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Man seen with UVa student faces driving charge

Mon Sep 22, 2014

A man believed to be the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared was being sought on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving, a police chief said Sunday, adding authorities also want to ask him about the missing teen. Full Story

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Daycare teacher charged with biting baby

Mon Sep 22, 2014

A daycare teacher in Prince William County is charged with biting a 13-month-old boy in her care. Full Story

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Alcohol sales up at Va. ABC stores, restaurants

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Virginians bought more alcohol in the state's beverage control stores and restaurants as the state agency again saw a record sales in the last fiscal year. Full Story

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Missing student's family says situation is a 'nightmare'

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Family members of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham say the ongoing situation has been agonizing. Full Story

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Criminologist: Women's disappearances troubling, not unique to Charlottesville

Mon Sep 22, 2014

As many as five women have gone missing in the Charlottesville area during the past several years, including Hannah Graham, but a criminologist says that's not unusual for a college town. Full Story

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Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his apartment for a second time and trying to locate the campus employee to arrest him on reckless driving charges. Full Story

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Native Americans seek dismissal of Redskins' suit

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Five Native Americans asked a federal judge Monday to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed against them over the team's nickname. Full Story

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Superfund site in Front Royal ready for reuse

Mon Sep 22, 2014

A Superfund site in Front Royal is ready for redevelopment following a rehabilitation that took 25 years to complete. Full Story

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Child injured in Lynchburg day care fire dies

Mon Sep 22, 2014

A fire official says a child has died from injuries suffered in a fire at a day care in Lynchburg. Full Story

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Va. speaker blocks approval of Dem appointments

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Republican Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell says he's blocking the appointments of three recently resigned Democratic state lawmakers who took new jobs in state government. Full Story

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Lawyer, firm settle Va. bank failure allegations

Mon Sep 22, 2014

A lawyer, his Norfolk law firm and their insurance company have settled allegations of gross negligence and conflicts of interest stemming from a bank collapse. Full Story

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USS Mitscher to deploy to Middle East

Mon Sep 22, 2014

The USS Mitscher is preparing to leave Virginia on a deployment to the Middle East. Full Story

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2 from Md. killed in Va. plane crash at race track

Sat Sep 20, 2014

Virginia State Police say two people from Maryland were killed in a plane crash at Virginia International Raceway. Full Story

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Police looking for person of interest for reckless driving

Sun Sep 21, 2014

Police have named a person of interest in the case of Hannah Graham, who was first reported missing in Charlottesville, Va., on Sept. 14. Full Story

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USS Vella Gulf returns to Va. after deployment

Sat Sep 20, 2014

The USS Vella Gulf has returned to its home port in Virginia following a six-month deployment. Full Story