Fairfax County Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Interactive tour re-creates poverty-stricken realities of developing worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Fairfax Times

    ... what life would be like in a Ugandan home, an Indian market and a Bolivian school to show residents of Fairfax County the poverty-stricken conditions that residents of those areas face on a daily basis. A four-day program was planned to give Fairfax ...

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  2. New Metro Cars to Make Debut Tuesday on Blue LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Patch.com

    Improved seats will provide more knee room and better lumbar support; look for wider aisles and additional space near the doors. The first train in regular passenger service with eight 7000 series cars will depart from Franconia-Springfield shortly after 7 a.m. on April 14. The Blue Line serves five of Metro's six jurisdictions: Fairfax County, the City of Alexandria, Arlington County, the District of Columbia and Prince George's County.

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  3. US funding aimed at more farm stand sales through food stampRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Big News Network.com

    ... inable Food and Agriculture, Alexandria-- Arlington Courthouse Farmers' Market-- Blacksburg Farmers' Market-- Fairfax County Farmers' Markets-- Four Mile Run Farmers' Market, Alexandria-...

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  4. Driver in Fatal Rosslyn Crash to Serve 12 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... said he drank between four and five vodka and orange juice drinks and two tequila shots at a hookah bar in Fairfax County. "Because of perverted fate, the defendant is alive and [Saqlain] is dead." Lail's mother testified that her son had been an ...

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  5. Virginia student earns admission to all eight Ivy League schools, and othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Washington Post

    Pooja Chandrashekar, 17, at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairfax County on Monday April 6, 2015. Even at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, a top-ranked magnet school, senior Pooja Chandrashekar stands out among her brainiac peers.

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  6. Police: Jogger Hit By Car in Crosswalk on Route 123Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Patch.com

    A 38-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle Thursday evening while jogging in the crosswalk across Ox Road at Zion Drive south of Fairfax City, according to Fairfax County police. The striking vehicle, described as a small gray sedan, was making a right turn on red from Zion onto Ox Road just prior to 6:30 p.m. The driver of the vehicle did not stop to render aid or exchange information, the police said.

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  7. D.C. area house hunters are scooping up homes at a brisk pace this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Washington Post

    ... released Friday by RealEstate Business Intelligence, a subsidiary of MRIS. The bulk of the homes were sold in Fairfax County. The 1,091 sales there last month were nearly a 13 percent increase over March 2014. Prince George's and Montgomery counties ...

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  8. Investigation casts cloud over Virginia voting machinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Fox News

    Nearly a year after Fairfax County scrapped its touch-screen voting machines, state officials are recommending decertification of the WinVote system used in 20 percent of Virginia's precincts. With fewer than 60 days to the June primaries, the Virginia Department of Elections is taking public comment on the machines used in 29 localities.

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  9. Investigation casts cloud over Virginia voting machines | Kenric Ward | 38Read the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Townhall

    Nearly a year after Fairfax County scrapped its touch-screen voting machines, state officials are recommending decertification of the WinVote system used in 20 percent of Virginia's precincts.

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  10. Next stop on Virginia Railway Express: Haymarket?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Fauquier.com

    ... which was seconded by Alexandria City Councilman Paul Smedberg (D). Mile, Smedberg, Way and Naddoni joined Fairfax County Chairman Sharon Bulova (D) and Supervisor John Cook (R); Fredericksburg City Councilman Matt Kelly (R); Spotsylvania Supervisor ...

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  11. General Assembly to review governora s actionsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Fairfax Times

    ... to the boundaries of House of Delegates and Senate districts, including House districts 42 and 43 in Fairfax County. McAuliffe vetoed all of them, saying that there are legal questions about adjusting districts outside of the planned 10-year cycle ...

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  12. Timothy White Joins Insight Property GroupRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | PRWeb

    ... in Silver Spring, Maryland, and the 240-unit Shelby near the Huntington Metro in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County, Virginia, both now leasing. Other current Insight projects include the re-development of the Metro Rosslyn Apartments in ...

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  13. Latest chic amenity in new home construction: Keeping roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Washington Post

    The dual fireplace in the keeping room at the Beaumont model at Foxmont is the latest chic amenity in new homes. Two miles off the busy Lee Highway corridor close to Centreville in Fairfax County, a new community is rising on 83 acres of woodland.

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  14. Fairfax County middle school students reach for the starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Fairfax Times

    From left, Holmes Middle School students Ahbraham Belayneh, Diana Villarroel and Rohan Miah submerge their design of a shield panel under water to test its endurance integrity, which is among the properties required in space.

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  15. Fairfax County employees fight for larger pay increaseRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Fairfax Times

    Fairfax County employees came out in force to a Wednesday budget hearing to implore county supervisors to uphold the agreement they negotiated with employee unions last fall.

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  16. Northern Virginia Real Estate Company Pasquali Realty Group Announces ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | PRWeb

    ... a 14 percent rise in Alexandria City. Prince William County saw median sale price rise by 9 percent, and Fairfax County experienced an 8 percent increase. Arlington County experienced no change, while Loudoun County had a small 2 percent decrease in ...

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  17. Lanier Principal Is Moving Up to Woodson High: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Patch.com

    Scott F. Poole is leaving the top post at Lanier Middle School in Fairfax City to take the helm at Woodson, one of the top-performing high schools in the Fairfax County system , according to a recent story about Poole in the Washington Post. His first day at Woodson is scheduled for Monday, April 13. Poole is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College and serves as president of the Middle School Principals Association, according to the Post.

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  18. Are magnet programs in the Washington metropolitan area losing their luster?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Examiner.com

    According to statistics posted on their website by Fairfax County Public Schools, 51% of the applicants were Asian and 70.2% were accepted. In contrast, just 29.7% of the applicants were white, with 20.7% of the applicants being accepted.

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  19. Homeowner: Escaped Prisoner Broke In While On The RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    ... been home by herself at the time. Giovinazzo says he left behind the hospital gown and took some old clothes. Fairfax County police declined to comment, saying they plan to release a statement on the escape later Wednesday.

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  20. Marshals review procedures after inmate escaped Fairfax hospital, broke into homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    ... began driving, Assaye kicked out the trunk and carjacked the startled woman, who suffered slight injuries, Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler said. One homeowner said that Assaye drove one of those two cars into the garage of her Annandale ...

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