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  1. Clinton reaches out (and out and out!) for 2016 policy ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Deseret News

    In this June 26, 2015, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at a Jefferson Jackson event hosted by the Democratic Party of Virginia in Fairfax, Va. In the months before she began her second bid for the White House, Clinton spent hours quizzing economists, lawyers, educators and activists about everything from executive compensation to the latest research on lead paint.

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  2. SKEANS Sr., Ronald MasonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Dayton Daily News

    ... Dorothy Carole Skeans; 3 children: Patricia Lee Skeans of Dayton OH, Ronald Mason Skeans, Jr. and wife Marcy of Fairfax VA, and Lori Elizabeth Kula of Huber Heights OH, grandchildren and numerous adored nieces and nephews; 4 siblings: Howard Skeans ...

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  3. Americans celebrate 4th July with parades, fireworks and hot dog-eating competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    In New York City, the nation's biggest police force assigned about 7,000 officers and nearly all its counterterrorism personnel to handle security around Independence Day events. A little girl waves a US flag as she takes part in the Independence Day Parade in Fairfax, Virginia.

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  4. Grillers rejoice low propane fuel pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Daily Herald

    ... being a net importer of propane to the U.S. being the single largest exporter of propane," said Michael Sloan, a Fairfax, Virginia-based principal at consulting firm ICF International. "It's a good time to fill up your propane tank." Propane in Mont ...

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  5. Police: Leesburg Man Shot During Fight on Friday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Patch.com

    A Leesburg man has been listed in critical condition in a Fairfax hospital after being shot multiple times Friday night during a fight, according to the Leesburg police. Another Leesburg man, Jacob Timothy Kinsey, 29, has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection with the shooting, the Leesburg police said.

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  6. Topological characterization of neuronal arbor morphology via...Read the original story

    Saturday | BioMed Central

    Department of Molecular Neuroscience, Center for Neural Informatics, Structures, and Plasticity, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study , George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at:

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  7. People & PlacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Fairfax Times

    ... and recreational programs. has been appointed as the new executive director of the Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County, effective July 1. Strand has been serving as program director of the countywide coalition that works to prevent ...

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  8. Former GMU baseball player enjoys home-field advantageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Fairfax Times

    Josh Morrison, right, a Fairfax County firefighter, sits in the dugout with the Fairfax Stars baseball team during the World Police and Fire Games.

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  9. Improved training, de-escalation strategies among recommendationsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Fairfax Times

    The Fairfax County Police Department has the potential to become a national leader in use of force policies and procedures if it takes steps to update and tweak its current practices, according to a report released last week.

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  10. Autodesk and NIMS Partner on CAM Machining StandardsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | F&M Magazine

    ... 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, and the National Institute for Metalworking Skills, Inc. (NIMS; Fairfax, VA) are partnering to develop the first-ever industry recognized Computer Aided Manufacturing/Machining (CAM) standards and ...

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  11. World Police & Fire GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | TBD.com

    The World Police and Fire Games are the second largest global multi-sport event, and this year it's being hosted in the Washington region, by Fairfax 2015. This free event draws thousands of athletes from police, fire, and other safety agencies.

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  12. The Week in SpringfieldRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    A dead man was reported June 27 in a pond on South Van Dorn Street near Kingstowne Village Parkway. Photo courtesy of the Fairfax County Police Department Fairfax County Police continue to investigate the death of Kenneth Duane Bernhardt, 36, of Falls Church, who was found Saturday, June 27 in a pond on South Van Dorn Street near Kingstowne Village Parkway.

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  13. WLFI File PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Bret Yundt and Keith Barker both took part in the 2015 World Police and Fire Games in Fairfax, Virginia last week. It was Yundt's second appearance at the games and this year he took home gold in the stair climb event for the 55 and older category.

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  14. FCPS Seeks Family Input as it Braces for $100 Million Budget CutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Public Schools has already alerted residents of the school district it anticipates a budget cut of more than $100 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year, which begins on July 1, 2016. In response to this potentially massive budget cut, FCPS created a Budget Task Force to advise Superintendent Karen Garza in developing the 2016-17 budget, and that task force wants input from the families it serves.

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  15. Fact check: Was Hillary Clinton the original 'birther'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | USA Today

    Fact check: Was Hillary Clinton the original 'birther'? Two GOP candidates claim the "birther" movement originated with the Hillary Clinton campaign in 2008. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1LXJDu8 Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at a Jefferson Jackson event hosted by the Democratic Party of Virginia at George Mason University's Patriot Center, in Fairfax, Va., on June 26, 2015.

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  16. Virginia School Board Votes to Teach Seventh Graders about - Gender Identity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Cybercast News Service

    ... the gender identity term transgender," according to a newly adopted sex education curriculum. Andrea Lafferty, a Fairfax County parent and president of the Traditional Values Coalition, spoke at the board meeting , asking parents: "Do you want ...

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  17. School Board approves adding gender identity lessons to curriculumRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Fairfax Times

    The Fairfax County School Board last Thursday voted to add lessons on gender identity and sexual orientation to its family life education curriculum for middle and high school students.

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  18. Fairfax shows its colors at Fourth of July celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Fairfax Times

    ... Arts Center in Lorton. Saturday dawns on the Firecracker 5k for the Troops at Reston Town Center and continues with Fairfax City's annual parade and Vienna's Red, White & Blue on the Green. At dusk fireworks illuminate the skies above schools and ...

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  19. Eleven Oaks is a new development that straddles Fairfax county and Fairfax cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Washington Post

    Eleven Oaks, a 7.6-acre community in Fairfax, spans the boundary between the city of Fairfax and Fairfax County. Eleven Oaks, a 7.6-acre community of townhouses and single-family houses in Northern Virginia, offers buyers a choice between living in Fairfax City or Fairfax County.

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  20. ALG - No more IMF money for Greece, and defund IMF $100 billion credit lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | NH Insider

    July 1, 2015, Fairfax, Va. - Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement in response to Greece's default on $1.7 billion of International Monetary Fund debt, a U.S. taxpayer funded institution: "The IMF was never supposed to fund developed countries like Greece, Ireland, or Portugal, yet in the financial crisis these three countries have borrowed a whopping $54 billion from it, accounting for 55 percent of all its current outstanding loans.

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