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McLean's Big News Week: Dual Presidential Visit, New Business Column, Beware of Scam

April 30-May 4

Compilation of top news in McLean last week in case you missed something.

Monday April 30

Presidents Obama, Clinton Wow Democrats. President Obama and Bill Clinton make their first joint fundraiser appearance in McLean to the delight of supporters.

Traffic Alert. Overnight Beltway and Dulles Toll Road closing this week in Tysons Corner/McLean area.

Linking Nutrition and Health. McLean High PTSA shares advice from recent program on the link between what you eat and how you feel.

Last Chance. Registering to vote in the June 12 primary. Contests in the Senate and House.

Tuesday May 1

Neighbor Scam Alert. McLean Volunteer Fire Department alerts neighbors to scam involving their name.

Another Award for McLean Library. Dolley Madison wins gold for going green.

Drones in Fairfax County. Fairfax police chief talks about possibility of using unmanned aerial drones in county police work.

Wednesday May 2

New County Budget. Supervisors adopt budget with longer library hours, higher property tax and stormwater fees.

The McLean Ear. Inside the no-fuss, but historic joint presidential visit to McLean Sunday.

Got A Question for Senate Candidate. Ask it here.

Thursday May 3

Pictures Wanted of Fallen McLean Vietnam Vets. Project aims to put faces with all the names on the Vietnam Memorial.

GOP Candidate, McLean Neighbor Ends Campaign. Newt Gingrich formally abandons presidential race. His campaign is $4 million in debt.

McLean BizBuzz. Two McLean firms named best companies for hourly workers. Women's leadership forum is coming up. New column designed to highlight news of McLean's business neighbors.

Friday May 4

Important Company to Visit. TV actress Jane Seymour at Tysons Corner Saturday. Other VIP's: Nancy Pelosi, Cong. Frank Wolf, Vice President Joe Biden.

Baseball Roundup. McLean, Langley head for strong season finish.

McLean Crime Report. Spate of business thefts.

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