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Martin Truex Jr. autographs helmets for race sponsor Monster Energy drink during NASCAR Daytona 500 media day at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Truex forced to relive closest 2nd in Daytona 500 historyMartin Truex Jr. is reminded everywhere that he was edged by Denny Hamlin in the closest finish in Daytona 500 history a year ago
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North Carolina's Theo Pinson (1) drives to the basket while Louisville's Ray Spalding (13) and Matz Stockman (5) defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
No. 8 Tar Heels top No. 7 Cardinals 74-63, stretch ACC leadJustin Jackson scored 21 points and No. 8 North Carolina pulled away after halftime to beat No. 7 Louisville 74-63 in a matchup of Atlantic Coast Conference leaders
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Oregon's Jordan Bell, left, looks to pass away from California's Stephen Domingo (31) and Kameron Rooks (44) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Brooks' 3 leads No. 6 Oregon past Cal 68-65Dillon Brooks hit a 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds to play to cap a comeback from 16 points down and No. 6 Oregon beat California 68-65 to keep its hopes alive for a Pac-12 title
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Syracuse's John Gillon shoots the game winning shot in the final seconds of an NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Syracuse, N.Y., Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Syracuse won 78-75. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)
Gillon's 3 at buzzer lifts Syracuse past No. 10 Duke 78-75John Gillon hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key at the buzzer, and Syracuse upset No. 10 Duke 78-75 as the Orange kept alive their postseason hopes
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North Carolina head coach Roy Williams reacts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. North Carolina won 74-63. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
UNC: fan ejected after exchange with Louisville's PitinoA fan was ejected from No. 8 North Carolina's win over No. 7 Louisville after a verbal exchange with Cardinals coach Rick Pitino
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PSA Peugeot Citroen profits up as it eyes buy of GM's OpelFrench carmaker the PSA Group saw its profits jump last year and is giving dividends for the first time since 2011, burnishing its image as it weighs a buyout of General Motors' European operations
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Two policemen sit atop of their armoured vehicle as Iraqi Federal police deploy after regaining control of the town of Abu Saif, west of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. The battle for Mosul, backed by the U.S.-led coalition, has already driven the militants from the eastern half of the city, which is divided roughly in half by the Tigris River. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
Iraqi forces push up to Mosul's key military base by airportIraqi special forces' assault underway against IS at edge of sprawling military base south of Mosul, by city's airport
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Journalists chase a car which came out from North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. The women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals then wipe them on his face, police said Wednesday, announcing they were now seeking a North Korean diplomat in connection with the attack. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
The Latest: Malaysia wants Interpol help on tracing suspectsMalaysia's national police chief Khalid Abu Bakar says help has been sought from Interpol to issue an alert for the four North Korean suspects who left Malaysia on the same day Kim Jong Nam, a half brother of North Korea's leader, was killed
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Landlord accused of fatally stabbing tenant over unpaid rentA New York City landlord is accused of stabbing his tenant to death following an apparent dispute over unpaid rent
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  • Assembly amends description of - dangerous dog'

    Both the House and Senate have unanimously approved a bill that would change the legal description of a "dangerous dog" and possibly put fewer animals on a state registry. HB 2381 cleared the Senate, 40-0, on Tuesday after winning approval in the House on Feb. 6. The bill now goes to Gov. Terry McAuliffe for his signature. WRIC-TV Richmond, Wed, Feb 22 2017 @ 03:48 PM
  • new Loudoun Co. vineyard wins top Va. wine award

    The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards won this year's Governor's Cup award from the Virginia Wineries Association, the first Loudoun County vineyard to win the award. The Barns at Hamilton Station owners Andrew and Maryann Fialdini, former government employees, opened their vineyard in Hamilton in 2012, just north of Leesburg. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Feb 22 2017 @ 03:29 PM
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sterling dance instructor charged with child sex crimes

    A Sterling man and dance instructor is behind bars at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center after being charged with sexual assault of a minor. Loudoun Times, Fri, Feb 17 2017 @ 01:25 PM
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