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Ex-Minnesota Orchestra maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski diesFormer longtime Minnesota Orchestra music director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski has died at age 93
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FILE - In this June 7, 2010 file photo, Mexican federal police and forensic experts stand next to the body of 14 year-old Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca, under the Paso Del Norte border bridge, as US officials watch from the US side at right, in Ciudad Juarez, northern Mexico. The Supreme Court appears to be evenly divided about the right of Mexican parents to use American courts to sue a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired across the U.S.-Mexican border and killed their teenage son. (AP Photo/File)
Supreme Court seems split in case of boy's death near borderA divided Supreme Court is puzzling over the rights of foreigners to sue in American courts as it examines a tragic shooting death on the nation's border with Mexico
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President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, left, at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, where he announced that McMaster will be the new national security adviser. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump pick as security adviser is nod toward pragmatismPresident Donald Trump's choice of an outspoken but non-political Army general as his national security adviser is a nod to pragmatism
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Latest: Spicer talks about anti-Muslim groups, terrorismWhite House press secretary Sean Spicer answered a question about anti-Muslim sentiment with a response about President Donald Trump's desire "to combat radical Islamic terrorism."
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Milo Yiannopoulos speaks during a news conference, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in New York.  Yiannopoulos has resigned as editor of Breitbart Tech after coming under fire from other conservatives over comments on sexual relationships between boys and older men.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits BreitbartBreitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned after coming under fire from other conservatives over comments on sexual relationships between boys and men
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Lawsuit: Black cop told to style hair like white officer'sA New Jersey police officer has sued her department, saying she endured years of racial and gender discrimination
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Bull that led police chase after slaughterhouse escape diesA bull that escaped from a slaughterhouse and led police on a wild chase through New York City streets has died
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Interstate 15 traffic moves around the closed lane of the southbound in the Cajon Pass, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. A portion of the freeway was washed away by flooding last week. (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP)
5 rescued from swollen creek as storms pummel CaliforniaFire crews residents from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek Tuesday after earlier saving five people who were stranded by flooding at a homeless encampment
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Western Conference center Marc Gasol of the Vancouver Grizzlies (33) and Eastern Conference guard Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers (2) clown around during the second half of the NBA All-Star basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Play vs. Rest: For many NBA teams, it's still a real battleFinding the right time to rest NBA players is a conundrum that many coaches have wrestled with for years
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  • County declines to answer six questions related to Short Hill site

    How much power will the ATT Short Hill underground facility on Short Hill Mountain consume? Does the facility pose a fire risk to its neighbors and will the local fire department have access to the site in case of an emergency? Those questions and several others submitted by concerned western Loudoun residents living below the underground facility ... (more) Loudoun Times, Tue, Feb 21 2017 @ 02:46 PM
  • Nine stolen firearms found in burglary suspect's possession

    Theodore Roosevelt Bailey, 62, of Capitol Heights, Md., is linked to numerous residential burglaries in Fauquier and Loudoun counties, according to law enforcement. Fauquier.com, Tue, Feb 21 2017 @ 09:51 AM
  • Will reading teach teen vandals empathy?

    Amidst the chaos in Washington and the ricocheting anger around the country, the following item should supply most of us - book-lovers especially - with a level of comfort that is hard to come by these days. A Virginia judge recently ordered five vandals to read 35 books as a punishment for covering a historic African-American schoolhouse with racist, obscene and anti-Semitic graffiti. Tri-cityherald.com, Tue, Feb 21 2017 @ 05:03 AM
  • The cost of Facebook: Loudoun economic development dept. spends $20K per year on social media site

    Getting your message out in the cyber world can come with a steep price tag, and in Loudoun County, some local officials are no strangers to those costs. Loudoun Times, Mon, Feb 20 2017 @ 11:25 AM
  • Wegmeyers, Fabbioli partner to produce first sparkling strawberry wine

    Thanks to a rainy spring and an overabundance of strawberries from last year's crop, a new agribusiness partnership between Fabbioli Cellars and Wegmeyer Farms will produce a batch of sparkling strawberry wine this year. Loudoun Times, Mon, Feb 20 2017 @ 10:26 AM
  • Northern Va. commuters rate region low for traffic, but have hope

    Northern Virginia's transportation system is mediocre, according to the people who use it every day, and that's hurting their quality of life. A newly released survey conducted online in December for the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority finds residents rate the system around a 6 out of 10. About seven out of 10 residents say the region is doing a mostly bad job on traffic flow and congestion, but a similar proportion say the region is doing a generally good job on transportation options and on transportation infrastructure. WTOP-FM Washington, Sun, Feb 19 2017 @ 04:24 AM
  • new Va. student charged with filming undressed classmates

    A student at Freedom High School in Chantilly, Virginia, is charged as a juvenile with five felonies after investigators say he recorded video of other students while they were undressed. The five counts of illegally filming people under the age of 18 include two cases of "upskirting," and more charges may be coming. WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Feb 17 2017 @ 07:46 PM
  • Freedom High School student charged with unlawful filming, a upskirtinga

    A Chantilly 16-year-old was charged Friday with unlawfully filming his classmates in various stages of undress at Freedom High School. Loudoun Times, Fri, Feb 17 2017 @ 05:20 PM
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