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Guns sales in Virginia dip during Trump’s first year

Gun dealers in Virginia say firearms sales have fallen during President Donald Trump's first year in office.

Leesburg considers Route 15 North improvements

The snarl of traffic on Route 15 North is one small step closer to a solution—but the Leesburg Town Council isn’t keen on paying for any of it.

After a challenging first year, Trump has his hands full

The sequel to President Donald Trump's first year in office is opening with the lead player hamstrung by a government shutdown and hunkering down amid investigations, crises and political unease.

Loudoun supervisors address business community on top issues

With the start of a new year, Loudoun faces several challenges, but with every challenge, there is also progress, three Loudoun supervisors told the county business community at a Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Thursday.

Plans for O’Toole property in Purcellville include retail, hotel, senior living center

The developers of a proposed mixed-use development in Purcellville outlined their plans at the Jan. 9 Town Council meeting.

Bipartisan effort would ban bidding war for Redskins stadium

Three politicians in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are teaming up across partisan lines, seeking to prevent their governments from waging a bidding war with public money to build a new stadium for the Washington Redskins.

Sen. Black, Del. LaRock introduce toll-relief legislation

Loudoun County state Sen. Dick Black (R-13th) and Del Dave LaRock (R-33rd) announced Thursday their legislation to bring what they are calling “desperately-needed toll relief” in Northern Virginia.

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UPDATE: Lawmakers expected to pass measure reopening the government Monday afternoon

Lawmakers are expected to continue negotiations through the weekend in hopes of landing a deal to quickly re-open services for the nation's citizens.

Loudoun supervisors vote to lease Leesburg property to D.C. United

Loudoun County supervisors kicked plans for a 5,000-seat soccer stadium into the next phase Thursday, voting to lease land in Leesburg’s Philip A. Bolen Park for what will be home to a second-division D.C. United team.

Loudoun County supervisors narrowly approve True North data center

Loudoun supervisors in a controversial vote Thursday rezoned 106 acres in the county’s Transition Policy Area to make room for True North, a 760,000-square-foot data center, going against staff recommendations and, according to those opposed to the facility, setting a dangerous precedent.

MORE: Loudoun-Fairfax site makes top 20 for Amazon’s HQ2

Amazon officials announced today its top-20 list for a new headquarters, which is expected to create 50,000 jobs and billions in economic activity.

Bill allowing localities to move or alter Confederate statues killed by committee

The state Senate's Local Government Committee in Richmond killed a bill Tuesday that would have given localities the right to move, remove or alter monuments and statues within their own jurisdiction, regardless of when they were erected.

Leesburg Town Council, Loudoun Board of Supervisors to hold joint meeting

The Leesburg Town Council and the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will hold a joint meeting Jan. 24 in the board room of the Loudoun County Government Center at 1 Harrison St. SE in Leesburg. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Purcellville manager announces replacement investigator

The Town of Purcellville on Tuesday announced the replacement for the former police chief who left his consequential role in Purcellville to accept a position as the interim chief of police in Charlottesville.

Gov. Northam emphasizes Democratic priorities, diversity

In an address Monday night to members of the General Assembly, newly inaugurated governor Ralph Northam (D) outlined his vision for the legislative session, calling on lawmakers to expand Medicaid, protect abortion rights, increase funding for education and pass gun control measures.
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