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  • Blood donations made easier by Va. app

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new app is making it easier to donate blood. The American Red Cross describes the app as a first of its kind. It allows users to schedule blood donations, locate a donation center, track their donations and invite friends to join in the giving, among other features. The...

  • Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial due in Va.

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is coming to Colonial Williamsburg next month. Called The Wall that Heals, the 250-foot replica will be installed from Oct. 9-13 at the heritage tourism site. Like the original in Washington, the traveling half-scale replica...

  • Va.'s top 10 Endangered Artifacts revealed

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Association of Museums is out with the state's top 10 Endangered Artifacts. They range from Virginia's oldest bateaux to a general store ledger dating to 1798. The Endangered Artifacts program is designed to create awareness about the importance of preserving...

  • Tall ships arrive in Baltimore's harbor

    BALTIMORE (AP) — As part of a weeklong celebration of the Star-Spangled Banner's 200th birthday, 30 naval vessels and tall ships will arrive in Baltimore's harbor. Ships from around the world, including vessels from Canada, Norway, Germany, Spain and Turkey, will dock at Locust Point, Fort...

  • New Navy commissary to open in Annapolis

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A new commissary and Navy Exchange complex is opening at Naval Support Activity Annapolis. An opening ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday. Construction of the new complex began in February 2013. The project has increased the size of the commissary from 25,800 square feet...

  • 2 arrested in Glen Burnie armed robbery

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police have arrested two men they say posed as officers and robbed four people at gunpoint. Police say on Aug. 23, three men and a juvenile were walking on a path when they were stopped by two men claiming to be police officers. Authorities say the...

  • US judge rules against ex-Richmond developer

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Richmond developer who fraudulently obtained historic tax credits faces a longer prison term than originally expected after prosecutors presented evidence Tuesday that he may have hidden about $2.5 million, perhaps by burying it in a homemade safe constructed of...

  • Hampton condemns apartments due to flooding

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — City officials say 30 apartments in Hampton have been condemned due to flooding caused by heavy rains. Parts of Hampton got more than 10 inches of rain between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday, while most of the city got between 5 and 6 inches of rain. Widespread street...

  • Frostburg State officer's sex charges dropped

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors are dropping sexual assault charges against a Frostburg State University police officer in return for his cooperation in a continuing probe of the department. The charges against 43-year-old Jarrett Warnick were placed on the inactive docket Tuesday in...

  • Mental illness likely in deaths of 3 in hot car

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Maryland medical examiner's office says a woman who died along with her two young daughters in a hot car in June most likely had a mental illness that kept her from leaving or cooling the vehicle. The autopsy information obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press...

  • VIDEO: Nader, Norquist seek common ground at luncheon

    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader and anti-tax activist Grover Norquist spoke on issues where the left and right can come together at a National Press Club luncheon on Sept. 4, 2014.



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