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Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and Washington. Here are some of the top stories from around the region over the past week.
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5 hrs ago | The Daily News Leader
On Nov. 13, Claudia Membreno Gomez was cooking dinner for her four children at home in Honduras.
8 hrs ago | WCAV
Norfolk is among the first 33 cities worldwide selected for the project. The foundation says on its website that the goal is to help 100 cities address the stresses of the 21st century.
10 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora
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By Rene Lynch Los Angeles Times NORAD, the joint U.S.-Canada military force that protects our skies as well as runs the beloved Santa Tracker each holiday season, is under fire.
18 hrs ago | News Max
Ed Gillespie is weighing a run for the Virginia senate seat held by Democrat Mark Warner, Politico reported.
19 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond
Posted on: 3:59 am, December 8, 2013, by Nick Dutton , Mike Stone and Carrie Rose , updated on: 04:16am, December 8, 2013 In the metro, we could see a light mix of snow and sleet at the start , but it should change to liquid by mid-morning.
The Associated Press BLACKSBURG Timothy D. Sands, executive vice president and provost at Purdue University, has been named the 16th president of Virginia Tech.
Associated Press Web Producer: Heath Harrison Reported: Dec. 7, 2013 4:10 PM EST Updated: Dec. 7, 2013 4:23 PM EST Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Weather officials say an ice storm is headed toward parts of West Virginia.
North Korea on Saturday deported an elderly U.S. tourist, apparently ending the saga of Merrill Newman's return to the North six decades after he advised South Korean guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang.
A frozen fountain at Chandler's Cove in the state of Washington tells the tale at South Lake Union, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Seattle.
The Winter Storm Watch, which was in effect has been upgraded to a Winter Storm WARNING from 4 a.m. Sunday through early Monday.
Jon Wehner stood at the end of the small pier and pointed to his right, across Church Creek.
A Portsmouth nightclub under fire for a slew of crimes at its location has reportedly shut down and voluntarily surrendered its license to sell alcohol, state records show.
Being a cop is no easy job, no doubt about it. But the job became even tougher for two officers miles apart.
We've been monitoring this one for the past week. Now, the timing and impact of a major storm system with an Arctic Blast of cold air are becoming clearer.
Governor Bob McDonnell today encouraged Virginians to prepare for a potentially disruptive early-season winter storm that will affect the Commonwealth this Sunday.