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Fire Rescue, Surviving 'Active Shooters,' Stadium Dogs, Lake Anne Plan and Is 'Redskins' Racist?

Plus, "Grand Theft Auto" robbery and bike lanes or parking?

Top news from around our Patches.
Top news from around our Patches.
by Todd Richissin

Firefighters are heroes every day, but it's not every day they get the attention they deserve.

They do today. They saved a life Wednesday in Fairfax County, our lead story over the past 24 hours from around our Patches in Virginia and Washington, DC. 

See that and other notable headlines below.

Firefighters Rescue Fairfax County Man from House Fire

Mother to Police: 'She's Still Inside, She's Still Inside'

Fire Wednesday in M Street IceBerry

Stadium Dogs Hounds Again, But VIP Still Shooting for 2014

Is the Washington 'Redskins' Name Racist (Yes, Says Google)

Fairfax County Provides Video, Tips on Surviving an Active Shooter Incident

Alexandria's Gerald Read, 58, Remembered by Wife as 'Animal Lover,' 'Dedicated to Military'

Police: Teenager Assaulted, Robbed of 'Grand Theft Auto' Video Game

Bike Lanes or On-Street Parking?

Obituary: Arts Council of Fairfax Chairman R. Dennis McArver

Plans for Lake Anne Laid Out For Public

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