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A woman holds a child to her during a service at the First United Methodist Church in Coral Springs, Fla., on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The service was dedicated to the victims of Wednesday's mass shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Nikolas Cruz, a former student was charged with 17 counts of murder. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
The Latest: Principal gives emotional message after shootingThe principal of the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week addressed the community in an emotional video message
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In this Feb. 14, 2018 photo, a lock of George Washington's hair discovered in an old book at Union College's archives lay on a folded piece of paper at the college's Schenectady, N.Y. campus. John Myers, the college's catalog and metadata librarian, discovered the hair strands in a yellowed envelope he'd found in a grimy old leather-bound almanac in the school's archives. (AP Photo/Mary Esch)
Washington snipped here? College says it found prez's hairWashington snipped here? New York college says it has discovered a lock of George Washington's hair pressed in the pages of an old book
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FILE - In a Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 file photo, Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer hits an RBI-single in the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. A person with direct knowledge of the deal said Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 that free agent first baseman Hosmer has reached preliminary agreement on an eight-year contract with the San Diego Padres, pending a physical.  (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley, File)
AP source: Hosmer, Padres reach preliminary eight-year dealA person with direct knowledge of the deal says free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer has reached preliminary agreement on an eight-year contract with the San Diego Padres, pending a physical
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Dale Earnhardt Jr. answers a question from the media during a news conference before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
The Latest: Charlize cheering for Danica in NASCAR finaleCharlize Theron is cheering for Danica Patrick in the driver's final NASCAR race
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Congregation members kneel at the alter during a service at the First United Methodist Church in Coral Springs, Fla, on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The service was dedicated to the victims of Wednesday's mass shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Nikolas Cruz, a former student was charged with 17 counts of murder. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at TrumpSurviving students of the Florida school shooting are focusing their anger at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
The cast of “Black Panther” arrive at the South Africa premiere on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Johannesburg. (AP Photo/Cara Anna)
'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekendAlready a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Pirates' Diaz discusses mother's kidnapping ordealPittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz says his mother is doing better after a harrowing kidnapping ordeal in Venezuela
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Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a shot against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in the men's singles final of the ABN AMRO world tennis tournament at the Ahoy stadium in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Post)
Federer overpowers Dimitrov to win 97th career titleRoger Federer overpowered Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in less than an hour Sunday to win the ABN AMRO World Tournament for his 97th career title
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Russia: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspectRussian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing five people and wounding four others
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  • 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
  • Cuisine Solutions expands in Loudoun County

    Cuisine Solutions in Loudoun County is expanding. The company is adding 63,000 square feet of space to its Sterling headquarters and investing nearly $70 million in equipment, technology and construction. Virginia Business, Thu, Feb 15 2018 @ 06:38 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
  • The Isolation Room: Loudoun County parents alarmed at treatment of students with special needs

    A student with special needs captured this iPad photo of a classmate, who also has special needs, trapped in a makeshift isolation area at Belmont Ridge Middle School in Lansdowne. Loudoun Times, Thu, Feb 15 2018 @ 09:27 AM
  • Sales tax breaks to lure data centers booming in Virginia new

    Tax breaks to attract some of the world's richest companies to Virginia have exploded as the state has become a top global market for data centers. Records show that sales tax exemptions for the centers that function as the brains of the Internet accounted for more than $65 million in uncollected state revenue last fiscal year. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Feb 14 2018 @ 04:16 PM
  • ACLU of Virginia opposes bipartisan deal on felony threshold Read Story The Associated Press

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia says it is opposed to last week's bipartisan deal that would raise Virginia's felony theft threshold from $200 to $500 while also strengthening the state's criminal restitution system. The local ACLU says in a Monday statement it, the NAACP in Loudoun County and several other organizations support the felony larceny threshold increase but oppose another bill the compromise included to ensure criminals pay court-ordered restitution to crime victims. WVEC-TV Norfolk, Tue, Feb 13 2018 @ 08:20 AM
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