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Culinary Instruction Without Borders

Virtual platform takes Melanie Underwood from Fairfax farm to nationwide classroom.

It started with a pastry. Eight-year-old Melanie Underwood trudged through a grassy field in Northern Virginia in search of her father...

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Students Raise Alarm on Senate Bill 656

New policies mandated by Jan. 1, 2023 could hurt LBGTQ+ students.

Does every student in a Virginia public school curriculum, Black, Indigenous, students of color, disabled, immigrant, and others, deserve to be accurately represented?

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Beagles on the Hunt for Homes

Area shelters and rescues assist in placement of research-bred beagles.

Sniffing out the prospects of finding love connections, Beagles formerly destined for lives as research or testing subjects, are now putting enthusiastic noses to the search for much easier and pain-free lives as beloved family companions...

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Reston Association Chooses New CEO

One-on-one interview with Mac Cummins, AICP

One-on-one interview with Mac Cummins, AICP

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Working to Control Water Chestnuts

Volunteers needed to pull the non-native invasive aquatic plants from local waters.

Volunteers needed to pull the non-native invasive aquatic plants from local waters.

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MWAA Proposes Dulles Toll Road Increases

Public comments accepted through Aug. 10, 2022.

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will propose raining the toll rates on the Dulles...

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Citizen Scientists Monitor Lorton/Mason Neck Ecosystem

Wild things surveying called “Interesting, educational, satisfying, just plain fun.”

If one has a need for scientific data, or just has a hankering to know what birds, butterflies, dragonflies, other...

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Frontier Drive Extension Inches Closer to Transportation Option in Springfield

Metro wants public input on this future transportation improvement.

Metro is looking into traffic flow challenges as the Frontier Drive extension project moves closer to implementation in the next few years...

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Lee District is Changing Its Name to Franconia

Supervisors' vote is unanimous.

he Fairfax County Board of Supervisors overwhelmingly approved two motions to change the name of the Lee District to Franconia...

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Police Advise: Avoid, Deny, Defend in Active Attacks

Would you know how to respond in critical minutes?

Recent news reports of active shooting events in distant locations, like Uvalde Texas and Buffalo New York, and...

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Post-Roe, Fairfax Supervisors Unanimously Forge Ahead

Speaking out, supervisors approve three-part board matter.

For residents in Fairfax County and the rest of Virginia and the nation, the future for abortion rights and access is uncertain now that the Supreme Court has...

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‘Relaxing and Therapeutic Environment’

Upscale Raizun Nail Spa opens in Fairfax City

Sure, it’s easy to find a nail salon in nearly every city. But one look inside Raizun Nail Spa...

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Cadet Sonya Erickson Receives the DAR Bronze JROTC Medal

Anna Maria Fitzhugh Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to recognize the recipient of the DAR JROTC Medal and the winners of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award...

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Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Minh-Vien Nguyen

Eagle Scout Minh-Vien Nguyen is 14 years old, and is in Boy Scout Troop-881...

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Virginia Tech Studies Promising Tree of Heaven Control

The Tree of Heaven (TOH) may appear to most as just another pretty tree. With airy frond-like leaves...

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