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More Time to Apply for City Grant — “The deadline has been extended to Friday, May 15 for the City of Falls Church Economic Development Authority (EDA)’s Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Grant program.” [City of Falls Church]

Capital One Employees May Stay Home Awhile — “The lender’s offices in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. will remain shut to all non-essential staff at least through the Labor Day holiday on Sept. 7, Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank wrote in an internal memo.” [Bloomberg]

Time for Take Off — “Defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. is on schedule for testing of its next-generation rocket, the OmegA, despite the challenges of operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, a company executive said.” [UPI]

Celebration Outside Inova Fairfax Hospital — “People lined up to show their love for Fairfax County health care workers who are putting-in long, grueling hours.” [NBC 4]

I-66 Toll Revenue Creates Roadblock for Project Funding — “The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, which receives and disseminates funding for the projects, anticipates a significant drop in revenue, and will have to put off selection of projects in the latest round of its  ‘Commuter Choice’ initiative.” [Inside NoVa]

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