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  • Wednesday October 01st, 2014
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Police in the Fredericksburg area say they believe the same man robbed or attempted to rob three banks in less than an hour. The incidents occurred in rapid fire in Stafford and Spotsylvania, according to The Free Lance-Star (http://bit.ly/1owcyJq). The first occurred in Stafford County when a man entered a bank and handed a note to the teller. He walked out of the ...
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  • Wednesday October 01st, 2014
    By ALAN SUDERMAN and LARRY O’DELL Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Morgan Harrington’s parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for her 2009 killing, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women. Five years later, the Harringtons are reacting with both sadness and relief to the news that police have found a “forensic link” to their 20-year-old daughter’s unsolved homicide with ...
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  • Wednesday October 01st, 2014
    MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) – Francis Scott Key’s original handwritten manuscript of the “Star-Spangled Banner” is making its first visit to Virginia to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem. The Maryland Historical Society is loaning the original manuscript to George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate for a special exhibit in October. It will be on view from Wednesday through Oct. 31. The manuscript has been on ...
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  • Tuesday September 30th, 2014
    It is not too late to register for Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury’s 5K “Run for Your Life,” race or the more leisurely “Trick or Trot” Monster Mile walk. Registrations for the October 11 race and walk will be open until the day of the event. The race and fun walk will take place on the RWC campus at 132 Lancaster Drive in Irvington. Because parking is limited, free ...
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  • Tuesday September 30th, 2014
    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) – The new Miss State Fair of Virginia has some big high heels to fill. Taylor Reynolds of Chesterfield County has been crowned as Courtney Garrett’s successor. Garrett, of Prince Edward County, went on to win the 2014 Miss Virginia pageant and was first runner-up in the Miss America pageant earlier this month. The 19-year-old Reynolds is a sophomore biology student and track-and-field star ...
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  • Monday September 29th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press Writer Associated Press The investigation into the case of a missing University of Virginia student has provided a “significant break” in the unsolved 2009 death of another young woman who disappeared from the Charlottesville campus, Virginia State Police said Monday. The announcement of the new lead in Morgan Harrington’s case came as authorities continue to search for Hannah Graham, 18, who disappeared Sept. ...
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  • Monday September 29th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia oysters, ham and other foods will be on display at a trade show in Miami in October. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says six Virginia firms will be exhibitors at the 18th Americas Food and Beverage Show. The show will be held Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Other Virginia foods that will be ...
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