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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

🌅 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! Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 10172 times on FFXnow alone, so far. 📈 Top stories The following are the most-read articles…

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VHC Health hosted its annual Trauma Survivors Day, honoring four former trauma patients and their care team on Tuesday, May 16. For many of these patient honorees, this event was the first time they were reunited with the team of healthcare professionals who cared for them after their injury. Both the healthcare team and the honorees expressed gratitude for the opportunity to thank, hug, and simply see one another again after their experience in the Trauma Center.


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Charity Live Music Concert

Ukrainian Charity fundraiser concert at South County High School on June 13, 2023.

All proceeds will go toward Ukrainian funds “Mriya Charity” and “Dai Lapu Drug”, that help kids and animals affected by war.

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