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  • Berglund wins Roanoke civic center naming rights

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Berglund Automotive Group has been awarded the naming rights to Roanoke's civic center. The facility will be called the Berglund Center, effective in October. Media outlets report that the Roanoke City Council accepted Berglund's $1.75 million bid for the 10-year contract...

  • 2 rescued from apartment balcony during fire

    TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County fire officials say firefighters rescued two residents of a Temple Hills apartment who retreated to their balcony to escape a blaze. The fire broke out early Tuesday morning in a second-floor unit at a three-story garden-style apartment building....

  • American Woodmark 1Q profit rises 39 percent

    WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — Cabinet maker American Woodmark Corp. says its profit rose 39 percent in its fiscal first quarter on higher sales. The Winchester, Virginia-based company said its earnings rose to $9.2 million, or 59 cents per share, from $6.7 million, or 43 cents per share, a year ago....

  • Whale sighted in Elizabeth River

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The Coast Guard is asking boaters to avoid a whale that's been sighted in the Elizabeth River. A Coast Guard advisory says a 35-foot to 45-foot whale was reported Monday in the river's Southern Branch near the Jordan Bridge and Paradise Creek. The advisory asks boaters to...

  • Woman indicted in attack on Va. legislator's wife

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A former high school teacher faces felony charges stemming from an attack on the wife of a Virginia legislator. Media outlets report that a grand jury indicted 36-year-old Claire Ogilvie on Monday. Ogilvie is charged with malicious wounding, abduction and breaking...

  • West Nile detected in mosquitoes in Norfolk

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk health officials say samples from mosquito pools in two neighborhoods have tested positive for West Nile virus. The Department of Public Health tells media outlets that one sample was collected in the city's Ingleside neighborhood on July 24. The other was collected...

  • Frontier now flying out of Dulles Airport

    CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Frontier Airlines is now offering flights out of Dulles International Airport. The low-cost carrier will begin nonstop service to 17 destinations from Dulles this year. The first flights were scheduled for Tuesday. Frontier will begin flying this week to Atlanta;...

  • Driver killed after private ambulance crashes

    ACCOKEEK, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say the driver of a privately owned ambulance was killed after the vehicle struck a pole and a tree. The crash occurred shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday in Accokeek. Police say it's not clear what led the driver to lose control of the ambulance....

  • Trial set for suspect in Va. Tech student's death

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a woman charged with killing a Virginia Tech student. Twenty-three-year-old Jessica Ewing is charged with first-degree murder and transporting, secreting or altering a body. Media outlets report that Ewing waived her right to a speedy trial...

  • Hansen Turbine to expand Va. manufacturing plant

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A manufacturer of coating spray applications for the aircraft and turbine parts coating industry is planning to invest $2.5 million to expand its operations in Grayson County. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Monday that Hansen Turbine's plans for sister company Falcon Turbine to...

  • Editorial cartoon: Striking a deal

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Editorial cartoon: Grounds for impeachment?

    Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial cartoon: Answering machine

    Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial cartoon: Walking into a minefield

    Cartoon by Eric Allie/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Editorial cartoon: I have a pen

    Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.



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