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Daily Digest: FBI Headquarters, Kissing Bug, New Restaurant, Cirque du Soleil + Arson Suspect Caught on Camera

Plus, what same sex ruling means in VA, jewelry store employee charged with staging robbery and Arlington County Fair to kick off next week.
Deadly Tornado, Silver Line, Jogger Attacked, Coyote Spotted and CVS Sex Assault

Deadly Tornado, Silver Line, Jogger Attacked, Coyote Spotted and CVS Sex Assault

Top posts this week from our Virginia and D.C. Patch sites.
Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Night Coming to Annandale

Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Night Coming to Annandale

Event will take place at Annandale's Ossian Park.
Irish Music Performance Set for Sunday in Annandale

Irish Music Performance Set for Sunday in Annandale

Mason District Park Amphitheater is located at 6621 Columbia Pike in Annandale.
Annual Skatefest Returns in June to Annandale's Wakefield Skate Park

Annual Skatefest Returns in June to Annandale's Wakefield Skate Park

The festival, sponsored by Fairfax Surf Shop and the Fairfax County Park Authority, raises funds for Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
At NOVA Wednesday Night: Perils of College Drinking Culture Forum

At NOVA Wednesday Night: Perils of College Drinking Culture Forum

Parents are encouraged to attend with their college-bound children.
Weekend: Sheep-Shearing, Dolley Madison, S'Mores Around the Campfire + More

Weekend: Sheep-Shearing, Dolley Madison, S'Mores Around the Campfire + More

Plus, dig for buried 'dinosaur' bones at Cub Run RECenter or head to a Mother's Day tea at Green Spring.
Under Water: Where Does It Flood Around Town?

Under Water: Where Does It Flood Around Town?

Flash flood watch begins tonight for most of the area. Tell us the first roads to avoid in town.
Celebrate Fairfax! Entertainment Lineup Promises Fun for All Ages

Celebrate Fairfax! Entertainment Lineup Promises Fun for All Ages

Petting zoo, carnival rides, karaoke, festival food all on tap June 6-8. This year’s Bud Light Main Stage features top national headline performers: The All American Rejects, Cheap Trick a
Taste of Merrifield Set for Derby Day, May 3

Taste of Merrifield Set for Derby Day, May 3

Celebrate the Kentucky Derby with food, children's activities and more in the Mosaic District.
Easter Weekend: Wagon Rides, Campfires, Garden Tours and Breakfast with the Birds

Easter Weekend: Wagon Rides, Campfires, Garden Tours and Breakfast with the Birds

Lots doing this weekend in Fairfax County parks!
Fairfax County 2014 Farmers Market Schedules Announced

Fairfax County 2014 Farmers Market Schedules Announced

All products sold are produced by vendors within 125 miles of Fairfax County, and brokers or resellers are strictly prohibited.
'Marijuana Harmless? Think Again' Forum Set for Thursday Night

'Marijuana Harmless? Think Again' Forum Set for Thursday Night

Forum will feature experts Thursday at 7 p.m. at Providence Presbyterian Church at 9019 Little River Turnpike in Fairfax.
Green Spring Gardens Celebrates Cherry Blossom Events in April

Green Spring Gardens Celebrates Cherry Blossom Events in April

Events are scheduled for April 5, 6 and 12. Registration is required.
Weekend: Superman, Campfires, Wagon Rides and Frogs

Weekend: Superman, Campfires, Wagon Rides and Frogs

Plus painting at Green Spring Gardens.
NPS Announces Peak Bloom Dates for 2014 Cherry Blossoms

NPS Announces Peak Bloom Dates for 2014 Cherry Blossoms

The 2014 National Cherry Blossom Festival, from March 20-April 13, commemorates the 102nd anniversary of the gift of the cherry blossom trees.
Weekend: Owls, Skating, Astronomy, Chili, Bingo for a Cause + More

Weekend: Owls, Skating, Astronomy, Chili, Bingo for a Cause + More

Plus a country concert, a drawing class, magic show, movie marathon and more!
NWS: Possible Rain, Thunderstorms in Northern Virginia Friday

NWS: Possible Rain, Thunderstorms in Northern Virginia Friday

Main threat is east of I-95 in the afternoon.
Virginia Snow Plows Rolling in Neighborhoods After Storm

Virginia Snow Plows Rolling in Neighborhoods After Storm

Plus, how to report road problems to Virginia Department of Transportation.