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State Sen. Favola pushing for firearm registry in Virginia

Favola's proposal is sure to meet opposition from Virginia Republicans, who control both chambers of the General Assembly.

Report anticipates lackluster economic growth in Virginia

While Virginia's economy has improved since the end of the Great Recession, it hasn't kept pace with growth nationally and appears to be decelerating, according to a report from Old Dominion University released Friday.

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Comstock praises passage of 21st Century Cures Act; Kaine says he’ll support it

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) is hailing the House of Representatives' passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, a sweeping piece of legislation Comstock often touted on the campaign trail this year.

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Chinese officials assess Loudoun for rural opportunities in closed, unannounced trip

A high-level delegation of Chinese and U.S. officials recently toured local breweries and eateries in what local officials described as a friendly visit to Loudoun County.

Loudoun zoning group favors more town centers in the county

Loudoun town centers of the future as envisioned by the county’s Zoning Ordinance Action Group, is getting a second look by the Planning Commission.

Loudoun delegation talks with Board of Supervisors about top 2017 Legislative Program issues at Nov. 29 legislative meeting. Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Loudoun supervisors express concern over proffer law, regulating Airbnb at legislative meeting

Just about a month before state legislators head to Richmond for the 2017 General Assembly session, local lawmakers and the Board of Supervisors made clear during a joint meeting Nov. 29 their outrage over new proffer legislation and a desire regulate Airbnb.

Leesburg Town Council paves the way for revamped Crescent Parke plans

After a dramatic three-year journey, including an initial denial and a recision, Crescent Parke will be moving forward. The Leesburg Town Council voted 4-3 Tuesday in support of the necessary rezoning for the development.

Loudoun School Board fast tracks construction of new high school, four turf fields

The Loudoun County School Board last night voted to accelerate construction of a new Dulles high school and the installation of four new synthetic turf fields.

McAuliffe: State’s economic outlook improving

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday said the state's economy is improving and he won't have to cut as much from the state budget as previously thought.

National Conference Center’s townhome plan met with opposition from Lansdowne community

NCC's plans for 126 townhomes on its property in an already crowded section of Lansdowne looks likely to face an uphill battle within the community.

Fourth and final Metro SafeTrack surge of 2016 begins today

Starting today riders on Metro’s Orange and Silver lines should brace for delays as the region’s metrorail begins its fourth and final round of SafeTrack repairs for the year.

McAuliffe announces new cybersecurity with Australia

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has announced a new partnership with the Australian state of Victoria to share resources and information related to cybersecurity.

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Muslim, interfaith community questions the vision and leadership of Loudoun Crime Commission

The nonprofit crime commission “provides direct and indirect support to police agencies that include material and financial assistance for education, training and equipment on a case by case basis."

MORE: Opioid overdose deaths up nearly 60 percent in Loudoun

The latest figures come despite efforts from the sheriff's office and law enforcement agencies across the nation to combat the opioid and heroin scourge.

Traveling for the holidays? Airports Authority has some travel tips for you

If you are flying out of Washington, D.C. regional airports this holiday season, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has some tips for you.
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