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  • Gloucester Closed Following Crash With Cyclist

    Gloucester Closed Following Crash With Cyclist

    Gloucester Pkwy. has been shut down at Smith Switch Rd. after a vehicle hit a cyclist shortly before 7 a.m. The cyclist, an 83-year-old man, was walking his bike across the road in the crosswalk when he was hit by the 2016 Toyota Camry. The victim was airlifted to Inova Fairfax Hospital with life threatening injuries

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  • Loudoun County Firefighters Participate in 2016 Toys for Tots

    Loudoun County Firefighters Participate in 2016 Toys for Tots

    The Loudoun County Fire-Rescue System and the Loudoun Career Fire Fighters Association will once again help bring holiday cheer in Loudoun by participating in the 69th Annual Toys for Tots Campaign, sponsored by the United Stated Marine Corps Reserve. “The department is proud to once again participate in this wonderful program,” Fire Chief W. Keith Brower,

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  • Report: Loudoun Crime Rate Remains Lowest in Region

    Report: Loudoun Crime Rate Remains Lowest in Region

    For the second year in a row the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reported the lowest crime rate in the region according to the Annual Report on Crime and Crime Control released by the Metropolitan Council of Governments (MWCOG). In 2015, the rate of serious crimes saw 7.507 crimes per 1000 residents in Loudoun and is

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  • Clinton Keeps Loudoun and Virginia Blue in Spite of Loss

    Clinton Keeps Loudoun and Virginia Blue in Spite of Loss

    Hillary Clinton secured Loudoun County and Virginia tonight, despite being on a path to lose the national election to Donald Trump. While Democrats thought a Virginia victory would be the first of many big swing-state wins, Clinton’s small margin of victory may instead have been an omen of Trump’s success across the nation. This is the third consecutive

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  • Comstock Strategy Pays Off in 10th District Win

    Comstock Strategy Pays Off in 10th District Win

    In one of the nation’s most watched congressional races, first-term Rep. Barbara Comstock (VA-10) bucked Donald Trump early on, withstood a blistering attack on tying her to Trump from her Democrat opponent and easily won re-election to a second term. “This is just an incredible district to represent,” Comstock told a group of Republican supporters

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Clinton wins big in Loudoun, Comstock defeats Bennett

    BREAKING NEWS: Clinton wins big in Loudoun, Comstock defeats Bennett

    Burk elected Mayor of Leesburg. In what may be a record turnout of Loudoun County voters, Democrat Hillary Clinton soundly defeated Republican Donald Trump in the race for President, garnering 55 percent of Loudoun’s vote to Trump’s 38 percent, with all 94 precincts reporting. Republican Barbara Comstock earned a second term in Congress, defeating Democrat challenger LuAnn Bennett by

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  • Live Blog: Election Day in Loudoun County

    Live Blog: Election Day in Loudoun County

    Tribune reporters are cris-crossing Loudoun County today to get a sense of how voters feel about the end of the longest and most acrimonious election seasons in recent American history.  Stay tuned for updates as we experience democracy in action. 5:32 Little River Elementary has kept Election Day enthusiasm from poll opening to poll closing. Poll volunteer Dave Bryk has

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  • Cheerleading’s Journey to the Top

    Cheerleading’s Journey to the Top

    Loudoun County walked away with both state championship titles at the Virginia High School League Cheer Championships Nov. 5 in Richmond. Riverside High School and Broad Run High School placed first in their respective divisions, continuing the county’s legacy of excellence in competitive cheerleading. But Loudoun wasn’t always known as a cheer powerhouse. Cheerleading was recognized as

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  • At Belmont Slave Cemetery, Giving Names to the Forgotten

    At Belmont Slave Cemetery, Giving Names to the Forgotten

    A.D. Carter (back), Michelle Thomas (left) and Sheila Coates lay a wreath as part of a ceremony at the Belmont Slave Cemetery on Nov. 6 More than 200 years ago, Loudoun County slaves toiled as property, unable to make their own decisions. They lived and died, often in anonymity, usually in unmarked graves, forgotten by

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