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Gay marriage key distinction in attorney general debate

Attorney General Mark Herring's refusal to defend Virginia's ban on gay marriage was his signature act during his four-year term. Now it's the key point of contention in his re-election campaign against Republican challenger John Adams.

Candidates sharply disagree on guns in governor’s race

Republican Ed Gillespie has an A rating from the National Rifle Association. He pledged to "oppose any and all attempts to weaken the Second Amendment." Democrat Ralph Northam said he favors stricter controls on gun ownership.

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Loudoun supervisors to begin budget talks with tax rate cut

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted Thursday night to instruct County Administrator Tim Hemstreet to prepare the upcoming fiscal 2019 at the estimated equalized tax rate, $1.11 per $100 in assessed value, a drop from the current $1.125 tax rate.

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Deadline day: Loudoun, Fairfax to submit joint bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

It’s deadline day for cities and counties across the country to submit their applications in hopes of landing online retail giant Amazon’s much-hyped second headquarters, known as HQ2.

Virginia’s state-owned liquor stores sell nearly $1 billion

Virginia's state-owned liquor stores had nearly $1 billion in sales last fiscal year.

Apartments under construction in Loudoun County. Times-Mirror/Alexander Todd Erkiletian

Business leaders say affordable housing at a ‘crisis’ point in Loudoun County

Home builders, representatives from local education and preservation groups, and some of the county’s top business leaders came together Monday night to figure out solutions to fix one of the most pressing issues facing the county: A lack of affordable and workforce housing in Loudoun.

In Virginia governor’s race, Northam leads Gillespie in cash

Democrat Ralph Northam has a hefty cash advantage over Republican Ed Gillespie in the final weeks of Virginia's closely watched governor's race.

Loudoun County Animal Services imports adoptable dogs from Puerto Rico

Loudoun residents will soon have the opportunity to adopt four dogs from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

Middleburg’s Shiloh Baptist Church added to Virginia Landmarks Register

The church offered African-Americans a place of refuge and opportunities in education, personal growth and social engagement during the era of segregation in Virginia and through the struggle for civil rights during the last half of the 20th century.

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Northam and Gillespie appear at inaugural Times-Mirror candidate forum

Gang violence, Virginia's economy and President Donald Trump were among the topics covered by the two major-party candidates for Virginia governor who took part in a forum hosted by the Loudoun Times-Mirror on Saturday.

Former Vice President Biden campaigns for Northam

Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Virginia for Democrat Ralph Northam, who is running for governor there.

Party labels play role in Virginia lieutenant governor race

In her campaign for lieutenant governor, Jill Vogel is doing everything she can to differentiate herself from the rest of the Republican Party. Her opponent, Democrat Justin Fairfax, says Vogel can't run from her Republican record.

A subcommittee of Loudoun’s Heritage Commission discusses how the county can balance history on the courthouse grounds. Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Loudoun’s Heritage Commission begins work on courthouse grounds examination

The unnamed statue in downtown Leesburg has been a polarizing symbol for years.

Bell, Kolla square off in tight 87th District contest

A tight race is again expected in the House of Delegates' 87th District between first-term incumbent Del. John Bell (D) and Republican Subba Kolla, a real estate businessman from South Riding.

Watch our conversations with Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam

The sold-out event from Eddie Merlot's steakhouse in One Loudoun came just ahead of Northam's event with former Vice President Joe Biden and Gillespie's campaign appearance with Vice President Mike Pence.
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