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  • Saturday September 27th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Another prescription drug collection effort is set for this weekend in Virginia. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and other agencies will be collecting expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs at designated drop-off sites. The collection will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at more than 200 locations across the state. Officials say the collection helps the DEA and other agencies fight ...
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  • Friday September 26th, 2014
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Now that they’ve captured the man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia student, police can focus on other major challenges. One is making the charge stick. But foremost is finding Hannah Graham. Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said Thursday he still has hopes of finding the 18-year-old sophomore alive. But he acknowledged that the hope grows dimmer as time passes. The search ...
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  • Friday September 26th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia State Board of Elections says about 450,000 voters in Virginia may lack the proper identification needed to cast a ballot in the November midterm elections. A state law that took effect this year requires Virginia voters to some form of photo identification at their polling stations before they cast a vote. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1rpiKHU) that driver’s licenses are the ...
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  • Friday September 26th, 2014
    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 Caroline County and runs through Oct.5. The Virginia Farm Bureau says last year’s fair attracted 229,000 guests. General admission tickets include all concerts, exhibits and attractions. Admission does not include rides. Officials say all ...
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  • Friday September 26th, 2014
    By STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Leading Republicans are rallying around “religious liberty” at home and abroad as religious activists gather for a weekend conference. The annual Voters Value Summit begins Friday in Washington with speeches from several prospective presidential candidates. The lineup includes Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. Organizers expect participants to unite ...
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  • Friday September 26th, 2014
    WASHINGTON (AP) – Questlove and Black Thought from The Roots are performing at the Kennedy Center this weekend to celebrate the winners of a national spoken word competition. D.C. hip-hop artist Gabriel “Asheru” Benn will host the free concert Sunday at 6 p.m. It will also feature Hill Harper from the CBS series “CSI: NY.” Tickets will be distributed beginning at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The concert will ...
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  • Thursday September 25th, 2014
    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) – A Department of Defense rocket is scheduled to be launched from Virginia’s Eastern Shore next month. The launch of the Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket is scheduled for Oct. 1 between 2:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. from NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility. October 12 is the backup launch day. NASA says the rocket may be visible to residents in the Chesapeake Bay region. The NASA Visitor ...
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