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1 hr ago | Loudoun Times

Gunfire damaged two homes in western Loudoun

Loudoun County deputies are investigating two shooting incidents in western Loudoun that left damage to two homes.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Round Hill, VA

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Fairfax Hunt Club ponders exit from Reston, residential redevelopment possible

Robert Hostler , president of Fairfax Hunt Inc., submitted a proposal to the Reston Master Plan special study to rezone the property at 1321 Lake Fairfax Drive for residential, or at least to allow for the possibility of future residential development.

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Related Topix: Reston, VA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Patch.com

Texting While Driving: Virginia's Worst Offenders

It's been one year since Virginia adopted its strictest law yet to curb texting while driving.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Fairfax County, VA, Prince William County, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, Arlington County, VA

WTOP-FM Washington

Fairfax police seek suspects in ATM skimmer cases

Police are looking to the public to catch ATM scammers who recently hit four ATMs in Fairfax County.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Leesburg, VA

The Washington Post

Loudoun County supervisor regains control of Sterling budget

After a prolonged legal controversy surrounding Supervisor Eugene A. Delgaudio , the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted last week to restore his authority over the Sterling district budget.

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Related Topix: Ashburn, VA

The Washington Post

Program for new farmers aims to bolster agriculture in Loudoun County

As a rising number of Loudoun residents are launching second careers in agriculture - many making the leap from office to farm or vineyard - the county has introduced a program that aims to help beginning farmers succeed.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Business Journal

Backyard chopper: How one CEO will cut his two hour commute to 11 minutes

The commute from Chuck Kuhn's Purcellville farm to the Gaithersburg offices of JK Moving Services is about 80 minutes - if he's driving in the middle of the night.

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Related Topix: Purcellville, VA

Business Journal

Northern Virginia housing sales slow

Housing sales slowed significantly in Northern Virginia in June, and prices for the most part were lower than a year ago.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Arlington County, VA, Alexandria, VA, Prince William County, VA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Weekend Getaway: wining in northern Virginia

"Exploring Virginia wine country is one of our favorite ways to spend an afternoon," said transplanted New Jersey native Lauralee Dobbins.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Virginia, Entertainment

Loudoun Times

Breaux Vineyards and wine; a beautiful pairing

The Key West Band lay down a smooth reggae groove at Breaux Vineyard's 9th annual Key West Fest.

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Related Topix: Purcellville, VA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Loudoun Times

Loudoun Grand Jury indicts Severance on weapons charges

A Loudoun County Grand Jury today indicted an Ashburn man wanted for questioning in three Alexandria murders over the past decade on weapons charges.

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Related Topix: Ashburn, VA, Rockingham County, VA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Patch.com

Sobriety Checkpoints, ATM Skimmers, Silver Line Prep, Capitol Gun Charge and Taxis Sue Uber and Lyft

Patch has 31 sites in communities in Virginia and D.C. Here are some of the top posts from the past 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Fairfax County, VA, Fairfax, VA

Patch.com

Crime Map: 4 Cases of Fraud, Motorcycle Crash, Verizon Identity Theft & More

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office received four reports of fraud, four reports of larceny/burglary, two reports of vehicle theft, two reports of automobile crashes and one report of destruction of property this week.

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Loudoun Times

Maryland man arrested for 2012 Loudoun Corrections Office arson

After more than a year-and-a-half of investigation, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue officials announced an arrest in relation to the Nov. 12, 2012, fire-bombing and arson of the Loudoun County Community Corrections Office.

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Loudoun Times

Ashburna s Old Ox joins the brew crew thata s creating a new industry in Loudoun

Chris Burns, one of the owners of Old Ox Brewery, sees a profitable and popular brewing industry emerging in Loudoun County.

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Related Topix: Beer

TBD.com

Loudoun County Fair

The Loudoun County Fair is happening all next week, and it offers fun events for the whole family - with everything from a rodeo to camel rides! Doug Fidler, the superintendent of Loudoun County, Ty Rauch, the 4-H youth superintendent, and Ryan Baxter, a member of the band, "Legit Society," came on the show to tell us more about the Loudoun County ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

NBC Washington

New DNA Evidence May Tie Braulio Castillo to Wife's Murder

Loudoun County prosecutors are asking a judge to revoke the bond of Ashburn CEO Braulio Castillo, who is charged with first degree murder in the death of his estranged wife.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Northern Virginia Daily

Slow growing season impacts gleaning efforts

Gleaning volunteers pick green beans at Marker- Miller Orchards Farm Market and Bakery in Winchester on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Patch.com

Nominations Now Open for 20th Annual Small Business Awards

Nominations are now open for the 20th annual Loudoun County Small Business Awards.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Leesburg, VA

Patch.com

Loudoun Welcomes New Transit Manager to Launch Silver Line Bus Service

Paul Mounier, Loudoun County's new Transit and Commuter Services Division Manager , will oversee the county's new bus service to the new Silver Line Metrorail stations opening Monday, July 28 in Fairfax County.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Reston, VA

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