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Virginia open houses Aug. 30-31

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


Closings for Labor Day, Sept. 1

City and county services and closures on the holiday.


Going Out Guide

(Visit Loudoun / Visit Loudoun)

Going Out Guide, Northern Virginia


Loudoun County and Fauquier County home sales

Listings of homes sold recently in Loudoun and Fauquier counties.


Loudoun County community events, Aug. 28-Sept. 4, 2014

Events include a 1940s party, a hike and campfire, pinochle and a bluegrass and Celtic music jam.


Loudoun County Animal Watch

These were among recent reports received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services.


Loudoun County crime report

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


Loudoun County volunteer opportunities

Nonprofit organizations, groups that aid seniors, county agencies and pet rescue groups seek assistance.


Loudoun County news in brief

Project proposals sought from owners of affordable rental units; open house at hospital birth center.


Epicurience Virginia is back for second serving in Loudoun

(Visit Loudoun / Linder & Associates)

Event organizers are hoping to double attendance at this year’s celebration of Virginia food and wine.


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Reston kart driver Ayrton Climo, 18, in coma in Quebec after crash

The experienced teen driver is slowly recovering, but his parents are struggling to return him to this area.

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Loudoun left behind as other schools get helmet sensors

County’s football parents had long pursued impact devices; Norfolk and Williamsburg now using them.

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Eden Center tenants sue landlord

They say the mall, a center of Vietnamese community and commerce, is crumbling around them.

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Fairfax theater seeks new seats with ‘Save Our Butts’ campaign on Kickstarter

The University Mall Theatres, the last ‘dollar theater’ in the DC area, is trying to raise $100,000 to improve the moviegoing experience.

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Robert F. McDonnell on trial

Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are battling corruption charges.

Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

Back to school: First day is a fun day

As students return to class, they’re greeted with crowns, balloons and dance parties.

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

Bao Bao turns 1

The National Zoo’s giant panda cub has changed a lot in just one year.

Evicted from his indoor office, mayor pitches tent

Seat Pleasant Mayor Eugene W. Grant’s temper is affecting employees, the City Council has said.

McDonnell’s time in office comes to a close

Gov. Robert F. McDonnell was supposed to be in the thick of the race to succeed him. Instead, the Republican found himself relegated to the role of passive observer, keeping busy with other engagements amid a gifts scandal.

A rarity today: A doctor who makes house calls

Wanting to work in the community, Ernest Brown tends to those in D.C.’s embassies, hotels and homes, as well as the poor.

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