Friday Morning Rundown

Mr. Knick Knack plays at Kalypso

World Police And Fire Games An Economic Engine — The World Police and Fire Games are coming to Fairfax County in summer 2015, and are expected to attract more than 30,000 visitors and boost the area economy by about $100 million. [Fairfax Times]

Boosting NoVa Roads — Virginia’s new transportation funding law has delivered $146 million to a regional commission for road and transit projects through the first eight months of this fiscal year. [Washington Business Journal]

Public Art Coming to Silver Line Stations — Metro offers a sneak peek at the public art selections for the Silver Line stations, including stained glass panels for Wiehle-Reston East by New York artist David Wilson [Reston Connection]

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Morning Notes

The splash pad at the Mosaic District in Merrifield has been turned on (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Congress Approves More National Airport Flights — “More long-haul flights are coming…

Fairfax County’s annual Summer Entertainment Series will kick off on June 1 (via Fairfax County Park Authority/Twitter) The Fairfax County Park Authority has composed a slate of summer shows, including…

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