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Seventeen student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School  lie down on the floor in silence and pray at the approximate time of the attack one week ago, inside the state capitol, in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The students, members of the Congregation Kol Tikvah Temple, lost three students, and were at the capitol to pressure lawmakers on gun control reform. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun lawsProtesters, including many angry teens and shooting survivors, swarm into Florida Capitol
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FILE- In this Aug. 5, 2015, file photo, actress Gwyneth Paltrow speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Harvey Weinstein has asked a judge to toss out a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against him and he's invoking the words of Paltrow and other A-list actresses in his defense. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Weinstein uses quotes from female celebrities in his defenseHarvey Weinstein has asked a judge to dismiss a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit against him and invoked the words of some A-list actresses including Meryl Streep in his defense
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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attends a parliament session in Athens, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. In a heated debate set to last more than 14 hours, Greek lawmakers were to decide on whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Greek parliament to probe 10 politicians over pharma scandalGreece's parliament voted early Thursday following a marathon 20-hour session to investigate 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal
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FILE - In this May 31, 2007 file photo, former Presidents, George H.W. Bush, left, Bill Clinton, second left, and Jimmy Carter, right, join Franklin Graham, second right, as they pose with Billy Graham, center, in front of the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C.  Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died. Spokesman Mark DeMoss says Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments, died at his home in North Carolina on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. He was 99. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
Procession planned for 'America's Pastor,' Rev. Billy GrahamThe Rev. Billy Graham, who was known as "America's Pastor," has died at his North Carolina home at 99.
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US Embassy in Montenegro warns of active security situationUS Embassy in Montenegro warns Americans of security situation, reports say someone hurled a grenade then killed himself
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A dirt truck plows through water, passing by two cars rendered unreachable by tow trucks after driving too deep into the the flooded street caused by heavy overnight rainfall on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 in Flint, Mich.  Sandbags are holding back floodwaters in parts of Michigan as a storm sweeps across the Midwest and Great Plains, bringing heavy rains, snow and ice. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest floodingCrews are using boats to help northern Indiana residents amid flooding from melting snow and heavy rain moving across the Midwest
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
US Rep Don McEachin, D-Va. speaks to a group of environmental activists during a news conference in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The press conference proceeded a public meeting of the Bureau Ocean Energy Management on offshore drilling. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Foes blast Trump on offshore drilling; industry pushes backEnvironmental activists, business groups and a retired U.S. Navy admiral have lambasted the Trump Administration's offshore drilling plan in Virginia
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Broward County School Superintendent Robert Runcie speaks before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun controlRepublican Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive at televised town hall event by angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures after school shooting rampage
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
FILE- In this Aug. 5, 2015, file photo, actress Gwyneth Paltrow speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Harvey Weinstein has asked a judge to toss out a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against him and he's invoking the words of Paltrow and other A-list actresses in his defense. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
The Latest: Streep says Weinstein 'pathetic' for citing herMeryl Streep says Harvey Weinstein invoking her name in his defense in a sexual misconduct lawsuit is "pathetic."
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
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  • Fire chiefs sound alarm on mulch legislation

    Virginia fire chiefs are speaking out against proposed state legislation to loosen rules on how near to a building that mulch can be placed. WTOP-FM reports that the bills would prevent local governments from enacting rules on the distance between mulch and a building. WMDT, Tue, Feb 20 2018 @ 06:51 PM
  • New Va. bills would make public less safe new

    A discarded cigarette in mulch started this multi-family home fire in Lynchburg, Virginia. WASHINGTON - The threat of quickly-spreading building fires caused by ignited mulch have Virginia fire chiefs concerned about bills making their way through the General Assembly, prompting the Loudoun County chief to worry: "It's only a matter of time before people aren't going to get out." WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, Feb 20 2018 @ 09:15 AM
  • Challenger emerges in Purcellvillea s mayoral election

    Chris Thompson, a lifelong resident of Purcellville, has announced his candidacy for mayor in the May 1 town elections. Loudoun Times, Wed, Feb 21 2018 @ 11:13 AM
  • Monroe Tech parents, students concerned about Academies of Loudoun changes

    Jill Turgeon , chairwoman of the Curriculum and Instruction Committee, speaks at a Feb. 21 meeting on changes to the Monroe Tech curriculum. Loudoun Times, Wed, Feb 21 2018 @ 03:19 PM
  • Second worker charged in teen patient's death at health care center in Northern Virginia

    A second health care worker has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of a 15-year-old patient at a behavioral health care center in Northern Virginia, police said. Martinsville Bulletin, Fri, Feb 16 2018 @ 09:36 PM
  • Stephens City woman charged in patient's death at healthcare center

    A Stephens City woman was charged Thursday with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 15-year-old patient at a health care facility in Loudoun County. Melanie A. Lewis, 47, was a nurse at North Spring Behavioral Healthcare when the teenage patient died after he was allegedly restrained by William P. Herndon, 47, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, a mental health technician at the facility. Northern Virginia Daily, Fri, Feb 16 2018 @ 03:38 PM
  • Lovettsville electrical fire displaces three, causes $480K in damages

    An early Wednesday fire in Lovettsville was ruled accidental by the Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office. Loudoun Times, Thu, Feb 15 2018 @ 03:00 PM
  • Cuisine Solutions expands in Loudoun County

    Cuisine Solutions in Loudoun County is expanding. The company is adding 63,000 square feet of space to its Sterling headquarters and investing nearly $70 million in equipment, technology and construction. Virginia Business, Thu, Feb 15 2018 @ 06:38 PM
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