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  • 2 killed, 7 injured in Virginia Beach wreck

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach police are investigating a traffic accident that killed two juveniles and injured seven other people. Police spokesman James Cason says a northbound car ran off the road and the driver overcorrected, causing the vehicle to cross the road. The car hit...

  • Dems to appear at gubernatorial forums

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in the race for Maryland governor are scheduled to appear at two Baltimore-area forums. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Attorney General Doug Gansler and Del. Heather Mizeur will appear separately at a Baltimore senior center...

  • Western Md. teen charged in shooting of vehicle

    CASCADE, Md. (AP) — The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a 17-year-old Cascade boy shot a vehicle in the rural mountain town, but the driver and his two young children weren't hurt. The agency says the teen was arrested at home after a motorist reported his vehicle was shot by a man...

  • Va. man pleads guilty to bilking investors

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — A Harrisonburg man has pleaded guilty to charges of bilking more than $1 million from investors. Paul Souder pleaded guilty on Wednesday to mail fraud and wire fraud in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg. U.S. Attorney Timothy J. Heaphy said Thursday in a news...

  • Tobacco supplier Universal to enter food business

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The world's leading supplier and processor of leaf tobacco is venturing beyond the cash crop into the food business. Richmond, Va.-based Universal Corp. is opening a new juice and dehydration facility in North Carolina that will initially focus on sweet potatoes. The new...

  • DC police: 2 found dead, no sign of foul play

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police say the bodies of two men were found about 50 feet apart by Interstate 295 in southeast Washington, but there is no sign of foul play. Police say they believe the men found near an encampment by the Pennsylvania Avenue ramp on Wednesday were homeless. No cause...

  • Body found on island ID'd as missing Va. fisherman

    CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Northampton County authorities have identified a body found on a barrier island as that of a fisherman who'd been missing since last December. The Northampton County Sheriff's Office tells media outlets that the body of 54-year-old Gary Edward Webb of Williamsburg was...

  • Va. transportation plan begins road show

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — State transportation officials are taking their six-year, $13.1 billion draft transportation plan on the road. Their first stop Thursday is Chesapeake, followed by eight other stops across the state through May. The final plan will be adopted on June 18. The plan made...

  • Va.'s largest rooftop solar array to be dedicated

    GLOUCESTER, Va. (AP) — Dominion Virginia Power has completed the installation of the state's largest rooftop solar system. The solar array is atop the Canon Environmental Technology plant in Gloucester. In all, more than 2,000 solar panels have been planted on the roof of the building. The...

  • Bobby Jindal to deliver commencement at Liberty

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Another early Republican presidential prospect is heading to Liberty University. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will deliver the keynote commencement address May 10 at the Virginia university founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell. The Lynchburg school announced his...

  • Va. boasts 240-plus farmers' markets

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is seeing an explosion of farmers' markets. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says the state has more than 240 farmers' markets statewide. That's a 180 percent increase since 2006. The department says besides the fresh farm products...

  • Tours mark Virginia Cave Week April 20-26

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is offering a few walks on the wild side. Virginia Cave Week marks its 15th year starting next week and walking tours are being offered at some of the more than 4,000 known caves in the state. The guided tours are being coordinated by the Virginia Cave Board,...

  • 4th Md. prison training veteran service dogs

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans. Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Secretary Gregg...

  • Rescue dogs, handlers heading home from Wash.

    CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Three Fairfax County rescue dogs and their handlers are heading home after two weeks searching for victims of a deadly mudslide in Washington state. Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova will welcome the dogs and handlers home on Thursday morning at...

  • Street Smart safety campaign launches in DC region

    WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — Officials from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia are launching an effort to help improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists in the region. Local officials and safety advocates are kicking off the Street Smart campaign Thursday. They are gathering at an...



From the Weekly Standard

  • The Conservative Case Against Obamacare: A Restatement

    Since Obamacare “hit” its “enrollment” “target,” Democrats, liberals, and their friends in the press have enjoyed some old-fashioned taunting of Republicans. This would be justifiable...

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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