Traffic Woes Will Continue Despite Influx of Money — Fairfax County is set to receive more than $1.2 billion to alleviate traffic issues over the next six years. However, with so many more cars clogging the roads, that will only fix about half the problems, officials say [Washington Post]
Help Syrian Refugees — Members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors are offering their offices as drop-off points for a blanket drive for Syrian refugees in Turkey. They are hoping to fill a shipping container that will be delivered to a local relief agency overseas.
Blankets should be new or gently used. Donations should be made by Dec. 7. Nearest drop off location: Office of Chairman Sharon Bulova, Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 530, Fairfax, VA 22035. [Fairfax County Government]
Virginia Unemployment Still Low — October unemployment in Virginia held steady at 5.6 percent, but the state also shed jobs. [Washington Business Journal]