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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Mar 1, 2024

Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar.

🕗 News recap

The following articles were published earlier today — Mar 1, 2024.

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

  1. FCPS pushes forward with plan to push back middle school start times (31260 views)
  2. Tapas-style Indian restaurant Dhoom now open in Tysons Corner Center (15767 views)
  3. School board approves land transfer for future elementary school in Herndon (6583 views)
  4. New Fairfax pickleball center serves up grand opening with pro players exhibition (4519 views)
  5. Carrabba’s Italian Grill closes Reston site after two decades (4519 views)
  6. Poll: Have you been affected by the lack of Fairfax Connector service? (2379 views)
  7. Police arrest men who allegedly stole car that crashed, medical vehicle from Inova Fairfax Hospital (2310 views)
  8. Fairfax County will be under Wind Advisory starting Wednesday night (1834 views)
  9. Vienna’s Navy Federal Credit Union faces lawsuit alleging racial discrimination (1808 views)
  10. GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley to hold rally in Idylwood ahead of primary (1522 views)
  11. Vienna ramen restaurant Akai Tori to close for good tonight (1460 views)

📅 Upcoming events

Here is what’s going on Saturday throughout the county, from our event calendar.

Here are the events planned for Sunday:

🌧️ Saturday’s forecast

Expect rain primarily before 2 pm, accompanied by patchy fog that will clear by 1 pm. The day’s high will be around 53°F with an east wind at 6-8 mph, shifting to the north later in the afternoon. There’s a 90% chance of precipitation, with possible new amounts ranging between 0.25 and 0.50 inches. The evening brings mostly cloudy skies and a low of around 44°F with a light northwest wind at 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. 👋

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