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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Sep 29, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 8 articles that were read a total of 10957 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Sep 29, 2023)…

  1. NEW: County fire lieutenant arrested for stealing drugs from stations
  2. Raccoon hit by vehicles near West Falls Church had rabies, city warns
  3. County board approves changes to Tysons Corner Center’s development plan

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

  1. Local snack shop owner arrested for distributing narcotics and money laundering (19829 views)
  2. Chantilly data center gets greenlight from planning commission after tense hearing (6025 views)
  3. Lidl launching new Tysons grocery store next week (5416 views)
  4. Reconfigured Route 7 and Lewinsville Road intersection to open tomorrow (5379 views)
  5. Report: Comstock wants a casino in Reston, but state legislation still needed (4974 views)
  6. Fairfax Station man dies after two-vehicle crash on Ox Road (4410 views)
  7. Heavier fines approved for speeders outside McLean park (4022 views)
  8. Police: Pedestrian killed on Capital Beltway ramp to Route 50 (3102 views)
  9. Reston Association proposes increase in member dues, which will cover recreation passes (3102 views)
  10. Fairfax County ties parking to density with first regulatory overhaul in 35 years (2908 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

Here are the events planned for Sunday:

🌥️ Saturday’s forecast

The forecast for Saturday consists of mostly cloudy skies, with temperatures reaching a high of around 71 degrees and a north wind blowing at 7 to 9 mph. During Saturday night, expect some patchy fog after 5am and partly cloudy skies, with a low of about 57 degrees. The north wind will decrease to 5 mph and then become calm later in the night. 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. 👋