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Most-read Fairfax County stories of the week: May 9-13

Herndon High School students protest in support of abortion access (staff photo by David Taube)

The weekend is almost here. Before you hop on a bicycle and hit the nearest trail, or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. Reported armed robbery in Tysons leads to I-495 police pursuit
  2. Fairfax County resident wins big on ‘Wheel of Fortune’
  3. Fairfax County board chair rejects Youngkin’s advice for Supreme Court justice protests
  4. Reston Town Center renovations force cancellation of concert series
  5. Big Buns will start serving up burgers in Vienna next week
  6. JUST IN: Driver dies after car crashes, catches fire on I-95 in Springfield
  7. Herndon hopes for ‘unique’ entrance with planned promenade from Metro station
  8. Fairfax County revives effort to look at ‘panhandling’ issues, but leaders disagree on approach
  9. Plan for new residential buildings at The Boro tweaked to improve bridge design, accessibility
  10. Private school in Vienna seeks to add more students, new facilities

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend Fairfax County!

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