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In this photo taken Wednesday, July 16, 2014, job seeker U.S. Army veteran John Godman, right, talks to recruiters Nicole Rushton, left, and Megan Hogan, center, at a Hiring Fair For Veterans in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims on Thursday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rareFewer and fewer US layoffs mean job security is as strong as it's been in more than 8 years
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FILE - In this March 11, 2014 file photo, Prue Draper, left, of the Cotati Historical Society, and Louise Santero, a longtime Cotati resident, stand next to an extremely rare chimeric coast redwood tree near a railroad track in Cotati, Calif. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Wednesday, July 23, 2014 that the tree will be replanted instead of being sawed down to make way for planned railway tracks. (AP Photo/The Press Democrat, Beth Schlanker, file)
Outcry saves rare redwood from being chopped downRare redwood tree blocking planned railway tracks in Northern California to be replanted
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FILE - In this June 6, 2014 file photo, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., gestures as he speaks during a gala prior to the start of the Virginia GOP Convention in Roanoke, Va.   Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty, in a speech to the American Enterprise Institute.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programsRyan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs, giving states more flexibility
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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman works against the Boston Red Sox during first inning baseball action in Toronto on Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)
Stroman's no-hit bit ends after 6 innings for JaysStroman's no-hit bit ends after 6 innings for Blue Jays against Red Sox on Victorino bloop
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FILE - This file photo provided by U.S. Central Command, shows terrorism suspect Abu Zubaydah, date and location unknown. Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they were subject to torture. The court, based in Strasbourg, France, said Poland violated the European Convention on Human Rights by failing to stop the "torture and inhuman or degrading treatment" of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri and Abu Zubaydah, who were transported to Poland in 2002. (AP Photo/U.S. Central Command, File)
Court: Poland violated human rights in CIA caseCourt: Poland violated rights in allowing CIA to torture terror suspects at 'black sites'
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Hail covers the ground Thursday, July 24, 2014, near Cheriton, Va., after a severe storm swept through the area. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Vicki Cronis-Nohe)  MAGS OUT
Storm slams Virginia campground; 2 deadStorm slams campground along Chesapeake Bay in Virginia; 2 dead, more than 2 dozen hurt
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In this photo provided by the Edmond, Okla. Police Department, Justin Blackmon is pictured in a booking photo dated July 23, 2014. Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond on a complaint of marijuana possession. (AP Photo/Edmond Police Department)
Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaintSuspended Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon arrested on marijuana complaint in Oklahoma
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Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claimsCourt throws out Chiquita terror payment claims involving thousands of Colombian deaths
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FILE - This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cruz, a potential Republican presidential contender in 2016 is questioning whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid fighting between Israel and Hamas. (AP Photo, J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Cruz demands answers on FAA flight ban to IsraelCruz blocking State Dep't nominees until questions about FAA flight ban to Israel answered
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  • Ashburn man charged with burglary

    An Ashburn man was arrested Tuesday after he broke into an Ashburn home and was caught by its owner. Loudoun Times, Wed, Jul 23 2014 @ 10:53 AM
  • Delgaudio wants Loudoun County to pay his legal fees

    Loudoun County Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio is seeking to have the county pay for legal fees incurred during his recent defense against a recall petition that aimed to have him removed from public office. The Washington Post, Thu, Jul 24 2014 @ 11:15 AM
  • Loudoun County animal watch

    These were among cases received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services. The Washington Post, Wed, Jul 23 2014 @ 10:07 AM
  • The fair hits Loudoun. Hard.

    Bo Fox of Berkeley Springs stalls out in the finals after an impressive performance Monday night in The Stoney Roberts Demolition Derby at the Loudoun County Fair. Loudoun Times, Wed, Jul 23 2014 @ 06:06 AM
  • How one CEO will cut his two hour commute to 11 minutes

    The commute from Chuck Kuhn 's Purcellville farm to the Gaithersburg offices of JK Moving Services is about 80 minutes - if he's driving in the middle of the night. Business Journal, Mon, Jul 21 2014 @ 12:33 PM
  • Maryland man arrested for 2012 Loudoun Corrections Office arson

    After more than a year-and-a-half of investigation, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue officials announced an arrest in relation to the Nov. 12, 2012, fire-bombing and arson of the Loudoun County Community Corrections Office. Loudoun Times, Sat, Jul 19 2014 @ 06:50 PM
  • New DNA Evidence May Tie Braulio Castillo to Wife's Murder

    Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey has learned DNA evidence ties Braulio Castillo to the murder scene of his wife Michelle. NBC Washington, Thu, Jul 17 2014 @ 08:49 PM
  • Loudoun Grand Jury indicts Severance on weapons charges

    A Loudoun County Grand Jury today indicted an Ashburn man wanted for questioning in three Alexandria murders over the past decade on weapons charges. Loudoun Times, Sat, Jul 19 2014 @ 06:50 PM
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