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FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2009 file photo, in California's Westland Water District of the Central Valley, canals carry water to southern California. With no groups stepping forward to bankroll Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious plan to re-engineer California's north-south water delivery system, state and local officials now say millions of California water customers will have to spend billions funding the state's biggest water project in decades. (AP Photo/Russel A. Daniels, File)
New fight in California water wars: How to update old systemCalifornia must decide what's next for upgrading its outdated water supply system after a key player rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion plan to build two giant tunnels
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In this photo provided by the Sanchez family, Magdiel Sanchez is pictured in an undated photo. Sanchez was shot and killed when Oklahoma City police officers opened fire on him in front of his home Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, as he approached them holding a metal pipe. A department official said the police officers didn't hear witnesses yelling that Sanchez was deaf. (Sanchez Family Photo via AP)
The Latest: Neighbor says man shot by cop didn't speakA man who saw Oklahoma City police officers open fire on his deaf neighbor says the neighbor was developmentally disabled and also didn't speak
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FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, luggage sits on a baggage claim carousel at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta. Travelers who check at least one bag when flying domestically are paying more overall than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008 and charging separately for checked baggage, a government watchdog said Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
Watchdog: Airfares for many travelers rise due to bag feesA government watchdog says travelers who check at least one bag are paying more overall to fly than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008
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Mueller investigators seek documents from the White HouseSpecial counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower last year
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A model wears a creation part of N21 women Fall/Winter 2018/19 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
Milan Fashion Week: Gucci extends news cycle with Rocket ManGreen has been declared the color of Milan Fashion Week, with the fashion chamber promoting sustainability in the trend-driven world of ready-to-wear.
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters about the Graham-Cassidy health care bill during a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: Trump says GOP health care law has 'good chance'President Donald Trump is offering strong support for the last-ditch GOP effort to repeal "Obamacare." Trump said Wednesday that the legislation by Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana has a "very good chance."
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Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Miami. The Marlins won 9-2. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Stanton hits 56th homer, Marlins beat Mets 9-2 for sweepGiancarlo Stanton hit his major league-leading 56th home run and the Miami Marlins completed a three-game sweep of the New York Mets by winning 9-2
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Men wade through a flooded Alemania Avenue as Hurricane Maria reaches the coast of Bavaro, Dominican Republic, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)
Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto RicoThe strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years is pummeling the island, tearing off roofs and doors, toppling cell towers and unleashing heavy flooding
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The rate decision of the Federal Reserve appears on a television screen, on the floor of the New York Stack Exchange, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The Federal Reserve says it will start in October to gradually unwind its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, which expanded to unprecedented levels in efforts to spur economic growth after the 2008 financial crisis. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
US stocks wobble after Fed announcement, but close higherU.S. stock indexes overcame an afternoon wobble to close mostly higher Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it would start reducing its huge bond portfolio next month and was still on track to raise interest rates later this year
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  • New Community Play Space Set to Open in New Orleans

    Ashburn, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2017 -- The National Recreation and Park Association and the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission , along with 11 national donors, are proud to announce the revitalization of Lemann Playground, a new community play space in New Orleans that was built as part of NRPA's Parks Build Community initiative . GlobeNewswire, Tue, Sep 19 2017 @ 10:40 AM
  • For This Company, Online Surveillance Leads to Profit

    In a small office in Ashburn, Va., ensconced among the government contractors that make up the Dulles Technology Corridor, a start-up called Babel Street is bringing government-style surveillance to an entirely new market. The company's Web crawlers, offered under a subscription called Babel X, trawl some 40 online sources, scooping up data from popular sites such as Instagram and a Korean social media platform as well as inside "dark Web" forums where cybercriminals lurk. Global Logistics/Supply Chain, Thu, Sep 14 2017 @ 05:13 AM
  • Loudoun Comprehensive Plan stakeholders eye doing away with transition policy area

    As Loudoun continues to face immense pressure to grow and meet future housing needs, the county's Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders team grappled with a controversial question on Monday: Keep the transition policy area or do away with the status quo? A majority of the group tasked with putting together the county's new Comprehensive Plan agreed the ... (more) Loudoun Times, Wed, Sep 13 2017 @ 08:00 PM
  • Suspects at large in Sterling armed robbery; LCSO releases surveillance stills

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance to help identify the suspects involved in an armed robbery at the High-Up convenience store in Sterling. Loudoun Times, Sat, Sep 16 2017 @ 12:32 PM
  • Investigation seeks cause of fatal Loudoun crash new

    Investigators are still trying to determine why a food truck crashed into a car earlier this month, killing an Ashburn mother and injuring her three children. Erin Kaplan, 39, was killed Sept. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Sep 18 2017 @ 04:07 PM
  • A monument to progress: Community dedicates renovated Ashburn Colored School

    The Ashburn Colored School was in service from 1892-1957, serving students from elementary through high school. Loudoun Times, Mon, Sep 18 2017 @ 03:56 PM
  • Historic black school's makeover celebrated early

    The mark was left decades ago, when Winzor, now 73, was accidentally struck by a nail attached to a piece of wood she and her classmates at the Ashburn Colored School had fashioned into a makeshift bat for a softball game. "When we had recess, we would go in the back where the outhouse was. The Daily Republic, Sat, Sep 16 2017 @ 07:57 PM
  • Loudoun County Sheriffa s Office unveils high-priced drone to help locate missing people

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office demonstrated Friday how its new $94,000 drone can be used to find people with medical conditions if they wander from home and become lost. Loudoun Times, Fri, Sep 15 2017 @ 04:27 PM
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