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ESPN adds Herbstreit to NFL draft coverage, replacing GrudenKirk Herbstreit will take Jon Gruden's place on ESPN's coverage of the NFL draft
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Pa Supreme Court draws a 'much more competitive' district map
Pennsylvania congressional map battle lands in Supreme CourtA request by Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Legislature to stop a new congressional map from being implemented is now in the hands of the nation's highest court
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From left, President Donald Trump, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student students Carson Abt, and Ariana Klein, listen as Carson's father Frederick Abt, speaks during a listening session with high school students, teachers, and others in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, Trump says that if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed “he would have shot and that would have been the end of it.” Revisiting an idea he raised in his campaign, Trump’s comments in favor of allowing teachers to be armed come as lawmakers in several states are wrestling with the idea, including in Florida, where the 17 most recent school shooting victims are being mourned.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump endorsees raising minimum age to 21 for more weaponsPresident Donald Trump endorses a range of gun-control measures, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing more weapons than at present.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 file photo, Gov. of Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics holds a euro note in Riga, Lavia. The Latvian official on the European Central Bank’s top policymaking council, Ilmars Rimsevics, will miss a scheduled meeting Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018, amid an investigation into reported corruption. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, File)
European Central Bank puts onus on Latvia in graft probeThe European Central Bank says it does not have the power to investigate money laundering in individual nations, a hint that it is up to member state Latvia to clear up its corruption scandal.
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Police guard a corner during a police operation in Brussels on Thursday, Feb. 22 2018. Belgian police have sealed off part of a Brussels suburb amid media reports that an armed man could be at large. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Police seal off Brussels streets amid reports of gunmanBelgian police sealed off part of a Brussels suburb Thursday and searched two apartments, warning residents to stay inside following witness reports that an armed man could be at large
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Gal Gadot, left, and Patty Jenkins, winners of the award for best action movie for "Wonder Woman", pose in the press room at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.  The Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University released its annual “It’s a Man’s (Celluloid) World” on Thursday, Feb. 22. . It found that females comprised 24 percent of protagonists last year, down from 29 percent in 2016 despite high-profile releases like “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” and “Beauty and the Beast” _ 2017’s top two films at the box office.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
New study finds female protagonists decreased in 2017 films2017 may have been the year of "Wonder Woman," but a new study finds that female protagonists were down 5 percent in the year's 100 top-grossing films
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Air France registration desks are deserted at the Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport, in Roissy, north of Paris, Thursday, Feb.22, 2018. Hundreds of angry Air France staff are demonstrating at the French airlines' headquarters in northern Paris amid a strike over pay that has grounded flights. Air France said that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will not operate Thursday and encouraged customers with a Thursday flight reservation to change their ticket "at no extra cost." (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Angry Air France staff hit with pepper spray at pay protestFrench riot police fired pepper spray at angry Air France employees who tried to storm a terminal at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport Thursday amid a strike over pay that has grounded flights.
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Turkey says won't allow 'one-sided' gas search off CyprusTurkey's energy minister says his country won't allow the Cyprus government to carry out a 'unilateral' search for gas off Cyprus
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Sofia Hidalgo, 15, of Glenmont, Md., chants during a student protest for gun control legislation in front of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: Trump gun tweet on background checks, age limitsPresident Donald Trump is meeting with state and local officials from around the country to discuss school safety
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  • Fire chiefs sound alarm on mulch legislation

    Virginia fire chiefs are speaking out against proposed state legislation to loosen rules on how near to a building that mulch can be placed. WTOP-FM reports that the bills would prevent local governments from enacting rules on the distance between mulch and a building. WMDT, Tue, Feb 20 2018 @ 06:51 PM
  • New Va. bills would make public less safe new

    A discarded cigarette in mulch started this multi-family home fire in Lynchburg, Virginia. WASHINGTON - The threat of quickly-spreading building fires caused by ignited mulch have Virginia fire chiefs concerned about bills making their way through the General Assembly, prompting the Loudoun County chief to worry: "It's only a matter of time before people aren't going to get out." WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, Feb 20 2018 @ 09:15 AM
  • Challenger emerges in Purcellvillea s mayoral election

    Chris Thompson, a lifelong resident of Purcellville, has announced his candidacy for mayor in the May 1 town elections. Loudoun Times, Wed, Feb 21 2018 @ 11:13 AM
  • Monroe Tech parents, students concerned about Academies of Loudoun changes

    Jill Turgeon , chairwoman of the Curriculum and Instruction Committee, speaks at a Feb. 21 meeting on changes to the Monroe Tech curriculum. Loudoun Times, Wed, Feb 21 2018 @ 03:19 PM
  • Second worker charged in teen patient's death at health care center in Northern Virginia

    A second health care worker has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of a 15-year-old patient at a behavioral health care center in Northern Virginia, police said. Martinsville Bulletin, Fri, Feb 16 2018 @ 09:36 PM
  • Stephens City woman charged in patient's death at healthcare center

    A Stephens City woman was charged Thursday with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 15-year-old patient at a health care facility in Loudoun County. Melanie A. Lewis, 47, was a nurse at North Spring Behavioral Healthcare when the teenage patient died after he was allegedly restrained by William P. Herndon, 47, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, a mental health technician at the facility. Northern Virginia Daily, Fri, Feb 16 2018 @ 03:38 PM
  • Lovettsville electrical fire displaces three, causes $480K in damages

    An early Wednesday fire in Lovettsville was ruled accidental by the Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office. Loudoun Times, Thu, Feb 15 2018 @ 03:00 PM
  • Cuisine Solutions expands in Loudoun County

    Cuisine Solutions in Loudoun County is expanding. The company is adding 63,000 square feet of space to its Sterling headquarters and investing nearly $70 million in equipment, technology and construction. Virginia Business, Thu, Feb 15 2018 @ 06:38 PM
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