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  1. 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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  2. 3 hospitalized after Burke fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Fairfax County fire investigators are trying determine the cause of a house fire in Burke, Virginia, that sent three people to area hospitals.

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  3. new Recent homicides linked, Fairfax police confirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Fairfax County police say two homicides in the Burke area last week are linked and that both victims were shot. 22-year-old Henok Yohannes was found dead inside his home on Blarney Stone Court in Springfield on Dec. 22. The next morning a homeowner on Cordwood Court in Burke saw a woman's body in his yard - it was the body of 22-year old Kedest Sileshi Simineh.

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  4. new Fairfax County police: Two homicides may be connectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police in Fairfax County are investigating two homicides that happened about 2 miles apart, and say they may be related. Officers were called to a Springfield, Virginia, home on Blarney Stone Court, off Old Keene Mill Road, around 8:15 p.m. on Thursday.

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  5. Fairfax Co. police: Missing womana s body foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The police said that at about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday they got a call from a house in the 6100 block of Meadowpond Court in Burke, Virginia. Members of the family said they awoke to find that Frances Robinson, 67, was missing, and that she'd last been seen at about midnight.

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  6. Fairfax Co. farmers markets extend seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    "We have cheese, pies, eggs, all kinds of different specialties for the holidays - along with fresh produce, bread and honey," said Judy Pedersen, a spokeswoman with the Fairfax County Park Authority. "There's winter squash, greens, apples, potatoes, carrots - and we haven't even talked about the gifts."

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  7. Muslims and community leaders come together in Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Seeking guidance and support, worshippers came together at the Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Virginia, on Friday. Many in attendance expressed their concerns about the results of the presidential election and what it will mean for the Muslim community.

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  8. Va. woman to push special needs boy across Marine Corps Marathon finish lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Kareen Lawson, from Burke, will run the Marine Corps Marathon while pushing her 10-year-old special needs running buddy, Jeffrey. In this eighth installment of WTOP's Marine Corps Marathon series, she shares why being his legs gives her purpose.

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