Cox Farms’ ‘Resist White Supremacy’ sign draws thousands of reactions; 17 dead following Florida high school shooting

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Thursday, Feb. 15.

Last Friday, Cox Farms changed their roadside sign to say “Resist White Supremacy,” prompting the 116-acre Centreville farm to receive a multitude of emails, phone calls and Facebook messages. Aaron Cox-Leow, in charge of Cox Farms operations, posted to Facebook on behalf of the farm explaining their decision, a post that generated close to 50,000 reactions and over 16,000 shares.
(The Washington Post)

At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, a Florida high school near Fort Lauderdale, a 19-year-old student that had been expelled shot and killed 17 people on Wednesday.
(The Washington Post)

Tickets for summer concerts at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center will go on sale on SaturdayFind the summer 2018 lineup here.

31 types of dog foods containing the euthanasia drug pentobarbital have been pulled from shelves across the country.

The Reston Town Center will host the 27th annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival from May 18-20 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., one day longer than the festival usually runs.
(Reston Now)

It’s Girl Scout cookie season. Here’s where you can find some in Arlington and Reston.
(ARL Now, Reston Now)