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Fairfax, Virginia is located in Fairfax County. Zip codes in Fairfax, VA include 22037, 22038, and 22032. The median home price in Fairfax is $499,900 which is roughly $279/per square foot. More Fairfax information.

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Thursday Sep 11 | FireHouse.com

Iafc Accepts Nfpa Als Ice Bucket Challenge

The International Association of Fire Chiefs accepted an Ice Bucket Challenge from the National Fire Protection Association to raise money and awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. IAFC department directors and executive staff, including Mark Light, IAFC's CEO and executive director, accepted that challenge and collected donations from the IAFC staff, who bid their own money for a chance to dump ice water on their bosses.

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Thursday Sep 11 | Patch.com

Fairfax County: No Smoking at the Playground

On Saturday, Sept. 27, county officials will gather at Ossian Hall Park in Annandale to unveil the first sign establishing Tobacco-Free Play Zones at local parks.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Help for parents with mental health issues

If you ever suspect children might be in danger because of their parent's mental illness, there are steps you can and should take. Help for parents with mental health issues If you ever suspect children might be in danger because of their parent's mental illness, there are steps you can and should take.

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The Washington Post

Fairfax County Animal Watch

The following incidents were reported by the animal control section of the Fairfax City Police Department. For information, call 703-385-7924 or go to www.fairfaxva.gov and click on "Animal Control" on the department's main page.

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Townhall

Fairfax to feds: Reimburse us $14M for educating undocumented kids | Kathryn Watson | 24

Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity has a message for President Obama and those in the federal government - reimburse us for the more than $14 million it will cost in this school year to educate the undocumented minors the feds placed with sponsors in Fairfax this year. With nearly 200,000 students, Fairfax County Public Schools is bearing the fiscal brunt of educating about half of the roughly 2,000 undocumented minors who have been placed with sponsors - usually family members - in the commonwealth since January.

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NH Insider

ALG to Congress: No lame duck budget, no Ex-Im rider

Sept. 9, 2014, Fairfax, Va. - Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement urging both chambers of Congress to reject any continuing resolution that extends into the lame duck period before the new Congress is sworn in, and to reject any temporary reauthorization of the $27 billion a year Export Import Bank: "Senate Democrats have lost their right to have any say at all on next year's spending.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Local docs are keeping watch for enterovirus 68

Local docs are keeping watch for enterovirus 68 The enterovirus 68 is especially dangerous for children who are prone to asthma attacks. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1opx1zo Experts say, the start of school could be the reason why the enterovirus is spreading so rapidly.

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Patch.com

Police Report Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Fairfax

A Fairfax man has died after he was hit by a car Monday night on West Ox Road, according to Fairfax County Police. Police responded to the area of West Ox Road and Polo Drive shortly after 9 p.m. on Monday for the report that a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle.

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EurekAlert!

RT and concurrent chemotherapy after surgery is effective treatment for high-risk endometrial cancer

Fairfax, Va., September 9, 2014-Radiation therapy with concurrent paclitaxel chemotherapy following surgery is an effective treatment for patients with high-risk endometrial cancer, according to a study published in the September 1, 2014 edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics , the official scientific journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology . Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Fairfax County

Accidental Clifton House Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov News Release 14-89 Date: September 08, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire Sunday, September 7, 2014, at approximately 11:55 p.m., in the Clifton area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 12413 Old Yates Ford Road.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Potomac Local

Gibson: More in Prince William Open to Singing Ballot Petitions

Last week, I called it a day. The numbers just didn't add up. I couldn't squeeze another qualified voter out of the 1,259 signatures that lay before me.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Virginia Business

Nine Virginia companies make Black Enterprise lists

Seven of the Virginia businesses are on Black Enterprise magazine's list of the 100 biggest black-owned industrial and services companies. All of the companies making the lists are based in Northern Virginia.

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Patch.com

MSNBC's 'Lockup' to Feature Fairfax Co. Adult Detention Center

The Fairfax County Adult Detention Center will be featured on MSNBC's prison documentary series Lockup: Extended Stay Saturday, Sept. 6 at 10 p.m. The premiere kicks off a series of six one-hour episodes that will air on consecutive Saturday nights.

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Fairfax County

Accidental Dranesville School Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov News Release 14-87 Date: September 05, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a school building fire Thursday, September 4, 2014, at approximately 5:05 p.m., in the Herndon area of Fairfax County. The school, Dranesville Elementary, is located at 1515 Powells Tavern Place.

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NH Insider

ALG - Labor force exodus continues

Sept. 5, 2014, Fairfax, Va. - Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement on the latest jobs numbers : "In the midst of what Obama continues to claim is an improving economy, in August only 80,000 fewer people were unemployed than in the previous month.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Ex-Va. governor guilty of public corruptionEx-Va. governor guilty of...

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were found guilty of multiple counts of conspiracy and public corruption in a case alleging they traded access to the governor's office for $165,000 in loans and luxury gifts from a businessman seeking to win backing from the powerful couple for one of his company's nutritional supplements. Ex-Va.

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Fairfax Times

People & Places

Fairfax teachers Gena Norquist and Ashley Davies and Joan Ulvog answer a call-and-response from Haitian teachers led by principal Clovis Elias during the opening session of a professional development workshop at the Village of Hope School in Ganthier, Haiti.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Patch.com

Opening Date Set for Ted's Bulletin in Merrifield District

The group's popular family restaurant concept with two locations in Washington DC will open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily beginning on Monday, Oct. 6, promptly at 7 a.m. Here's more about the opening and the restaurant from the news release: The new location brings Ted's classic American cooking served up against a vintage 1930s backdrop to ... (more)

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The Times

Global Power Museum at BAFBGlobal Power Museum at BAFBA bust of...

A bust of General Joseph J. Nazzaro on display next to a B-47 at the Barksdale Global Power Museum.

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Business Journal

HomeAdvisor expands services with acquisition

Golden-based HomeAdvisor aims to help home improvement contractors manage their business by adding technology made by a Virginia company.

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