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Northern Virginia Science Center Gets $10M Donation

The Children's Science Center is planned for Sterling, Virginia

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A planned science center in Northern Virginia is getting a $10 million donation to jump-start its construction.

Northwest Federal Credit Union announced its donation Wednesday at a press conference.

The Children's Science Center will be an extension of the Richmond-based Science Museum of Virginia.

The project is expected to cost $75 million in total, and supporters say the project has now raised 85% of what will be needed. The science center will be located in Sterling, a few miles north of Dulles International Airport.

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