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    Kevin Shay

    Journalist and writer since 1978. Before the Loudoun Tribune, he worked for The Washington Post Co., [Maryland] Business Gazette, The Dallas Morning News, and Texas Catholic, among others. Kevin is also an accomplished author. His books include Death of the Rising Sun: A Search for Truth in the JFK Assassination [2017]; It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Trip: On the Road of the Longest Family Road Trip in History [2014]; Walking through the Wall [2012]; A Parent’s Guide to Dallas/Fort Worth [2003]; and And Justice For All: The Untold History of Dallas [1999].

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  • New Swim School Opening in Ashburn

    New Swim School Opening in Ashburn0

    Goldfish Swim School is entering Loudoun County, opening a 9,000-square-foot facility in Ashburn in March and hiring about 50 employees. Goldfish, which formed in 2006 in Michigan, has other locations in Reston and Falls Church that are owned by a different franchisee. Goldfish, located at 21140 Ashburn Crossing Drive near Washington Redskins Park, is jointly owned

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  • Sticker Shock: The Cost of College

    Sticker Shock: The Cost of College0

    Each year high school seniors begin the search and enrollment process of getting into college. Even in Loudoun, with a high median per household income, sticker shock for parents is still…. The average cost of tuition and fees at four-year colleges in Virginia increased about 2 percent this year to $12,820 from 2016-17, according to

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  • Inova Loudoun’s Massive Expansion

    Inova Loudoun’s Massive Expansion0

    Inova Loudoun Hospital is increasing its footprint in the county with a $300 million expansion at the main Leesburg-area campus scheduled to be completed by 2020. The expansion will include a 366,000-square-foot, seven-story tower with a larger Heart and Vascular Institute – Schaufeld Family Heart Center. There will be a new obstetrics center, with upgrades

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  • Discovery Plans to Expand Loudoun Center

    Discovery Plans to Expand Loudoun Center0

    Montgomery County suffered a blow when one of its largest employers, Discovery Communications, announced recently it is moving headquarters to New York. But Loudoun County is primed to gain, as company officials say the broadcast operations in a Sterling facility on the county’s eastern edge will be turned into a new global technology center. Discovery

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