Tuesday Morning Rundown

Kids try out fire activities at Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games Sports Extravaganza/Credit: Reston Town Center

Former Great Falls Restaurant Sues Google — The owners of the Serbian Crown Restaurant, which closed in 2013, are suing Google, saying that Google Maps incorrectly listed the weekend hours, which caused a 75-percent drop in business.  The Serbian Crown, open for decades, was listed as closed Saturday through Monday. [In The Capital]

Obama To Speak Up For Highway Trust Fund — The federal Highway Trust Fund is nearly out of money, putting the $1.9 billion in loans for Metro’s Silver Line Phase 2 — as well as dozens of other transportation projects nationwide — in jeopardy. President Obama, in public appearances this week, is expected to put pressure on Congress to find a solution. [CBS News]

Police Stepping Up Safety Education Near Metro — Fairfax County Police will be working on a pedestrian safety campaign at the Vienna Metro this week. The goal of the campaign is to prevent injuries and deaths due to pedestrian crashes. There were 24 crashes involving pedestrians or bicycles near the Vienna Metro in 2013-14. [Fairfax County Police Department]

Last Call For North Point Director — Tuesday at 5 p.m. is the deadline for Reston Association members interested in the North Point Director spot to declare their intent. The board will pick from among candidates for the post, which will run through April 2015. The post is open because director Tim Cohn recently resigned. [Reston Association]

Photo: Kids try out firefighter activities at Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games Sports Extravaganza at Reston Town Center Sunday/Credit: Reston Town Center

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