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  1. Check out the beautiful atmospheric optics seen over Sterling, Va., todayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A sun halo, two sundogs, a tangent arc and a circumzenthal arc seen over Potomac Falls Monday afternoon. These stunning photographs were taken by Alina Atash and shared with us on Twitter .

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  2. What caused that mysterious sheen in the Potomac? An environmental...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Washington Post

    An environmental group is offering $1,000 for information about whoever spilled an oily substance discovered Sunday as a brownish sheen in the Potomac River - pollution that D.C.-area water utilities are watching as it moves toward intake pipes for their drinking water treatment plants. The Potomac Riverkeeper Network said it will pass along information to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which is leading the investigation.

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  3. Mysterious oily sheen on the Potomac is en route to D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | The Washington Post

    The sheen was observed Sunday about 45 miles north of the District by the staff of a power plant near Dickerson, Md., said John Emminizer, chief of emergency operations for the D.C. Department of Energy and Environment. On a helicopter trip up the Potomac on Monday with local and federal officials, Emminizer said the sheen was spotted just south of the Trump National Golf Club, about 10 miles downriver of the Dickerson Plant in Sterling, Va.

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  4. How one deplorable sign at an anti-Trump protest foreshadows the fight over fake newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Washington Post

    According to some Donald Trump supporters, the image above is proof that the president-elect's detractors are a bunch of hypocrites who only speak out against violent rhetoric until their preferred candidate loses an election. According to some Trump opponents, the photo and others showing the same "Rape Melania" sign at an anti-Trump protest in Washington on Saturday are fakes.

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  5. A technological arms race:' New replay devices widen the gap on high school sidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | The Washington Post

    Stone Bridge offensive line coach Kyle Wrenn reviews game tape during second quarter action against Potomac Falls on October 28 in Sterling, Va. Sideline replay systems have been legal in high school football since 2013 and have become popular among well-to-do football programs like Stone Bridge.

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  6. Victims turn table on Internet 'troll,' win $1.3 million verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | The Washington Post

    William Moreno, 32, poses for a portrait with his parents, Sharon and Richard Moreno at their home in Sterling, Va., last year. William Moreno said the campaign of Internet trolling he and his family endured was as vicious as it was unrelenting.

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  7. 'She was my constant companion': No charges in fatal dog shooting on Virginia park trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Susan R. Smith lost her best companion this week - a 10-month-old, black labrador mix - after a man shot and killed her in a park. Smith said she was walking her dog, Macie, on Tuesday afternoon along with a friend and the friend's dog at Algonkian Regional Park, near her home in Loudoun County.

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  8. Video: Capital Weather Gang previews winter outlook for D.C. governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Capital Weather Gang's Matt Ross provided a preview of the 2016 winter outlook for the D.C. region during a D.C. Council Committee on Transportation and the Environment hearing on Oct. 25. The District's Committee on Transportation and Environment, chaired by Ward 3 city councilwoman Mary Cheh , invited the Capital Weather Gang to present its winter outlook at a hearing Tuesday, Oct. 25. Matt Ross, Capital Weather Gang's seasonal forecaster, testified that we expect slightly colder than normal temperatures and normal to slightly above normal snowfall. Ross said that the outlook, which will be finalized and published in November, could change and that confidence in the details are low.

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  9. Pedestrian struck and killed in Loudoun CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Andres Zambrana, 65, of Washington was crossing Sterling Boulevard near East Beech Road in Sterling around 2:25 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle heading northbound on Sterling Boulevard, the Loudoun County sheriff's office A witness told investigators the driver of the vehicle had a green light at the time of the crash. The driver remained on the scene and called 911.

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  10. Maryland imam's advocacy of ISIS lands him at center of terrorism probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Suleiman Anwar Bengharsa once told a court during a custody dispute that he worried his ex-wife's new husband was too close to Islamic radicals under FBI investigation and she might raise their child in an "extremist environment." A little over a decade later, the Maryland man became the thing he once feared.

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  11. Weather Service increases balloon launches ahead of Hurricane MatthewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    On a typical day, weather balloons are launched twice into the sky at National Weather Service offices across the country. They collect critical meteorological data tens of thousands of feet into the atmosphere.

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  12. Chimp researcher Jane Goodall brings her conservation message to studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Conservationist and primatologist Jane Goodall, 82, speaks to 2nd grader Lillian Sayer, 7, at the private Newton School on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, in Sterling, Va.

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  13. Loudoun County and Fauquier County sports announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | The Washington Post

    COACHES: Ida Lee Park's fall NFL Flag Football League is looking for coaches. Contact Andrew Kim at 703-771-2778 or [email protected] .

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  14. New Enterprise Associates ups its investment in cyber-threat detectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Chevy Chase venture fund New Enterprise Associates upped its bet on ThreatQuotient, a Reston-based cybersecurity analytics start-up, in a $12 million investment announced Tuesday. ThreatQuotient chief executive John Czupak declined to disclose company revenues but compared the start-up's early financial performance to that of some industry heavyweights.

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  15. Sports announcements for Loudoun and Fauquier countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | The Washington Post

    PLAYERS: Potomac Field Hockey is offering registration for a fall program for children in pre-kindergarten to grade 2, and a youth recreation league for those in grades 3-8. The season runs Aug. 29 to Oct. 22. Email [email protected] or go to potomacfieldhockey.org .

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  16. Washington Post cooking class list 2016-2017: Request for submissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Students learn to make holiday desserts during a cooking class at Cookology in Sterling, Va. Submissions for our annual cooking class list are now being accepted.

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  17. Storms likely Thursday afternoon and evening with heavy rain and strong windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Several ingredients should come together for widespread showers and thunderstorms late this afternoon and evening, some of which may be severe. Timing: Arriving 4-7 p.m., continuing through the evening intermittently Coverage: Scattered to widespread, 70 percent chance of measurable rain Storm motion, duration: West to east, 30-40 minutes; Multiple rounds Likely impacts: Heavy rain, lightning, gusty winds Possible impacts: Locally damaging winds, localized flash flooding, small hail, isolated tornado Unlikely impacts: Widespread damaging winds, large hail, tornado outbreak Heavy rain and frequent lightning are likely in storms that develop, and pockets of damaging winds cannot be ruled out.

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  18. How a severe storm aimed at D.C. vanished in under 30 minutesRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2016 | The Washington Post

    From a violent storm, to ghost of a storm, in less than 30 minutes. This is the interesting story of the birth and sudden death of thunderstorm early Monday evening.

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  19. New VP pick Kaine getting in line in opposition to Pacific trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | Washington Post

    Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Sen. Timothy M. Kaine at a July 14 campaign rally in Annandale, Va. Sen. Timothy M. Kaine and Hillary Clinton once held very similar views on international trade deals - President Obama's signature Trans-Pacific Partnership proposal in particular.

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  20. FCC selects Swedish firm to run sensitive national database routing phone callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The Federal Communications Commission this week selected a Swedish-owned firm to run a sensitive national database that routes billions of phone calls across the country. The Federal Communications Commission this week selected a Swedish-owned firm to run a sensitive national database that routes billions of phone calls across the country, apparently satisfied that the award would not jeopardize national security.

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