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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jun 30, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 7 articles that were read a total of 5901 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Jun 30, 2023)…

  1. Here’s where to watch fireworks this Fourth of July in Fairfax County
  2. Bigger school zones, fentanyl labeled a ‘weapon of terrorism’ and more new Virginia laws coming July 1
  3. Voided development plan for former Fannie Mae campus expedited for approval

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

  1. Fairfax County School Board to vote on proposed salary increases tonight (6100 views)
  2. Bear seen near Home Depot in Reston (5124 views)
  3. Police release sketch of suspect in recent Herndon shooting (4700 views)
  4. Plane flights into D.C. area diverted due to air traffic control repairs (3709 views)
  5. Shell gas station in Springfield may be demolished, add convenience store (3415 views)
  6. One dead after two teens overdose in Bailey’s Crossroads parking lot (3285 views)
  7. Reston resident launches new French macaron business in Herndon (2605 views)
  8. Indian restaurant coming soon to Herndon’s Village Center at Dulles (2168 views)
  9. Eden Center reinvestment plans get final approval after two years of dedicated community organizing (1658 views)
  10. New Marriott hotel to open in Reston Town Center next year (1498 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

⛈️ Saturday’s forecast

Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. At night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. 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. 👋