Wednesday Morning Rundown

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Phone Scammers Back — The Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office says phone scammers that hit area residents in July are back again. They claim to be sheriff’s deputies who demand money after they threaten arrest. Don’t fall for it. [Fairfax County]

Schools Falling Short — Virginia Department of Education officials say more than 30 percent of schools in the commonwealth failed to meet accreditation standards last year. That is actually a decrease from the previous two years, but DOE officials say the drop also has to do with changes in tests. Fairfax County Public Schools says 89 percent of its schools reached full accreditation. [WTOP, FCPS]

Dulles Plane Pull Saturday — More than 70 teams are registered for the Annual Dulles Day Plane Pull to benefit Virginia Special Olympics. The event is Saturday at Dulles International Airport. [Dulles Day]

New Police HQ Will Have LEED Features — Fairfax County officials broke ground on a new police and fire headquarters in Fairfax on Tuesday. The new building will seek LEED Silver certification with eco-smart environmental controls, green roofs, permeable pavement and more. [Fairfax County]

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Morning Notes

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