Tuesday Morning Rundown

Reston Relay Triathlon 2014/Credit: Kristina Alcorn

Silver Line Confusion — Metro’s Silver Line opens July 26, but there are still many people who don’t know exactly where the rail can take them. [Washington Post]

Remembering 2012’s Derecho — Two years ago today, many Fairfax County residents were still without power in the aftermath of the June 29 Derecho. What have county agencies and residents learned about emergencies?  [Fairfax County]

Backpacks for 2014-15 — School’s out, but Cornerstones is already planning for next year. The nonprofit is starting its backpack drive. Cornerstones will distribute thousands of backpacks to local kids in need. Find out how to donate. [Cornerstones]

New FCPS Calendar Includes Two-Week Winter Break — The FCPS School Board last week approved a master calendar revision that allows more flexibility for snow days and eliminates early release Mondays. The calendar for 2014-15 has now been approved, if you want to pencil in important dates. [FCPS]

Photo: Reston Relay Triathlon finish line/Credit: Kristina Alcorn via RA

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