U.S. Senate passes Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act
Gabriella Miller died from brain cancer at the age of 10 last October. She became a vocal and high-profile cancer research advocate in the final year of her life. Courtesy Photo/Facebook, Smashing Walnuts
Tue., Mar. 11 | 10:22 AM -
A physician, conservationist and philanthropist, Dr. Rogers dies at 90
The legislation is named in honor of a 10-year-old Loudoun County girl who died from brain cancer last October.
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Sun., Mar. 9 | 12:34 PM -
Airport authority’s chief builder sets an example for excellence
Dr. Joseph Megeath Rogers, 90, died on Saturday March 8, 2014 at his Hillbrook Farm near Hamilton following a stroke.
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Fri., Mar. 7 | 06:00 AM -
As the new vice president of for engineering for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Ginger Evans is showing what's possible for women in engineering.
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Southern Poverty Law Center defends ‘hate group’ designation of Delgaudio group
Loudoun Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling) often uses the term “radical homosexuals” in fundraising emails and he has referred to members of the LGBT community as “perverts.” Times-Mirror File Photo
Tue., Mar. 4 | 05:54 PM -
Black senators walk as late Harry F. Byrd honored
The SPLC's Heidi Beirich said Tuesday her organization fully intends to stand by its classification of Delgaudio's Public Advocate as an anti-gay hate group.
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Mon., Mar. 3 | 10:08 AM -
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A resolution honoring the life of the late U.S. Sen. Harry F. Byrd sparked a walkout by black lawmakers from the state Senate floor.
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Record-setting showing for Loudoun wine at ‘14 Governor’s Cup
More than 400 red and white wines from 96 of the commonwealth’s wineries were entered into this year’s Governor’s Cup Competition. Courtesy Photo/VirginiaWine.org
Fri., Feb. 28 | 01:58 PM -
Judge orders Lovettsville woman’s claimed Renoir returned to museum
RICHMOND, Va. – Loudoun County vintners had a historic showing in the 2014 Governor's Cup wine competition, the top results of which were released here Thursday at the Hotel John Marshall.
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Tue., Jan. 14 | 04:11 PM -
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- The story began with one of those improbable tales of an artistic masterpiece uncovered at a flea market.
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National Zoo prepares panda cub for debut in DC
Bao Bao will make her public debut Jan. 18 and may be visible inside or outside, depending on the weather and her mother’s choices for any given day. Zoo members will have an early preview beginning Saturday. Photo Courtesy/Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Tue., Jan. 7 | 01:19 PM -
Mokomandy: A Korean-Cajun love story presented by Daniel Stevens
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bao Bao, the giant panda cub at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, is getting used to seeing fans outside her panda house enclosure as she prepares for her public debut this month.
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Wed., Mar. 5 | 02:35 PM -
Wine Wednesday: Record year for Loudoun wine at Governor’s Cup
Eye-catching food photos might be what patrons first glimpse when entering Mokomandy, an intriguing Sterling restaurant serving a whimsical blend of Korean and Cajun dishes. Of these, a colorful depiction of crab cake sliders must cause patrons to wonder: In a Korean-Cajun restaurant?
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Wed., Mar. 5 | 12:30 PM -
Report outlines national parks’ impact in Virginia
The Governor's Cup wine named the best of Virginia was The Williamsburg Winery's 2010 Adagio, a classical blend of cabernet franc, merlot and petit verdot with a New World style.
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Tue., Mar. 4 | 02:23 PM -
CNU poll shows Clinton winning Virginia in 2016
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia's national park sites yielded nearly $1 billion in economic benefits with more than 23 million visits in 2012, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
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Mon., Mar. 3 | 01:23 PM -
St. James’ Episcopal Church institutes new rector
According to the survey of 901 registered Virginia voters, a contest between Clinton and Christie would be the Democrat's closest challenge, with Clinton edging the Republican 43 percent to 41 percent.
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Mon., Mar. 3 | 12:02 PM -
Send us your Loudoun photo story
The Rev. Mark R. Feather will officially be instituted as rector of St. James Episcopal Church this evening at 7:30 p.m.
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Fri., Feb. 28 | 11:30 AM -
New Leesburg park to be named for former vice-mayor
“Mirror Image” is a new feature about you and your photos of Loudoun County
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Wed., Feb. 26 | 04:49 PM -
The Leesburg Town Council voted unanimously Feb. 25 to name the town's newest park after former Vice-Mayor Mervin Jackson.
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