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Wednesday Morning Notes

by Karen Goff — September 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

SLHS Senior Morgan LaRow competes at the Oatlands Invitational Sept. 17/Credit: SLHS

Fairfax Filled the Boot — Fairfax County Fire and Rescue collected $521,509 during Labor Day weekend’s “Fill The Boot” campaign to benefit Muscular Dystrophy. That is more than any other fire department in the United States and Canada, fire rescue officials said. [Fairfax County Fire and Rescue]

Kwame TimeNorthern Virginia magazine spends some time with Reston poet and author Kwame Alexander. Alexander will be featured at the National Book Festival in DC this weekend. [Northern Virginia Magazine]

Tall Oaks Dropped The Ball — This letter to the editor finds fault with some of the facts presented by Jefferson Apartment Group, the owners of the soon-to-be-redeveloped Tall Oaks Village Center. [Connection]

Transgender Forum In Reston — United Christian Parish will host the TransGender Education Association for a presentation, “Trans*Matters: Trans*Inclusivity is Up to All of Us.” The presentation is Sunday, Sept. 25, 1 to 3 p.m. at the church 1t 11508 North Shore Dr.

Fairfax County Police Will Hire Auditor — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved the hiring of a police department auditor to monitor how the county investigates use-of-force complaints and fatal incidents. [Washington Post]

Photo: South Lakes High School Senior Morgan LaRow competes at the Oatlands Cross Country Invitational Sept. 17/Credit: SLHS

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