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Critical federal approvals for massive Wyoming wind projectThe biggest onshore wind development in the works in the U.S. has received two critical federal approvals
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Alaska volcano erupts again, sends ash cloud to 31,000 feetAn Alaska volcano active since mid-December has erupted again
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Tow truck driver Donny Callahan prepares to pull a semi truck out of a ditch in Troutdale, Ore., Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. An ice storm shut down parts of major highways and interstates Wednesday in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed the hardest hit towns along the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice coating the ground in some places. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
Ice storm paralyzes parts of Oregon, Washington stateAn ice storm has shut down parts of major highways and interstates in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed the hardest hit towns along the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice coating the ground in some places
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Jennifer Lopez attends the NBCUniversal portion of the 2017 Winter Television Critics Association press tour on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Jennifer Lopez: NBC's 'Bye Bye Birdie' evokes stage rootsJennifer Lopez says NBC's version of "Bye Bye Birdie" will bring the musical back to its stage roots
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Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyrightPaul McCartney wants his music to get back to where it once belonged
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Suspended South Carolina Rep. Chris Corley, right, waits for a bond hearing with his lawyer, John Delgado, left, at the Aiken County courthouse in Aiken, S.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2016.  A judge set a $50,000 bond for Corley on a more serious charge of domestic violence.  Corley was originally charged with second-degree criminal domestic violence, but an Aiken County grand jury indicted the 36-year-old Republican earlier this month on the more serious charge of criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature.  (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)
Prosecutor: SC lawmaker took wife's phone, bit her noseSouth Carolina lawmaker remains jailed Wednesday on the state's most serious domestic violence charge as prosecutors disclosed new details of an alleged attack on his wife
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows Pfc. Chelsea Manning. For most Americans, Manning has been a hero or villain based on how they view her decision to leak classified material. For transgender people, she has another dimension _ serving as a potent symbol of their struggles for acceptance. With the commutation of her prison sentence by President Barack Obama, now set for release in May 2017, she and will re-enter a society bitterly divided over many aspects of transgender rights. (AP Photo/U.S. Army, File)
Pentagon chief says he opposed cutting Manning's prison termDefense Secretary Ash Carter tells The Associated Press that he opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, the transgender former soldier who was convicted of espionage and other crimes for leaking classified information
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FILE - In this July 20, 2013, file photo, former Texas Rangers and 14-time All-Star catcher Ivan Rodriguez speaks after he was inducted into the Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame before a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Rangers, in Arlington, Texas. Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell are likely to be voted into baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, when Trevor Hoffman and Ivan Rodriguez also could gain the honor.  (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of FameJeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez have been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame, earning the honor as Trevor Hoffman and Vladimir Guerrero fell just short
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Arizona state Rep. Bob Thorpe, R-Flagstaff, speaks on the House floor at the Arizona Capitol Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Phoenix. Thorpe proposed House Bill 2119, which will not get a committee hearing, as the bill was set to penalize colleges and universities that teach "ethnic studies" classes, and targets these Arizona schools from granting in-state tuition to immigrants granted deferred deportation under an Obama Administration policy. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
To avoid more 'Daily Show' ridicule, Arizona kills billsA Republican lawmaker's plan to penalize Arizona colleges and universities that teach ethnic studies has died even before a committee hearing
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
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  • Suzann S. Southworth, RN

    Suzann S. Southworth, 73, died peacefully at her home in Marshall, Virginia on January 11, 2017, from complications of a 13-year journey with Alzheimer's dementia. Fauquier.com, Thu, Jan 12 2017 @ 01:39 PM
  • Feds expand Ball's Bluff battlefield landmark acreage

    The federal government has greatly expanded the acreage of a national historic landmark commemorating Ball's Bluff Battlefield in northern Virginia. Loudoun County officials announced Friday that the U.S. Department of the Interior has approved a request to expand the landmark from 76 acres near Leesburg to more than 3,300 acres on both sides of the Potomac River, encompassing land in Virginia and Maryland. The Progress, Tue, Jan 17 2017 @ 05:15 AM
  • Sterling man charged with animal cruelty, wielded knife at dog

    A Sterling man has been arrested and charged with malicious wounding and animal cruelty after attempting to harm a family dog with a knife, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Loudoun Times, Tue, Jan 17 2017 @ 01:10 PM
  • Leesburg man found guilty of second-degree murder for 2016 stabbing

    A Leesbug man was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder for the fatal stabbing of his half-brother last February, according to the Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Office. Loudoun Times, Sun, Jan 15 2017 @ 11:36 PM
  • Loudoun County winery takes a Best in Classa at San Francisco Chronicle competition

    Loudoun County husband-wife tandem Todd and Aimee Henkle are no doubt raising a celebratory glass today. Loudoun Times, Tue, Jan 17 2017 @ 12:25 PM
  • Report finds future housing gap of 18,000 in Loudoun. But is the county ready for the growth?

    By 2040 Loudoun County will be 17,860 homes shy of what it needs, and this comes at a time when people from across the income spectrum are expected to migrate to the county that will be home to seven percent of the region's jobs, according to a housing needs assessment draft from George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis and the ... (more) Loudoun Times, Mon, Jan 16 2017 @ 09:28 PM
  • Capitol is Site of Dueling Gun Rallies

    RICHMOND Unified by their desire to preserve safety, but divided on ways to do so, both sides of the Virginia gun debate rallied on Capitol Square on Monday. "Hello deplorables. NBC12, Mon, Jan 16 2017 @ 08:00 PM
  • new Whata s open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    On the roads, HOV restrictions are not in effect on I-66, I-395, I-270 and the Dulles Toll Road. HOV restrictions are in effect on US-50 in Maryland. WTOP-FM Washington, Sun, Jan 15 2017 @ 11:55 AM
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