Mercia Hobson

Freelance Reporter

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Students Raise Alarm on Senate Bill 656

New policies mandated by Jan. 1, 2023 could hurt LBGTQ+ students.

Does every student in a Virginia public school curriculum, Black, Indigenous, students of color, disabled, immigrant, and others, deserve to be accurately represented?

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Foust Says He's Not Running in 2023

No fifth term for legacy leader.

No fifth term for legacy leader.

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Black Lives Matter Banner Slashed at Reston Church

Black Lives Matter Banner Slashed at Reston Church

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Meet Virginia's 2022 3M Young Scientist

Harvesting energy from mechanical sources.

Harvesting energy from mechanical sources.

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Cellular Service Disruption at Lake Anne Impacts 9-1-1

Vendors’ point-of-sale systems also experiencing difficulties.

Vendors’ point-of-sale systems also experiencing difficulties.

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Block Party Blast at St. Tim's

Parishioners and community members rock in the sunshine.

Parishioners and community members rock in the sunshine.

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Reston Association Chooses New CEO

One-on-one interview with Mac Cummins, AICP

One-on-one interview with Mac Cummins, AICP

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Farmers Market Fun Days "On" in Herndon

Come for the market, a walk through the Red Caboose, and Market Fun Days

Come for the market, a walk through the Red Caboose, and Market Fun Days

Can’t Get a Foot in the Door

Housing discrimination found in Fairfax County.

Housing discrimination found in Fairfax County.

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Swimmers, Take Your Mark

Mayor visits Herndon Olympics

Mayor visits Herndon Olympics

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