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  1. How DeMatha Football uses yoga, Pilates to beat the heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WTOP-FM Washington

    It's a hot summer morning, the air already dripping with dread for the triple-digit heat index to come. You'd think it would be the perfect day for an indoor workout, and normally you'd be right.

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  2. Lawsuit: Virginia man was tortured, killed by Houthi rebelsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 2 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The family of a Virginia contractor who died in Yemen last year has filed a lawsuit that accuses the Syrian and Iranian governments of sponsoring terrorism by providing material support to the Houthis, a Shiite rebel group. News outlets report that the families of John Hamen, of Chesapeake, Virginia, and Mark McAlister, of Greenfield, Tennessee, filed a complaint in Washington in early July.

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  3. Protesters march in Hampton Roads against police violenceRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Hundreds of demonstrators marched across the six-city Hampton Roads, Virginia, area as part of a coordinated effort to speak out against violence by police against blacks. Blacklivesmatter757 organized the protests in response to the shootings of black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Falcon Heights, Minnesota.

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  4. Hungry bear snatches peanuts from Va. familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    One family in Chesapeake, Virginia, received a surprise visit from a four-legged friend hoping to make off with a tasty treat. Around 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, as Heather Sperling was enjoying her coffee on the patio, her husband alerted her to the unexpected thief hovering over the fence.

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  5. Cops: Lost couple cuts chain to enter nuclear plant propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A couple who got lost in Pennsylvania while driving to New York entered the property of a nuclear plant by cutting a chain at a gate, apparently in a quest to get back on the right road, authorities said. The Chesapeake, Virginia, couple were driving from Baltimore on Friday night when they got onto an access road at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, owned by Exelon.

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  6. 3 current and ex-Navy officers charged in bribery scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Three current and former Navy officers have been charged in one of the worst bribery and fraud scandal to rock the Navy. Federal prosecutors in San Diego said Friday the men are among 13 charged in connection with the scheme to provide classified ship schedules in exchange for the services of prostitutes, lavish trips and other gifts from a Malaysian defense contractor.

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  7. Va. girl without hands wins writing competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Virginia first-grader Anaya Ellick, 7, has such good handwriting, she beat out 50 other youngsters from around the country to win a national handwriting contest. "There is truly very little that this girl cannot do," principal Tracy Cox of Greenbrier Christian Academy in Chesapeake told ABC News, noting it was her idea to have Anaya enter the competition, open to students in kindergarten to eighth-grade.

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  8. Taiwan-Born Naval Officer Charged with EspionageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A U.S. Naval officer who has been charged with espionage has been identified as Lt. Cmdr.

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  9. Watch: Virginia boy gets emotional when Navy dad returns from deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Virginia boy couldn't hold back his tears Monday night after his Navy dad surprised him, following a 99-day deployment. "It was almost every day when I said 'I talked to Daddy,' or 'I emailed daddy,' and he'd be excited, but this time his emotion was much more heightened," mom Jennifer Cullen of Chesapeake, Virginia, said of her son.

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  10. Police: 6 dead in apparent domestic murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Six members of a Virginia family that friends and neighbors called religious and hard-working were killed in an apparent murder-suicide after a failed negotiation, police said Thursday. Chesapeake police said they believe Cameron Dooley, 26, killed his parents, brother, sister and another relative before killing himself after an hours-long negotiation with officers.

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  11. Unofficial storm death toll in Virginia up to 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    State police say the medical examiner's office has confirmed hypothermia deaths in Hampton and Wise, Charles City, Gloucester and Henry Counties. One person died in a traffic fatality in Chesapeake, and another in Virginia Beach, although the latter has not officially been confirmed as weather-related.

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  12. New at Westminster dog show: 7 breeds, obedience contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A bumper crop of seven new dog breeds will get a shot at being best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club competition next month, while a new obedience contest makes more room for mixed-breed dogs at the nation's premier canine competition. Drawing over 3,000 dogs from all 50 U.S. states, the 139-year-old event still features primped pooches parading before a Madison Square Garden crowd.

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  13. Lottery: $1M winners in Hayes, South Boston, SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The drawing in the lottery's New Year's Millionaire Raffle was held Friday. Lottery officials say the winning tickets were sold in Hayes, South Boston and Suffolk.

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  14. A proposed luxury resort where eagles soar stirs angerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Twice a year, bald eagles from as far north as Canada and as far south as Florida flock by the thousands to a stretch of the Rappahannock River in Virginia for an all-you-can-eat buffet. They perch in trees atop pale cliffs rising along this river to the Chesapeake Bay and dive bomb the waters for shad, catfish, stripers and even waterfowl.

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  15. Loggerhead hatchlings on display at Virginia AquariumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Four loggerhead turtle hatchlings will be on display before taking on a role in Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center's conservation efforts. The Virginian-Pilot reports that each year, Loggerhead Hatchlings In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, Nolan Buck,7 and his mom, Pam Cartwright of Chesapeake, Va., get a first look at one of four loggerhead hatchlings at the Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach, Va.

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