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  1. Northrop Grumman CEO to step down newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Falls Church, Virginia-based defense contractor Northrop Grumman said CEO Wes Bush will step down as chief executive in January and remain chairman through July 2019. Warden joined the company in 2008 and has held several executive positions, including vice president of the company's cybersecurity business and president of its Mission Systems sector.


  2. Parents, teachers discuss how to make Fairfax Co. schools safer newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    After several deadly school shootings around the nation, especially the one in Parkland, Florida, one area school district is taking a closer look at some options it hopes will make schools safer. Several recommendations will be up for a vote in late July, but the community is getting a chance to weigh in on the safety plan before the vote.


  3. DC area is home to 2 of the nationa s best childrena s hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Hospitals in D.C. and Baltimore rank among the best in the nation, according to a new list released by U.S. News & World Report. Overall, Children's National Medical Center in D.C. ranked No.


  4. What's the legacy of 'The Americans'?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    How well do we really know each other? How many of our secrets do we share with our closest friends, neighbors and co-workers? How much of each of us is an iceberg to others? And what steps do we take to make sure the 90 percent stays underwater? The spy show takes place in D.C. during the Reagan administration, and unlike the movie "No Way Out," did not have anyone boarding the Metro in Georgetown. There has been plenty of violence and sex with plenty of '80s cultural references in the mix .


  5. Md.-based Roy Rogers partners with Cal Ripken Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Roy Rogers Restaurants marks its 50th anniversary this year, and it has partnered with Cal Ripken Jr. to both promote the popular mid-Atlantic burger chain and to raise money for the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation. The yearlong partnership will include several promotions with Ripken, including Cal Ripken commemorative cups that customers can purchase, and a campaign giving customers the choice to round up their price on their bill.


  6. Falls Church ranked healthiest community in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A survey of nearly 3,000 communities across the United States has determined that the city of Falls Church, Virginia, is the healthiest community in the nation - one of three Northern Virginia communities in the top 10. The top Maryland community was Howard County, which ranks No. 20. Fairfax County, Virginia, ranked 21st; Arlington County, Virginia ranks 31st.


  7. Student, 15, charged with making Falls Church school threat newRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A 15-year-old student of George Mason High School in Falls Church, Virginia, has been arrested and charged with threatening the school. Police in Falls Church said on Monday, school administrators gave them a note written by the student.


  8. In Falls Church, a vigil for school shooting victims - and calls for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The event at George Mason High School honored the 17 victims of last week's mass shooting. While the vigil featured calls to change national gun policies, Virginia gun-rights supporters remain skeptical.


  9. Demonstrators gather at White House to support Iranian protests newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Despite subfreezing temperatures, demonstrators, many with roots in Iran, gathered in front of the White House to show support for nationwide protests that have shaken Iran. "For liberty in Iran and democracy in Iran we are here to support the protests in Iran that are ongoing," said Majid Sadeghpour, a Falls Church, Virginia, pharmacist who also serves as political director of the Organization of Iranian American Communities in the United States.


  10. Kastle Systems acquires embassy, ambassador security company newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Falls Church, Virginia-based Kastle Systems, one of the biggest commercial real estate security system providers in the country, has acquired District-based Urban Alarm for an undisclosed sum. Urban Alarm, founded in 2003, provides both security and patrol services to a mix of high-end, single-family residential communities, as well as commercial, institutional and property management companies throughout of the D.C. area.


  11. Man charged with co-worker's fatal shooting: - He ... broke my teeth and I shot him'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The shuttle bus driver charged with fatally shooting a co-worker last week on the grounds of the former Walter Reed Medical Center told police he was defending himself during a violent attack that bloodied his mouth and knocked out some of his teeth. But 59-year-old Wright Koonce also told police he shot 45-year-old Brian Andre Gibson multiple times as the younger man had his back turned and was running away, according to a police affidavit.


  12. Fairfax high school boots Confederate name after years of debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Fairfax County School Board has approved a measure late Thursday night to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School in Falls Church. The measure requests "that the Stuart community consider 'Stuart High School' as the new name," but the exact new name has yet to be decided.T The Falls Church school, which is named after a slaveholding Confederate general, opened in 1959.


  13. Voting like ita s 1999: Va. jurisdictions to back up ballots on paper newRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    "Until security on the internet feels like something the people can trust paper is the future," said David B. Bjerke, director of elections and general registrar of voters of Falls Church, Virginia. Paper - or lack of it - was one of the reasons that several models of voting machines were suddenly decertified by Virginia's State Board of Elections.


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