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Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year.

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Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, University of Missouri

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WMDT

VDOT Seeks To Smooth Labor Day Weekend Travels

The Virginia Department of Transportation is smoothing the way for one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

O-R Online

Man accused of shooting tractor-trailer, burning vehicle to stand trial

Two cases against a West Virginia man accused of firing shots at a tractor-trailer and setting fire to a vehicle used by his girlfriend will proceed to court.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Fire

Click Orlando

Pilot identified in Virginia F-15 crash

The body of a Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot with "numerous deployments to the Middle East" has been identified after his F-15C fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Virginia, an Air National Guard official said Friday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Air Accidents

CBS Local

U.S. Senate Nominees in W.Va., Va. Bet on High School Football Game

Republican nominees for U.S. Senate from Virginia and West Virginia have made a friendly wager on the outcome of a high school football game between schools from their states.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Virginia Government, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Norwalk Citizen News

Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

U.S. Army Sgt. David Adams, left, and a group of firefighters raise a long-range antenna outside the Deerfield Valley Volunteer Fire Department to help communicate with aircraft in the area on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Deerfield, Va.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Deerfield, VA, US News, US Air Force

The Hartford Courant

Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead

THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies.

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Related Topix: Deerfield, VA, US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force, Rescue, VA, Augusta County, VA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NBC Chicago

Pilot Killed in Va. Plane Crash

Authorities have confirmed the Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot flying a military jet to New Orleans was killed in Wednesday's crash in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Virginia.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US Military, US Air Force

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Deadline Looms For Remaining Virginian Residents

Lynchburg, VA- Sunday is the August 31 deadline for the roughly 25 residents left at Lynchburg's largest low income housing complex.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia Symphony offers free outdoor concerts this weekend

The Virginia Symphony began its series of free outdoor concerts on Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre in Williamsburg.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Williamsburg, VA, Chesapeake, VA, Yorktown, VA, College of William and Mary, Entertainment

SFGate

Va. couple's Medicaid fraud trial begins

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Science / Technology

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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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

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