Top Oakton Headlines: Feb. 11-17

Top news in Oakton.

The week's top Oakton headlines include a senior night buzzer beater, police activity in Oakton, new homes for sale, and a sound-off on gay marriage.

Flint Hills Boys Bball Scores a Buzzer Beater for Senior Night Victory
The Huskies take the lead at the last second, 59-57.

January Fair Oaks Police Log
A summary of the latest incidents reported to the Fairfax County Police Department.

House Hunt: $499K Home for Sale on Blake Lane
Homes for sale in Oakton.

Gay Marriage in Virginia: About Time?
A law banning same-sex marriage in Virginia didn't stop couples from applying for marriage licenses in protest on Valentine's Day. Is it time to revisit the ban?

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Wolf Stirs Gun Control Debate with Study on Mass Shootings
Access to guns, mental health covered in Virginia rep's report by the National Science Foundation — topics he says need to stay part of the conversation.

Speak Out: Should Home-Schooled Students Play on Public School Teams?
Senate Committee Kills ‘Tebow Bill’ on Thursday night, but some Patch readers think proposal should be voted into law.

Mutts Matter: Add A Little Happy-ness to Your Life
Happy is an adorable, playful, entertaining little pup who will make a great sidekick.

Crime: Vienna Metro Station on Top 10 List
Electronic device "snatchings" up 30 percent from 2011 to 2012.

Local Bishop Loverde: Pope's Decision Reflects 'Spirit of Serenity'
The Catholic Diocese of Arlington oversees 68 parishes in 21 counties.

School Board to Form Community Committee for Superintendent Search
Parents can apply to interview semifinalist candidates for Fairfax County's next superintendent.







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