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Featured: The Vienna Theatre Company with Willy Wonka

The Vienna Theatre Company is presenting “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, The Musical”. Adults and kids will enjoy a change in style in the show that most of us remember from our childhood. The VTC hopes that people will find the show different enough that it will shake some of the old image off. The music […]

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Local People

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George Mason University Gets Bomb Dog

The newest officer of the George Mason University Police Department has just stepped up to the plate. She will be opening an entirely new branch for the force. She will get her own office, and uniform. It’s a bit small though, and had to be custom-made. Why? Because Lucy, the new recruit, is a English […]

Nathan Latka, finance major, social networking entrepreneur

24-Year-Old Loudoun Native Making Big Wave

Nathan Latka started off like any other college student. But as he saw the difficulty of getting a job after college, this Loudoun County High School graduate decided that he needed a different approach. And so, Heyo was born. Heyo helps companies improve their Facebook pages. Nathan is the CEO and within six months he […]

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Food

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The history of your favorite Easter treats

Marshmallow Peeps- Just Born, Inc.  This fun marshmallow treat has become an iconic part of Easter. In 1953, Just Born, Inc. purchased the Rodda Candy Company. The Rodda Candy Company had recently introduced a line of marshmallow chicks and bunnies that were made by when employees hand-squeezed the marshmallow mixture out of pastry bags. The […]

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A Journey Through History (And You Don’t Have To Leave Fairfax)

All it takes is ninety minutes to walk through an inmense amount of history. Through the Colonial Period to the Civil War and even through the Sufferage Movement of the 1920′s. The tour is called Walking Through Time. It goes through the rich history of Fairfax City and is lead by the City of Fairfax […]

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LOSE LBS FASTER WITH THIS CALORIE SHUTTLING TRICK!

Calorie smart eating involves a bit more than simply counting calories and choosing the right ones. You’ll need to “Shuttle” your calories in order to keep your body from getting too hungry and slowing down. Your metabolism needs to be stoked and it’s easy to do! In one of my previous blog posts (The Secret […]

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Weather for Northern Virginia
Today Saturday Sunday
It is forcast to be Chance of a Thunderstorm at 11:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2014
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It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM EDT on April 26, 2014
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Langley Saxons Making A Bid For State Title

It’s been 20 years since the Saxons have had a state title in their tennis program. But this might be the year. Why? The 10-0 win streak is boding well for them so far. Other teams that are normally hard to beat, like Jefferson, have been moved to other divisions. And there is the team […]

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Fairlington 5K to Raise Awareness of Leukodystrophy

The Fairlington 5K Run & Walk is a family friendly event to raise money and awareness for Ellie McGinn, Abingdon Elementary School’s Physical Education Program, and Abingdon’s Literacy Program. Ellie McGinn has Leukodystrophy (LBSL) which is a rare degenerative brain and spinal cord disease. Her body doesn’t produce myelin. Myelin is vital for the brain […]

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Local Politics

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Fairfax Budget Annouces Hike in Taxes

According to the Fairfax County Budget passed on Tuesday, homeowners will have to pay larger tax bills while schools gain funding next year. The average tax bill will increase more than $350 next tax season. Money gained by this will be used to add funds to the Fairfax County Public Schools. Committee members were largely positive […]

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‘Living Alaska’ airs this Sunday

HGTV has picked up 12 half-hour episodes of the new series, Living Alaska. Produced by Orion Entertainment of Colorado, the series will be part travel show, part home show. The series will showcase all the wild wonders that Alaska has to offer and will follow realtors as they introduce their home buyers to Alaska Alaska […]

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Stock Market Drops

Investors begin this week worried after a huge drop last week in the stock exchanges. The Nasdaq ended on Friday below 4000 for the first time in several months. Thursday was a particularly bad day, with the Nasdaq dropping 129.79, the worst single day drop since August 18, 2011. The Dow Jones dropped 266.96 points […]

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Detroit is the Largest City Filing for Bankruptcy

While Detroit is by far the largest city filing for bankruptcy, it is by no mean the only one. Across the country cities are falling beneath the weight of the growing mountain of debt. Detroit filed for bankruptcy when the debt reached an astounding 3.5 billion dollars and this trend is being seen in other […]

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