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Investors reach pact to energize Gary/Chicago airport
Dec. 09--A tentative agreement valued at up to $100 million will be announced Monday for private investors to develop and manage the long underused Gary/Chicago International Airport and incubate businesses in the surrounding area, the Tribune has learned.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Runner Knocked Out by Flying Deer: 'Im Surprised I Made it Out Alive'
A vehicle hitting an animal is not unusual, but Krystine Rivera's collision with a deer qualifies as nothing less than bizarre.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
PHOTOS: Downtown Herndon's Annual Sing-Along, Tree Lighting and Santa's Arrival
Santa Claud greets children at the annual Town of Herndon Tree Lighting ceremony Saturday, Dec. 7. Dozens braved a cold evening in downtown Herndon Saturday, Dec. 7 to sing Christmas carols, light the Town of Herndon's tree and get a personal visit from Santa Claus himself.
Local South Africans react to Mandela's death
"There were great moral leaders, and great political leaders -- Mandela was both," says James Joseph, who raised his family in McLean and was the only U.S. Ambassador to present his credentials to President Nelson Mandela and walk with him in his old prison cell.
Holiday Weekend: Caroling, Tree Lightings, Santa's Secret Shoppe,...
Two dozen residents from Ashby Ponds retirement community will be leading the holiday caroling sing-along with Santa Claus at the first annual One Loudoun Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony Saturday.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
NBC Bay Area
Car Hits Deer, Deer Hits Jogger
A car hits a deer, sending it airborn and into a passing jogger. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
FBI busts contractors accused of stealing wire from FBI office construction site
The three men, employees of a subcontractor that is building the FBI's new field office in Miramar, were arrested Wednesday after agents said they billed the federal government for more electrical wire than was needed, sold it off and planned to split the profits.
Weird News: Deer Goes Shopping, Piece of Ear Goes Missing, Nerds Go...
Editor's Note: Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and D.C., and not a day goes by that something weird isn't happening somewhere in the area.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Billionaire Sentenced, 'Shark Tank,' Disappearing Dome, Teaching...
Billionaire Jacqueline Mars, of the Mars Candy company fame, admitted in court that she was responsible for an October accident that killed an elderly woman visiting Virginia for a wedding.
Why a Dulles company is building a dark fiber route to Richmond
SummitIG, a Dulles-based network infrastructure company backed by Columbia Capital, has begun work on a 170-mile dark fiber route stretching from Ashburn to Petersburg, Va.
Loudoun County coughs up nearly $10 million for new records system
Loudoun's Board of Supervisors approved Wednesday night a nearly $10 million expenditure that includes hiring several new technology positions to implement and manage a new enterprise resource planning management system that will keep track of taxes, assessments and human resources.
School Board members finalize plan for attendance boundaries
With the rezoning of attendance boundaries entering into its final stages, the Loudoun County School Board went to their constituents Nov. 25 to iron out any concerns about the potential boundaries.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
November Top Stories: A $200,000 Toll Bill, Sungrazing Comet, Election Day and More
From election day to a controversial land swap and a lot in between, here's a look back on the month of November with top 10 stories on Reston Patch.
Elm Street Development to build apartments at Buchanan Partners' Arcola Center
Buchanan Partners has enlisted Elm Street Development to build apartments at the slowly evolving Arcola Center in the Dulles area.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Silver Line completion date pushed back again
Necessary software modifications for the automatic train control system are the reason for the latest delay.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Reston at a crossroads with Metroa s arrival
As an observer and participant in last week's Planning Commission hearing, I would like to follow up on what occurred then and address some points that were not adequately addressed from the perspective of Reston's citizens.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Kennedy to succeed Hill at Wynwood Furniture
Louisville, Ky. - Joe Hill has announced he will retire as president and chief operating officer of case goods source Wynwood Furniture on Feb. 6, which coincidentally will be his 30th anniversary with the company and its parent, DMI/Flexsteel.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
495 Express Lanes celebrate one year
In the first 10 months of opening, the 495 Express Lanes served 855,000 people. That's one of the facts revealed in a report released this month celebrating the 495 Express Lanes' first year.
by Gary Robertson
A study released in May by the MIT International Center for Air Transportation found that the nation's 29 largest airports lost 8.8 percent of their scheduled domestic flights from 2007 to 2012.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Time-Lapse Panda, University Homelessness, Officer Assault, Spared...
The little national panda isn't so little any more. The National Zoo has a time-lapse chronicle of the yet-unnamed panda.