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    Veronike Collazo

    Veronike has started her career in journalism with strong credentials. After graduating from Loudoun’s Heritage High School with honors, she earned a B.J. degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri, along with a B.A. in Political Science and certificate in multicultural studies. While at Mizzou, Veronike was a contributing writer for Fangirl the Magazine, as well as a copy editor and public life reporter for The Columbia Missourian. She also interned for the Global Peace Foundation and spent a summer reporting for El Sol de San Telmo, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Veronike (pronounced veh-ruh-neek) lives in Leesburg.

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    Years Of Pain, New Legislation, LCPS Finally Acting For years, Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) has provided reading specialists for students in need. Yet when it comes to students with certain learning disabilities, such as dyslexia and dysgraphia, general reading programs are not effective. Starting this school year, in a move that many parents feel

  • Flags of Valor ‘Continues Mission’ After Facility Fire

    Flags of Valor ‘Continues Mission’ After Facility Fire0

    Flags of Valor Owner and President Brian Steorts gives Stanley Black and Decker Divisional Manager William Munkres a tour of the facility. When Air Force veteran Brian Steorts first started Flags of Valor, he wanted everything to be made in America — from the finished products all the way to the tools and materials used

  • Sheriff’s Office Seeks Potential Witnesses in Vandalism of Statue

    Sheriff’s Office Seeks Potential Witnesses in Vandalism of Statue0

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information from two potential witnesses who were in the area Aug. 17 after the Confederate statue on the Loudoun County Courthouse grounds in Leesburg was vandalized. Surveillance video from the downtown Leesburg area shows two men walking in the area around the same time as the vandalism occurred.

  • Sketch of Sterling Apartment Burglar Released

    Sketch of Sterling Apartment Burglar Released0

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of a suspect in a recent burglary at the Chase Heritage apartments in Sterling. On Aug. 23, a witness reported seeing an unknown male around 8:45 p.m. inside an apartment in the 1200 block of Chase Heritage Circle. The suspect fled the apartment through a sliding glass