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Centreville mother shares son's cancer struggle in new book

Centreville High School graduate Nick Franca shows off a fish he caught, as he continued to live a full life even while diagnosed with cancer.PHOTO COURTESY CARYN FRANCA Caryn Franca's family got matching tattoos when her son was 16. The tattoo is shaped like a compass with a word at each of the fou

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-22 19:25:00

"The Night Witches" flying into Manassas

"The Night Witches" is making an autumn landing at The Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas for two shows October 7 and 8. Culpeper native Elena Kritter dreamed up the play about the true story of the first all-female unit of Soviet combat pilots of the 46th Guards Night Bomber Regiment. The re

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2017-09-23 18:15:00

Medical Emergency Causes Fatal Crash Near Vienna (ICYMI)

VIENNA, VA-An elderly woman is dead after a crash on Leesburg Pike in Tysons Monday, Sept. 18. Police say the 75-year-old woman was having a medical emergency when the crash happened around 6:15 a.m. Her car was traveling east on Leesburg Pike near Dulles Toll Road when it crossed over the median in

PATCH - 2017-09-23 16:23:44

From fighting ISIS to the Air Force Academy, new superintendent aims to teach cadets about modern war

Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria has flown combat sorties over the Balkans and Iraq. He's served as the vice commander at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. And he played a central role managing the war against the Islamic State as deputy commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command. Now, Silveria has returned

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-09-24 13:37:14

Air Force is transforming the command and control enterprise

Command and control isn't the Air Force's most glamorous function, but without it, the service would be unable to coordinate air strikes, optimize aerial refueling or manage the evacuation of injured troops on the ground. Command and control systems also give commanders the ability to conduct high

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-09-23 22:08:42

Turkey warns Kurdish leaders on vote as parliament convenes

ISTANBUL - The Turkish parliament convened Saturday for an extraordinary session to renew a mandate to allow the military to intervene in Iraq and Syria, as officials continued to press Iraqi Kurdish leaders to call off an upcoming independence referendum. The decree, renewed annually since 2014 a

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-09-23 17:32:23

Could North Korea fire nuclear missile over Japan?

SEOUL, South Korea - Will North Korea's next nuclear test involve a thermonuclear missile screaming over Japan? That's a question being asked after North Korea's foreign minister said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. The world hasn't seen an above-ground, atmospheric nucl

MARINE CORP TIMES - 2017-09-23 14:55:06

US flies mission in airspace east of North Korea

The Pentagon says B-1B bombers from Guam and F-15 fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, have flown a mission in international airspace over the waters east of North Korea. The U.S. says it's the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean Peninsula that any American fighter or

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-09-23 18:18:30

McDonald's Death Threats: Irate Customers Arrested In Chantilly

CHANTILLY, VA - So. You walk into a McDonald's. You order your food. You wait. But then you find yourself waiting longer than you think you should. So you: A) Sigh loudly and try to make withering eye contact with the cashier, B) Loudly mutter "Should have gone to Burger King," or C) Threaten to kil

PATCH - 2017-09-22 20:39:04

New Trader Joe's | Comey Heckled At Howard Speech | Reston Home Prices Surge: News Nearby

There was plenty of news across Virginia and Washington, D.C., on Friday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories from the past 24 hours. Museums across Northern Virginia and DC are granting free admission this weekend as part of the annual Museum Day

PATCH - 2017-09-22 19:50:27

DJ Dnial at the H Lounge Friday, September 29

DJ Dnial has been dropping beats since he was in diapers - you don't want to miss his performance at the H Lounge of Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. He has an ear for the classics but loves to put an upbeat spin on all of his mixes. Catch him Friday, September 29th at 9:30 p.m.

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:30:08

Manassas Man Indicted For Production Of Child Pornography

A federal grand jury returned an indictment today charging a Manassas man with five counts of production of child pornography. According to the indictment, Dwayne Stinson, 52, coerced minors into engaging in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing pornographic images on at least five

ALEXANDRIANEWS.ORG - 2017-09-22 16:41:52

Herndon Wow House: Huge Price Reduction, Open House Sunday

HERNDON, VA - Huge price reduction. Don't miss your opportunity to own this home today. You cannot find a new construction home in Herndon with these finishes at this price. Custom craftsman built with stone and hardiplank. Viking refrigerator and dishwasher, Bertazzoni range, hood, wall oven and

PATCH - 2017-09-21 19:00:44

Virginia State Police investigating early morning hit-and-run

At 6:20 a.m., on Friday, Sept. 22, Virginia State Police say they responded to a report of a hit-and-run of a VDOT Safety Services Patroller in the northbound lanes of I-95 near Exit 166B in Fairfax County. The Safety Services Patrol (SSP) unit had responded to that location to aid a disabled motor

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-22 14:26:41

Manassas 'WOW' House: Long-Winded Endorsement

MANASSAS, VA - If anything was missed in the following description of this home listed on Realtor.com, you'd be hard pressed to figure out what. So without further ado: "Luxurious Custom All Brick Single Family Home designed for Extended Family with 7 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms. Nicely Appointed In-law

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:56:03

You Can Check Out Anytime You Like: Buy This Fairfax Motel

FAIRFAX, VA - This new listing on Realtor.com offers all manner of suggestions as to how to use the property, all of which is perfectly fine but misses the larger point. It's a motel, boys and girls. Once upon a time, it was the Anchorage Motel. Then the Lee High Inn. Well, there's a guy who lives

PATCH - 2017-09-22 16:47:41

Biker Struck In Hit-And-Run Near W&OD Trail In Vienna

VIENNA, VA-A bicyclist near the Washington and Old Dominion Trail was hit by a car during a red light, Vienna Police say. The incident happened Thursday, Sept. 7 as commuters were heading home around 5:40 p.m. Police say the bicyclist was heading south on Mill Road and attempted to cross Maple Aven

PATCH - 2017-09-22 17:37:59

This week at the movies: Battle of the Sexes, Stronger, and Birthright: A War Story

This week, it's all about battles. The battle back to healed after being blown up by in a terrorist bomb as in Stronger, the battle for women's rights, as in Battle of the Sexes, about the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, and Birthright: A War Story, a documentary about th

PATCH - 2017-09-22 13:43:57

Latest open house listings for Sept. 23-24 in Northern Virginia

Each weekend, signs go up across Northern Virginia as new homes hit the market and interested homebuyers get a chance to step inside for a look. Visit the Real Estate page for the latest news on the local housing market. 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 8618 Liberia Ave. Manassas Move In Ready 4 Bedroom

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-23 12:15:00

Spinning Bikes - Spinning Bikes Basics

Spinning bikes are made up of mechanical devices that alter pedaling difficulty, small seats that have a number of adjustment points, and ergonomic handlebars. Straps for the toes (on the pedals) help secure the feet properly. They are used at the gym and in most private homes. Spinning bikes are al

PATCH - 2017-09-23 04:14:53