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Fairfax County Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed in Vienna, Oakton and Dunn Loring in Fairfax County. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday, 11 am to 1 pm. Volunteers can deliver meals once a week, once a month, or on a substitute basis. Contact Fairfax County’s Volunteer Solutions at 703-324-5406, TTY 711, VolunteerSolutions@fairfaxcounty.gov, or visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices and click on volunteers.

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Giving Some Rope: A Brief History Of Tensions Between Politicians And The Press

Hillary Clinton's campaign took the term "wrangling the press" literally when it used a rope to control reporters. She and other candidates have a long history of frustration with the Fourth Estate.
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Mechanization Brings Quick Change To Borneo Region Known For 'Slow Rice'

A company is introducing mechanized rice farming to the interior of Malaysian Borneo for the first time. Scientists say the change may damage the bonds between the local people and their environment.
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Presidential Candidates Grapple With Tough Ballot Requirements In Virginia

In Virginia, candidates running for president are scrambling to determine how to get on the ballot, or if it's even worth the hassle. That's because the Commonwealth has some of the strictest requirements in the nation.
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Hacking Team Breach Reveals Firm Sold Spying Tools To Repressive Regimes

What happens when one of the most notorious hacking companies gets hacked? That's the situation unfolding for one Italian company, which sells surveillance software to governments across the globe.

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