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  1. The drug that turned a heroin user's life aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... to resume. In many places, emergency medical responders have been carrying naloxone for many years. Fairfax County police said they determined that training and other expenses would not make sense since emergency medical workers get to scenes as ...

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  2. The drug that turned a heroin user's life aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... to resume. In many places, emergency medical responders have been carrying naloxone for many years. Fairfax County police said they determined that training and other expenses would not make sense since emergency medical workers get to scenes as ...

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  3. Dog shot during arrest by Fairfax County Police recovering after surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    A Virginia dog is recovering after being shot by police during the arrest of a suspect, FCPD News reported September 17. King, a pit bull, is expected to survive being shot by an unnamed officer with the Fairfax County Police Department. The incident began around 9:15 p.m. September 16 in the 11500 block of Fairfax Station Road when a 20-year man was in a parked car with several other individuals.

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  4. Northern VA Home Improvement Company Supports Fairfax County Public SchoolsRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Moss Building and Design and Moss Home Services, a home remodeling and home services company serving Northern Virginia is participating in the Fox Mill Elementary School Fall Carnival this weekend. Moss Building and Design, a family-owned remodeling company in Fairfax County , is always looking for ways to give back to the community they work and live in.

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  5. NASA Technology Can Detect Heartbeats in RubbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    ... conduct more than 65 test searches with two Urban Search and Rescue teams: the Virginia Task Force 1 at the Fairfax County Fire Department training center, and the Virginia Task Force 2 in Virginia Beach, VA. "Testing proved successful in locating a ...

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  6. Local Interfaith Coalition Collaborates to Feed the Hungry on 3rd Annual Day to ServeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... president of the ACCA. "ACCA provides emergency food deliveries to some of the neediest communities in Fairfax County and relies almost exclusively on the generosity of others." Volunteers greeted shoppers at the entrances and exits of local grocery ...

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  7. Working Women: Fairfax County's first female sheriff, Stacey Kincaid, wants to inspire young peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TBD.com

    Elected in 2013, Fairfax County Sheriff Stacey Kincaid oversees more than 500 deputies, manages the county jail, and oversees civil law issues - but it all started while at Frostburg State University. "I came home one break and was going through, actually, the phone book, and came across the Sheriff's Office and made a phone call and said, 'hey do you take interns for the summer?'" Kincaid recalls.

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  8. Kid's Safety Day from Fairfax City Police on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... s. There will be free Rita's Italian Ice, as well as a child safety seat installation and inspection from the Fairfax County Sheriff's Office.

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  9. School notes: Hayfield Secondary announces new principalRead the original story

    Friday | Fairfax Times

    ... community members alike to recycle items and be environmentally responsible. High school bands from across Fairfax County - including Annandale, Falls Church, Madison, McLean, Robinson, West Potomac and more - are scheduled to compete in the ...

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  10. Fairfax County Police Charge Falls Church Area Man for Alleged Sex TraffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Police have charged a Falls Church area man with alleged sex trafficking, according to a news release from police. Police relayed how the alleged crime took place, in the news release: Several months ago, a 17-year-old girl met a man on Facebook.

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  11. Teen was missing for three months, police sayRead the original story

    Friday | Fairfax Times

    ... Church-area man has been charged with abducting a teenage girl and keeping her locked in a room. According to Fairfax County police, this past spring a 17-year-old girl met Manuel A. Contreras, 27, of Kaiser Place in the Fairfax County section of ...

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  12. Police claim 'major break' in disappearance of U-Va. student Hannah GrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... He called it a "major break" in the case nearly a week after Graham, an 18-year-old U-Va. sophomore from Fairfax County, went missing while walking alone late at night. Graham has not been located and no one is in custody, Longo said. He said he is ...

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  13. Fairfax County will treat cyclists as 'valid users of the roadway,' shift course on planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Fairfax County is in the final stages of crafting a Bicycle Master Plan that will put the onus on the county, the state and private developers to create a place that meets bicyclists' needs today while encouraging more people to ride in the future. It's not the first time Fairfax has tackled cycling, having adopted a bicycle route map in 2008 and the Tysons Corner Bicycle Master Plan in 2010.

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  14. Car dealerships leaving central Springfield. Redevelopment opportunities coming?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    ... the heart of central Springfield. "These things are being pushed out of the county in a lot of places," said Fairfax County Supervisor Jeff McKay , D-Lee, who worked with Michael Jennings of Kay Jennings Springfield Toyota to find a nearby location ...

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  15. LCPS Approves 2014 Food Recovery ProgramRead the original story

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... In March 2014, the LCPS and Loudoun Hunger Committee representatives visited Dranesville Elementary School in Fairfax County, where the program has been successful. An implementation plan for LCPS was presented to the LCPS / Health, Safety, Wellness ...

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  16. Police Attempt to Retrieve Kittens in Sewer Drain Near Vienna SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... opportunity to provide a sample of her breath for an analysis. After the analysis she was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where she was charged with Driving While Intoxicated. Narcotics Violation 14-10382 Lawyers Road at ...

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  17. Hannah GrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... in an area of town that friends said was unfamiliar to the teen. A graduate of West Potomac High School in Fairfax County, Graham spent her freshman year at a dorm on the far side of the campus that bisects this picturesque town clutched in the ...

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  18. Springfield site optimal for FBI headquartersRead the original story

    Friday | Fairfax Times

    ... visit our website, www.SpringfieldChamber.org, and sign our petition. Having a strong showing from all across Fairfax County and Virginia is important. The public input process will end in mid-October. The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce ...

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  19. Turn up heat, laws on domestic violenceRead the original story

    Friday | Fairfax Times

    ... regardless of age, economic status, race, religion, nationality or educational background. Based on 2011 Fairfax County Youth Survey statistics, nearly 13,000 students in Fairfax County Public Schools reported witnessing physical violence between ...

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  20. School notes: Hayfield Secondary announces new principalRead the original story

    Friday | Fairfax Times

    ... community members alike to recycle items and be environmentally responsible. High school bands from across Fairfax County - including Annandale, Falls Church, Madison, McLean, Robinson, West Potomac and more - are scheduled to compete in the ...

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