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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jun 9, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 6621 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Jun 9, 2023)…

  1. Grill grease behind McLean house fire that displaced four people
  2. New park opens at Reston Station townhomes neighborhood
  3. Thursday evening concerts coming to Lake Anne this summer

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

  1. Merrifield’s self-driving shuttle will transport its final riders this month (13681 views)
  2. Code Red alert signaling unhealthy air issued for Fairfax County (7735 views)
  3. A literal scoop: Moo Thru ice cream is coming to the Town of Herndon (7474 views)
  4. Four arrested after police pursuit for alleged theft at Tysons Nordstrom Rack (3273 views)
  5. Robert Hanssen, double agent who used Vienna park as dead drop site, dies in prison (3121 views)
  6. Police: Postal worker pepper-sprayed during armed robbery in Vienna (1732 views)
  7. Poll: Fairfax County’s air quality is hazardous today. Have you limited your outdoor activities? (1565 views)
  8. Firefighters contain large blaze at Lorton landfill off Richmond Highway (1407 views)
  9. VDOT launches study to reduce crashes on two high-trafficked roads in Springfield (1354 views)
  10. Vienna will send 1950s-era Faith Baptist Church building to ‘house heaven’ (1349 views)
  11. Annandale’s Seoul Plaza to swap parking for outdoor dining space (1191 views)
  12. Recycling center or storage facility proposed for vacant Lorton property (1108 views)
  13. Rise in child welfare cases puts strain on Fairfax County’s volunteer court advocates (1062 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

☀️ Saturday’s forecast

Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 6 to 9 mph. At night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 6 mph. 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. 👋