Thursday Morning Rundown

Ted's Bulletin at Reston Town Center

We’re No. 1 — in Texting and Driving — Northern Virginia gets the dubious distinction of being the part of the state with the most testing-while-driving conviction. There were 725 in the latter half of 2013. Forty percent came from here. [WTOP]

Kudos, Herndon High Dance Team — The Hornets are off to the nationals. [Herndon Patch]

Did Metro Pass the Test? — MWAA conducted a large test of the glitchy software on the Silver Line over the weekend. They are still waiting for analysis. The software issue was one of the problems causing the latest delay in the rail line opening. [Washington Post]

Should Northern Virginia Be Its Own State? —  This article outlines why this part of the commonwealth, which largely funds the rest of the state, should get to keep its money and be its own boss. [Washingtonian]

Recent Stories

Before we head into a weekend, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on the site in recent days. Reston Vietnam vet discovers his old helicopter at Smithsonian…

Despite a few days’ delay, Red Velvet Bakery and Little Beast Bistro are now set to open at Reston Town Center West on Saturday (September 18). Initially planning to open…

A solar energy-powered lamp post (via Sandra Parra/Unsplash) Fairfax County has committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2050, and now, it has a plan to achieve that goal. The Fairfax County…

A furnished 1 BD/1 BA condo was recently listed for rent. The renovated unit comes with assigned garage parking.

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