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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 20, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 7 articles that were read a total of 6207 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Jan 20, 2023)…

  1. BREAKING: Student sexual assault at Frost MS under police investigation
  2. Conservative activist joins race to represent Providence District on school board
  3. Morning Notes

Since it’s Friday, we’ve also compiled a list of the most-read articles of the week, below.

  1. New tabletop game center in Fairfax promises an ambitious experiment in professional roleplaying (5101 views)
  2. Marriott begins construction on new hotel concept at Reston Town Center (4846 views)
  3. Chronic wasting disease found in Fairfax County deer for first time ever (2742 views)
  4. Apartment building proposed at Annandale’s Eastgate Shopping Centre (1493 views)
  5. Planning Commission approves affordable apartment buildings at county government center (1267 views)
  6. New restaurant to serve wagyu and whiskey at Capital One Center (1085 views)
  7. BREAKING: Student sexual assault at Frost MS under police investigation (1584 views)
  8. Police: Alexandria woman arrested for car thefts, abduction in Annandale (871 views)
  9. Redistricting adds intrigue to 2023 senate races in Fairfax County (859 views)
  10. FCPS proposed budget to add middle school athletics to Fairfax County (757 views)
  11. Tysons Ridge townhomes in Pimmit Hills on track for spring construction (693 views)
  12. Residential development is outpacing office growth in Tysons, county data shows (622 views)

📅 Upcoming events

Here is what’s going on Saturday in Fairfax County, from our event calendar.

⛅ Saturday’s forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 42 and low of 33. Sunrise at 7:24 am and sunset at 5:18 pm. See more from Weather.gov.

🌅 Tonight’s sunset

We hope you have a great weekend! Feel free to discuss the most-read stories of the week, the upcoming weekend events or anything else of local interest in the comments. 👋

Recent Stories

Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. đź•— News recap The following articles were published earlier…

Friday night’s performance by comedian Nate Bargatze is expected to draw the largest crowd ever to EagleBank Arena on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University, according to Monumental Sports…

Reston Association has adopted a new strategic plan that aims to continue the vision of Reston’s founder Bob Simon over the next three years.

A 93-year-old woman died earlier this week from injuries she sustained in a car crash on Leesburg Pike (Route 7) in Bailey’s Crossroads, police say. Gladys Bilbao, a Falls Church…

Great Clips at South Lakes Village Center (Reston, Virginia) is seeking hair donors to participate in the Wigs for Kids program this Valentines Week. If you meet the minimum requirements and would like to donate your hair for children fighting cancer, we would love to host you in our salon this Valentine’s Week for a free haircut.

Minimum Requirements

  • Hair donations must be a minimum of 12 inches

  • Hair donations must be clean and stored/packaged completely dry.

  • Hair donations cannot be permed, color-treated, or highlighted.

  • Temporary coloring or highlights that wash out are acceptable but must be completely washed out before cutting. Gray hair is accepted.

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Peace in Gaza: Prayer Liturgy and Community Discussion for Peace in Arlington VA, Sunday, Feb. 11, 10:15 AM

Prayer, liturgy, and community discussion for peace in Gaza, an immediate cease fire and resumption of humanitarian aid will be hosted by Nova Catholic Community. The focus will be Pope Francis’ call for an immediate ceasefire, the release of all hostages, resumption of humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza, and peace talks for a lasting and just peace for all people in the region.

Discussion will follow at Noon on US military role in the conflict and appropriate steps the US should take to foster peace and rebuilding. Light lunch served.

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Active Bystander: Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) Training

The Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) Active Bystander Certification course, also known as Active Bystander, is the premier training program to prepare civilians for how to respond during an intentional violent event and to address life-threatening emergencies.

Similar to FEMA’s

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