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EDITORIAL: A troubled political psyche

Citizens in Loudoun, considered a pivotal county in the presidential election, are so troubled by the candidates – their assertions, their rhetoric, their performance and their values – that some have asked psychologists to assess whether a candidate they oppose has a personality disorder or sociopathic tendencies.

Pastor Michelle Thomas, founder and executive director of the Loudoun Freedom Foundation, points out where Toll Brother’s construction has encroached upon a dry pound that may contain human remains.
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Massive road construction project disturbs historic slave cemetery in Ashburn

The historic resting place of at least 43 former slaves is being encroached upon and impacted by construction for a road-widening project at the intersection of Route 7 and Belmont Ridge Road, according to various groups working to preserve it.

Extended hours for absentee voting underway in Loudoun County

Loudoun County election officials remind voters that extended absentee voting hours are available at three locations in the county between now and Nov. 5

‘Ashburn’s Got Talent’ winners announced

After several weeks of competition, the final “Ashburn's Got Talent” 2016 event was held Oct. 22 at Blend Coffee Bar.

Macie, an 11-month-old lab mix, was fatally shot Tuesday in Algonkian Regional Park by a man walking in the area. Authorities have determined the shooting was in self-defense. Photo Courtesy/Susan R. Smith

MORE: Authorities say man acted in self-defense in Sterling dog shooting

Loudoun County authorities have determined that a man acted in self-defense when he fatally shot a dog on Tuesday in Algonkian Regional Park in Sterling.

AP Fact Check: No ‘criminal act’ in case of McAuliffe-McCabe donations

Donald Trump was out of bounds when he accused rival Hillary Clinton of committing a "criminal act" by giving large campaign contributions to the wife of an FBI official who later supervised the agency's investigation into Clinton's email practices when she was secretary of state.

Loudoun superintendent recommends $468 million capital improvement plan

Eric Williams, superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools, last night presented a recommended capital improvement plan funding request for $468 million that includes plans for two new schools, among other projects.

Memorial service for lifelong conservationist Su Webb set for Oct. 28

Long-time Loudoun conservationist Su Webb died last week, leaving behind a legacy of meaningful preservation across the county and the region.

Doris Kidder accepts the Ann Robinson Social Justice Award from John Stevens, a longtime Unitarian Universalist Church member. Times-Mirror/Elizabeth Stinnette

Doris Kidder honored for work on racial equality in Loudoun County

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Loudoun honored planning commissioner and NAACP member Doris Kidder for a lifetime of working for racial equality with its inaugural Ann Robinson Social Justice Award.

Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun County parents fight for fair instruction for dyslexic students

Loudoun County Public School students with dyslexia are not receiving an equal opportunity to education, according to a large group of parents advocating for systemic change.
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