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

Carrabba’s Italian Grill has officially shuttered in Reston after more than two decades of business. A sign on the door of the chain restaurant at 12192 Sunset Hills Road thanks…

A notice of eviction (via Allan Vega on Unsplash) Eviction cases continue to rise in Fairfax County as the millions of dollars in financial and legal support allocated during the…

The Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art is gearing up for its next art exhibition in Reston Town Center. Scheduled for March 16-May 19, the exhibit, titled “Pressing,” features work by…

Morning Notes

Cars travel northbound along I-495 toward D.C. (staff photo by James Jarvis) GMU’s Sports Stadium Proposal Questioned — “Students and neighbors of George Mason University are rallying in opposition to a…

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