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New troopers join Virginia State Police ranks

The Commonwealth graduated 31 new troopers at the State Police Training Academy in Chesterfield County last week.

5 things to know before Duke men's baske...

As of late, the Leesburg, Va., native has been a scoring threat, too, hitting double digits in Duke’s last two games and nearing his season-high of 22 points with a 21-point night in Tuesday's win against Wake Forest. Where the stats line up for the two ...

Duke vs. UNC preview: Backcourt

As this year’s first edition of the Tobacco Road Rivalry approaches, the Blue Zone looks at each of the positional battles between Duke and North Carolina prior to Saturday night. Next up are the backcourts.

News Briefs: February 2nd – 8th

According to the Fairfax Fire and Rescue Department, at 11:42 a.m. on Wednesday, February 1st, a Fairfax County Public School bus tire caught on fire at Leesburg Pike near Pimmit ... Zone” Updates | Falls Church, VA – Official Website (fallschurchva.gov).

Boys Basketball: Potomac Falls Gets Last...

Leesburg, Va. — Basketball is known for being a game of runs, and, fortunately, for the Potomac Falls High School basketball team they had the big run when it mattered most when they traveled to Riverside High School for a Potomac District clash on ...

Alice Frazier of Bank of Charles Town Ap...

BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community's Bank, announced the recent news of Alice Frazier, BCT's President and CEO, being appointed to the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

Cofense Continues Strong 2022 Momentum with Expansion into Mid-Si...

Cofense, a global email security company and leading provider of phishing detection and response (PDR) solutions, today announced its future expansion into the mid-size market, supported by the introduction of its upcoming solution,

Loudoun Co. Sheriff's Office says driver...

According to the tweet from LCSO, the driver, only referred to as Lucas, was caught going more than double the 55 mph speed limit.

Prop bets for Duke men's basketball vs. ...

Duke hosts Wake Forest for the teams' second battle this season Tuesday night. Before the game, the Blue Zone gives you our can't-miss prop bets.

Diana M Alexiou obituary 1931~2023

She is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years, Gus Alexiou who she married September 7, 1957; two children, James Alexiou and his wife Sharon of Leesburg, VA and Ann Ashburn and her husband Brad of Waynesboro, PA; nine grandchildren, Mitchell Ashburn ...

More public art likely on the way in Vie...

A sunrise mural later this year may grace a tan-brick wall at the Vienna Community Center, and three other Vienna Public Art Commission projects also appear to have the Vienna

Judge allows case to continue against fi...

LEESBURG, Va. — A Loudoun County judge refused Thursday to throw out the case against fired former county schools Superintendent Scott Ziegler. Circuit Court Judge James Fisher rejected the argument of a lawyer for Ziegler that the attorney general's ...

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Beagle rescued from Virginia breeding fa...

A Virginia puppy rescued from the Envigo breeding facility is ready for her close-up on this year’s “Puppy Bowl.”

Three killed Saturday in 3 separate shootings in D.C.

Three people were killed in three separate shootings in the District on Saturday, according to authorities.

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Virginia CB Anthony Johnson helps his dr...

Johnson is a middle-round prospect with impressive length and flashed the ball skills in Saturday's Senior Bowl

Virginia police seeking public's help af...

Authorities are requesting help in identifying a body that was found in a Williamsburg retention pond on Jan. 25. The individual's cause of death was not released.

Last remaining Philz Coffee in D.C. robbed Friday by unarmed man

The Philz Coffee location in Adams Morgan, the last store the franchise is operating in the D.C. market, was robbed Friday morning.

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Virginia GOP star vows to end Democrat '...

A standout legislator in the state of Virginia with an eye for winning a newly drawn swing Senate district is vowing to end Democrats' "roadblock" of Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's agenda priorities.

1 injured in shooting near Virginia Beac...

One person was injured in a Sunday shooting in the Town Center area of Virginia Beach, according to t Beach Police Department.

Virginia Tech never trails in knocking off No. 6 Virginia, postin...

Sean Pedulla scores 22 points to help the Hokies boost their thin NCAA Tournament resumé and end the Cavaliers’ seven-game winning streak.

Forgetful traveler causes eighth TSA fir...

Transportation Security Administration officials at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport stopped a Fredericksburg man from bringing a firearm onto his flight Friday.

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Virginia families seek state funding to afford medical supplies f...

I think people don’t understand that kids with significant disabilities are on these waivers because primary insurance typically does not cover the needs of these children, s

From F. Scott Fitzgerald to Virginia Woo...

Fred Keller of Edina nominated the last line of "The Great Gatsby" by St. Paul native F. Scott Fitzgerald: "So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past." Alliteration propels that line,

National Articles
Grammy winners full list

Winners Sunday in the top categories at the 65th Grammy Awards

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National Enquirer, ensnared in 'catch-an...

The National Enquirer, the scandal-plagued tabloid that engaged in "catch-and-kill" practices to bury stories about Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, has been sold.

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Migrants taking buses from NYC to Canada on taxpayers' dime

Some migrants are reportedly ditching New York City for Canada with help from New York taxpayers and the National Guard.

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All the Changes Worth Knowing About Befo...

It's time to start thinking about your taxes again. Tax year 2022 brings with it some pretty significant changes, especially t0 credits: Many pandemic relief credit increases are going away this year, and there are new electric vehicle credits to navigate, too. Here's everything you need to know bef...

Lifestyle
Packers' Rodgers wins pro-am at Pebble B...

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Ben Silverman of Canada held on for a 1-shot victory Sunday in the pro-am portion of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Sports
Make Cheaper (and Better) Protein Shakes With Plain Whey and Coff...

Everything at the grocery store is more expensive than it was a few months ago, but I was not prepared for protein powder inflation. My favorite powder costs about 30% more than it did last year, and I go through it fast enough that I couldn't justify the price anymore. As an experiment, I started m...

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Shiffrin fails to finish combined event ...

American skier Mikaela Shiffrin failed to finish the slalom portion of the women's combined event Monday on the opening day of the world championships.

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Being a Decent Neig...

According to a Harris poll commissioned for Ally Bank, 55% of those surveyed reported having had a "nightmare neighbor" in the past. I'm sure you don't want to be thought of as one of those nightmares and end up vilified in a mortgage company's poll, so here are seven things you should never do—unle...

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The bear market could make a comeback

Investors who believe the bear market is over are "ignorant," Lisa Shalett, chief investment officer of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, told CNN.

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Dell to lay off 5% of its workforce

Dell plans to lay off roughly 5% of its workforce, the company said in a regulatory filing Monday, in the latest example of tech companies cutting costs in an uncertain economic climate.

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America's top cyber diplomat says his Tw...

America's top cybersecurity diplomat Nate Fick said his personal Twitter account was hacked, calling it part of the "perils of the job."

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'We need you to leave now': Crews scramble to avert a catastrophi...

As residents are urged to flee, teams at the site of a burning derailed train in East Palestine, Ohio, are working to prevent a "catastrophic tanker failure" and explosion that could shoot deadly shrapnel up to a mile away, officials said.

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