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  1. a Sound of Musica turns 50 as Von Trapp hits Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Exactly 50 years ago today - March 10, 1965 - the movie musical masterpiece "The Sound of Music" made its Los Angeles premiere. On Saturday, Elisabeth Von Trapp, the real-life granddaughter of Maria and Baron Von Trapp, will perform in Springfield, Virginia, in a private show at the Hunters Crossing Conference Center.

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  2. Sen. Charles Grassley wants more answers in John Geer shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In an ongoing search for answers, Sen. Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, sent a letter to Fairfax County police this week, asking about conflicting reports of what happened during a controversial shooting in August 2013. In the letter , obtained by The Washington Post , Grassley demands Fairfax Police Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. release information about the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Springfield, Virginia, man, John Geer.

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  3. Wednesday Morning RundownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Cannabis Bill Passes House - The Virginia House of Delegates unanimously passed a bill sponsored by Fairfax Republican Dave Albo that would allow children with seizures disorders to legally use cannabis oil to counteract them. A similar bill by Reston Del.

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  4. Judge orders police to disclose internal documents in Geer shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The family of a Springfield, Virginia man shot and killed by Fairfax County Police will soon know more about the officer who pulled the trigger. The family of John Geer is suing the police department for wrongful death.

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  5. Family of man shot by Fairfax Co. officer to demand internal affairs filesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    It has been more than a year since a Fairfax County police officer shot and killed Springfield, Virginia, resident John Geer, and the man's family is still in a legal battle over his death. Geer was killed in his doorway in August 2013 by county police officer Adam Torres during a standoff.

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  6. 11,000 pages of documents released on police killing of John GeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    It was a local standoff that led to a police-involved shooting. In response, Fairfax County publicly released more than 11,000 pages of documents on Friday night relating to the death of John Geer, a father of two from Springfield, Virginia in August 2013.

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  7. Police records in John Geer case turned over to attorneysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The police file in the deadly officer-involved shooting of John Geer has been turned over to attorney's for the Springfield, Va., man's family. In December, a judge gave the county 30 days to turn over records containing items such as reports, 911 calls, and interviews.

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  8. The most boring places in Virginia are aRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Virginia has some pretty appealing attractions - Virginia Beach, Monticello, Arlington National Cemetery and more - but no matter how exciting the Old Dominion State may seem, there are bound to be some boring places within the commonwealth's borders. Real estate company, Movoto compiled a list of the 10 most boring places in Virginia , which includes some D.C.-area locations as well.

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  9. SchmuhlsRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police charged a couple in connection with a home invasion that is being called a revenge-torture session involving a McLean couple who are still recovering in the hospital. Andrew Schmuhl, 31, and Alecia Schmuhl, 30, of Springfield, Virginia, remain in custody at the the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.

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  10. SchmuhlsRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police charged a couple in connection with a home invasion that is being called a revenge-torture session involving a McLean couple who are still recovering in the hospital. Andrew Schmuhl, 31, and Alecia Schmuhl, 30, of Springfield, Virginia, remain in custody at the the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.

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  11. Married couple, both lawyers, charged in McLean "torture session"Read the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police charged a couple in connection with a home invasion that is being called a revenge-torture session involving another McLean couple who are still recovering in the hospital. Andrew Schmuhl, 31, and Alecia Schmuhl, 30, of Springfield, Va., remain in custody at the the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.

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  12. 2 arrested in McLean home invasion stabbingsRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police charged a Springfield, Virginia, couple in connection with a home invasion where a McLean couple was stabbed Sunday night. Police say just before 10 p.m. Sunday, a McLean man answered a knock on his front door on Spencer Road.

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  13. Arlington Studio Featured in Foo Fighters HBO ShowRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Inner Ear Studio doesn't have a neon sign on its door, a flashy building with modern designs or gold records on the wall. What the Shirlington-area studio has is decades of experience recording D.C. artists, nurturing the local punk and independent music scenes, and, now, the cachet of being one of the eight studios in the country the Foo Fighters recorded in for their new album and TV show on HBO, Sonic Highways .

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  14. Ex-Fairfax Co. school bus driver charged with touching studentRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A former school bus driver in Fairfax County has been charged with assault and battery for allegedly touching a 13-year-old special- needs student inappropriately while buckling her into her seat. Police say the incident occurred in May. Fairfax County Public Schools investigated and then turned the case over to police, who filed charges against 66-year-old Johnnie Miller of Fredericksburg.

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  15. Ex-school bus driver charged with touching studentRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A former school bus driver in Fairfax County has been charged with assault and battery for allegedly touching a 13-year-old special-needs student inappropriately while buckling her into her seat. Police say the incident occurred in May. Fairfax County Public Schools investigated and then turned the case over to police, who filed charges against 66-year-old Johnnie Miller of Fredericksburg.

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  16. Voyeurism charge dropped against Va. manRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Charges have been dropped against a Virginia man accused of voyeurism for taking pictures of women's buttocks as they were seated on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Prosecutors moved to drop charges late last month after a judge ruled that the women had no expectation of privacy as they sat on the steps.

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  17. 2 former BLM employees charged with fraudRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Two former Bureau of Land Management employees in Virginia are charged with defrauding the federal government, one by abandoning his federal job and returning to Montana to work for the Chippewa Cree Tribe and the other by covering up his absence. The Billings Gazette reports 66-year-old Larry Ray Denny of Box Elder and 60-year-old John Grimson Lyon of Clifton, Virginia pleaded not guilty to wire fraud, false claims and theft of government property during recent arraignments in U.S. District Court in Great Falls.

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