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1 hr ago | KTEN-TV Denison

Obama vows justice in murder of American

A New York City teenager involved in a fiery crash on a Long Island roadway that killed his four friends is set to be sentenced.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US News, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Air Accidents

1 hr ago | WCYB

AAA projects increase in Labor Day travel in Va.

More Virginians are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend, reaching a new post-recession high for the state.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

1 hr ago | Weirton Daily Times

DOC sees a drop in inmate population

West Virginia's Justice Reinvestment Act already is showing positive results in reducing the number of inmates at Department of Corrections facilities, an official said Monday.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia Government

3 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

AAA projects increase in Labor Day travel in Va.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says that the number of people taking a trip at least 50 miles away from home is anticipated to increase slightly this year.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

NBC29

Albemarle BOS Passes Rt. 29 Resolution to Send to VDOT

Albemarle County supervisors have passed a resolution to send to the Virginia Department of Transportation regarding the Route 29 solutions project.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

Bainbridge Island Review

UPDATE | Suspected serial burglar found in small town in Virginia

The man who Bainbridge Island police say is responsible for the biggest string of burglaries in the island's history was captured by a fugitive task force that had help from Virginia State Police and the Floyd County Sheriff's Office.

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The Washington Post

Lobbyist spending in Va. dips slightly after McDonnells charged in gift scandal

Lobbyists spent 10 percent less wining and dining Virginia lawmakers during this year's session compared to the previous year, but it's unclear if the slight dip is a result of the scandal over gifts received by former governor Robert F. McDonnell and his family.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

NBC29

NY teen gets 5 to 15 years for wreck that killed 4

A New York City teenager involved in a fiery crash on a Long Island roadway that killed his four friends is set to be sentenced.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Burning Man, Arts, Air Accidents, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Weirton Daily Times

DOC sees a drop in inmate population

West Virginia's Justice Reinvestment Act already is showing positive results in reducing the number of inmates at Department of Corrections facilities, an official said Monday.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia Government

The Inter-Mountain

Manchin offers town hall talk

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., encouraged conversation on healthcare, energy, foreign policy and other topics Monday during a "Coffee and Common Sense" town hall meeting at the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Virginia Government, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Virginia Wesleyan College

BroadwayWorld.com

Commonwealth Books of Virginia to Release Thomas Jefferson's Enlightenment in Paperback, 9/10

Commonwealth Books of Virginia will release the paperback edition of Thomas Jefferson's Enlightenment - Paris 1785 on September 10, 2014.

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Virginia Business

Conservation plan implemented for Virginia farmers

Virginia has launched a new conservation plan for the state's farmers, designed to increase voluntary soil and water conservation farming techniques while improving health of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Corrections from The Virginian-Pilot

Because of a technical error , several location points were omitted from a map with a story on Pages 8 and 9 of Monday's front section.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Bear that attacked Va. man in W.Va. eludes capture

A bear that attacked a Virginia man in the George Washington National Forest in West Virginia has eluded attempts to capture it.

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Related Topix: Staunton, VA, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

CBS News

Soldier dies after shooting herself at Virginia Army base

An enraged soldier barricaded herself inside a major command's headquarters and shot herself in the head Monday after throwing objects around the office as law enforcement officials tried to negotiate with her, the Army said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Military, US Navy, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, US Army, Fort Lee

KMIZ

Mishap leads to squiggly lines on highway

Temporary striping tape installed on Interstate 66 peeled off on Monday, creating spaghetti-shaped dividers that caused lengthy delays for those on their morning commute, according to CNN affiliate WUSA.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

WBIR-TV Knoxville

McDonnell: Ex-Va. first lady received counseling, meds

After an initial reluctance that the information would become public, the wife of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell eventually agreed to counseling and medication after her frequent outbursts toward the governor and staff, Bob McDonnell said Monday in his federal corruption trial.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Richmond, VA

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Lane striping gives Virginia drivers a headache

On Monday morning, the Sky 9 chopper flew over Interstate 66 where lane stripes are coming up and creating a mess on the roadway.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Soldier Shoots Herself at Fort Lee; No Other Injuries

Fort Lee officials held a press conference Monday after reports of an active shooter came down Monday morning.

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New York Post

Active shooter reported at Virginia army base

No other details were immediately available. The Department of Homeland Security uses the term "active shooter" to describe someone actively trying to kill people, usually in populated areas, with no pattern of choosing victims.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Lee

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