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  • Naval Academy to hold 9/11 remembrance events

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy is holding events in remembrance of the Sept. 11 attacks. Midshipmen are holding the events on Thursday with the academy's community service organization, which is called the Midshipman Action Group. They will be holding a 9/11 run, in which relays...

  • VP Biden to attend Star-Spangled spectacular

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to attend the Star-Spangled Spectacular in Baltimore. The National Park Service says the vice president is scheduled to attend the event on Saturday. It is being held at the Fort McHenry National Monument to observe the bicentennial of the...

  • McAuliffe: No fracking in GW National Forest

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Citing assurances from federal officials, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday fracking for natural gas will not be allowed in the George Washington National Forest. "I won't allow it as long as I'm governor," McAuliffe told the inaugural meeting of a climate change panel he...

  • Va. climate change focus of panel's meeting

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe launched his climate change commission on Wednesday, urging the panel to develop concrete ideas to blunt the impact of rising seas along Virginia's threatened coast. The Democrat made it clear he's no climate change skeptic. "I believe it when...

  • Md. court orders judge to stop hearing cases

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland court barred a judge from hearing cases after the state's chief public defender complained the judge ordered a court security officer to shock a defendant. Public Defender Paul DeWolfe said in a news release last month that he received a transcript of the incident...

  • Pilot crashes on fog-covered mountain in SW Va

    FANCY GAP, Va. (AP) — Police say a pilot suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries when his plane crashed on a foggy Interstate 77 median in Carroll County. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says the plane was traveling south along the interstate Wednesday afternoon when...

  • Warner leads Gillespie in new poll

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new poll shows U.S. Sen. Mark Warner enjoying a dominant lead over his Republican opponent Ed Gillespie. A survey released Tuesday by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University shows Warner, a Democrat, up 53 percent to Gillespie's 31 percent...

  • Virginia Lottery launching new $1M game

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Lottery said Wednesday that it is retiring the Win for Life game and replacing it with a new game with a top prize of $1 million. Tickets for the Virginia-only $1 Million Money Ball will go on sale Sunday. Drawings will be on Wednesday and Saturday nights,...

  • Missing Md. mom charged with child neglect

    GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — A Maryland mother whose two children haven't been seen since Sunday has been charged with misdemeanor child neglect. Montgomery County police say they obtained a warrant charging 27-year-old Catherine Hoggle on Wednesday. Police are searching for Hoggle and two of her...

  • Sea Level Rise app aims to map flooding hot spots

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Residents in flood-prone Hampton Roads have a new tool to view and report flooding hot spots. The Norfolk-based environmental group Wetlands Watch has developed a mobile application that allows people to easily map, take pictures of and outline areas that are inundated...

  • VSP: emergency plane landing in southwest Va.

    HILLSVILLE, Va. (AP) — State Police say a small, single-engine aircraft has made an emergency landing on Interstate 77 in southwest Virginia. State Police spokeswoman Corinne N. Geller says the pilot sustained serious injuries that are not considered life-threatening after the landing Wednesday...

  • 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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