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Suspicious Event in Fairfax Area; Driver Approaches Teen
01/14/2017
Suspicious Event in Fairfax Area; Driver Approaches Teen

Suspicious Event in Fairfax Area; Driver Approaches Teen

West Springfield Police District – Detectives were alerted to a suspicious event that involved a teenaged girl walking to a school activity. A 15-year-old Fairfax-area girl was walking in the 5000 …

Virginia’s Beautiful Holiday Main Streets
11/27/2016
Virginia’s Beautiful Holiday Main Streets

Virginia’s Beautiful Holiday Main Streets

One sure way to get into the spirit of the season is to center yourself in a beautiful place dripping in décor and nostalgia, and Virginia has more than a few of those for you to choose from.

Washington Redskins
03/06/2016
Washington Redskins

Washington Redskins

Congrats to #Redskins great TE Chris Cooley on his gallery re-opening today! #HTTR

Power Outage? Here's What to Do
01/23/2016
Power Outage? Here's What to Do

Power Outage? Here's What to Do

(Posted 5:00 a.m.) As the storm continues to do its work, you may well find yourself without power. Snow is predicted to continue throughout the day, along with heavy winds. Be prepared and know wh...

Why Wegmans really is the best supermarket in the U.S.
01/10/2016
Why Wegmans really is the best supermarket in the U.S.

Why Wegmans really is the best supermarket in the U.S.

"There's a joke up in Buffalo that with all the bad weather this past winter, people would go shop at Wegmans just to cheer up. That tells you how people feel about this place."

VRE Santa Train
12/12/2015
VRE Santa Train

VRE Santa Train

Every year just before Christmas, kids and their parents are given the opportunity to ride a train and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, who are on board VRE trains to promote rail safety and Operation Lifesaver’s “Look, Listen and Live” campaign. There will be plenty of Santa’s helpers joining in handing…

National Association of REALTORS®
12/06/2015
National Association of REALTORS®

National Association of REALTORS®

Get every deduction you're entitled to without the fear of making mistakes that'll bring the tax man to your door.

Smallest house in D.C. available for rent
11/14/2015
Smallest house in D.C. available for rent

Smallest house in D.C. available for rent

A house on Capitol Hill has an intriguing distinction — it's the smallest free-standing house in Washington, D.C.

Fairfax students participate in earth-to-space chat with an astronaut
10/06/2015
Fairfax students participate in earth-to-space chat with an astronaut

Fairfax students participate in earth-to-space chat with an astronaut

Students at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax got the opportunity to look into space Monday. The students took part in a live earth-to-space chat with astronaut Kjell Lindren aboard the International Space Station. ABC 7 News reporter Jeannette Reyes

Burke Centre Festival
09/13/2015
Burke Centre Festival

Burke Centre Festival

Burke Centre Conservancy, the Homeowners Association for a large Planned Residential Community in Fairfax County, featuring Burke Centre Pool Membership and the Burke Centre Festival.

Hawaii Will Turn Old City Buses Into Mobile Homeless Shelters With Showers
08/28/2015
Hawaii Will Turn Old City Buses Into Mobile Homeless Shelters With Showers

Hawaii Will Turn Old City Buses Into Mobile Homeless Shelters With Showers

Old city buses in Hawaii are going to be converted into homeless shelters if architecture firm Group 70 International is successful. The vehicles are to operate in fleets, with different units dedicated to different purposes, from living spaces to recreation rooms.

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07/07/2015

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07/04/2015

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Fairfax County Government
07/04/2015

Fairfax County Government

As of today in all of Virginia, texting while driving is a primary offense with increased penalties. Texting or reading text messages while driving is illegal for all drivers, no matter their age. Currently, texting while driving is a secondary offense and can only be charged when the offender is stopped for another, separate offense.

A texting while driving conviction will carry a $125 fine for the first offense and $250 for the second or subsequent offenses
More details from VirginiaDMV: http://ow.ly/mtXpE

And the winner of this years Ugliest Dog contest is Quasi Modo.. a  10-year-old mutt from Florida. Aww.. he's not so bad...
06/27/2015

And the winner of this years Ugliest Dog contest is Quasi Modo.. a 10-year-old mutt from Florida. Aww.. he's not so bad.

It's time to check out the concerts at Wolf Trap. Fan favorites like Patti Labelle, ZZ Top, The Beach Boys, Santana and ...
06/21/2015

It's time to check out the concerts at Wolf Trap. Fan favorites like Patti Labelle, ZZ Top, The Beach Boys, Santana and many more will all make stops at the Filene Center this summer. Tickets and more information at WolfTrap.org

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06/21/2015

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22 Virginia Small Towns You're Going to LOVE
06/21/2015
22 Virginia Small Towns You're Going to LOVE

22 Virginia Small Towns You're Going to LOVE

Virginia's small towns are treasure troves of great food, warm hospitality, immense history, and Southern charm. Antiquers and outdoor enthusiasts equally will be at home in these 22 destinations promising all of the above and more. Map out a weekend and see what you're missing.

Casting call for 'House of Cards' scheduled in Annapolis
05/31/2015
Casting call for 'House of Cards' scheduled in Annapolis

Casting call for 'House of Cards' scheduled in Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Do you look like a regular working Joe? Or maybe you can rock a tuxedo. Perhaps you’re more of an art gallery type. “House of Cards” is holding a casting call…

This Day In History: Redskins Draft Darrell Green
04/27/2015
This Day In History: Redskins Draft Darrell Green

This Day In History: Redskins Draft Darrell Green

Thirty-two years ago today, the Washington Redskins made one of the best late first-round picks in NFL Draft history, selecting Hall of Fame cornerback Darrell Green.

Nats expected to be awarded All-Star Game on Monday
04/05/2015
Nats expected to be awarded All-Star Game on Monday

Nats expected to be awarded All-Star Game on Monday

New commissioner Rob Manfred is expected to officially award the MLB All-Star Game to the Nationals on Monday, according to league and club sources.

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03/28/2015

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FCPS - 2015-16 Bell Schedule
03/19/2015
FCPS - 2015-16 Bell Schedule

FCPS - 2015-16 Bell Schedule

Beginning in September 2015, changes to the bell schedule will be implemented at many schools, including all middle, high, and secondary schools.

Don't let the snow keep you away!  Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Old Town St. Patrick's Day Parade this Sat., 3/7 a...
03/06/2015

Don't let the snow keep you away! Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Old Town St. Patrick's Day Parade this Sat., 3/7 at 12:30. At the intersection of King & Alfred.

Plan a fun outing with your family this President's Day.  Enjoy Mount Vernon on Monday, February 16th, for FREE!
02/13/2015

Plan a fun outing with your family this President's Day. Enjoy Mount Vernon on Monday, February 16th, for FREE!

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