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    Ryan Butler

    703.584.5758 [email protected] Ryan grew up in Loudoun County and has experience in both journalism and business. Before joining the Tribune, he worked as a news and sports writer for Heavy.com, and a contributing writer for the Tampa Bay Times and Yellow Scene Magazine. Ryan has also written for the Chiefland Citizen, INsite Magazine, Levy County Journal and Focus Magazine, and was director of content for Gamedayr Media Network. He also has marketing experience working for JWO Enterprises and Clever Athletics. Ryan earned a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Florida’s School of Journalism and Communications, where he minored in Sports Management. Ryan lives in Tyson’s Corner and covers government, education, community, real estate and breaking news for the Tribune.

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  • EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam

    EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam0

    Political pundits assumed Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam would cruise to the Democratic nomination for governor of Virginia this year, but all that has changed in the past few months. Announcing his run to succeed term-limited Gov. Terry McAuliffe in 2016 and quickly receiving endorsements from nearly every major party leader in Virginia, Northam was positioned to carry

  • Loudoun’s Heroes Honored at Valor Awards

    Loudoun’s Heroes Honored at Valor Awards0

    Deputies First Class Dawn Taylor, Victor LoPreto and Milton Castelle were honored with the prestigious Stu Plitman First Responder Community Service Award. A unit of firefighters drove six miles through a blizzard to take a dying man to the hospital last year. Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) Deputy Colin Whittington administered life-saving CPR twice in six

  • 100WomenStrong Announces Grant Winners

    100WomenStrong Announces Grant Winners0

    Robin Kinkead knows better than anyone that the Dulles South Food Pantry can’t help others without some help itself. Kinkead’s group was one of 20 to formally receive contributions from 100WomenStrong at an April 19 ceremony in Leesburg. In total, the non-profit distributed $193,700 to the 20 groups, which had to create an extensive use and

  • Wexton Announces Run for Congress

    Wexton Announces Run for Congress0

    In what may shape up as one of the nation’s most watched congressional races next year, state Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-33) announced April 20 she is running to represent Virginia’s 10th Congressional District. Wexton, a Leesburg resident, becomes the fifth person to either announce or file paperwork with the Federal Election Commission in the Democratic primary to challenge incumbent