Friday Morning Rundown

Morning sky in Reston/Credit: Ken Plum

Shutdown Looming? — Fairfax County leaders talk about what a government shutdown may mean for Fairfax County. [Washington Business Journal]

Football Friday — South Lakes (2-1)is home against McLean. Herndon (2-1) hosts Chantilly. Games begin at 7 p.m.

Artificial Turf Getting A Second Look, But Not In Fairfax — Crumb rubber turf fields are getting some backlash for potential cancer connection, but Fairfax officials say fields will stay as is until more research is done. [Washington Post]

Get On The Bus — To celebrate its 30th birthday, Fairfax Connector is offering free bus rides on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Connector officials say they want to encourage more residents to take the bus instead of driving. [Fairfax County]

Photo: Morning sky in Reston/Credit: Ken Plum

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