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  • MONEY
    $15 billion in county debts go dark in Virginia
    Virginia has stopped reporting billions of dollars in unfunded county debts, leaving the public in the dark about the depth of the red ink.The last online report by the state Auditor of Public Accounts showed that Virginia’s 95 counties had...
  • Bunnyman Bridge Collective reveille: ‘Wake Up Call’
    Bunnyman Bridge Collective reveille: ‘Wake Up Call’
    It is most appropriate to open this story with reveille, and this specific version includes an origami trumpet. Not that you will see an origami trumpet in this next art show, but you very well could. Charles Santee is an origami artist.http:/...
  • Jessica Kallista
    Jessica Kallista, a hoot in suburban Fairfax
    As you may know from her being a pioneering member of the Bunnyman Bridge Collective, and Arlington Artists Alliance, Jessica Kallista is not a stereotypic suburbanmomma anymore than she is a typical artist. She is not. Her unique style is collage...
  • Northern California microbrews showcased at the Fairfax Brewfest
    Suds aplenty come to the Fairfax Brewfest
    On Saturday, March 15, the annual rite of spring known as the Fairfax Brewfest will soak the small North Bay town's historic Pavilion in suds, music and frivolity. A record twenty-three brewers are on board this year (this is the 19th annual...
  • Tough Economic Times
    Nonprofit helps poor families surrounded by wealthy neighbors
    Take a short drive on Interstate 66, just west of Washington, D.C., and you’ll ride by the cozy and quaint area of Fairfax County, Virginia. The suburban landscape, nestled under thick oak trees, dotted with friendly neighborhoods and...
  • BlackBerry says no to breaking up
    BlackBerry says no to breaking up
    When the 4.7 billion dollar deal to go private fell through, last weekend, the Canadian-based company BlackBerry took themselves off the market. Despite the decision, on Monday, a handful of companies including Redmond-based Microsoft, Apple,...
  • The downward spiral continues for BlackBerry
    The downward spiral continues for BlackBerry
    A deal falling through, a CEO of less than two years resigned, an interim CEO name to takes his place, a company takes themselves off of the market and their stock falls. It might sound like a new corporate soap opera but it is just another day at...
  • BlackBerry receives $4.7 billion offer from Fairfax consortium
    BlackBerry receives $4.7 billion offer from Fairfax consortium
    A few days after BlackBerry announced its second quarter financial numbers, which weren’t good as the smartphone maker posted a near $1 billion loss and 4,500 job cuts, it confirmed that it has entered into a letter of intent with a...
  • NOVAclinic
    Virginia's Largest Abortion Clinic Closes
    Virginia’s busiest abortion clinic is closing its doors, making it one of 30 to close this year.Thanks to stricter state and local abortion regulations, the Northern Virginia Women’s Clinic of Fairfax County will close. The facility...
  • Fairfax stray cat victim of extreme cruelty slowly healing
    Fairfax stray cat victim of extreme cruelty slowly healing
    Lucky has been dubbed "Survivor Kitty" because this once stray cat picked up by a local animal control facility in rural Virginia was so badly injured and held at a shelter without pain medication or treatment survived. On Thursday,...
  • threat
    Catholic school threatened with 'massacre' by Islamist
    Paul VI Catholic High School in the Washington, DC area has been threatened with a "massacre" by an on-line poster who identifies himself by the interned handle "Prophet Muhammad," as reported by The Daily Caller on April 24,...
  • Pho 98- Tasty but Pho-gettable
    Pho 98- Tasty but Pho-gettable
    First rule of a place with "Pho" somewhere in the name: get the pho. Everything else is incidental.Pho 98, (online athttp://www.pho98.com) is located on route 50E just before the 28 intersect (mappable address: 4090E Airline Pkwy...
  • ExxonMobil
    ExxonMobil moving out of Fairfax
    One of Fairfax County's largest employers is leaving the area. Oil giant ExxonMobil announced it is transferring the 2,100 employees at its Fairfax campus to Houston, Texas. The company is also moving more than 100 jobs currently located in...
  • wounded calf
    Barn animals attacked in Fairfax County
    Four barnyard animals were attacked this weekend by an unknown assailant in Fairfax County. The animals, all being housed at the Kidwell Barn at Frying Pan Park, were cut by an unknown object between 5 p.m. Saturday, May 26 and 7 a.m. Sunday, May...
  • One-Direction-2012
    One Direction's Vevo Go show premieres; North American headlining tour reviewed
    One Direction's surprise Vevo Go concert, which the group filmed in April 2012, has now premiered. Meanwhile, the group first headlining tour of North America (which launched on May 22, 2012) has been getting positive reviews from music...