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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Feb 10, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 9299 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Feb 10, 2023)…

  1. NEW: Paid parking is coming to RTC West
  2. Whimsical worlds of Dr. Seuss to take over Tysons Corner Center this spring
  3. Farmers market workers in Reston, Merrifield and Oakton unionize

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

  1. JUST IN: Fairfax County will launch speed camera pilot at eight schools Friday (10028 views)
  2. Gourmet cinnamon roll shop rolls its way to Herndon (5006 views)
  3. Rebranded Reston zoo to open this weekend with self-drive safari (2511 views)
  4. Photos: South Asian grocery store coming to Herndon’s Arrowbrook Centre (2364 views)
  5. Loyal Companion to close all Fairfax County pet stores at end of month (1917 views)
  6. BREAKING: Redevelopment plan for new Reston library, affordable housing scrapped (1681 views)
  7. New regional housing plan pushes Fairfax County to lower income criteria for affordable housing (1656 views)
  8. JUST IN: Construction workers stranded on Tysons high-rise rescued (1455 views)
  9. Herndon Middle School teacher pays off student meal debts, which have increased in FCPS (1367 views)
  10. Tysons has been adding more public facilities, but for a library, expect to wait (1184 views)
  11. Micro-roast coffee shop brewing in ‘historic’ Vienna office formerly filled by bank (1155 views)
  12. DEVELOPING: Shooting in Groveton prompts police search for suspect (1141 views)
  13. Taco Bell in Fair Lakes may be razed, as owner seeks to update restaurant (1102 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

⛅ Saturday’s forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High of 48 and low of 37. Sunrise at 7:06 am and sunset at 5:43 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 Wednesday evening! Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 8631 times on FFXnow alone, so far. 📈 Top stories The following are the most-read articles…

Some transportation projects on the horizon have sparked excitement among the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors over potential transit improvements. Visualize 2050 is a federally-mandated long-range transportation plan with an…

(Updated at 3:20 p.m.) A New Jersey store that specializes in full-length dresses and other clothes for women has expanded its reach into Tysons Corner Center. Moda Natty opened a…

Bus stop improvements are proposed at the intersection of Wiehle Avenue and North Shore Drive in Reston. The Fairfax County Department of Transportation is working on a design for the…

Synetic Theater Camps are a wildly fun, highly accessible choice for young people who love moving, playing games, and making memories. Registration is open now for Summer Camps (sessions June 20-August 25) and there are even a few spots left for Spring Break camp, April 3­-7.

Located in National Landing, these performance-based camps are designed for students of all ages – no theater or performance experience required.

Led by professional teaching artists, campers learn acting, movement, and technical theater skills through the lens of Physical Theater. Physical Theater incorporates acting, movement, dance, mime, and acrobatics. If you’ve seen a Cirque du Soleil performance, you’ll find many similarities.

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Press Release:

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The HIPAA Seal of Compliance is issued to organizations that have implemented an effective HIPAA compliance program through the use of The Guard, Compliancy Group’s proprietary compliance tracking solution.

Clients and patients are becoming more aware of the requirements of HIPAA compliance and how the regulation protects their personal information. Forward-thinking providers like EDBS Dental Billing Solutions choose the HIPAA Seal of Compliance to differentiate their services.

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McLean Volunteer Fire Department-Inova Blood Drive

MVFD has teamed up with Inova Blood Donor Services for a blood drive on Friday, March 31, in our lower parking lot at 1455 Laughlin Avenue. The blood drive will run from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 pm. Please consider making

Van Metre 5K Run

Calling all serious runners, occasional joggers, and weekend walkers of all levels! Participate in the 31st Annual Van Metre 5K Run supporting Children’s National Hospital–the event that goes a long way!

Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023
Time: 8:30AM
Location: Broadlands


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