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Chick-fil-A Restaurant Opening Nov. 18 in Crystal City

The following was sent to us by Cindi Pickett of CP Communications Inc.:

CRYSTAL CITY, Va. (Nov. 18, 2010) The Chick-fil-A® restaurant chain and its renegade Cows, who this year mark 15 years of encouraging people to “Eat Mor Chikin,” will celebrate the Nov. 18 opening of Crystal City’s first Chick-fil-A restaurant by awarding a free year’s supply of Chick-fil-A to the first 100 adults in line that morning at the new location.

 Started seven years ago as an idea for an Arizona restaurant opening, Chick-fil-A’s First 100 Celebration has become the signature event of each grand opening around the country. The chain’s loyal customers often arrive 24 hours in advance of the opening -- no matter the location or weather conditions.

Playoff Results of Toyota's dc.highschoolsports.net Report

(WUSA)- This week's playoff edition of the Toyota dc.highschoolsports.net Report featured some serious performances from local teams.

Check out tonight's results:

-Broad Run dominated Sherando 49-26

-DeMatha dispatched St. John's 34-20

-Hayfield ended McLean's comeback season 34-13

-Gaithersburg snuffed out Whitman 28-0

-Quince Orchard came back and beat Seneca Valley 19-15

-Damascus remained perfect 21-6 over Linganore

-Liberty toppled Fauquier 49-27

Looking forward:

-Regardless of all of the insanity in the regular season, DeMatha will be playing Good Counsel for the WCAC title for the seventh year in a row. 

-With Hayfield upsetting McLean and Washington-Lee upending Yorktown, the two lower seeds present a match-up no one predicted. 

Soldier Thanks USO For Holiday Gift Basket

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA) --- U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Nikki Cobb thanks the USO for making Thanksgiving dinner special for her family.

This holiday season, the USO is again offering its Turkeys for Troops gift basket program. Cobb says her basket last year included turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and ingredients to make stuffing and pumpkin pie.

"The USO Thanksgiving baskets are just great. They give me a chance to actually be able to get special foods for my kids," Cobb says.

The single-mother makes dinner every night for her two children. Tonight, Cobb watches over the stove with two-year-old Olivia in her arms.

"We're gonna have chicken stew tonight. The kids love it!"

Virginia Wants More Hunters For Deer Season

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says it's trying to lure former hunters back to the deer woods.

The agency says it's started sending postcards to former hunting license holders. The message encourages them to return to the sport and to share the experience with others.

The recruitment drive comes as Virginia's main deer season approaches. The gun season is scheduled to open Saturday.

While hunters kill about 250,000 deer a year in Virginia, the Game and Inland Fisheries Department says it needs hunters to keep the 1 million-strong population in check.

Fimian Concedes to Connolly

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) -- Republican congressional candidate Keith Fimian has announced he concedes to Democratic Congressman Gerry Connolly for Virginia's 11th congressional district.

In a news release Fimian said, "After much discussion with friends and supporters, I have decided not to pursue a recount and not to further investigate possible discrepancies in the election results. Therefore I congratulate Congressman Connolly on his victory and send him good wishes as he moves forward to do the people's business. For me, today is the end of this campaign."

Fimian has been locked in a tight race with one-term democratic incumbent Rep. Gerry Connolly. Connolly won with just 921 votes or a .4-percent lead; which, meant Fimian could ask for a re-count.

However, Fimian also left the door slightly ajar. 

Bank Robbed On Little River Turnpike

(WUSA) -- Fairfax County police are looking for a man who robbed a Wachovia on Little River Turnpike Monday morning.

Around 11:15 a.m., a man entered the Wachovia bank located at 6565 Little River Turnpike. He walked up to the teller, implied he had a weapon and he demanded money. The teller turned over an undisclosed amount of cash and the man fled on foot.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect was described as a black male, 25 to 35 years old, about 6 feet tall, between 160 to 200 pounds. He had long, straight, brown hair and wore a red sweater.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the crime is asked to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

Suspect In Metro Terror Plot Due In Court

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- A Pakistani-born U.S. citizen accused of attempting to help al-Qaida bomb the Washington Metro transit system is scheduled to make an appearance in federal court.

Thirty-four-year-old Farooque Ahmed was arrested last month after being targeted in a federal sting operation. Authorities say he plotted with people he thought were al-Qaida members to conduct bombings at D.C. Metrorail stations.

In fact, the people he allegedly believed were al-Qaida members were actually undercover law enforcement.

Ahmed is expected to enter a not guilty plea at Tuesday's arraignment, and a judge will set a trial date. Ahmed is being held in jail pending trial.