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Jocelyne Larocque, (3), of Canada, holds her silver medal after losing to the United States in the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
The Latest: Canadian player takes off silver medal, some cryThe Canadian women's hockey team wept on the ice as they accepted their silver medals after losing to the Americans at the Pyeongchang Olympics
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, Kim Yo Jong, top right, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, sits alongside North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam, and behind U.S. Vice President Mike Pence as she watches the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. North Korea, one of the most patriarchal of societies around, deployed Kim Yo Yong and singer Hyon Song Wol to spearhead its Olympic diplomacy campaign. The sister’s arrival generated a good deal of serious reporting, juxtaposed with the presence of Mike Pence and his wife. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)
North to send another senior delegation for Olympic closerNorth Korea to send a high-level delegation led by senior party official suspected of leading two deadly attacks on the South in 2010 to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, right, hugs compatriot Lindsey Vonn after the women's combined slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
A big night for NBC, led by Lindsey Vonn, women's hockeyLindsey Vonn helps reignite interest in the Olympics with her skiing this week, and NBC is showered with American medals in thrilling telecast
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Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson (17), of the United States, scores the winning shot during a shootout against goalie Shannon Szabados (1), of Canada, in the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
US women end drought, beat Canada for gold in a shootoutUS women end drought, beat Canada for gold in a shootout
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, image, team South Korea with Kim Bo-reum, center, Park Ji Woo, left, and Noh Seon-yeong, right, compete in the women's team pursuit speedskating race for seventh and eight place at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Kim and Park came under criticism in their home country being accused of a lack of team spirit as they left Noh trailing 4 seconds behind and failed to comfort her after the race. More than 566,000 people have signed the online petition to South Korea's presidential office to expel skaters Kim Bo-reum and Park Ji-woo from the South Korean national skating team. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
South Koreans call for skaters to be booted from gamesThousands of South Koreans want two speedskaters to be expelled from the Olympics after they left their slower teammate behind in a race defined by teamwork and walked away as she quietly sobbed
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Russian athletes Anastasia Bryzgalova, left, and Alexander Krushelnitsky smile as they win bronze medal during the venue ceremony for the mixed doubles curling match at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Russian curlers say a coach on their team told them that Krushelnitsky tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
IOC strips Russian curler of Olympic bronze medal for dopingRussian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been stripped of his Olympic bronze medal after admitting to a doping violation at the Pyeongchang Games
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Broward County School Superintendent Robert Runcie speaks before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun controlRepublican Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive at televised town hall event by angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures after school shooting rampage
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Alex Ferreira, of the United States, jumps during the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Wise gives it all, and comes out with another Olympic goldOlympic reward: David Wise gives it all, and comes out with another Olympic gold
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, California state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, announces that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him are completed in Sacramento, Calif. When lawmakers return from the President's Day weekend, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2018, they will learn whether the investigation cleared Mendoza or sets him up for possible expulsion. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File)
Senate to weigh punishment for member accused of misconductThe California Senate is preparing to debate punishment for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct
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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
  • Hundreds more Northern Va. voters assigned to wrong district, review finds new

    Hundreds more Northern Virginia voters were assigned to the wrong state House district over the last few months, according to local reviews aimed at avoiding problems exposed during November's elections. And while the percentage of misassigned voters is extremely small, November's election has demonstrated that even a small percentage can have a major impact. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Feb 15 2018 @ 04:31 PM
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