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  1. Some fear Metro to Loudoun will increase car congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Several members of Loudoun County's Board of Supervisors worry the number of cars on crowded roadways will increase, if funding dries up for subsidized commuter buses, which currently carry commuters from the fast-growing county to downtown Washington, D.C. for $8 or $9. For years, county taxpayers have paid for buses, drivers' salaries and other expenses to operate the service from 11 Park and Ride Lots to Crystal City, Rosslyn, The Pentagon and Washington.


  2. Former Ashburn CEO convicted of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Loudoun County jury convicted former IT executive Braulio Castillo of first-degree murder on Monday night in the 2014 death of his estranged wife, according to The Washington Post. Castillo, the former chief executive of Leesburg-based Strong Castle Inc., a government contractor, was charged on April 2, 2014, with killing his wife, Michelle Castillo, after she was found dead in her Belmont Station Drive home in Ashburn on March 20 of that year.


  3. Amid track work, Metroa s Silver Line extension rolls alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | WTOP-FM Washington

    As Metro continues with its extensive and disruptive maintenance plan, construction crews have been making progress as they work on a different project - extending the Silver Line. Six new stations along the extended line are being built to serve areas of Reston, Herndon, Dulles Airport, and eventually ending in Ashburn.


  4. Va. man sentenced to 25 years for sex tourism, traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | WTOP-FM Washington

    An Ashburn, Virginia man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after being found guilty of sex tourism and sex trafficking. According to court documents and trial testimony, he was introduced to a 14-year-old girl in his native El Salvador who wanted to escape gangs that were threatening her and her mother.


  5. Textile Museum gets $5M giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WTOP-FM Washington

    You can't vacuum a priceless antique rug with a Hoover, and the Textile Museum will use one of its largest gifts ever to buy specialized care and preservation equipment for its collection. The Boulder, Colorado-based Avenir Foundation finalized a $5 million gift to the Textile Museum.


  6. Pierre Gar on Holding NFL Draft Party Tonight in RosslynRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre GarA on will be holding an NFL Draft day party tonight in Rosslyn at his pizza restaurant, SpinFire . "GarA on and his teammates will help welcome in the new class of professional players with a watch party for football fans and pizza aficionados alike," according to a press release .


  7. Redskins sign Pro Bowl cornerbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Washington Redskins have signed Pro Bowl cornerback Josh Norman, according to multiple sources. The deal is reported to be five years, $75 million, with $51 million of it guaranteed.


  8. Ashburn moma s invention wins a Next Big Thinga contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A long drive after one of her son's lacrosse games gave Krista Woods of Ashburn, Virginia, plenty of time to think - and suffer from the smell coming from her son's sweaty gloves, jersey and shoes. The result: Glovestix, Woods' invention that claims to remove most of the odor and kill the bacteria clinging to sweaty athletic gear.


  9. Northern Virginia Restaurant Week kicks off MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The restaurants are encouraged to set their own lunch and dinner menus, and the discounts mean you can treat your dad - or your date - to a good meal without emptying your bank account. Among the restaurants participating this year are Morton's The Steakhouse in Reston, Ford's Fish Shack in Ashburn and Plaza Azteca in Sterling.


  10. Redskins-themed restaurant coming to AshburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Houston-based operator Great Grille Group , which runs restaurants in Columbus, Ohio, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis and Houston, including sports-themed restaurants for the Colts and Texans, will create the Ashburn, Virginia facility. The 12,000-square-foot restaurant will actually be two restaurants; a more traditional restaurant on the first floor and a full-blown sports bar on the second floor.


  11. Longterm Care: Is it the Right Choice for Your Loved One?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Making the decision to move your loved one to a long-term care setting can be difficult and confusing. Here is some important information to consider: Longterm care is appropriate for seniors who need complete assistance with daily living tasks like bathing, eating, dressing, and toileting.


  12. Frustration mounts as thousands of streets wait for a plowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Thousands of D.C. area residents are still trapped by a wall of snow 48 hours after the storm ended as transportation agencies struggle to dig them out. Patlamb42 submitted this photo to WTOP with the message: "Swallow Ct. not plowed.


  13. Reston Pediatrics is Moving Practice to LoudounRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Drs. Ruth Mann, Martin Forman and Judit Sivo - is joining with the doctors from its Sterling location to consolidate into one new office at 44160 Scholar Plaza in Landsdowne. Dr. Forman said the lease at the Reston office at 11130 Sunrise Valley Dr. was expiring, as was the lease in Sterling.


  14. Loudoun board advances Ashburn Metro-related developments, garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Loudoun Board of Supervisors this month advanced key developments at the future Ashburn Metro station, finalizing a deal to build one of two commuter garages there and essentially divorcing adjacent mixed-use projects on the north side of the Greenway. "Loudoun Station is one united project, although under two ownerships," outgoing Board Chairman Scott York said Dec. 16, during the final meeting of his tenure.


  15. Verizon campus in Ashburn sold for more $212.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The campus of Verizon, formerly the MCI corporate headquarters, in Ashburn, Virginia is seen Feb. 14, 2005. Verizon's massive Ashburn campus, the former home of MCI/Worldcom, has been sold to a joint venture for $212.5 million, according to information provided by the seller's agent.


  16. Gas station tacos, from dream to reality in one Northern Virginia communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    When you think of gas station convenience stores, what's the first thing that comes to mind? Coffee, certainly. Hot dogs, beer, tobacco, lottery.


  17. Tips for preventing wheel, rim thefts amid string of Va. casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Bold crooks are stealing expensive wheels and rims and, in some cases, have even taken them from vehicles parked in people's driveways in Northern Virginia. After a string of nearly a dozen recent thefts in Ashburn and Chantilly, a spokesman for the Loudoun County Sherriff's Office says investigators are working to determine whether other cases in the region are related.


  18. Baker hire reveals larger issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Wait, does that dateline not read "ASHBURN, Va.?" Are you sure? Could this level of dysfunction from a D.C. sports team come in colors other than Burgundy and Gold? It can, and did this week, and was on display for the nation to see. Regardless of what you think of the end result of having Dusty Baker as the new manager of the Washington Nationals , the process by which that came about shed light on the fundamental cracks in an organization that has already wasted the first four seasons of its competitive window.


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