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Reston Says Goodbye to Bob Simon- Reston founder Robert E. Simon passed away at his home on Monday. He was 101. People have already started to lay flowers at his statue in Lake Anne Plaza, despite evening rain. Rep. Gerry Connolly and Sen. Tim Kaine issued statements offering their condolences. [RestonNow, Facebook, Twitter]

Plane Pull Rakes in Donations- Over 80 teams participated in the 23rd annual plane pull at Dulles Airport, raising $290,000 for Special Olympic Virginia. The winning team pulled a 12-ton FedEx cargo plane 12 feet in under five seconds. [InsideNova]

Absentee Voting Started This Week- Fairfax residents can turn in an absentee ballots at the Fairfax government center (12000 Government Center Parkway) until Oct. 31. Mailed absentees ballots must be received by the Office of Elections by Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. [Fairfax County]

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Morning Notes

Lake Audubon from bridge in Reston (photo by Ray Copson) Reminder: Early Voting Begins — “[It’s] the first day to #voteearly in the congressional #midterms! The 8th, 10th & 11th…

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