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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md. Daniel Black, a man who sued Milwaukee's former sheriff after he was detained for shaking his head at the sheriff, testified in federal court Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Milwaukee, saying he felt he "had a target" on him because of the lawman's taunting Facebook posts. Black's lawsuit stems from an encounter he had last January with Clarke on a flight from Dallas to Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Jury: Clarke, ex-sheriff in Milwaukee, didn't violate speechFederal jury: Former sheriff in Milwaukee, David Clarke, did not infringe on free speech in plane spat
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North Carolina's Joel Berry II (2) drives past Virginia Tech defenders Justin Robinson (5) and Nickel Alexander-Walker (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg, Va. Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.)
Robinson's 19 lead Hokies past No. 10 UNC, 80-69Justin Robinson scored 19 points and Virginia Tech pulled away with a 13-3 second-half run and beat No. 10 North Carolina 80-69
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File- This Feb. 1, 2017, file photo shows Affordable Solar president Kevin Bassalleck talking about the full-time positions his company will create as Gov. Susana Martinez listens during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision this week by President Donald Trump doesn’t bring on an eclipse. Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Trump’s call on whether to slap tariffs on imported panels. Bassalleck, said tariffs would hurt homegrown companies that make racks, tracking systems and electronics that are part of a power system. He said jobs at those companies are hard to outsource.  (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
Trump applies tariffs to solar panels, washing machinesPresident Donald Trump approves tariffs on imported solar panels, washing machines; says move will protect US industry, jobs
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South Korean protesters struggle with police officers as police use fire extinguishers during a rally against a visit of North Korean Hyon Song Wol, head of a North Korean art troupe, in front of Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Dozens of conservative activists have attempted to burn a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North's hugely popular girl band passed by them at a Seoul railway station. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
S. Korean advance team goes to North for pre-Olympic eventsA team of South Korean officials has travelled to North Korea to check logistics for joint events ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in the South
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File- This Feb. 1, 2017, file photo shows Affordable Solar president Kevin Bassalleck talking about the full-time positions his company will create as Gov. Susana Martinez listens during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision this week by President Donald Trump doesn’t bring on an eclipse. Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Trump’s call on whether to slap tariffs on imported panels. Bassalleck, said tariffs would hurt homegrown companies that make racks, tracking systems and electronics that are part of a power system. He said jobs at those companies are hard to outsource.  (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
The Latest: Mexico slams US decision on solar panels tariffMexico says it regrets the United States' decision not to exclude it from tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file photo, Neil Diamond performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York. Diamond is retiring from touring after he says he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Days shy of his 77th birthday, the rock legend is canceling his tour dates in Australia and New Zealand for March. He was on his 50th anniversary tour. Diamond turns 77 on Wednesday and will get the lifetime achievement award at Sunday’s Grammy awards.  (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Diamond says he has Parkinson's, retires from touringNeil Diamond says he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and announces his retirement from touring
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Smoke billows from the site of a gas well fire near Quinton, Okla., early Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Several people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through the eastern Oklahoma drilling rig, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled onto the ground, an emergency official said. (Kevin Harvison/The McAlester News-Capital via AP)
Officials: 5 missing, fire out after Oklahoma rig explosionThe fire is out after an explosion ripped through an eastern Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig; five people are missing
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Passengers board a Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour boat, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in New York, after service resumed during a government shutdown with New York state picking up the tab for the federal workers. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island reopen amid shutdownThe Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are now open for visitors, with New York state picking up the tab for the federal workers
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This undated booking photo provided by the County of San Luis Obispo shows Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez. California prosecutors say Alarcon-Nunez an Uber driver living in the country illegally has been charged with raping, assaulting and robbing young women. San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow said Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, that Alarcon-Nunez's alleged victims are between 19 and 22 years old and three were intoxicated when they were assaulted. (County of San Luis Obispo via AP)
Uber driver in US illegally charged with 4 California rapesCalifornia prosecutors say an Uber driver living in the country illegally has been charged with raping, assaulting and robbing young women
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  • Fire at Leesburg school causes $50K in damages

    A fire at the Monroe Technology Center in Leesburg around midnight Saturday caused an estimated $50,000 in damages, according to Loudoun County Fire and Rescue. Loudoun Times, Sun, Jan 21 2018 @ 03:11 PM
  • LGBT advocates continue push for protections in Loudoun schools

    Potomac Falls senior Luc Teyssier, right, sits in the Loudoun County School Board gallery with the gay pride flag wrapped around his shoulders at a November School Board meeting. Loudoun Times, Mon, Jan 22 2018 @ 12:27 PM
  • Virginia prosecutor in Rose McGowan drug case recuses self

    A Virginia county prosecutor has recused himself from actress Rose McGowan's upcoming trial for felony possession of a controlled substance, citing conflict of interest. Prince William County Commonwealth's Attorney Paul Ebert tells WTOP-FM that Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman asked him to take over the case, as McGowan's attorney represents him in a federal civil rights case. The Guardian, Wed, Jan 17 2018 @ 08:53 AM
  • Sterling man sentenced to 20 years for rape

    Marvin Otero, a 44-year-old Sterling resident, was sentenced to 20 years for one count of rape by Loudoun County Circuit Judge Gaylord L. Finch Jr. Wednesday, according to the Loudoun County Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney. Loudoun Times, Fri, Jan 19 2018 @ 12:48 PM
  • Amazon eyes North Virginia, Montgomery County for second headquarters

    Eastern Panhandle residents came a step closer Thursday to having more career options within commuting distance in Northern Virginia and Montgomery County. Those two areas landed on a shortlist of 20 jurisdictions Amazon selected as finalists to possibly become home to a second headquarters for the Seattle-based online retailer. Martinsburg Journal, Sat, Jan 20 2018 @ 12:17 AM
  • Developer hopes revised proffers will encourage Caroline supervisors to approve rezoning request

    A developer who wants to build an industrial center on a parcel of land in Ladysmith hopes revised proffers will encourage Caroline supervisors to approve a rezoning request. The county planning commission voted in November against Airlee Development's proposal to rezone three parcels of land on U.S. 1 between Green Road and Lake Caroline Drive from rural preservation to industrial, citing concerns about increased traffic on U.S. 1, the impact to residents of nearby Lake Caroline and inconsistency with the county's comprehensive land-use plan. Fredericksburg.com, Fri, Jan 19 2018 @ 09:15 PM
  • Behavioral healthcare center worker charged in teen's death

    Authorities in Virginia say an employee at a behavioral healthcare center has been charged in connection with the death of a teenager who was a patient at the facility. A Loudoun County Sheriff's Office news release says 47-year-old William P. Herndon, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was indicted on Jan.11 on charges of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the 15-year-old. The Republican, Wed, Jan 17 2018 @ 05:26 AM
  • Loudoun County supervisors narrowly approve True North data center

    Loudoun supervisors in a controversial vote Thursday rezoned 106 acres in the county's Transition Policy Area to make room for True North, a 760,000-square-foot data center, going against staff recommendations and, according to those opposed to the facility, setting a dangerous precedent. Loudoun Times, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 10:00 PM
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