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2 hrs ago | Patch.com

Charles Severance, 'Person of Interest' In Alexandria Shootings, Due In Court

Charles Severance, described as a "person of interest" in the slaying of Ruthanne Lodato and two other Alexandria residents, is due in court Wednesday in West Virginia as Virginia authorities continue attempts to have him extradited to the state.

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6 hrs ago | Patch.com

Serial Fondler, Neglect Death, New Airport Dining, Death Penalty Trial and Pinball Museum Auction

Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and D.C. Among our top stories today: National Pinball Museum Pieces on Auction Block Police Seek Serial Fondler Striking Bailey's Crossroads Area Abandoned Power Plant Eyed for Redevelopment Alexandria Woman Indicted In Death Of 98-Year-Old Mother Marine Convicted For Arlington Abductions Could Get Death Penalty In ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bailey's Crossroads, VA, Arlington, VA, Vienna, VA

8 hrs ago | Patch.com

More Construction Site Thefts in Loudoun County

Two more construction site thefts noted by Loudoun County Sheriff's Office are just the latest in a growing trend of these thefts in the county.

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Related Topix: Aldie, VA

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Does Loudoun really prefer 50 more years of blasting rock over...

A bid to redevelop the 225-acre Chantilly Crushed Stone quarry, located less than a mile from a planned Metro station, into a mixed-use community anchored by a 54-acre lake, thousands of residences and 4 million square feet of nonresidential uses has run into a massive obstacle: Loudoun's land use policies simply do not appear to allow such a ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Family Life teachers could be cut in Loudoun

Budget cuts being considered by the Loudoun County School Board this week are far-reaching.

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Related Topix: Education

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

Loudoun Co. hearing discusses possible closure of four schools

A standing-room only crowd packed into a Loudoun County school board hearing Monday night, hoping to convince board members not to close four rural elementary schools.

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Related Topix: Aldie, VA

WUSA-TV Washington

FOUND: Leesburg teen Thomas Bryn

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance to help locate a missing teen in the Leesburg area LEESBURG, Va.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA

NBC Washington

Deadly New Designer Drug Reaches Loudoun Co.

Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey spoke to experts about the drug 25i, a new designer drug.

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Related Topix: Drugs

The Washington Post

Four African American Civil War veterans honored at Leesburg's Mount Zion Cemetery

Golden-brown moss had crept up the sides of the headstones, surrounding the chiseled letters whose edges had been softened by many years of sun and wind and rain.

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Related Topix: African-American, Life, Veteran Affairs, History in the News

The Washington Post

Hatrick's warning, criticism heighten tensions over Loudoun school budget

As outgoing Loudoun County School Superintendent Edgar B. Hatrick III prepared in December for his final budget season after more than 20 years as the leader of one of the region's fastest-growing school systems, he wrote an open letter in which he said that the school system was at a critical "tipping point" and that it urgently needed additional ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Patch.com

Courts Complex Expansion Subject of Community Meeting Wednesday

Release, Town of Leesburg: The Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure, with the architecture and engineering firm of Dewberry Architects, Inc., will host a community meeting and presentation for the design of the Courts Complex Phase III Expansion Project on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room ... (more)

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

USA Today

Love in the Stacks: Romance at the library

Introducing HEA's very first Love in the Stacks twice-monthly column focused on libraries and librarians who love romance novels.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Apiculture, Science

Loudoun Times

Two Loudoun deputies injured in Costco larceny incident

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office released this photo today of the man they say injured two deputies while fleeing the scene of a larceny at Costco in Sterling.

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Related Topix: Sterling, VA

The Washington Post

Local Digest: 3 men are shot, injured in Southeast Washington

The incident occurred just before 4:45 p.m. near 14th and Cedar streets SE, said Officer Paul Metcalf, a D.C. police spokesman.

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Loudoun Times

Loudouna s got the blues

When it comes to bluegrass, Loudoun's known for its talent - the ability to grow it and attract it.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA, Leesburg, VA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Loudoun Times

Countywide drug take-back day

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, as well as town police from Purcellville, Leesburg and Middleburg, have once again partnered with the DEA for the eighth nationwide "Prescription Take-Back Day."

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Related Topix: Purcellville, VA, Leesburg, VA, Middleburg, VA, Drug Enforcement Administration

Fairfax Times

George Mason welcomes first K-9 officer

The police department's newest recruit, Lucy, is a trained bomb-sniffing dog. Though the brown-and-white English springer spaniel stands less than two feet off the ground, she represents a major step in campus security for the university.

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Related Topix: Prince William County, VA, Arlington County, VA, Herndon, VA

Patch.com

Police Identify Driver Killed in Single-Car Wreck Saturday in Loudoun County

The driver involved in a single-car wreck in the overnight hours Saturday morning died at the scene, according to Virginia State Police.

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Loudoun Times

Beers and Burgers: A heavenly match made in Loudoun

BurgerFi Leesburg's housemade crispy onion rings; B.A.D. burger, a natural angus burger with American cheese, hickory bacon drizzled with maple syrup, fried egg, hash browns, grilled diced onions, and ketchup; and the 100% Wagyu Kobe beef dog all-natural served with choice of style or toppings.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Dining, Leesburg, VA, Purcellville, VA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Prosecutor argues for extradition of Charles Severance

A felony gun charge is a legitimate reason to extradite a man who has been called a "person of interest" in three Alexandria homicides from West Virginia to Loudoun County, a prosecutor there argued in a court filing Friday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

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