Fairfax County Newswire (Page 6)

Fairfax County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fairfax County, VA. (Page 6)

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  1. Wellness Matters: Make Your Workplace Your - Healthy Place'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... an hour, get up from your desk for a few minutes to stretch and step in place HealthWorks collaborates with Fairfax County's LiveWell program to provide screenings and workshops at multiple locations and events throughout the county. LiveWell ...

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

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Reuters

    ... Stuart, a Virginia native and Confederate cavalry general in the U.S. Civil War. The petition is asking the Fairfax County School Board to rename the school for civil rights leader and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Moore attended the ...

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  3. WDBJ Suspect Shoots Himself, but May not Be DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    ... the case, and he is being medevaced from the scene along I-66 near Front Royal to an undisclosed hospital in Fairfax County. UPDATE: State Police now confirm Vester Flanighan killed himself on I-66 outside Front Royal. Just within the hour, he ...

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  4. Rescue Reston to Hold Golf Tournament, Nature Hike on October 5Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Patch.com

    ... Reston, proceeds from these events will be donated to help fund the litigation that supports an appeal of the Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeal's decision that threatens to allow redevelopment of RNGC. The investor-owner of RNGC has been ...

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

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Reuters

    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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  6. Actress Julianne Moore Lobbies to Scrub High School Name of Confederate GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | NewsBusters.org

    Hollywood is getting involved with the renaming of a local high school in Fairfax County, Virginia, just outside Washington. Why? It's because the name of the high school, J.E.B. Stuart, has only now started to offend people, despite opening its doors in 1959.

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  7. Historical Marker for FairviewRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Jay's Giants Blog

    ... a half-mile west of the Huntington Metro. We're pleased to provide another update. Through the cooperation of Fairfax County and the Franconia Museum, a historical marker was erected this month for Fairview. A couple of years ago, Don Hakenson, born ...

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  8. Virginiaa s constitutional crisis: Is the legislature in session?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... Farnsworth, a political science professor at University of Mary Washington. Gov. Terry McAuliffe appointed Fairfax County's Jane Marum Roush to the state Supreme Court in July, but governors in Virginia only have the power to make recess ...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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