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FFXnow Daily Debrief for May 12, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 8331 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (May 12, 2023)…

  1. Homelessness continues to increase in Fairfax County, especially among families with kids
  2. Reston Farmers Market returns with more vendors, parking constraints
  3. County bans overnight commercial parking on downtown McLean street

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

  1. IT company to expand Reston HQ, add 90 jobs (22463 views)
  2. University seeks to open new campus in Herndon office buildings (12016 views)
  3. BREAKING: Pedestrian dies after crash involving fire engine in Reston (3580 views)
  4. Artificial intelligence and data firm signs lease at Reston Station (3080 views)
  5. Fire engine that hit woman in Reston didn’t see her in road, police say (2763 views)
  6. New performing arts center, hotel proposed in Old Town Fairfax (2182 views)
  7. Data center boom prompts Fairfax County to take new look at rules, environmental impacts (2158 views)
  8. DEVELOPING: Police look for suspect in shooting near Culmore 7-Eleven (2060 views)
  9. Yama Chen’s Sushi has opened at last in Vienna (1970 views)
  10. Residents, school board member raise traffic safety concerns around Reston schools (1412 views)
  11. Mosaic District’s Four Sisters to close on Mother’s Day after 30 years (1110 views)
  12. Overhaul of county zoning ordinance approved again, despite opposition (1108 views)
  13. County allows more sip-and-stroll style events at Reston Town Center (1074 views)
  14. Report: Mars Inc. eyes Tysons office for temporary HQ in anticipation of expansion (1034 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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🌥 Saturday’s forecast

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🌅 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. 👋