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45 min ago | Fairfax Times

Herndon antebellum home renovated and up for sale

A Herndon antebellum house that was moved in 2012 so a subdivision of new Arts and Crafts-style homes could be built around it has been renovated and is now for sale.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Herndon, VA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Fairfax, VA

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Monthly charge for air conditioner is illegal, tenants at Va. complex allege in lawsuit

The old window air-conditioning unit inside Amanda Quinteros's two-bedroom apartment provides welcome relief from the summer heat.

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Related Topix: Falls Church, VA, Arlington, VA

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Fairfax County Animal Watch

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

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Related Topix: Fairfax, VA, Chantilly, VA, Seven Corners, VA, Reston, VA

10 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

Fairfax County finds proof coyotes are breeding in local parks

Fairfax County Parks Authority officials say they have proof that pairs of coyotes have been breeding in at least one of their parks - Ellanor C. Lawrence, located in Chantilly off of Route 28. A photo released by the Parks Authority shows a young coyote pup officials spotted in the park recently, which they say is proof of what they had been ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

Jilla s House story missed a few details

As a mother of a 10-year-old autistic son, I read with chagrin that you were promoting McLean Bible Church's Jill's House in this week's edition of Fairfax County Times [“Vienna-based Jill's House a welcome neighbor”].

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Related Topix: McLean, VA, Vienna, VA, Opinion

18 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Fairfax County mom dies after hornet sting

On a Saturday afternoon earlier this month, Melodye Creason decided to trim back the azaleas in front of her family's Annandale home before running an errand.

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19 hrs ago | Gazette.net

When rock and art collide

The “Michael Godard - The Rockstar of the Art World” exhibit is coming to the Wentworth Gallery in Bethesda starting Saturday.

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Related Topix: McLean, VA, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ARLnow.com

Sullivan Wins 48th District Special Eleciton

Richard "Rip" Sullivan is the newest member of the state General Assembly after soundly defeating Republican Dave Foster in tonight's special election.

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Related Topix: Delegates, Swing, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

WTVR Richmond

Richmond is a hotspot for car thefts

There were more vehicle thefts in the city of Richmond than any other locality in the state in 2013, according to numbers from the Virginia State Police.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Henrico County, VA, Chesterfield County, VA

WUSA-TV Washington

Bus and Silver Line Adjustments for Commuters

In these dog days of summer Washington metropolitan area commuters are catching a reprieve.

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Related Topix: Reston, VA, Virginia

NBC29

Emerald Ash Borer Found in More Virginia Counties

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services today announced the detection of Emerald Ash Borer in additional counties in the Commonwealth; the newly infested counties include Alleghany, Bath, Fauquier and Page.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Agriculture, Science

Fairfax County

Reston Townhouse 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 14-81 Date: August 19, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire Monday, August 18, 2014, at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Reston, VA, Fairfax, VA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Md., Va., D.C. see historic declines in auto thefts

Auto thefts saw major declines in the D.C. area in 2013, but AAA says it's no reason for drivers to let their guards down during summer's high-risk theft time.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Arlington County, VA

WTOP-FM Washington

Voters head to polls for special election Tuesday

A special election Aug. 19 in the 48th House District will fill a seat left vacant by Del.

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Fairfax Times

The 50-Year commitment to Economic Development in Fairfax County

Fifty years ago, around the same time the last 24 miles of asphalt were being laid to complete the Capital Beltway, as the first shovels of development near the rustic crossroads of Routes 7 and 123 were starting to shape what would then be the nation's largest enclosed mall, the Virginia General Assembly passed a law that, arguably, did more to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fairfax, VA, Opinion

WTOP-FM Washington

Report: Loudoun County's income growth drives D.C.-area's economy

A Northern Virginia county is driving the area's economy, according to a new report -- a week after it was named one of the best counties in the United States.

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Related Topix: Loudoun County, VA, Alexandria, VA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Police arrest woman with 8 open warrants

Police arrest woman with 8 open warrants Anne Arundel Police have arested a woman with eight open warrants.

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Fairfax Times

Repairs on way for Clemyjontri Park

Repairs are moving ahead at McLean's Clemyjontri Park, home to a popular playground that is accessible to people of all ability levels.

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Related Topix: McLean, VA

Fairfax Times

Jeff Bridges brings cool karma, crazy heart to Fairfax County

Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges and his band The Abiders will continue their first East Coast tour with a performance Aug. 31 at The Birchmere in Alexandria.

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Related Topix: Alexandria, VA, Entertainment

Fairfax Times

Fairfax Fire and Rescue welcomes newest four-legged member

At 12:30 a.m. Thursday morning, the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department's newest four-legged member began his first shift.

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Related Topix: Fire, Fairfax, VA

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