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  • Virginia fair to begin online advance ticket sales Aug. 3

    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — Online advance ticket sales for the State Fair of Virginia will begin Aug. 3. The fair says fairgoers can save up to 38 percent on the price of tickets by purchasing…

  • NTSB releases photo, video of deadly balloon crash

    WASHINGTON — Though it has not released the final cause, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has offered new details in the deadly balloon crash that killed three people in Virginia last spring. The balloon, which…

  • Va. state fair watermelon, pumpkin records broken

    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — Two State Fair of Virginia produce records have been broken. A watermelon grown by J.R. Brent of Lancaster County weighed in at 218.5 pounds. That broke the previous record of 190.5…

  • State Fair of Virginia begins run on Friday

    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — The State Fair of Virginia is opening its 10-day run with a traditional array of attractions. The gates open 10 a.m. on Friday at The Meadow Event Park in Doswell in…

  • Group wants Boston Marathon bombing suspect disinterred

    The Virginia Anti-Shariah Task Force is an activist organization that also opposed establishment of an Islamic school in Northern Virginia.