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Wednesday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff — March 4, 2015 at 8:00 am 0

Reston Town Center

SAIC Acquires Reston’s Scitor — Science Applications International Corp. has purchased Reston-based Scitor for $790 million. [Washington Post]

Big Deal For Urgent.ly — Local start up Urgent.ly, a roadside assistance app, has struck a deal with AT&T. The service will be part of AT&T’s connected car platform. Urgent.ly’s app (built into the car’s dashboard computer) will allow drivers to request service for their stranded car by pressing one button. [Bisnow]

County Plan Focuses on Economy — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a county economic plan. [Fairfax County]

New Sponsor For Arts Festival — Herndon-based Volkswagen of America, Inc., will be the title sponsor of this year’s Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, the Greater Reston Arts Center announced. Volkswagen signed a two-year deal for 2015 and ’16, with a third-year option. This year’s festival is May 16 and 17.

County Commission To Look At Use Of Force — A new task force will examine use of force and community relations policies for the Fairfax County Police Department. [WTOP]

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