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Missing Mom, Grammy Winner, Townhouse Fire, Car Thieves on Tape and Yelp Review in Court

Plus, Girl Scout cookies on the charge card? Sounds like trouble for that New Year's resolution.

Ashburn mother and student Bethany Decker was last seen Jan. 29, 2011. Courtesy of Loudoun County Sheriff's Office
Ashburn mother and student Bethany Decker was last seen Jan. 29, 2011. Courtesy of Loudoun County Sheriff's Office

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It's that time of year when Girl Scouts start selling cookies and you start keeping a little bit of cash in your pocket to get some Thin Mints or Samoas. In the past, empty wallets have meant empty stomachs, but no more.

For the first time, your area Girl Scout troop may be able to take charge cards for your cookie purchase. Read about the change, along with our other top stories from across our Patch sites.

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