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  1. Muuzii Receives Rave Reviews at the World Police & Fire GamesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PR.com

    Washington, DC, July 04, 2015 -- -- Muuzii, Inc., the world's most universal and flexible mobile language translation and language learning service, receives rave reviews for its mobile translation service during the 2015 World Police and Fire Games . The event, taking place in Fairfax County, Virginia and other locations throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, lasting through July 5, 2015, has brought 12,000+ professional, public safety athletes from 70 countries to compete in 60+ sports to qualify for over 1,600 medal events.

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  2. JharkhandRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    ... Jharkhand's champion pugilist Aruna Mishra will fight the summit clash at the World Police and Fire Games at Fairfax County, Virginia, on Friday evening, USA time. Jharkhand Adivasi Kurmi Samaj Samiti (JAKSS) on Friday threatened to enforce a Kolhan ...

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  3. At World Police and Fire Games, some top competitors have four legsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    ... the World Police and Fire Games annouced they were coming to Virginia this year, Winkler received a call from Fairfax County Police Sgt. Joe Furman, coordinator of the service dog competition. The event needed Winkler's help in the grittiest aspect ...

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  4. Aruna storms into final ring in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Jharkhand's champion pugilist Aruna Mishra will fight the summit clash at the World Police and Fire Games at Fairfax County, Virginia, on Friday evening, USA time. Jamshedpur-based Aruna, who pummelled her rivals in three earlier bouts, including Thursday's semi-finals, to reach the women's 75kg category finals, will take on her opponent from Kazakhstan.

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  5. Rabid Fox Captured at Burke Area ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    A rabid fox captured this week near the South Run Recreational facility has authorities looking for anyone who may have come into contact with a fox recently in that area. Animal Control Officers responded to the area regarding a fox acting strangely Wednesday evening in the area of South Run and the Burke Lake Trail, according to Fairfax County Police.

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  6. Virginia school board votes to teach 7th graders about 'gender identity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... board there has just voted to begin teaching 12-year-olds about " gender identity ." "Andrea Lafferty, a Fairfax County parent and president of the Traditional Values Coalition, spoke at the board meeting , asking parents: 'Do you want gender ...

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  7. Bodybuilding couple are among thousands of athletes at police gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Clinton and Lori Beach are husband and wife. They serve on the Fairfax County police force together too, but what makes their partnership truly unique was on display at the 2015 World Police and Fire Games: They are both bodybuilders.

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  8. Cancelled: No Fourth of July Parade in Lorton This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    The annual Fourth of July parade in Lorton is canceled for 2015. Here's what organizers said on their Facebook page: After 25 years without fail, the 2015 parade is being canceled due to the second largest sporting event in the World is being held in Fairfax County.

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  9. Metro offers way to boost on-time performance by cutting serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Building the Silver Line stations in Fairfax County has not added as many riders as projected. Now, Metro is considering a cut in train frequency.

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  10. These top competitors have four legsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... and Fire Games announced the competition was coming to Virginia this year, Winkler received a call from Fairfax County Police Sgt. Joe Furman, coordinator of the service dog competition. The event needed Winkler's help in the grittiest aspect of dog ...

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  11. Column: Same-sex marriage just the beginningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Aiken Standard

    ... Christians, out of the public square. What might be a preview of things to come occurred last week when the Fairfax County School Board in Virginia voted 10-2 to approve a “gender identity” curriculum for children starting in seventh ...

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  12. Public Safety BriefsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fairfax Times

    ... Police said the Northern Virginia Regional Identification System, Investigative Support Division, notified Fairfax County Police Department homicide detectives that the body was that of Kenneth Duane Bernhardt, 36, of Falls Church. Police said the ...

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  13. People & PlacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairfax Times

    ... 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 substance abuse and ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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  15. School NotesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fairfax Times

    The Fairfax County school system will provide free breakfasts and lunches to low-income students through a summer food service program to ensure that the children receive nutritious meals when school is not in session.

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  16. News Briefs -- FairfaxTimes.comRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fairfax Times

    The updated permit system for commercial photographers taking photos in Fairfax County parks went into effect this week.

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

    Yesterday | 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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  18. Parents Confront School Board, Demand 'Opt-Out' for Controversial ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheBlaze.com

    Angry over a controversial curriculum that teaches young students about same-sex marriage and "gender identity," several parents in Fairfax County, Virginia, confronted school board members during a regular meeting on June 25. The parents in question argued they should have the choice to "opt-out" of the controversial lessons. "Parents, do you want your children in Kindergarten to hear about same-sex marriage under the guise of families?" Andrea Lafferty, a Fairfax County parent and president of the Traditional Values Coalition, asked parents at the meeting.

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  19. Police Report 'Peeping Tom' Incident in West Falls Church AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    Incident took place Wednesday at 12:40 a.m. Suspect described as white man, 5 feet, 3 inches tall; wearing a gray T-shirt, dark jeans. Fairfax County Police say that a West Falls Church area resident looked out the window a little after midnight Wednesday and saw a man looking into her room.

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

    Wednesday Jun 24 | TBD.com

    ... nolds, chairman of the board of Fairfax 2015 came to the show today joined by Nicholas Barb, a competitor and Fairfax County Sheriff's office Private First Class.

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