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Loudoun County community calendar, Jan. 25-Feb. 1, 2015

Events include bluegrass music, the Loudoun Symphony, a Morven Park open house and a winter hike.

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What’s happening in Fauquier County

Upcoming events include drop-in sports, book discussion groups and auditions for “Twelfth Night.”

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Loudoun and Fauquier sports announcements

Players of all ages are sought for recreational and league teams and for clinics. Coaches are also sought.

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Loudoun County and Fauquier County health calendar

Listings include blood drives, support groups, mental health services, and help for seniors and new parents.

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Loudoun County news in brief

Circuit Court clerk, libraries to host Black History Month events; firefighters stop spread of vehicle fire.

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Crisis training expands to Loudoun adult detention center

Classes are extended to deputies at county jail, where many inmates are diagnosed with mental illnesses.

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Religion events from around the Washington area

Christ Church interim rector, ecumenical events, classical music, exercise and yoga.

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Arlington’s urbanization creates stress over construction

Residents and officials try to balance the need for schools, parks and housing in growing Northern Virginia.

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Road rage encounter erupts in gunfire in Loudoun

Victim found bullet holes in his car after Thursday morning altercation on Route 7 in Sterling.

Virginia open houses Jan. 24-25

A list of properties in Virginia that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

 

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Fairfax County turns over investigative materials to lawyers for John Geer family

The release was ordered by a Fairfax judge in the family’s wrongful death lawsuit against the police.

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Soldier’s family makes a horrifying discovery: Wrong body in the casket

The family settled with the Fairfax City funeral home that lost the body — it was buried in another grave.

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Va. weighs medical marijuana bills for kids with epilepsy

Three new bills would allow the use of a cannabis oil to battle children’s debilitating seizures.

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Professional photographers challenge $100 fee to shoot in Fairfax County parks

No other counties in Northern Va. charge for commercial portrait shooting.

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Annapolis mansion destroyed by fire

Owners Don and Sandra Pyle and four of their grandchildren are unaccounted for after flames consumed the house.

Leesburg celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Nearly 1,000 people parade through the town’s historic streets to honor the slain civil rights leader.

Maryland’s inauguration day

New Gov. Larry Hogan and his lieutenant, Boyd Rutherford, are sworn in after an interfaith prayer service.

Another bout of snow

The Washington area endured another round of slick roads and rocky commutes.

Virginia doctor keeps on trucking

Rob Marsh administers care from a clinic at a truck stop in Raphine. Truckers passing through as well as locals are his patient base.

‘Sea of Blue’ demonstrators rally in support of police

The D.C. march is among several staged across the country to counter demonstrations against police brutality.

Spirit of St. Louis touches down again

Lindbergh’s plane is lowered to ground level of the Air and Space Museum for a safety check.

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