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Virginia open houses July 26-27

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


Big yards for families that want space, not seclusion

(Benjamin C Tankersley / For The Washington Post)

These Loudoun County homes offer several bedrooms and two staircases for families that want a country feel.


Delgaudio wants Loudoun County to pay his legal fees

(Tracy A Woodward / Post)

Loudoun supervisor seeks taxpayer funds to cover the cost of his defense against a failed recall petition.

Guest list for Silver Line opening includes a who’s who of Virginia politics

Dozens of VIPs including the U.S Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx are expected to attend opening ceremonies for the Silver Line.


Metro has 5 more places where we can get aboard

(Matt McClain / The Washington Post)

The opening of the new Silver Line give us more places to go without having to get into a car


Loudoun County and Fauquier County home sales

Listings of homes sold recently in Loudoun and Fauquier counties.


Loudoun County crime report

Reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the Leesburg, Middleburg and Purcellville police.


Loudoun County pet adoption

(Loudoun County Animal Shelter / Loudoun County Animal Services)

Dogs, cats and other animals in need of homes are available from the Loudoun County Animal Shelter.


Loudoun County community calendar, July 24-31, 2014

Events include the Loudoun County Fair, knitting, birding, outdoor family movies and senior line dancing.


Loudoun Country animal watch

Recent reports received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services.


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Leesburg chief defends police role in shoplifting case

He says that in an investigation taking six weeks there was no attempt to protect a Fairfax sheriff’s deputy.

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Woodbridge doctor arrested in narcotics investigation

Samad Oraee allegedly put pain pills onto the streets of Prince William County.

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P.Wm. prosecutors say they won’t use, seek explicit photos in Manassas City ‘sexting’ case

Photos taken of the teen last month will not be used, and a new search warrant will not be served, prosecutors said.

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Leesburg man charged in shoplifting case from Target

Leesburg police Tuesday announced that they have formally charged a former Fairfax County deputy in an alleged shoplifting case in which a Target security officer said he lost his job when he reported the incident

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Come ride with me

A look back at D.C.’s Metro to commemorate the Silver Line opening.

Two dead after tornado strikes Va. campground

Two people are confirmed dead at the site near Cape Charles on the Delmarva Peninsula, authorities said.

Honors for the defiant POW

Before he was a rear admiral and senator, Jeremiah A. Denton Jr. was a prisoner who wouldn’t give up.

Robert E. Lee mansion renovation plan gets a boost

Philanthropist David M. Rubenstein is donating more than $12 million to restore the property.

Washington kids go to ‘Farm Camp’

At Woodlawn Plantation in Alexandria, Va., kids learn about where their food comes from, healthy eating, cooking and bugs.

No easy ride

Americans participated in the Brompton National Championships folding bike race for a chance to win a trip to England.

Saying goodbye to a Prince George’s leader

Mourners pay their respects to Wayne K. Curry, the first black Prince George’s County executive.

Stolen grave markers returned

Volunteers canvassed the grounds of Congressional Cemetery to match up stolen memorial items to their original monuments.

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