Fairfax County Newswire (Page 4)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fairfax County, VA. (Page 4)

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  1. Reston law firm may step aside to allow major redevelopmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Business Journal

    ... which has about 35,000 square feet. The properties are assessed at a combined $11.9 million, according to Fairfax County land records. The site is zoned as a planned residential community and approved for residential mixed-use that could also ...

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  2. Julianne Moore campaigns to change high school's nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | CBS News

    The Oscar winners, who attended Stuart High in Fairfax County, Virginia, in the 1970s, believe that it is "reprehensible" that the school honors Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart with its name, reports the Washington Post . The school opened its doors in 1959, five years after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered public schools to desegregate.

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  3. Save the Date: Monday, August 31stRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Candidates for State Senate and House of Delegates to Appear on Edition of Fairfax Public Access's Inside Scoop, August 31. For the first time, the non-partisan Meet and Greet Candidates Forum for certified candidates for the State Senate and the House of Delegates will be broadcast live on a special extended edition of Inside Scoop on August 31, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The studio is located at 2929-S Eskridge Road in the Mosaic District of Fairfax. All of the candidates have been invited to respond to questions from a studio audience for an hour and then to meet with the public informally in a conference room next to the studio.

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  4. Groups Offer Check List for Back-to-School SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NBC Washington

    Members of the National Transportation Safety Board, Loudoun County Public Schools, Safe Kids Fairfax County, Youth of Virginia Speak Out, and Virginia Safe Routes are encouraging parents discuss safety with their children, even if they ride the bus.

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  5. Julianne Moore wants Va. high school to change Confederate nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KIVI

    ... Stuart, a Confederate cavalry general in the 1861-65 U.S. Civil War. The Change.org petition , which asks the Fairfax County School Board to rename the school after civil rights leader Thurgood Marshall instead, needs almost 5,000 more signatures to ...

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  6. Julianne Moore seeks to pull Confederate name from Virginia schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | ABS-CBN News

    Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore is heading a petition drive to rename her Virginia high school, which honors a Confederate general, and the campaign had gathered nearly 30,000 signatures online on Tuesday. Moore and Academy Award-winning producer Robert Cohen, who both attended J.E.B. Stuart High School in the late 1970s, are asking the Fairfax County School Board to rename the school for civil rights leader and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, according to a Change.org petition.

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  7. Stolen Vehicles, Larcenies in McLean Police DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    Get caught up on Fairfax County Police's crime reports from the McLean District since the start of last weekend.

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  8. Police Respond to Burglary in Herndon NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    Get caught up on the Fairfax County Police crime log from the Reston District dating back to Friday, Aug. 21. A resident on the 2100 block of Astoria Circle in Herndon contacted police and reported someone entered their home and stole property, fleeing the scene before authorities arrived.

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  9. PHOTOS: Fire Caused by Grill Does $70,000 Damage to Annandale Home: Fire DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    ... Annandale courtesy of Northern Virginia Fire Buffs. See more photos on their Facebook page. Firefighters from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue and Fairfax City responded to a house fire Monday night at 6:25 p.m., in the Annandale area of Fairfax ...

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  10. Julianne Moore Joins Petition To Rename School, Citing 'History Of Racism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Switched

    ... calling on the local school board change the name of J.E.B. High School. Both stars once attended the Fairfax County, Virginia, school. The petition is proposing to rename the school Thurgood Marshall High School. Marshall was the lawyer and ...

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  11. NTSB back-to-school event promotes safe transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | School Bus Fleet

    The National Transportation Safety Board held the back-to-school event in coordination with Loudoun County Public Schools, Safe Kids Fairfax County, Youth of Virginia Speak Out, Virginia Safe Routes to School and the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. NTSB said that the joint back-to-school event would "arm parents, kids and communities with life-saving transportation safety tips."

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  12. Alumna Julianne Moore seeks name change for Northern Va. high schoolRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Loudoun Times

    ... is named for ``a person who fought for the enslavement of other human beings.'' Moore and Cohen attended the Fairfax County school in the late 1970s. Stuart opened in 1959 and was named for the Confederate general at a time when Virginia was ...

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  13. Fairfax County Police Offering Inside Look at Helicopter UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    Residents curious about FCPD's Helicopter Division are invited to participate in a behind-the-scenes tweet-along on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Fairfax County Police are giving residents an behind-the-scenes look at their Helicopter Division with a live tweet-along scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 26. Members of the helicopter crew will tweet out footage from FCPD's helicopter hanger and from inside its Fairfax One helicopter through the handle @fairfaxpolice. The tweet-along will run from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. A portion of that time will be dedicated to crew members answering any questions submitted on Twitter.

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  14. Grill causes Fairfax County house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Grill causes Fairfax County house fire ANNANDALE, Va. -- Fairfax County firefighters responded to a house fire caused by a grill on Monday evening in the Annandale area.

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  15. Julianne Moore: Take Confederate General's Name Off of High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | News Max

    Actress Julianne Moore is in the midst of an effort to change the name of the high school she graduated from nearly 40 years ago because it bears the name of a Confederate general. Moore and Hollywood producer Bruce Cohen have launched a Change.org petition to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School, a public school in Washington, D.C. suburb Fairfax County, Virginia.

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  16. Julianne Moore Campaigning To Change High School's NameRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | WENN Blog

    ... Moore and Cohen write, "We have the support of many current students and former students, as well as the Fairfax County NAACP and People Demanding Action. It's time to rename J.E.B. Stuart High School. Please sign our petition to help us honor a ...

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  17. McLean entrepreneur sells Internet phone company to VonageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Washington Post

    ... Inc. purchased FoundationDB, a database creator headquartered in Vienna, Va., and peopled by graduates of Fairfax County's Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. Canton, a Washington-area resident, launched iCore in 2003 with $7 ...

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  18. Suspect detained after shooting in CentrevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WUSA-TV Washington

    A suspect was detained after police were of the scene of a reported shooting in Centreville Monday, according to Fairfax County police. Suspect detained after shooting in Centreville A suspect was detained after police were of the scene of a reported shooting in Centreville Monday, according to Fairfax County police.

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  19. Julianne Moore Starts Petition to Rename High School Honoring Confederate GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Hollywood Reporter

    "It is reprehensible to me that in this day and age a school should carry and celebrate the name of a person who fought for the enslavement of other human beings," Moore said in a statement. Julianne Moore and producer Bruce Cohen are fighting to rename their old high school in Fairfax County, Virginia, which was named after a Confederate general upon its founding in 1959.

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  20. Julianne Moore Seeks to Rid Her High School of Confederate NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Mediaite.com

    Academy Award-winning actress Julianne Moore and producer Rob Cohen started an online petition to change the name of their high school alma mater in Fairfax County, Virginia. Moore and Cohen met as eighth graders the year before attending J.E.B. Stuart High School in the late 1970s.

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