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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2014, file photo, Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper catches the ball and runs in for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team. Amari Cooper, third in the Heisman voting, made the first team along with his teammate, safety Landon Collins.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
39 bowl games and a reason to watch every one38 bowls and a national title game from Boise to the Bahamas, and a reason to watch every one
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US announces protections for transgender workersJustice Department announces protections for transgender workers who allege discrimination
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This Sept. 8, 2010 publicity photo released by Comedy Central shows host Stephen Colbert appears on "The Colbert Report," in New York.  "The Colbert Report" will end on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, after nine seasons. (AP Photo/Comedy Central, Scott Gries)
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Fatal South by Southwest crash brings first wave of lawsuitsFirst lawsuits since South by Southwest crash that killed 4 accuse organizers of safety lapses
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Members of the Bolivarian Militia sign the national anthem during an anti USA march in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Thousands of government supporters and public employees marched in opposition to sanctions the U.S. Congress targeted at a group of Venezuelan officials accused of human rights violations and to commemorate the 15 years of the adoption of the new Venezuelan Constitution. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Latin America cheers US-Cuba rapprochementLatin America leaders celebrate US-Cuba rapprochement, but it complicates stand of Venezuela
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British Prime Minister David Cameron, right, speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. European Union leaders met Thursday to seek solutions to two major challenges, how to jumpstart sluggish economic growth at home, and how to deal long-term with Russia. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
EU leaders agree to fund for jumpstarting growthEU leaders agree to fund for jumpstarting growth
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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the son of Cuban immigrants, prepares for a news conference where he expressed his disappointment in President Barack Obama's initiative to normalize relations between the US and Cuba, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
First Bush, then Cuba: Rubio rides political waveFlorida's Marco Rubio has ride like no other this week as GOP's 2016 campaign gets underway
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 photo provided by Mike Lewis, firefighters attend to a victim after a driver suspected of being intoxicated hit a group of pedestrians outside a church as a Christmas service ended in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach, Calif. Three people were killed and several others were injured including five children, police said. Margo Bronstein, 56, was arrested after the crash Wednesday night on suspicion of driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter, Redondo Beach police Lt. Shawn Freeman said. (AP Photo/Mike Lewis)
'Pretty horrible' scene; car slams into crowdWitness: 'Bodies started flying' after car slams into crowd leaving California church; 3 dead
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Sides 'far apart' in West Coast port negotiations2 sides remain 'far apart' nearly 6 months after West Coast dockworkers' contract expired
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  • Leesburg boy aims to donate 1,000 toys to Toys for Tots

    LEESBURG, Va. A 12-year-old Loudoun County boy has had the spirit of giving since he was very young. WJLA-TV Arlington, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 01:27 AM
  • Principal at Va. charter school could get provisional license

    A principal who has been running Northern Virginia's first charter school without proper credentials has moved closer to obtaining a state license. Barbara Smith was hired in the spring to lead Middleburg Community Charter School in Loudoun County and applied for a principal's license. The Washington Post, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 07:50 PM
  • Candland's proposal passed; Prince William County property tax increase capped at 1.7%

    The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a plan from Gainesville Supervisor Peter Candland to cap the maximum property tax increase to 1.7%, down from an annual 4% tax increase approved last April. Under the old 5-year tax plan approved in April, the average tax bill was to increase by at least 4% every year. Potomac Local, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 01:04 PM
  • Loudoun County crime report

    These were among incidents reported by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office and the Leesburg, Middleburg and Purcellville police departments. For information, contact your police or sheriff's department. The Washington Post, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 12:14 PM
  • Loudoun County Animal Watch

    These were among cases received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services. For information on the county animal shelter's hours and location, adoption and licensing, rabies clinics and low-cost neutering, call 703-777-0406 in eastern Loudoun or 540-882-3211 in western Loudoun. The Washington Post, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 12:12 PM
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