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Residents: Airplane Noise Getting Worse

South Flow Alliance aims to get FAA to address noise in the Mount Vernon neighborhoods.

Residents speak out about airplane noise

Reviewing Redevelopment Challenges of Route 1

Embark Richmond Highway meeting examines project complexities.

Reviewing Redevelopment Challenges of Route 1

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Pow Wow Explores Native American Culture

Honoring mother earth at Fort Hunt Park.

Pow Wow Explores Native American Culture

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‘Our Big Moment’ in Mount Vernon

VDOT hosts Route 1 Widening meeting: Jeff Todd Way to Napper Road.

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Uncertainty Amid Growth

Federal spending, interest rates, employment patterns feature at Mount Vernon-Lee Economic Outlook summit.

Mount Vernon-Lee Economic Outlook summit.

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Fairfax County: FCPS to Present FY2018 Budget to Supervisors April 4

School system facing nearly $50 million gap in funding.

Leading up to the Fairfax County Public School Board presenting its advertised FY2018 budget to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, April 4, several school board members and supervisors have been hosting community meetings on the subject.

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Fairfax County: Gillespie Wins GOP Straw Poll for Governor at Robinson

More than 300 voters attended a Fairfax County Republican Committee straw poll and candidate forum on March 25, according to FCRC executive director Eric Johnson. The event was held at Robinson Secondary School.

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Fairfax County: Community and faith leaders, elected officials speak about hate speech, bias incidents and hate crimes

More than 100 people filled the Ernst Cultural Center at Northern Virginia Community College’s Annandale Campus on Sunday, March 26, to hear more than a dozen elected and faith leaders, as well as representatives from local organizations speak about hate speech, bias incidents and hate crimes.

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Fairfax Weathers Late Winter Snow

Weather Service announces snowfall totals, most saw 2-3 inches

Snowpocalypse 3.0 it wasn’t. Though Fairfax County was included in a winter storm warning Monday and Tuesday, March 13 and 14, the snow that fell only managed to close schools and cancel trash, recycling and yard waste pickup, but didn’t shut down local government.

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Committed to Peacemaking

Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County reception honors activists and advocates.

Suraya Sadeed said hearing more than 20 stories of students promoting peace in and out of their schools made her believe “there is still hope for a brighter future.”

Gathering in Opposition to Trump Immigration Policies

Leaders condemn ICE activity outside Rising Hope Church.

Speaking out against Trump immigration policies

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Scouts Clean Out Trash from Hunting Creek

Boy Scouts clean trash

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Fairfax County Board Appoints Police Civilian Review Panel

Residents can submit complaints concerning allegations of abuse of authority or misconduct by Fairfax County police through the panel.

The ongoing goal of increased transparency and accountability for the Fairfax County Police Department now has nine fresh faces. On Tuesday, Feb. 28, the Board of Supervisors announced its appointees to the inaugural Civilian Review Panel, one of the recommendations of the Ad Hoc Police Practices Review Commission.

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From DEAL to Metal Coffins

Mike Vigil, author and former DEA agent.

Former DEA agent writes book

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