Monday Morning Rundown

Spring in Reston

Police and Fire Games Shaping Up — Visit Fairfax is hard at work on the 2015 World Police and Fire Games, which will be held at 53 locations in Fairfax County next June and July. Organizers say it will include 12,000 athletes, making it bigger than the Olympics. [Inside Nova]

Which Bird Should Represent? — Friends of Reston, the nonprofit that supports Reston Association, is asking residents to pick Reston’s official bird. Among the choices: American Goldfinch, Barred Owl, Eastern Bluebird, Great Blue Heron and Pileated Woodpecker. [Reston Association]

UVA Most Desirable — The website eCollegeFinder has determined the most desirable college in each state based on the number of applications. University of Virginia comes in tops for Virginia. [WTOP]

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