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Gnome looks out over Lake Anne

Footage of Metro Riders Ends Up On Porn Site — Metro Transit Police said they are investigating a report of women being secretly videotaped on the rail system after videos turned up on a pornographic Web site. The videos show women, typically wearing shorts or skirts, who don’t appear to be aware that they’re being filmed. [Washington Post]

FCPS Calls For More State Funding — The Fairfax County School Board has passed a resolution calling on the Virginia General Assembly to increase the state’s share of funding for public education immediately.  The resolution states that state direct aid to K-12 education has been reduced from 35 percent of the general fund in FY 2009 to below 30 percent in FY 2014. [FCPS]

No Snow December — December is ending with no measurable snowfall in Northern Virginia. How does that bode for the rest of winter 2014-15? [Washington Post]

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The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

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Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.

He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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