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Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell tells an audience in Anchorage, Alaska, the amount of this year's Permanent Fund Dividend that will go to most residents just for living in the state, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The $1,884 payout set for Oct. 2 is more than double the amount of last year's $900 checks. (AP Photo/Rachel D'Oro)
Most Alaskans to get nearly $1,900 in oil moneyMost Alaskans to receive nearly $1,900 for 2014 dividends from state's oil savings account
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Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi listens to a question during an interview with The Associated Press in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Iraq’s new prime minister says foreign ground troops are neither necessary nor wanted in his country’s fight against the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
AP Interview: Iraq premier nixes US ground troopsAP Interview: Iraqi prime minister rejects US ground troops, chides West for inaction in Syria
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10ThingstoSeeSports - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) is pushed out of bounds by Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte, top, as Shea McClellin helps on defense during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
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Eisenhower Memorial panel considers Gehry's designEisenhower Memorial Commission considers whether to move forward with Frank Gehry's design
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Obama praises House vote on arming Syrian rebelsObama says bipartisan House vote is important step toward confronting Islamic State group
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Marina Silva, presidential candidate of the Brazilian Socialist Party, speaks during an interview with AP in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Silva was thrust into the Socialist Party's presidential nomination when its candidate of choice, Eduardo Campos, died in a plane crash last month. Since then, her anti-establishment profile has propelled her to a neck-and-neck race with actual Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
AP Interview: Brazil's Silva wants better US tiesAP Interview: Brazil candidate Silva says time to improve US ties, push human rights
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Ben McKenzie arrives at "Gotham" series premiere event at the New York Library on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostiniti/Invision/AP)
Ben McKenzie primed to lead Fox's Batman prequelBen McKenzie is ready to lead Fox's Batman prequel series 'Gotham'
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A firefighter hoses down a tree being consumed by flames from the King fire near Fresh Pond, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The blaze that started Sunday has consumed more than 18,000 acres and is only 5 percent contained.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Officials: Wildfire destroyed, damaged 200 homesOfficials surveying town hit by California wildfire boost estimate of damage, destruction
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Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman talks to the media about Greg Hardy's situation with the NFL football team during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The team announced Hardy is taking a voluntary leave of absence with pay and will be placed on the NFL commissioner's exempt list. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Panthers remove DE Greg Hardy from active rosterPanthers remove DE Greg Hardy from active roster until domestic violence case is resolved
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  • Loudoun County Animal Watch

    These were among cases received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services. For information on the county 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, Sep 17 2014 @ 10:06 AM
  • Loudoun County drops gun charge against Severance

    Loudoun County prosecutors dropped a gun charge Monday against a man who faces multiple murder counts in Alexandria, clearing the way for him to be tried on the more serious charges. Charles Severance, 53, was transferred from Leesburg to Alexandria after Loudoun prosecutors dropped the gun charge against him during a hearing Monday morning. The Intelligencer, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 07:11 PM
  • Loudoun County supervisors opted against change supporting Loudoun Hounds stadium

    The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors opted not to make a change to the county's ordinances that could ultimately have benefitted the proposed Edelman Financial Field project. The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors could have helped VIP Sports Entertainment raise millions of dollars in taxable bonds for a minor league stadium in Ashburn for the Loudoun Hounds but opted not to take the step at its final meeting before breaking for summer recess. Business Journal, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 12:08 PM
  • Reston man sentenced for child sex assault

    A Reston basketball coach who pleaded no contest in June to sexually assaulting a minor, was sentenced in Loudoun County last week to 15 years in prison. Marlow Mikassas Afshartous, 40, who also goes by the name Marlow Talley, was arrested Aug. 3, 2013, and charged with sexual assault and solicitation of child pornography. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:30 AM
  • Accused Murderer Charles Severance Delivered to Alexandria Detention Center

    Accused murderer Charles Severance was booked into the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center Monday afternoon, according to a news release from the Alexandria Sheriff's Office. Investigators have charged Severance in the homicides of three City of Alexandria residents - Ruthanne Lodato, Ron Kirby and Nancy Dunning - each victim killed as they answered their front door, their homes just blocks apart. Patch.com, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 02:46 PM
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