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Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013 at 2:23 PM
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By Julie Carey

Tempers Flare Over Fairfax Co. Schools Discipline Policy

Tempers Flare Over Fairfax Co. Schools Discipline Policy

Tempers flared Monday evening at a Fairfax County School Board meeting over the issue of a revised student discipline policy. Read »

Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 9:40 PM
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By Julie Carey

Fairfax Co. Freezes Housing Vouchers Program

Dozens of Fairfax County's poorest residents have just been hit with very bad news: The sequestration threat has forced the county to freeze its program that provides housing vouchers to low-income residents who... Read »

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 at 8:56 PM
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By Julie Carey

Sequestration Casts Shadow on Fairfax County Budget

A property tax hike could be on the horizon for Fairfax County homeowners if the Board of Supervisors follows County Executive Ed Long's budget proposal. Read »

Friday, Dec 7, 2012 at 8:48 PM
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By Julie Carey

Fairfax Co. Can’t Consider Smoking When Hiring

Fairfax Co. Can’t Consider Smoking When Hiring

Fairfax County's lawyers weigh in on the Board of Supervisors' plan to reduce the number of smokers working for the county. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 at 2:59 PM
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By Julie Carey

Fairfax Board Reaffirms Silver Line Phase 2 Support

Fairfax Board Reaffirms Silver Line Phase 2 Support

The Fairfax Board voted unanimously Tuesday to reaffirm its financial support for Phase 2 of the Silver Line Metro project. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 at 11:58 AM
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By Julie Carey

Fairfax Board Submits Silver Line Names

Fairfax Board Submits Silver Line Names

What's in a Silver Line name? A lot, apparently. Read »

Friday, Apr 6, 2012 at 10:22 PM

Ex-Deputy to Be Named Fairfax Co. Exec

Next week the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will name Edward Long the new county executive, News4's Julie Carey confirmed Friday. Read »

Monday, Jan 30, 2012 at 11:10 PM
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By Julie Carey

Public Urination Bill Flushed in Virginia

Public Urination Bill Flushed in Virginia

A Northern Virginia senator's attempt to make public urination a separate crime has been wiped away for this year. Read »

Monday, Jan 23, 2012 at 9:13 PM
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By Julie Carey

Suicide Leads to Discipline Legislation

In the wake of his son's suicide, a Fairfax County father is pushing for change when it comes to discipline procedures in Virginia's public schools. Read »

Friday, Dec 16, 2011 at 3:33 PM
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By Jim Iovino

Afternoon Read: Fairfax Co. Tea-Partying?

Afternoon Read: Fairfax Co. Tea-Partying?

Is Democratic-leaning Fairfax County embracing its inner tea party? Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
Domenico Montanaro
Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Mark Murray
Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
Chuck Todd
Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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