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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Loudouna s small community schools saved, for now

Four historic elementary schools in western Loudoun County will stay open for at least one more year, after the Loudoun County School Board voted late Tuesday night to remove the schools from a list of possible budget cuts.

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Related Topix: Ashburn, VA, Aldie, VA, Hamilton, VA, Middleburg, VA, Lincoln, VA

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

High school students are all about computers but get little instruction in computer science

Their lives swirl in technology, but the nation's high school students spend little time studying the computer science that is the basis of it all.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Computers, Education Etc., Fairfax County, VA, Family, Kids

12 hrs ago | Patch.com

Missing Sterling Man Last Seen in Falls Church

Investigators are hoping that the public can help locate a missing Sterling man, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Sterling, VA

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Loudoun County animal watch

These were among cases received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services.

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19 hrs ago | Business Journal

Topgolf Dulles estimates 450K visitors in first year of operation

The planned Loudoun County Topgolf will employ 120 people full time and attract upward of 450,000 visitors in its first year of operation, the company said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA, Ashburn, VA, Fairfax County, VA

23 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

A once-spacious Loudoun County area tries to deal with traffic tie-ups

Back around 2000, those living in South Riding, Brambleton, Arcola and Stone Ridge didn't have to worry about traffic.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Patch.com

Charles Severance, 'Person of Interest' In Alexandria Shootings, Due In Court

Charles Severance, described as a "person of interest" in the slaying of Ruthanne Lodato and two other Alexandria residents, is due in court Wednesday in West Virginia as Virginia authorities continue attempts to have him extradited to the state.

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Patch.com

Serial Fondler, Neglect Death, New Airport Dining, Death Penalty Trial and Pinball Museum Auction

Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and D.C. Among our top stories today: National Pinball Museum Pieces on Auction Block Police Seek Serial Fondler Striking Bailey's Crossroads Area Abandoned Power Plant Eyed for Redevelopment Alexandria Woman Indicted In Death Of 98-Year-Old Mother Marine Convicted For Arlington Abductions Could Get Death Penalty In ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bailey's Crossroads, VA, Arlington, VA, Vienna, VA

Patch.com

More Construction Site Thefts in Loudoun County

Two more construction site thefts noted by Loudoun County Sheriff's Office are just the latest in a growing trend of these thefts in the county.

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Related Topix: Aldie, VA

Business Journal

Does Loudoun really prefer 50 more years of blasting rock over...

A bid to redevelop the 225-acre Chantilly Crushed Stone quarry, located less than a mile from a planned Metro station, into a mixed-use community anchored by a 54-acre lake, thousands of residences and 4 million square feet of nonresidential uses has run into a massive obstacle: Loudoun's land use policies simply do not appear to allow such a ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Family Life teachers could be cut in Loudoun

Budget cuts being considered by the Loudoun County School Board this week are far-reaching.

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Related Topix: Education

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

Loudoun Co. hearing discusses possible closure of four schools

A standing-room only crowd packed into a Loudoun County school board hearing Monday night, hoping to convince board members not to close four rural elementary schools.

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Related Topix: Aldie, VA

WUSA-TV Washington

FOUND: Leesburg teen Thomas Bryn

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance to help locate a missing teen in the Leesburg area LEESBURG, Va.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA

NBC Washington

Deadly New Designer Drug Reaches Loudoun Co.

Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey spoke to experts about the drug 25i, a new designer drug.

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Related Topix: Drugs

The Washington Post

Four African American Civil War veterans honored at Leesburg's Mount Zion Cemetery

Golden-brown moss had crept up the sides of the headstones, surrounding the chiseled letters whose edges had been softened by many years of sun and wind and rain.

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Related Topix: African-American, Life, Veteran Affairs, History in the News

The Washington Post

Hatrick's warning, criticism heighten tensions over Loudoun school budget

As outgoing Loudoun County School Superintendent Edgar B. Hatrick III prepared in December for his final budget season after more than 20 years as the leader of one of the region's fastest-growing school systems, he wrote an open letter in which he said that the school system was at a critical "tipping point" and that it urgently needed additional ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Patch.com

Courts Complex Expansion Subject of Community Meeting Wednesday

Release, Town of Leesburg: The Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure, with the architecture and engineering firm of Dewberry Architects, Inc., will host a community meeting and presentation for the design of the Courts Complex Phase III Expansion Project on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room ... (more)

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

USA Today

Love in the Stacks: Romance at the library

Introducing HEA's very first Love in the Stacks twice-monthly column focused on libraries and librarians who love romance novels.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Apiculture, Science

Loudoun Times

Two Loudoun deputies injured in Costco larceny incident

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office released this photo today of the man they say injured two deputies while fleeing the scene of a larceny at Costco in Sterling.

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Related Topix: Sterling, VA

The Washington Post

Local Digest: 3 men are shot, injured in Southeast Washington

The incident occurred just before 4:45 p.m. near 14th and Cedar streets SE, said Officer Paul Metcalf, a D.C. police spokesman.

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