Fairfax County Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. BOHANON & STYRING: Office bracketologists are probably safe. Still ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Indianapolis Business News

    ... office pool! But government can get huffy about an activity that competes with its own gambling revenue. In Fairfax County, Virginia, in 2008, a basketball office pool got busted, and the sheriff sent out a stern press release warning against ...

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  2. Springfield Hosts Empty Bowls EventRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... hungry people," said John Jaeger, board member of the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) and chairman of the YRCI. Fairfax County consistently ranks as one of the wealthiest counties in the nation, making poverty seem like an anomaly. But this reality is ...

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  3. Volunteer Fairfax proudly presents the 23rd Annual Fairfax County Volunteer Service AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Patch.com

    Volunteer Fairfax is pleased to announce that tickets for the 23rd Annual Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards are available. The public is invited to celebrate volunteerism with Volunteer Fairfax, the Chairman Sharon Bulova and Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, and leaders in our community at the 23rd Annual Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards on Friday, April 24th.

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  4. Police Report Home Burglary in RestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Police report there was a home burglary Thursday in Reston. The burglary, which took place in the 10900 block of Thanlet Lane , was part of the crime report released Friday for the Reston Police District.

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  5. Police: Kingstowne Bank Robbed at Gunpoint FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Patch.com

    ... a skinny build; he was wearing a black sweater, according to police. Anyone with information is asked to call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or ...

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  6. Five injured in deer-related crashRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    ... vehicle on eastbound Georgetown Pike near Old Dominion Drive at around 12:30 a.m. in McLean Thursday morning. Fairfax County police said the driver lost control of the 2007 Honda Civic he was driving. The vehicle struck a fence, a tree, a utility ...

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  7. One dead, three injured in early-morning Springfield fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    Fire officials said Fairfax County firefighters were called to the 5600 block of Southampton Drive in the Kings Park neighborhood of West Springfield shortly after 6 a.m. for a two-alarm fire.

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  8. Concerns grow over voting rights for the South's language minoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Institute for Southern Studies

    ... as Hawaii and Alaska. In the South, few counties outside of Texas and Florida are covered, but those include Fairfax County in Virginia and several counties in Mississippi that are home to the Choctaw Indian tribe. On the other hand, a diverse ...

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  9. Navy Federal is spending $115 M to make space for 600 new employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Washington Post

    Navy Federal Credit Union is spending $114.6 million to beef up its Vienna headquarters, an expansion executives say will create at least 600 new jobs in Fairfax County. In April, the credit union acquired a couple of office buildings and seven acres across the street from its existing headquarters in Vienna.

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  10. Judge denies Pr. William Republicans' plea to allow them to hold primariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Washington Post

    ... lection by the state's February 24 deadline. Antonio covers government, politics and other regional issues in Fairfax County. He worked in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago before joining the Post in September of 2013.

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  11. With 101st birthday approaching, Robert Simon still cutting Reston ribbonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Business Journal

    Cutting a ribbon to officially open Harrison at Reston Town Center were, left to right: Fairfax County Supervisor Cathy Hudgins, D-Hunter Mill; Albert H. Small Jr. and Douglas Erdman of Renaissance Centro; and Robert E. Simon Jr., founder of Reston. More than 50 years after developer Robert E. Simon conceived the community of Reston, he was on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony at Reston's newest addition.

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  12. New Shelter, Fire Station on County List for RestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Replacement of the Embry Rucker Community Shelter and several Reston-area fire stations are on Fairfax County's list of projects to tackle in the five-year advertised Capital Improvement Program . County Executive Ed Long recently released the CIP to show the county's priorities during the next budget cycle and enable the county to plan for the future.

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  13. Fairfax County schools plan to implement class size capsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    ... policy would set a ceiling of 27 students per class for grades 1-3 and 30 students per class for grades 4-6. Fairfax County schools currently have no set maximum class size. State regulations allow up to 30 students in first- through third-grade ...

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  14. Alexandria Opposes Norfolk Southern Ethanol Transloading OperationsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Examiner.com

    ... contractor into tanker trucks) for final delivery to gasoline tank farms mostly in the City of Fairfax and Fairfax County. While there are inherent risks associated with transloading ethanol, the City has undertaken actions to mitigate risks such as ...

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  15. Double robbery suspect apprehended in Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    The quick actions by Fairfax County police officers in the Mount Vernon police district led to the arrest of a man who police say attempted to assault and rob one person, then robbed another in a matter of minutes.

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  16. Filling the gapRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    These are character-building times for Fairfax County Public Schools. Over the past decade, a wide range of challenges - from aging infrastructure and teacher pay to an ever-expanding and diverse student body - have thoroughly tested the cash-strapped school system.

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  17. News Briefs -- FairfaxTimes.comRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    ... site. An elevated walkway will connect the new building to the rest of the headquarters campus. “Fairfax County has been proud to be the home of Navy Federal for more than three decades, and this significant expansion of the credit union's ...

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  18. Melting snow, warming temperatures may mean more mosquitoes this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    ... cases of West Nile Virus - a potentially deadly disease that can be transmitted by the Culex mosquito - in Fairfax County in 2014, but that Culex mosquitoes do breed locally and there were three documented cases of Human West Nile Virus here in ...

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  19. Recent graduating class of cadets includes record number of minorities, womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    Fairfax native Shane Oh, 26, left, and Kristen Rowe, 24, two new graduates from one of the Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy's most diverse group of rookies in history.

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  20. Public Safety BriefsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    Fairfax County police responded to a home in the 5700 block of Lenore Lane for a report of a burglary at around 8:40 a.m. March 17. Upon arriving, police said officers found that the apparent homeowner had encountered a stranger attempting to enter his home.

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