Monday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff August 11, 2014 at 8:00 am 3 Comments

Paddleboarding clinic at Life Time Athletic/Credit 'Surf Reston via Facebook

Aug. 17 Is Works Sunday —  Members of 10 local congregations (Jewish, Christian and Muslim) will take part in Works Sunday next week. Works Sunday is a day of service with community projects ranging from making lunches at Embry Rucker Community Shelter to helping organize Inova’s Ronald McDonald House to running an ice cream social at Tall Oaks Assisted Living. Participants do not have to be congregation members. [Works Sunday]

Candy Drug Bust At Dulles — More than $80,000 worth of cocaine was found hidden inside caramelized sugar cane candy during an inspection at Washington Dulles International Airport last week. Customs officials seized over 1.5 pounds of cocaine disguised as candy from a Honduran woman. [Washington Post]

Virginia In-State Tuition Rises — Undergraduates at Virginia’s four-year public colleges and universities will see an average increase of 5.2 percent in tuition and mandatory fees compared to last year, the State Council of Higher Education says.  That’s an average increase of $544. [Fairfax Times]

Photo: Paddleboard yoga clinic at Life Time Athletic/Credit: Surf Reston via Facebook

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