Fairfax County Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. A closer look at attack ads in Virginiaa s 10th DistrictRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Loudoun Times

    ... supports a string of higher taxes, and his record shows he supported raising property taxes by 22 percent in Fairfax County. A closer look: Foust has supported increasing property taxes in Fairfax County, though the 22 percent figure is misleading. ...

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  2. Fairfax Co. elementary principal sued for discriminationRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Three former teachers and administrators at Fairfax County's biggest elementary school allege they faced racial discrimination and anti-pregnancy bias during their time there. The lawsuit, filed last month in federal court in Alexandria, alleges that Bailey's Elementary Principal Marie Lemmon told her assistants to only hire pretty, young blondes.

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  3. In Va. 10th race, Barbara Comstock outraises John Foust in third quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Washington Post

    Republican state Del. Barbara Comstock is outraising her Democratic opponent, Fairfax County Supervisor John Foust, as the election for an open Virginia House seat nears.

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  4. Nevada Ranchers Could Cause Manassas Traffic DelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Potomac Local

    ... State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller. Many drivers use Route 234 to connect to Route 29 to commute into Fairfax County. A signal light at the intersection of the two major routes sits in the heart of the park and already does a fair job of ...

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  5. 34 displaced after tree falls on Md. apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... inia, lighting struck a house in the 2300 block of Ridge View Drive in Alexandria at 12:33 p.m., according to Fairfax County Fire and Rescue.

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  6. Va. elementary principal sued for discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Washington Examiner

    Three former teachers and administrators at Fairfax County's biggest elementary school allege they faced racial discrimination and anti-pregnancy bias during their time there. The lawsuit, filed last month in federal court in Alexandria, alleges that Bailey's Elementary Principal Marie Lemmon told her assistants to only hire pretty, young blondes.

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  7. In lawsuit, educators claim principal was discriminatoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Washington Post

    ... customs" because "we live in the United States." Three former educators at Bailey's Elementary School in Fairfax County allege that the principal discriminated against them since her arrival in 2012. See the complaint. Lemmon did not return messages ...

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  8. Md., Va. election officials are working to avoid repeating the long lines of 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Washington Post

    ... needed for 2016, Suleman said. The county is in the process of purchasing new voting machines, Suleman said. Fairfax County will unveil its new machines during the November election. Suleman said his staff will be watching for any delays connected ...

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  9. Democrats pull money from key Congressional racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Examiner.com

    ... the DCCC no longer will be funding the bill are that of John Foust, Michael Eggman and Ann Callis. Foust , a Fairfax County prosecutor, is running in Virginia against incumbent Rodney Davis (R). Michael Eggman, a farmer and beekeeper, is running ...

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  10. McCartney: Fairfax should force police to come clean over shooting of unarmed John GeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Washington Post

    Here's what has happened in Ferguson, Mo., in the two months since a police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed man: Here's what has happened in Fairfax County in the nearly 14 months since a police officer shot and killed John Geer, also unarmed, while he stood with arms raised in the doorway of his Springfield townhouse: a- The County Board of Supervisors wrote a gently worded letter to the U.S. attorney last month expressing concern about the unusually long delay in investigating the incident. a- A meeting of a local activist group unhappy about Geer's case drew all of six participants Tuesday evening at the Martha Washington Library in Fairfax's Alexandria neighborhood.

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  11. Vienna Schools: Ebola Concerns Leading to Travel Questions for StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Public Schools will begin screening students for Ebola, according to a story in today's Washington Post. The FCPS school system is one of the most diverse in the nation and among the 10 largest in the country with 187,000 students.

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  12. Enhanced Screening for Ebola to Begin Thursday at Dulles International AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Patch.com

    Travelers from the Ebola-affected countries entering the U.S. through Dulles International Airport and four other U.S. airports will receive enhanced entry screening . Screening begins at Dulles tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 16, according to Fairfax County.

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  13. Fairfax County school district starts screening students for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | TBD.com

    Fairfax County Public Schools announced that, amidst growing concern over the deadly virus, it will start screening any child that comes to the health office with a high temperature. "I think that's justifiable," said Joe Nelson, whose son attends Marshall High School in Falls Church.

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  14. NOVA-Annandale Symphony Orchestra 20th Anniversary Fall ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Patch.com

    ... with the support of NOVA-Annandale Community College, the Reunion Music Society and the Arts Council of Fairfax County. General Admission Tickets will be available at the door : $20 adults; $10 students with ID; Free to NOVA students with ID and ...

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  15. Shorts: centripetal force, P3s, office park retrofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | West north

    ... were just the tip of that iceberg. 3. Jonathan O'Connell from the Post reported last week that a new Fairfax County school was repurposed from an abandoned office building . It's a clever response to the changing Skyline/Bailey's Crossroads ...

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  16. SPT and True Selected as Panelists for Fairfax County Small Business...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | PRWeb

    Northern Virginia Marketing Experts Kris Brinker and Simon Turner Share their Business and Marketing Strategies to Help Fairfax County Business Owners Succeed in 2015 We were able to answer questions about website design and development, search engine optimization , social media, traditional print design, direct mail, content development and other hot topics business owners need to understand about marketing Kris Brinker and Simon Turner, Partners of SPT and TRUE were hand-picked by the Fairfax County Small Business Commission to share their marketing expertise with the attendees of the Marketing Panel Discussions during the 2014 Fairfax County Vendor Forum.

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  17. Future includes performance-based pay, cost-of-living increasesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Fairfax Times

    After 18 months of discussion and negotiation, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and county employee organizations have reached a consensus on a new pay plan for employees.

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  18. Reston's Cornerstones Surpasses Rapid Re-Housing Goal for Homeless Families and IndividualsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Patch.com

    ... 18 homeless families and 28 homeless individuals who were in need of assistance in the Reston/Herndon area of Fairfax County, surpassing its Rapid Re-Housing Challenge goal to house 15 families and 25 individuals between July 1st and Sept. 30, ...

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  19. Foust tries to defend 'real job' comment. Comstock campaign: He 'just doesn't get it.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Washington Post

    In a Virginia congressional race where women's issues have become prominent , Democrat John Foust is having trouble shaking an ill-conceived comment he made about his Republican opponent Barbara Comstock's resume. When Foust suggested to supporters in August that Comstock never had "a real job," he was attacking her career as a Washington lobbyist, the Fairfax County supervisor has said.

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  20. SAT Scores Jump at FCPS' Falls Church High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Patch.com

    Students at Falls Church High School had the second largest gains on their SAT scores out of the entire county. The school is located in Fairfax County.

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