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  1. DiscussRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Within the next few weeks, Amazon is likely to announce the location of its second corporate headquarters-"HQ2." Various reporting on possible locations indicates it is likely to be located near Dulles airport in the bulls-eye of the US internet.

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  2. Clifton - Great place to Visit; Better Place to Live'Read the original story

    Aug 27, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Wayne Nickum, 75, Town of Clifton since 1971, newly retired town councilman after 41 years and two months of service: "Great place to visit. Better place to live."

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  3. Tease photoRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The nine members of the Civilian Review Panel marked with *: Gerarda Culipher, Deputy Clerk of the Circuit Court; Randy Sayles,* Oak Hill; Rhonda VanLowe,* Reston; Kathleen Davis-Siudut,* Springfield; Adrian Steel,* McLean; Sharon Bulova, chairman of the Board of Supervisors; Judge William Webster, former director of FBI and CIA; Supervisor John Cook, chairman of Public Safety Committee; Jean Senseman,* Lorton; Douglas Kay,* Fairfax; Hollye Doane,* Oakton; Steve Descano,* Springfield; and Hansel Aguilar,* Fairfax.

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  4. Week in Reston: Reston Executive Center Decision DeferredRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The Fairfax County Planning Commission unanimously approved to defer for decision only action to consider on an application submitted by JBG/Reston Executive Center, LLC to a date certain of Sept. 13, 2018, with the record remaining open for comment.

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  5. New Baskin Robbins Opens in FairfaxRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    A new Baskin Robbins held its official grand-opening ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at 10655 Fairfax Blvd. in the City of Fairfax. Members of the Fairfax City Council and Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce came out to celebrate, as well as the Adrenaline Dance Studio of Tysons Corner.

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  6. I Am Coming; Be Prepared'Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Fairfax High's seniors graduated last week, but 18-year-old Ishmael Harrison wasn't among them. Instead of wearing a cap and gown with his classmates, he was in a one-piece jumpsuit in the Fairfax County jail.

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  7. Area Roundups: Burke, Fairfax, Lorton, SpringfieldRead the original story

    May 28, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Homicide detectives Tuesday evening, May 22, were investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a wooded area of Clifton. An autopsy was conducted Tuesday afternoon on 26-year-old James McDonald of Chantilly, who was discovered Monday night with trauma to the upper body.

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  8. Tease photoRead the original story

    May 28, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    As Pippin, Jack Hopewell is being persuaded by Sydney Cluff and Nick DachA to find something to make his life extraordinary in Woodson High production of 'Pippin.' Three local high schools have been honored with a total of 14 Cappie nominations.

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  9. Herndon Becoming Dementia Friendly CommunityRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    According to the Alzheimer's Association 2018 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures, an estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer's dementia. This number includes 5.5 million people age 65 and older and 200,000 individuals under age 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer's.

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  10. Evenings of Laughter and Standing Ovations in FairfaxRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    "Monty Python's Spamalot," the musical comedy performed by Rambunctious Theatre Company at Robinson Secondary High School, is a must-see this week. "Spamalot," the multiple Tony award-winning musical by Eric Idle based on the 1975 motion picture "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," is an irreverent parody of the Arthurian legend with a few twists and hilarious ones at that.

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  11. Robinson Secondary School Students Join - Awakening'Read the original story

    Mar 29, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    A group of students from Robinson who gathered at the Vienna Metro and traveled to the March together. From left: Corinne Baum, Erin Reno, Alayna Ricard, Ivy Mitchell, Danait Haddish, Lily Brintzinghoffer, Laura Armendaris, Adrianna Ladino, Michael McCabe, Laura Tirpak, Lizzy Lawrence, and Tyler Layton.

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  12. Commentary: Budget Plans Spotlight PrioritiesRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    It's only been a little over a week since the General Assembly adjourned and already the repercussions of not approving a budget are playing out in numerous negative ways. Working Virginians are left in limbo, worrying whether they will have critical access to affordable healthcare.

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  13. Lighting Up the Stage in FairfaxRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Performances: March 23 and March 24, at 8 p.m. Tickets $25 for adults; $15 for students, staff, and seniors; and $10 for groups of 10 or more. To purchase tickets, visit https://cfa.gmu.edu/ or call 703-993-8888.

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  14. Burke Boys Head for Championship Basketball GameRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Burke Select/Travel Fifth Grade Boys Team is about to compete in their League's Championship Game. The Fifth Grade Boys Team is one of 17 select/travel teams which represent the Burke community and compete in the Fairfax County Youth Basketball League for the 2017-18 winter season.

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  15. Old-Time Self Advocacy in SpringfieldRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Map of the former Northern Virginia Training Center site. Erickson Living, owner of Greenspring Village, proposes to build a senior living facility on the site.

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  16. Week in McLeanRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The McLean Community Center Governing Board is anticipating the completion of the renovation of its Ingleside Avenue facility later this year. Once completed, there will be additional multipurpose rooms and an enclosed courtyard, among other enhancements.

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  17. Schmidt Not Running for Reelection to Fairfax City CouncilRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Catching many people off guard, Ellie Schmidt announced this week that she will not be running for reelection to the Fairfax City Council. She sent out an email to Mayor David Meyer, her Council colleagues and City residents on Monday, Feb. 26, telling them the news.

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  18. We Either Pay Now or Later' in City of FairfaxRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Various City of Fairfax departments have compiled their list of projects for the City's proposed Capital Improvement Program for FY 2019-2023. And both the City Council and Planning Commission recently learned about and reacted to them during a joint work session.

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  19. DiscussRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    A snapshot of the City and what's on its horizon were the topics of Fairfax Mayor David Meyer's recent State of the City address to local residents. He spoke to them during an informal, Saturday-morning meeting, Jan. 20, at Fairfax City Hall.

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  20. Commentary: Working with a Full Agenda in RichmondRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The General Assembly has reorganized, adding nearly 20 new members, and we inaugurated a new Governor on Saturday. The 36th District now overlaps with five new state delegates including four new women.

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