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Most-read Fairfax County stories of the week: July 4-8

Route 50 bridges over I-66 near Fair Oaks (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The weekend is almost here. Before you squeeze in a post-work workout 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. BREAKING: One hospitalized, two arrested after police shooting in Herndon
  2. JUST IN: Herndon bank robbed, leading to police search and arrest
  3. Where to celebrate Fourth of July, watch fireworks in Fairfax County
  4. NEW: Pedestrian killed in crash on Dulles Airport Highway near Reston
  5. Comstock proposes turning future Reston Row building from low-rise to high-rise
  6. Maryland driver charged after I-495 police pursuit ends with car flipping in Tysons
  7. Starting July 1, Virginia will permit alcohol deliveries, frown on arrest quotas, and other new laws
  8. JUST IN: Tractor-trailer fire shuts down Capital Beltway at Route 50
  9. McLean Community Center issues apology for Fourth of July fireworks cancellation
  10. Fairfax County releases plan for new, two-story Tysons community center

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to news@ffxnow.com 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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