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Arlington, Virginia, Places $250 Fine On Swearing In Public

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Letting a few innocent curse words slip out in Arlington, Virginia, could cost you big time. A new city ordinance has declared swearing in public a Code 4 misdemeanor. The fine is as steep as $250, simply for using bad language in the presence of others. According to the New York Daily News, the Arlington… Read more »

Fairfax County Public Schools’ Gender Identity Policy Passed Amid Massive Protest, Board Says Feds Made Them Do It

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Transgender bathroom concerns were voiced loudly at a Fairfax County Public Schools Board meeting after “gender identity” was added to the district’s non-discrimination policy. A massive amount of opposition to the policy was reportedly expressed by the community to the Virginia school board, but the transgender policy was approved as police were called for crowd… Read more »

Meningitis Caused The Puzzling Death Of Madison Small

Meningitis Caused Death Of Madison Small

Meningitis bacteria caused the mysterious of death of high school student Madison Small. On Friday, Ashburn public health officials confirmed Madison died of the highly contagious disease meningococcal meningitis, an infection of the tissues caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Madison Small was a student at Broad Run High School in Ashburn, Virginia. Fox News… Read more »

Madison Small: Virginia Teen Dies Suddenly From Mystery Illness

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Madison Small, a Broad Run High School student, fell ill Monday afternoon. The parents of the 18-year-old Ashburn, Virginia girl rushed Madison to the hospital later the same evening with a severe headache. She died just a few hours later on Tuesday. Tim Small, the shocked and grieving father, called the school by the early… Read more »

U.S. F-15 Military Jet Crash In Virginia

The F-15 military jet crashed in a forested area. (Photo: ABC/WHSV)

An F-15C military jet crashed near Deerfield, Virginia, today. The jet came down on Elliot’s Knob in a rural area of the conjoined George Washington and Jefferson National Forests with a loud explosion and a pillar of heavy, black smoke. No injuries have been reported but the fate of the pilot remains unknown. Officials lost… Read more »