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  1. 64-year-old woman's death in Burke, Va., is being called suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The Washington Post

    The death of a 64-year-old woman, who was found in her Burke, Va., home by a family member, is being called suspicious, according to Fairfax County Police. Fathia Choukri was found unresponsive around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday by a family member.

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  2. Vandals cause more than $20K in damage to Fairfax Co. elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Fairfax County police said they believe suspects caused both interior and exterior damage to White Oaks Elementary School in Burke, Virginia, during the overnight hours between July 2 and July 3. Police responded to the school on the morning of July 3 after a construction crew found destruction and signs of arson around the property. The vandals damaged the school's newly installed playground and a shed.

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  3. Weekly arrests and wanted suspects 7/3Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | Fauquier.com

    ... sexual battery and assault & battery for an incident in Bristow. Tyson RASCHER, 19, of Martins Landing Lane in Burke is charged in Prince William County with impersonating a police officer, third offense and eluding police. Held without bond. ...

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  4. Correction: Train-Teenager Killed storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Newms360.com

    ... the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. The Fairfax County police department said on Twitter that Reyhan Safoglu of Burke, Virginia, was hiking with two relatives Wednesday afternoon. Police say the girl and a 13-year-old boy were walking on a ...

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  5. Mother of teen killed by train: 'It was nobody's fault'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The mother of a 13-year-old girl struck and killed by a commuter train in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., says "it was nobody's fault." Reyhan Safoglu of Burke, Virginia, was killed Wednesday after being hit by a train while hiking with her 21-year-old brother and 13-year-old cousin.

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  6. 'It was nobody's fault,' mother says of teen daughter fatally struck by train in northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Reyhan Safoglu, 13, of Burke, Va., was killed Wednesday, when she was struck by a VRE train near Clifton, Va.

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  7. Teen Struck and Killed by VRE Train IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | WMAL-AM Washington

    The 13-year-old girl struck and killed by a V-R-E train while walking on the tracks near Clifton Wednesday afternoon has been identified as Reyhan Safoglu of Burke, Virginia. Fairfax County Police said Safoglu and her 13-year-old cousin were walking on the Bull Run Bridge when a train came.

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  8. At Lake Braddock, sexual harassment accusations, personnel changes and lingering resentmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | The Washington Post

    Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, where a group of parents are angry at school officials. A tangled and murky saga stemming from complaints of sexual harassment continues to escalate at Lake Braddock Secondary School, with coaches, administrators, players and parents embroiled in a case that began more than 18 months ago and now includes two pending federal legal complaints.

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  9. 'It was nobody's fault,' mother says of teen daughter fatally struck by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | The Washington Post

    Reyhan Safoglu, 13, of Burke, Va., was killed Wednesday, when she was struck by a VRE train near Clifton, Va. Emel Safoglu clutched her daughter's striped shirt and held it to her face as she took in a breath.

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  10. Teen struck, killed by train outside of Washington, DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A 13-year-old girl walking on a bridge was struck and killed by a commuter train in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. The Fairfax County police department said on Twitter that Reyhan Safoglu of Burke, Virginia, was hiking with relatives Wednesday afternoon and was walking on Bull Run Bridge when a train approached. Police say two relatives walking with her on the bridge were able to get out of the way.

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  11. The Stone Center of Virginia Supplies Property Owners with Expert DesignsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 29 | SBWire

    ... and accents. The options are endless at the Stone Center of Virginia, and those that are interested in concrete in Burke, VA or any of their other products should call them at 703-393-2828 or visit http://www.stonecenterofva.com/ . About Stone ...

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  12. UPDATED: Burke man charged with impersonating police officer in WoodbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Fauquier.com

    ... officer arrived at the scene last week in Woodbridge was arrested in Fairfax County on Friday. Tyson Rascher, 19, of Burke, was charged with impersonating a police officer, third offense and eluding police in Prince William County. He also received ...

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  13. UPDATED: Burke man charged with impersonating police officer in WoodbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Fauquier.com

    ... officer arrived at the scene last week in Woodbridge was arrested in Fairfax County on Friday. Tyson Rascher, 19, of Burke, was charged with impersonating a police officer, third offense and eluding police in Prince William County. He also received ...

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  14. Burke Automotive, Wiygul Automotive mergingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Tire Business

    Burke Centre Automotive in Burke, Va., is merging with Wiygul Automotive Clinic 's chain of seven retail tire and automotive service stores in Virginia and Maryland. Burke Centre Automotive owner Chris Burr will join the Wiygul senior management team, and the single location dealership eventually will be rebadged with Wiygul Automotive signage, co-owner Zack Wiygul told Tire Business .

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  15. From the battlefield to the classroom: Are veterans a solution to teacher shortage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Orchestra director Clayton Allen, center, helps the ensemble warm up before a concert at Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, Va., in May. In Afghanistan, Clayton Allen was an Army medic at a field hospital in Bagram, treating soldiers who had been maimed or wounded in combat. To unwind, Allen, a violinist, would play classical music from his tent, the tunes at times competing with the sounds of exploding bombs in the distance to fill the night sky.

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  16. New Fairfax County library director merges tradition with innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Fairfax Times

    ... might not ordinarily associate with libraries, such as a gaming station at the renovated Pohick Regional Library in Burke or a recent "Meet Your Muslim Neighbor" community event at George Mason Regional Library in Annandale. "Our library's mission ...

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  17. Metro bus passengers, two of them children, injured in D.C. collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... incident at a Walmart store in the Fairfax area. The incident happened about 11 a.m. May 14 at the store on Burke Commons Road in Burke. Police said the man used a "recording device" to "unlawfully record up the dresses of a 10-year-old girl and a ...

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  18. Fairfax man charged in 'upskirting' incident at a WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A 53-year-old man was arrested and charged in an "upskirting" incident at a Walmart store in the Fairfax area. The incident happened around 11 a.m. May 14 at the store on Burke Commons Road in Burke.

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  19. Boys' soccer Top 10: Jefferson overcomes doubt to capture Conference 13 championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Jefferson senior Ben Bae leaps into the arms of Prateek Bardhan after the Colonials clinched the Conference 13 title against Falls Church last Saturday. When Jefferson boys soccer coach Sean Burke watched Ben Bae clank the Colonials' first penalty kick off the crossbar to begin their shootout in this past Saturday's Conference 13 final against Falls Church, he thought, "Oh my god, we're in huge trouble."

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  20. Shepherd's Center Fashions Scream ComfortRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    "This happens to be an event for socializing," said Lisa Carroll, one of the leaders at the Shepherd's Center of Fairfax-Burke. "All the models are active volunteers, they all look very good, they're lovely," she added.

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