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Tuesday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff October 20, 2015 at 8:00 am 4 Comments

Fall decorations at Lake Anne

Traditional Values Coalition’s FCPS Campaign — The Traditional Values Coalition, labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, is doing heavy campaigning in the Fairfax County School Board race. [Metro Weekly]

Nearby: Big Development Planned Near Herndon-Monroe — Tishman Speyer has filed plans for 1.5 million square feet of mixed use — including 700 residences — off Sunrise Valley Drive near the future Herndon-Monroe Metro station. [Washington Business Journal]

Creating Jobs in Reston — During the third quarter of 2015, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 29 businesses that are adding almost 1,100 jobs in Fairfax County. More than 300 of those jobs were in Reston. [Fairfax County EDA]

Calling All Artists — Applications for entry to the 2016 Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival will close Dec. 6. The 2016 festival, sponsored by Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) is May 20-22 at Reston Town Center and is a juried show featuring more than 200 artists. [Juried Art Services]

  • meh

    the southern poverty law center is also a hate group, just from the opposite side of the political spectrum. They hate Mens and Womens locker room signs b/c it confuses .05% of the population who are already pretty confused about what they are to begin with. I hope their next fight will be against Red, Yellow, and Green traffic lights, a large percentage of the population is color blind and they cant be sure what to do at intersections, we need to replace them with shapes like square, triangle, and circles.

    • Trollie the Troll

      Trollie hates confusion. Trollie want shapes instead of colors. Meh wrong though, Stop should be octogon dum dum.

  • Anonymous

    No idea what The Traditional Values Coalition is, but SPLC is not an unbiased source. It’s admitted that it doesn’t have the capacity to address left-wing hate groups, which is fine because it’s a resource issue, but that doesn’t excuse it trying to pass itself off as non-partisan and unbiased in this case.

    • Ming the Merciless

      Basically, it is a left-wing hate group masquerading as a watchdog.

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