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GOOD News: Fall for the Book, New Businesses, Fairfax County on 'Best' List, Tourism Up in Virginia

GOOD News: Fall for the Book, New Businesses, Fairfax County on 'Best' List, Tourism Up in Virginia

Uplifting news from the past week, from our Patch sites in Northern Virginia and DC.
'WOW' Houses: Historic Log Home, Wraparound Porches, Lush Lawns + Tennis Courts

'WOW' Houses: Historic Log Home, Wraparound Porches, Lush Lawns + Tennis Courts

Take a peek at some beautiful homes in Northern Virginia and DC currently on the market.
Severance Indictment, Officer Shooting, New Krispy Kremes, Cougar Watch and High School Start Times

Severance Indictment, Officer Shooting, New Krispy Kremes, Cougar Watch and High School Start Times

Plus, Arlington gets "soulless suburb" snub from senator. Top posts from our Va. and D.C. Patch sites this week.
Bob & Edith's Diner, Krispy Kreme Expanding, Springfield Town Center Jobs and Etsy 'Redskins' Ban

Bob & Edith's Diner, Krispy Kreme Expanding, Springfield Town Center Jobs and Etsy 'Redskins' Ban

Plus Safeway is hiring for new Alexandria store. Top business posts from Va. and D.C. this week.
Cougar Sightings, Weekend Traffic, Etsy 'Redskin' Ban and Warner Defends Soul of a Suburb

Cougar Sightings, Weekend Traffic, Etsy 'Redskin' Ban and Warner Defends Soul of a Suburb

Plus, a fighter jet will be landing at Reagan National this weekend — unarmed. Our top posts from our Va. and D.C. Patch sites.
Fairfax County Police Report Carjacking in Falls Church Area

Fairfax County Police Report Carjacking in Falls Church Area

Two men took a woman's purse and her blue Saab.
Weekend: Bird-Watching, Wagon Ride, Archery + More

Weekend: Bird-Watching, Wagon Ride, Archery + More

Fairfax County parks have plenty going on this weekend — read all about it here!
Fairfax County: No Smoking at the Playground

Fairfax County: No Smoking at the Playground

New signs going up across the county will request park visitors to refrain from tobacco use at skate parks, playgrounds and athletic fields.
Krispy Kreme Expanding, 9/11 Events, Potential Enterovirus and Dog Abused, Two Charged

Krispy Kreme Expanding, 9/11 Events, Potential Enterovirus and Dog Abused, Two Charged

Plus, senator calls Arlington a "soulless suburb." Our top posts from Va. and D.C.
Honoring 9/11 Victims: Find Regional Events

Honoring 9/11 Victims: Find Regional Events

Public events held in Arlington, Woodbridge, Leesburg and elsewhere.
10 Va. Children Hospitalized with Potential Enterovirus

10 Va. Children Hospitalized with Potential Enterovirus

St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond has admitted several children with symptoms resembling those of enterovirus EV-D68.
Bye-Bye Birthday Cake, Officer Shooting, Parking Tix Net $83 Mil, Power Out in Arlington + Rise 'n Shine Middle Schoolers

Bye-Bye Birthday Cake, Officer Shooting, Parking Tix Net $83 Mil, Power Out in Arlington + Rise 'n Shine Middle Schoolers

Plus, Virginia sees bump in tourism dollars, Green Day's 'American Idiot' college premiere to debut in Virginia and fatal pedestrian crash.
Mutts Matter: Meet Dougie

Mutts Matter: Meet Dougie

Dougie is a loving, active companion dog who has been patiently waiting for his new family. Please share his story to help us find them.
Get Batty at Hidden Oaks Nature Center in Annandale

Get Batty at Hidden Oaks Nature Center in Annandale

Go on an evening bat hike, use a sonar detector to identify bat calls and enjoy games and crafts at Bat Fest Saturday.
National Teacher of the Year Finalist Featured in Scholastic Magazine

National Teacher of the Year Finalist Featured in Scholastic Magazine

Melissa Porfirio teaches at Crestwood Elementary School in Springfield was featured in Scholastic's Instructor magazine.
Fairfax County School Board Prefers 8 AM Start-Time for High School

Fairfax County School Board Prefers 8 AM Start-Time for High School

Middle schools would start at 7:30 a.m. Board votes Oct. 23. Any change will not take place until the 2015-16 school year.
Police: Armed Suicidal Man in Stable Condition After Officer Shooting

Police: Armed Suicidal Man in Stable Condition After Officer Shooting

Incident took place at Springfield United Methodist Church on Old Keene Mill Road in Springfield.
Severance Charged in Killings, Police Flag Flap, Heroin Crackdown and Wreck Ends I-95 Chase

Severance Charged in Killings, Police Flag Flap, Heroin Crackdown and Wreck Ends I-95 Chase

Plus, ammunition shouldn't go in recycling bin. Our top posts in Virginia and D.C.