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Monday Aug 18 | WINC-FM Winchester

More Schools In Session

More area kids have returned to school. August 18th marked the first day back for Frederick County Public Schools.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Public meetings Aug. 18-22

Woodstock Town Council's Water and Sewer and Ordinance committees meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the municipal building, 135 N. Main St. Warren County The Board of Supervisors meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the county government center, 220 N. Commerce Ave., Front Royal.

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Related Topix: Warren County, VA, Front Royal, VA, Winchester, VA, Stephens City, VA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

August 15, 2014

Almost two months after it opened, the Rappahannock Shenandoah Warren Regional Jail continues to struggle with the absence of a magistrate onsite to process the arrests and release of inmates.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Middletown, VA, Front Royal, VA, Warren County, VA, Strasburg, VA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Frederick County schools prepare for academic year

Susan Lauer, a kindergarten teacher at Bass-Hoover Elementary School in Stephens City, sets up her classroom Friday in preparation of Monday's first day of school for Frederick County Public Schools.

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Related Topix: Stephens City, VA, us Travel

Northern Virginia Daily

Frederick County to expand sewer, water service around Middletown

The Frederick County Board of Supervisors has approved expanding two of its sewage and water service areas to locations outside of Middletown.

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Related Topix: Middletown, VA

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Police: Va. deputy shot daughter, crashed car

Authorities say a Virginia deputy sheriff shot his 16-year-old daughter after mistaking her for an intruder, then crashed his car as he rushed her to the hospital.

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Related Topix: Winchester, VA, Loudoun County, VA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

PennLive.com

Dad shoots his 16-year-old daughter sneaking into house

A father fired his gun at what he believed was a wee-hour intruder in his home. Turns out, the culprit was his 16-year-old daughter.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Raw Story

Bad Dad: Man shoots daughter thinking she's a burglar, crashes car driving her to Er

A Frederick County, Virginia man shot his 16-year-old daughter early Tuesday morning, mistaking her for an intruder.

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WINC-FM Winchester

Loudoun Tops County Awards

Loudoun County won the top honor in the Virginia Association of Counties 2014 Achievement Awards for model local government programs.

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Related Topix: Loudoun County, VA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Police: Man Shot Daughter Believing Her to be an Intruder

At 3:34 am, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office received a 911 from someone transporting a shooting victim to the Winchester Medical Center and the line disconnected.

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Related Topix: Winchester Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Business Journal

Best counties to live in? Four are in the Washington area

Internet real estate site Movoto's new list of The 10 Best Counties in America includes four in the Washington area.

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Related Topix: Loudoun County, VA, Fairfax County, VA, Montgomery County, VA

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Authorities link shooting case defendant to homicide

An autopsy performed on James Trenary after he was found dead in his Stephens City townhouse Sunday confirmed that he died of a gunshot wound, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Stephens City, VA

Sun Aug 03, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Winchester hires Geese Police to evict flock

The geese have made their home on the grounds of the Winchester-Frederick County Convention and Visitors Bureau's Visitor Center.

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Related Topix: Winchester, VA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Amateur eaters compete at fair

Ben Tintaya, 21, works on eating his seventh piece of pie a la mode. Tintaya, of Clarke County, was the winner of the Frederick County Fair's apple pie eating contest on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Clear Brook, VA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Animals draw kids to the fair

Eden Molden, 8, right, and Quinna Molden, 10, left, pet their Neapolitan mastiff puppies Homer and Wendel.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Middletown, VA, Clear Brook, VA, Winchester, VA, Cross Junction, VA

Northern Virginia Daily

Corn farmers likely to see high yields, low prices

Local farmers are reporting they should see a strong corn crop this year, but the market prices may not be quite so positive.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Mount Jackson, VA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Clear Brook, VA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Fair day camp: Kids learn about livestock, showing animals

Evan McCall, 4, of Stephenson, looks over his Jersey calf Catniss while exhibiting it in the show ring during the bucket contest at the Frederick County Fair this week.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Stephenson, VA, Clear Brook, VA, Winchester, VA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Commission opposes water, sewer changes

An amendment to the Reliance Road Area Land Use Plan by the Frederick County Planning Commission has members of the Middletown Planning Commission riled up.

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Related Topix: Middletown, VA, Stephens City, VA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Frederick County opens first of area fairs

Preparations for this year's edition of the Frederick County Fair began many months ago, and the time has now come for the annual weeklong event to kick into full swing.

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Related Topix: Clear Brook, VA, Agriculture, Science, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Northern Virginia Daily

Town to adopt new yard waste contractor

Public Works Superintendent Donald Riffey said he plans to install a 30-yard dumpster that would hold yard waste, including leaves and brush and grass clippings.

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