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Loudoun School Board adopts budget cuts, recognizes teacher and principal of the year

The School Board adopted approximately $5.5 million in recommended reductions on Monday.

Donald Virts in his 5,000-square-foot greenhouse in Hillsboro. Times-Mirror/Alex Erkiletian

Western Loudoun farmer plans greenhouse in the east

When it comes to farming in Loudoun County, the Virts family has about as much experience in the trade as the U.S. has being a country.

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Which state sends most taxes to D.C.? Hint: It’s not a state

West Virginia, Mississippi and New Mexico have low median household incomes, which helps explain why they their residents pay far less in federal taxes.

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‘The days of leading from behind are over:’ Rep. Comstock returns from the Middle East

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock returned last Thursday from a congressional delegation trip to the Middle East, where she visited Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan during a tumultuous week in the region.
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Lansdowne resident Brian Davison at a Loudoun County School Board meeting. Times-Mirror File Photo

Federal judge sides with Loudoun commonwealth’s attorney in First Amendment suit

Commonwealth’s Attorney Jim Plowman (R) did not violate the First Amendment by deleting the Facebook comment of Lansdowne resident Brian Davison, U.S. District Judge James C. Cacheris ruled in late March.

Rep. Comstock in Egypt as ISIS bombs erupt nearby, killing nearly 50

U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock was in Egypt today as part of a previously planned delegation trip to the Middle East when bombs at two churches in separate Egyptian cities killed at least 45 people and wounded nearly 100.

Rep. Comstock proposes shifting money from presidential election fund to cancer research

The Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, named after Leesburg child who died from brain cancer in 2013, re-directed public funds for political party conventions to cancer research.

UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies in western Loudoun County crash

A motorcyclist died in a single-vehicle crash near Harper's Ferry and Kidwell roads in Round Hill Thursday.

Times Mirror/Alex Erkiletian

Loudoun supervisors adopt $2.5 billion budget, lower tax rate

Loudoun supervisors on Tuesday adopted a $2.5 billion county budget for fiscal 2018, a spending plan that drops the county tax rate by two cents and leaves a $5.5 million budget gap for Loudoun County Public Schools.

Supervisors make more cuts, criticize the General Assembly during third budget session

After wrapping up two rounds of hefty preliminary budget approvals, the Board of Supervisors took a more conservative stance Monday night on a list of county department needs during its third worksession on the proposed fiscal 2018 $2.5 billion budget.

File Photo/Adrian Dillenseger

Up to a foot of snow expected Monday night, Tuesday morning

The latest snow forecasts are calling for anywhere from 6-12 inches of snow across Loudoun County Monday night into Tuesday morning.

Members of the National Conference Center in partnership with LCPS pupil services accepting an award for their efforts to help Loudoun students with special needs.

Loudoun businesses recognized at annual schools-business partnership event

800 attendees packed in to the National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Friday, for the annual Loudoun school-business partnership recognition breakfast where the good work done between local businesses and public schools in the county is celebrated.

Gov. McAuliffe vetoes immigration-related bill

The governor, a Democrat, said Friday the bill sent an anti-immigrant message and was unnecessary because the state's law enforcement authorities already work closely with federal immigration agencies.

Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewhere

Domestic programs and foreign aid would as a whole absorb a 10 percent, $54 billion cut from currently projected levels — cuts that would match the military increase

Times-Mirror/Alex Erkiletian

MORE: 10th District town hall goes on without Rep. Comstock

At the front of the hall, stood a table and chairs, with one place set for the Congresswoman, a sign bearing her name along with a microphone. The chair would, probably not unexpectedly, remain empty for the course of the evening.
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