Thursday Morning Rundown

Campers and Counselors at RA's Nature Tots Camp/Credit: RA

Fairfax Unemployment Below 4 Percent — The unemployment rate in Fairfax County fell from 4.1 percent in March to 3.6 percent in April, says Fairfax County. [Fairfax County Economic Indicators]

First Teen Police Academy Class Graduates — Twenty-two students from 14 different area high schools went through Fairfax County Police’s first Teen Police Academy last week. The teens learned about exploring careers in law enforcement, as well as crime scenes, K9 units, SWAT teams and other emergency operations. [Fairfax County]

High Above Reston — A Washington Business Journal reporter got a good look at Reston from high above Reston Station. He took a climb to the crane atop Comstock’s 21-story BLVD apartments. [Washington Business Journal]

MWAA Steps Towards Building Rail Yard — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority on Wednesday issued a Notice of Recommended Award to Hensel Phelps Construction of Chantilly, to design and build the rail yard and maintenance facility for Phase 2 of the Silver Line. Hensel Phelps’ bid was $252,989,000, the lowest of the four received by the Airports Authority. 

Photo: Campers and kids at Reston Association’s Nature Tots Camp. Credit: RA

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