Tutoring. Some teachers pile on homework these days, especially for kids in 6th ...

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  13. Wiggly white lines left drivers confusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    Crooked and curving lines on a major road in Fairfax County, Virginia, caused confusion for drivers on Sunday and Monday.

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  14. Pediatricians' Rx for schools:...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Times News

    ... Amundson is a former Virginia legislator and teacher who also served on the school board of Virginia's Fairfax County, near Washington, D.C. Owens, the policy author, has been working with that board on a proposal to delay start times. A vote is due ...

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  15. Seventeen people suspected of voting in both Fairfax and Maryland during 2012 presidential electionRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Fairfax Times

    The Fairfax County Electoral Board has referred 17 cases of potential voter fraud to local, state and federal prosecutors for investigation.

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  16. Gladys B. Keating, member of Va. House of Delegates from Fairfax County, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Washington Post

    Gladys B. Keating, a 22-year member of the Virginia House of Delegates from Fairfax County whose legislative efforts included consumer advocacy and women's issues, died Aug. 19 at a medical center in Wilmington, N.C. She was 91. Mrs. Keating, a Democrat, was elected to the House of Delegates from Franconia in 1977.

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  17. Tales of tails adorn Herndon muralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Fairfax Times

    Retired Fairfax County teacher Keith Naquin puts the finishing touches to a mural on Dominion Animal Hospital in Herndon on Wednesday.

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  18. VIDEO: Watch the Ribbon-Cutting for Jeff Todd WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Patch.com

    ... new, nearly three-mile road that connects Route 1 and Telegraph Road, traveling through Fort Belvoir. Due to Fairfax County's $12 million contribution to this joint project with the state and federal governments, this road was expanded from its ...

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  19. Bad lane striping fixed on I-66Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Commuters on Interstate 66 in Fairfax County can expect a less hectic commute Tuesday morning after road crews fixed a line-striping mishap.

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  20. Ending a commuting headacheRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... new Jeff Todd Way. Once the Department of Defense and the county agreed on where to build a more secure road, Fairfax County stepped in with the money to make the road four lanes instead of two. The county hopes this will also be a boost to the ...

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