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Kansas guard Tyler Self sits in the locker room after the team's Midwest Regional final against Oregon in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. Oregon won 74-60. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Top-seeded Jayhawks just can't shake their Elite Eight bluesKansas came up short again as a No. 1 seed in the Elite Eight
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Kansas coach Bill Self reacts to a call during the first half of the team's final against Oregon in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Midwest Regional, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticketTyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years
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The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles performs at the Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Memorial Service at The Forest Lawn on Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and danceLaughter, music and the tapping of dances reverberated throughout a public memorial to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, which loved ones say is just how the actresses would have wanted it
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In this May 26, 1999 photo, retired podiatrist Dr. Tom Amberry earns a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for having made the most consecutive free throws, at the Rossmoor Athletic Club, in Seal Beach, Calif.  The California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94. Amberry died in Long Beach, Calif., on March 18, 2017, said his granddaughter, Roxanne Amberry.  (Michael Goulding/The Orange County Register via AP)
Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at 94A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died
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Protesters scuffle with police officers during a protest against the chief executive election in Hong Kong, Sunday, March 26, 2017. A committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites is casting ballots Sunday to choose Hong Kong's next leader in the first such vote since 2014's huge pro-democracy protests. The system has been criticized by pro-democracy activists as a "fake election". The yellow banner reads: "Against Chinese Central Government Anointed."(Apple Daily via AP)
Hong Kong set to get new leader as anointed by BeijingA committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites cast ballots to choose Hong Kong's next leader in the first such vote since 2014's huge pro-democracy protests
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) catches his breath after being hit in the groin, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Cleveland, Saturday, March 25, 2017. The Wizards won 127-115. (AP Photo/Phil Long)
Eye-popping: Wall, Wizards blow past LeBron, Cavs 127-115John Wall scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 27 and the Washington Wizards downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-115 on Saturday night
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Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrikeThe Pentagon says a U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team
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Oregon guard Tyler Dorsey gestures during the second half of the team's Midwest Regional final against Kansas in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
The Latest: Big wins for West Coast in regional finalsVictories by Gonzaga, Oregon assure this year's Final Four will have big West Coast presence
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Several women's players spurn worlds inquiry from USA HockeySeveral women's players say they have rejected overtures from USA Hockey to serve as replacement players for the world championships amid a wage dispute with the national team
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  • Virginia sees slower population growth

    Virginia's population is increasing only half as fast as it was at the start of the decade, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. From 2010 to 2011, the commonwealth's population grew by more than 1 percent. WRIC-TV Richmond, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 09:38 PM
  • Leesburg man found guilty in infant daughtera s death

    Diamante Travon Ellis was found guilty Thursday on all counts related to the 2014 death of his 9-month-old daughter. Loudoun Times, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 12:12 PM
  • Loudoun resident files civil rights suits against county officials over social media censorship

    If Loudoun County government officials want to tell the public about an upcoming Board of Supervisors committee meeting, they turn to Facebook. Loudoun Times, Fri, Mar 24 2017 @ 10:19 AM
  • Golda s Gym, Marshalls in Sterling evacuated

    Gold's Gym and Marshalls department store at Cascades Marketplace in Sterling have been evacuated due to a fire Tuesday afternoon, according to Loudoun County Fire and Rescue officials. Loudoun Times, Tue, Mar 21 2017 @ 06:09 PM
  • Va. communities among 100 fastest-growing in the U.S.

    Loudoun County gained more residents in 2016 than D.C., Montgomery County or Prince William County - each of which grew by thousands of people - and remains one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, according to new Census estimates released this week. The entire D.C. metropolitan area grew by more than 53,000 residents, slightly slower growth than the region experienced in 2015, but helped by a birthrate more than double the death rate. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 08:48 AM
  • This change is causing dramatic gains in student achievement

    Check back later this month for the next must-read post!] What if we could empower our teachers to turn student assessment into a process of learning instead of a focus on measurement? Further, what if this mindset change led to an increase in student achievement on tests? That's exactly what is happening at Trailside Middle School in Loudoun County, Virginia; at high schools in Gaston County Schools, North Carolina; and at a few other pioneering classrooms around the country where I have had the opportunity to work with innovative educators. ESchool News, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 03:57 AM
  • Five Virginians place on Forbesa billionaire list

    Five Virginians, four of whom are from Northern Virginia but not quite Loudoun County, landed on this year's billionaires list compiled by Forbes Magazine. Loudoun Times, Wed, Mar 22 2017 @ 11:00 AM
  • Sterling man arrested after stabbing

    A Sterling man was arrested after a stabbing in Sterling on Sunday night, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Loudoun Times, Mon, Mar 20 2017 @ 04:29 PM
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