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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Mar 29, 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 29, 2024.

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

  1. UPDATED: Man shot into West Springfield day care, hitting two employees, police say (11015 views)
  2. Fairfax County to clear Reston homeless encampment, open temporary shelter (8873 views)
  3. Herndon’s former Residence Inn completes transformation into housing (7195 views)
  4. Damage from deflation requires closure of Herndon’s indoor tennis center (6299 views)
  5. First wave of FCPD’s bad driving crackdown results in thousands of tickets (5684 views)
  6. BREAKING: GMU calls off plan for cricket and baseball stadium at Fairfax campus (3389 views)
  7. Fairfax County wants to make affordable housing easier for people with serious mental illness (3285 views)
  8. Potomac Yard developer blames Tysons talk for failure of pro sports arena deal (3031 views)
  9. Poll: What would you think of a Capitals and Wizards arena in Fairfax County? (2981 views)
  10. New Taco Bamba set to open in Fair Lakes shopping center next month (1914 views)

📅 Upcoming events

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

  • No events today. Have one to promote? Submit it to the calendar.

Here are the events planned for Sunday:

🌧️ Saturday’s forecast

Expect showers after 2pm as clouds increase, bringing a high temperature of around 64 degrees. In the morning, light winds will shift to the south at 5 to 10 mph, and there’ll be a 40% chance of precipitation. On Saturday night, showers are likely mainly before 8pm, followed by partly cloudy conditions and a low of 51 degrees. A west wind at around 9 mph will be present, with a 30% chance of precipitation. See more from Weather.gov.

🌅 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. 👋

Recent Stories

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