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  1. Virginia parents urge officials to protect the environmentRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    ... on legislation. This legislative session, the league pushed for a bill introduced by Sen. Scott Surovell, D-Fairfax County, that would require Dominion Virginia Power to evaluate the potential pollution from its coal ash ponds near four generating ...

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  2. Streetscape Project to Beautify Great FallsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... the Celebrate Great Falls umbrella, Streetscape Project volunteers began working with VDOT, as well as the Fairfax County and Dranesville arborists, to identify five different native trees that will thrive in this environment, not interfere with ...

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  3. Main Street' Idea Revitalized for Downtown McLeanRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... ll the mixed uses. "I can't imagine residential there," said Carole Herrick, McLean resident and chair of the Fairfax County History Commission. "I can't imagine eight

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  4. Presidential residences: Famous homes of the commanders-in-chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | USA Today

    Presidential residences: Famous homes of the commanders-in-chief Their stay in the White House only lasts so long, after all. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1XsQ3HR George Washington Mount Vernon Fairfax County, Virginia Born at Colonial Beach, George Washington, spent most of his childhood at Ferry Farm, near modern day Fredricksburg.

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  5. new Gang recruitment starts as early as elementary school, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... from nationally known gangs to homegrown street cliques," said Ed Ryan, gang prevention coordinator for Fairfax County. "Oftentimes gangs are targeting middle school age and they do, unfortunately, dip down to the elementary school age." Ryan is ...

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  6. 76-year-old woman is charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... from a dispute at a house party but provided no other details in the ongoing investigation. A man died in Fairfax County on Saturday when he tried to stop his moving car, which struck a house and threw him to the ground, county police said. David ...

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  7. UAE owned Northern Virginia home goes up in flamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Mail

    ... free-standing brick walls and two chimneys posed a hazard, according to Paul Ruwe, a deputy chief with the Fairfax County and fire Rescue. Firetrucks arrived quickly on the scene, but it took time for them to hook hoses up to the far-off hydrant ...

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  8. Suburban DC mansion engulfed in flamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KAIT-TV

    FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA - Thick, black smoke was seen from miles away as flames engulfed a home in suburban Washington, DC, on Saturday. Neighbors watched as a dark plume of smoke billowed above the large home on Turkey Run Road in McLean, VA, near CIA headquarters.

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  9. Decision is near on a VRE expansion planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... than staying in place at Broad Run," he said, "but we need to get buy-in from our regional partners like Fairfax County and the City of Manassas - but perhaps more importantly, buy-in from the state." Officials have to make sure that investments are ...

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  10. Man dies in Fairfax when car hits house, throwing him to groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    A man died in Fairfax County Saturday when he tried to stop his moving car, which struck a house and threw him to the ground, the county police said. They said David Sifuentes, 29, of Centreville was repairing his parked 2001 Volkswagen sedan around 1 p.m. in the 6200 block of Prince Way.

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  11. Police: Virginia man dies in accident while working on carRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily News-Record

    Fairfax County Police say they were called Saturday to Prince Way in Centreville for a report of an unresponsive man and a car that struck a townhouse. Police say a preliminary investigation determined that 29-year-old David Sifuentes was repairing his Volkswagen sedan when he asked an 8-year-old boy inside the car to start it.

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  12. new Va. man dies trying to take control of car moving in reverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Centreville man died Saturday afternoon as he tried to take control of a vehicle moving in reverse that hit a townhouse. David Sifuentes, 29, was repairing his 2001 Volkswagen sedan on Prince Way in Centreville at around 1 p.m. when he asked an 8-year-old boy inside the car to start the engine, according to a news release from the Fairfax County Police Department.

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  13. Saturday morning fire destroys McLean mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Washington Post

    ... down what had become a brick shell, as steam and smoke wafted out the top. Paul Ruwe, a deputy chief with Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, said the fire was mostly out but hot spots remained. Ruwe said investigators would not be able to enter to ...

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  14. Bill requiring high school students to learn about legal consent headed to governor's deskRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A bill that would require high school students to learn the meaning of legal consent is heading to the governor's desk. "If the first time we're teaching and discussing these issues is when they're in orientation for college or at a later date then we've really missed the boat," Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn, D-Fairfax County, told WAVY' sister station 8News in Richmond.

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  15. Firefighters on scene of house fire in McLeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Washington Post

    Fairfax County Fire and Rescue posted on Twitter that firefighters were at the 800 block of Turkey Run Road fighting a "fire through the roof." Update 800 block of Turkey Run Rd: Bulk of fire extinguished.

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  16. new Fire fills sky over McLean, Va. with smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A thick plume of smoke visible from parts of D.C. and Virginia had residents wondering its source Saturday morning. Fairfax County firefighters reported a fire through the roof of a structure in the 800 block of Turkey Run Road shortly after 8 a.m.

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  17. Virginia man who tried to aid ISIS sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | YourErie

    ... including some in Arlington, Virginia, last spring, prosecutors said. Qamar, from the city of Burke in Fairfax County, also had several conversations with the witness during which he expressed his admiration for violence and suicide bombings. The ...

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  18. Bill would require high schoolers to learn about legal consentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A bill that would require high schoolers to learn the meaning of legal consent is heading to the governor's desk. "If the first time we're teaching and discussing these issues is when they're in orientation for college or at a later date then we've really missed the boat," said Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn, D-Fairfax County.

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  19. Fairfax Police: Young Murder Victim Was Lured to His DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | NBC Washington

    ... gangs are using social media to lure their victims. Northern Virginia Bureau Reporter David Culver reports. Fairfax County police believe the young murder victim whose death sparked a wide-ranging investigation into gang ties -- an investigation ...

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  20. Bill requiring high schoolers to learn about legal consent headed to governora s deskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A bill that would require high schoolers to learn the meaning of legal consent is heading to the governor's desk. "If the first time we're teaching and discussing these issues is when they're in orientation for college or at a later date then we've really missed the boat," Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn, D-Fairfax County, told 8News.

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