Do remains belong to missing Virginia student?
Tue., Oct. 21 | 09:23 AM -
Police blocked off roads, sifted through leaves and scoured a rural area where they found remains that could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.
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Loudoun to host eight World Police and Fire Games events
Loudoun will play host to thousands of athletes across eight venues during the World Police and Fire Games next year. - Courtesy/Fairfax 2015
Mon., Oct. 20 | 04:17 PM -
Next year more than 10,000 athletes, friends and families will descend on Northern Virginia for the World Police and Fire Games hosted by Fairfax County.
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A timeline of the Washington 2024 Olympic bid
Officials from Washington 2024, the group hoping to bring the Olympics to the nation’s capital, met with the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Oct. 15 to discuss the timeline for the bid process. - Courtesy/Washington 2024
Mon., Oct. 20 | 11:00 AM -
Cops: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student
Should Washington win the USOC's approval as the American bid city in 2015, Loudoun would then be expected to engage more heavily in logistical discussions.
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Mon., Oct. 20 | 08:47 AM -
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The weekslong search for a missing University of Virginia student appears to have come to a sad end with the announcement by police officials that they have discovered human remains that could be hers.
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Alcohol price hike irks Virginia consumers, restaurants
As part of a plan to close a $2.4 billion gap in the two-year budget, Gov. Terry McAuliffe has directed the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to hike the costs of liquor. - Times-Mirror/Jonathan Taylor
Sat., Oct. 18 | 08:47 AM -
Frank Wolf, Dick Black among lawmakers calling for Ebola travel ban
A move to raise the cost of liquor at Virginia's beverage control stores is distilling sour spirits from restaurants and bars, as well as consumers.
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Fri., Oct. 17 | 02:45 PM -
UPDATED: Judge Julia Cannon dies
Congressman Frank Wolf (R-Va.-10th) and several state lawmakers have joined in calling for a travel ban from West African nations crippled by the Ebola crisis.
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Fri., Oct. 17 | 12:50 PM -
A spokesperson for the Loudoun County Bar Association announced the news to association members with few details.
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Colonial Downs closes in New Kent
Colonial Downs, the only racetrack in Virginia, will close Nov. 1. - Courtesy/Colonial Downs
Fri., Oct. 17 | 12:49 PM -
In a move that's caused ripples throughout the entire Commonwealth horse industry, officials at Colonial Downs say they'll shutter the New Kent County facility Nov. 1.
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UPDATE: PATIENT “VERY LOW RISK” FOR EBOLA
Loudoun County Health Department Director Dr. David Goodfriend and Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman brief the media at a press conference on an inmate being evaluated for Ebola at Inova. Times-Mirror/Ben Hancock
Thu., Oct. 16 | 03:42 PM -
New company hopes to deliver Internet to underserved areas of western Loudoun
A Loudoun County Adult Detention Center inmate who was taken to the hospital with a low-grade fever has a “very low risk” of having the Ebola virus, an Inova Loudoun Hospital spokesperson confirmed about 5:20 p.m.
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Thu., Oct. 16 | 12:00 PM -
A closer look at attack ads in Virginia’s 10th District
All Points Broadband, a wireless service provider which recently absorbed Road Star Internet, hopes to bring internet to Western Loudoun by focusing on delivering Internet to unserved or underserved areas.
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Thu., Oct. 16 | 09:27 AM -
State to cut more than 550 jobs
Here's a look at four of the most popular – two from the Foust camp and two from Comstock's team.
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Wed., Oct. 15 | 04:34 PM -
Surely this isn't the kind of jobs announcement first-year Gov. Terry McAuliffe wanted to make.
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From a lake to a Loudoun lab: Janelia scientist wins Nobel Prize
Eric Betzig, who came to Janelia in 2006, was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Oct. 8 He is the first Nobel Prize winner to come out of Loudoun County. Courtesy photo
Wed., Oct. 15 | 01:48 PM -
Dr. Robert Eric Betzig was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Oct. 8 He is the first Nobel Prize winner to come out of Loudoun County.
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Boots & beauty: Pageant showcases women in service
Amanda Wirtz, USN, was crowned Ms. Veteran America 2014 at the National Conference Center in Leesburg Oct. 12 by reigning queen Allaina Guitron. Wirtz also won the talent competition for her original violin melody.Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Wed., Oct. 15 | 12:00 PM -
In its third year, the Ms. Veteran America contest has become known as one that gives a more true representation of the American woman.
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Friday night rites: A culture emerges around Loudoun high school football
The Broad Run student body cheers for its team in its game against Stone Bridge. Anna Harris/Times-Mirror
Wed., Oct. 15 | 07:00 AM -
A new culture is emerging in Loudoun as the county's school district grows and young high schools develop football programs.
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