Thursday Morning Rundown

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Just A Drill — A safety drill will be conducted at the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station Thursday at 8 a.m. This drill is for construction workers only and is expected to last approximately 20-25 minutes, Metro officials said. You may hear the blasting of air horns, but there is no need to be alarmed or take any action.

Strong Market — Virginia home sales are at their strongest since the recession. The second quarter of 2015 saw $10.6 billion, up 11 percent from the same period a year ago and the highest since 2008. [WTOP]

Beware the Wayleaf — Restonian has some fun with Reston’s newest invasive plant. [Restonian]

4H Fair Starts Today — The 67th Annual4H Fair begins today at Frying Pan Park. There will be rides, live music, animal demonstration and contests. [Reston Now]

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