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  • Leesburg gets AAA ratings

    Leesburg got a nod of approval from Wall Street Monday, when Moody’s Investor Service boosted its credit ratings on the city and gave its top rating to a bond offering scheduled for later this month.…

  • Indianapolis VA Hospital Under Fire for Email Making Fun of Veterans

    (INDIANAPOLIS) — The Department of Veterans Affairs took another hit Monday as news surfaced that an email had been circulated to staffers at an Indianapolis VA hospital making fun of the mental health problems suffered…

  • Memorial set for American who died in Mexico

    STERLING, Va. (AP) — A memorial service is being held Monday for an American man who died while hiking in rugged mountains in central Mexico. Memorial events will be he held all day at a…

  • Missing American found dead in Mexican mountains

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Searchers on Friday found the body of an American man who had been missing in the rugged mountains in central Mexico since going on a hike four days ago. Carlos Mandujano,…

  • Family releases statement about Loudoun Co. yoga teacher found dead

    UPDATED: Jan. 2, 2015 5:45 p.m. The family of Hari Simran has released a statement following the announcement that the Leesburg, Virginia yoga instructor was found dead in Mexico. “We Love You Hari Simran It…

  • Martinsville had highest jobless rate in November

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The city of Martinsville had the highest jobless rate in Virginia in November. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 9.9 percent. That’s down from 10.1…

  • Flying Dog plans to open brewery in Virginia

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Maryland’s Flying Dog Brewery is planning to open a separate farm brewery on the site of a recently announced hop farm in northern Virginia. Officials with the Frederick, Maryland, craft brewery…

  • Body of missing Loudoun Co. man found

    WASHINGTON — The body of a 59-year-old Loudoun County man was found on Monday after he’d been reported missing. Nathan Johnson, of the 800 block of Smarrtts Lanes NE in Leesburg, had not been seen or…

  • Museum offers Culpeper version of Monopoly

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Monopoly fans in Culpeper can now play a local version of the game. Culpeper Opoly was developed by Sophie Hudson with Kash Design. The game board features historic images of the…

  • Virginia military family gets holiday home makeover

    A military family in Alexandria is getting a big surprise ahead of
    Christmas. Before their father deploys, Operation Homefront is giving them
    a
    home makeover.

  • Plane lands short of runway in Leesburg

    A twin-engine plane had to make an emergency landing just short of the runway at the Leesburg Executive Airport in Loudoun County Thursday.

  • Police ID 2nd person of interest in Lyon sisters investigation

    Montgomery County investigators plan to release more information about their Virginia search for evidence related to the disappearance of the Lyon sisters.

  • Fairfax County mom dies after hornet sting

    On a typical Saturday afternoon earlier this month, Melodye
    Creason decided to trim back the
    azaleas in front of her family\’s Annandale home before running an errand.

    It was a life changing decision, says her husband of 24 years, Rich Creason.

  • Target security officer fired for reporting theft

    Target officials told him he violated procedure by not filling out paperwork before contacting police.

  • Va. opens newest ABC store with new design

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is celebrating the opening of its newest store that features a new design that’s intended to be more shopper-friendly. Officials say the store in…