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2 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Virginia wildlife center to release bald eagle

The Wildlife Center of Virginia plans to release the eagle on Thursday at Claytor Lake State Park.

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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Virginia state academic tests show stagnant scores on reading, writing

Virginia students saw modest gains on state-mandated math tests while scores on reading and writing exams stagnated, according to state results released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Mathematics, Science, Fairfax County, VA, Loudoun County, VA, Prince William County, VA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear Virginia same-sex marriage case

Same-sex marriage ban ruling Tony London says that the most important impact of Monday's U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to uphold a Norfolk federal judge's ruling overturning the Virginia same-sex marriage ban will be felt by young people.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Norfolk, VA, Gay/Lesbian, Chesterfield County, VA

The Virginian-Pilot

Chat with Virginia Beach Superintendent Aaron Spence

With the start of school less than a week away, Pilot reporter Mary Beth Cleavelin will host new Virginia Beach Superintendent Aaron C. Spence during a live chat at noon today.

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The Jackson Sun

F-15 reports emergency, crashes in Virginia forest

An F-15C fighter jet based at a National Guard facility in Massachusetts crashed Wednesday into a national forest in central Virginia after reporting an in-flight emergency and losing radio contact, officials said.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force, World News, Lithuania, US News

WKRN

Army IDs soldier who shot self at Virginia base

A soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head earlier this week was a 33-year-old human resources specialist from New York, the Army said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Lee, Fort Eustis, US Navy, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University

BBC News

Us F-15 jet 'crashes in Virginia'

Witnesses near the crash site in the town of Deerfield reported hearing a loud noise and seeing a large plume of smoke in the sky.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Obama vows justice in murder of American

A New York City teenager involved in a fiery crash on a Long Island roadway that killed his four friends is set to be sentenced.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US News, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Air Accidents

WCYB

AAA projects increase in Labor Day travel in Va.

More Virginians are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend, reaching a new post-recession high for the state.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

Weirton Daily Times

DOC sees a drop in inmate population

West Virginia's Justice Reinvestment Act already is showing positive results in reducing the number of inmates at Department of Corrections facilities, an official said Monday.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia Government

WVEC-TV Norfolk

AAA projects increase in Labor Day travel in Va.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says that the number of people taking a trip at least 50 miles away from home is anticipated to increase slightly this year.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

NBC29

Albemarle BOS Passes Rt. 29 Resolution to Send to VDOT

Albemarle County supervisors have passed a resolution to send to the Virginia Department of Transportation regarding the Route 29 solutions project.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

Bainbridge Island Review

UPDATE | Suspected serial burglar found in small town in Virginia

The man who Bainbridge Island police say is responsible for the biggest string of burglaries in the island's history was captured by a fugitive task force that had help from Virginia State Police and the Floyd County Sheriff's Office.

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The Washington Post

Lobbyist spending in Va. dips slightly after McDonnells charged in gift scandal

Lobbyists spent 10 percent less wining and dining Virginia lawmakers during this year's session compared to the previous year, but it's unclear if the slight dip is a result of the scandal over gifts received by former governor Robert F. McDonnell and his family.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

NBC29

NY teen gets 5 to 15 years for wreck that killed 4

A New York City teenager involved in a fiery crash on a Long Island roadway that killed his four friends is set to be sentenced.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Burning Man, Arts, Air Accidents, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Weirton Daily Times

DOC sees a drop in inmate population

West Virginia's Justice Reinvestment Act already is showing positive results in reducing the number of inmates at Department of Corrections facilities, an official said Monday.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia Government

The Inter-Mountain

Manchin offers town hall talk

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., encouraged conversation on healthcare, energy, foreign policy and other topics Monday during a "Coffee and Common Sense" town hall meeting at the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Virginia Government, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Virginia Wesleyan College

BroadwayWorld.com

Commonwealth Books of Virginia to Release Thomas Jefferson's Enlightenment in Paperback, 9/10

Commonwealth Books of Virginia will release the paperback edition of Thomas Jefferson's Enlightenment - Paris 1785 on September 10, 2014.

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Virginia Business

Conservation plan implemented for Virginia farmers

Virginia has launched a new conservation plan for the state's farmers, designed to increase voluntary soil and water conservation farming techniques while improving health of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Corrections from The Virginian-Pilot

Because of a technical error , several location points were omitted from a map with a story on Pages 8 and 9 of Monday's front section.

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