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48 min ago | The Washington Post

In Fairfax, some students head to class in an office building

Tuesday was the first day of school in Virginia as students arrive at their new campus at Bailey's Upper Elementary in Fairfax County.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Prince William County, VA, Education

2 hrs ago | Loudoun Times

New school year, new school: Rock Ridge Higha s first day

Rock Ridge High School halls filled with uncertain but eager faces on Sept. 2. That day, there was no hierarchy in which the freshmen were lowest on the totem pole.

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3 hrs ago | Patch.com

Crime Map: Four Car break-ins in Ashburn

The first incident occurred Wednesday, Aug. 27 at the 20200 block of River Ridge Terrace.

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Related Topix: Ashburn, VA

4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Gabriella Miller's cancer research foundation awards $100,000 grant

Ten months after Loudoun County fifth-grader Gabriella Miller died of an inoperable brain tumor, the cancer awareness and research foundation that she created with her family reached a poignant milestone: On Tuesday, the Smashing Walnuts Foundation presented its first grant, for $100,000, to pediatric cancer researchers at Children's National ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Africana Americana Civil War veterans to be formally recognized at ceremony

A century and a half after fighting in a war that transformed their country, four African American veterans of the Civil War whose remains are buried at Mounta Zion Communitya Cemetery in Leesburg will be formally recognized for their role in Loudoun County's history.

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Related Topix: African-American, Life, Veteran Affairs, Leesburg, VA, History in the News, US Military, US Navy

Mon Sep 01, 2014

TBD.com

Danny McGrath, Loudoun Valley High School varsity football coach,...

PURCELLVILLE, Va. Parents in Loudoun County are angry and demanding answers after learning that Loudoun Valley High School's varsity football coach was unexpectedly fired last week.

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Related Topix: Purcellville, VA

Patch.com

Cleanest Restaurants in Loudoun

Loudoun Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in Loudoun County.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Loudoun Times

Leesburg plans tribute to Loudouna s African American Civil War veterans

A number of local groups on Sept. 6 will pay tribute to Loudoun's African American Civil War veterans.

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

Fairfax Times

News Briefs -- FairfaxTimes.com

The Virginia Department of Transportation is opening the new third lane on Route 50 in western Fairfax and eastern Loudoun County.

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Related Topix: Fairfax, VA, Fairfax County, VA, Reston, VA

Loudoun Times

Early foreign language learning returns to Loudoun through Language Stars

Foreign language programs in schools across the United States have suffered a heavy blow in recent years due to budget cuts.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Restaurant Inspections: Flame Kabob, Ruby Tuesday's, Eggspectation, Bonnie's Country Kitchen and More

Loudoun Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in Loudoun County.

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Loudoun Times

Bridging the gap: NOVA expansion could mean more opportunity for Loudoun businesses

Northern Virginia Community College is expanding its footprint in Loudoun with a large building expansion spread across two phases.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Virginia state academic tests show stagnant scores on reading, writing

Virginia students saw modest gains on state-mandated math tests while scores on reading and writing exams stagnated, according to state results released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Education Etc., Mathematics, Science, Fairfax County, VA, Prince William County, VA

Patch.com

Acting Like Champions as We Celebrate Labor Day

In celebration of the Labor Day weekend, I am providing some insight for Americans to continue our volunteer efforts where we can have direct impact on supporting the local community living in need.

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The Washington Post

Loudoun County animal watch

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

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Loudoun Times

Life dreams on the Leesburg stage

Drew Clyde opened Headway, an inter-denominational church, at the Tally Ho Theatre in Leesburg.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA, James Madison University

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Loudoun Times

Gabriellaa s Smashing Walnuts makes inaugural grant; $100K to brain doctor

The Loudoun-based Smashing Walnuts Foundation, launched to honor the late local youth Gabriella Miller, today made its first grant to help find a cure a for childhood cancer.

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Related Topix: Ashburn, VA

Patch.com

Blue Ridge Hospice Opens New Leesburg Office in Cornwall Medical Pavilion

Blue Ridge Hospice, a not-for-profit hospice serving Loudoun and eight surrounding counties, will celebrate their new Leesburg office with a public open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA, Purcellville, VA, Middleburg, VA, Berryville, VA, Front Royal, VA

Loudoun Times

Across Loudoun, Gillespie pitches economic plan, condemns Obamacare

Republicans Ed Gillespie and state Del. Barbara Comstock visited Tart Lumber in Sterling Monday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Small Business, Personal Finance, George Bush

Patch.com

Back-to-School Traffic Enforcement Campaign in Loudoun

Summer break is coming to an end and Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is reminding all drivers to watch for school-aged children walking to and from school, as they may forget to watch for you.

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