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Rare in Virginia, a Frank Lloyd Wright home is up for sale

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The longtime owner of a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is once again trying to sell. The Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports that the house in Virginia…

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Sailor accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill wife

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Navy sailor from Virginia Beach has been charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill his estranged wife. Court documents say Chadwick Ghesquiere…

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Shelter animals rescued from Louisiana arrive in Virginia

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Dozens of animals have arrived in Virginia from flood-ravaged Louisiana. The Virginian-Pilot reports that workers with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals arrived in Norfolk…

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DC region marks 5 years since magnitude 5.8 quake

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s been five years since a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the Washington region. Tuesday marks five years since the quake in 2011, which was centered near Mineral,…

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Voting rights restored again for 13K felons in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 felons after his previous attempt was blocked by the state’s Supreme Court. McAuliffe’s…

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FBI probing stabbing

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which the suspect shouted “Allahu akbar” while attacking a man and woman. Wasil Farooqui of Roanoke County…

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Hepatitis A cases appear linked to smoothies

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia health officials say several recent cases of hepatitis A may have been caused by frozen strawberries from a smoothie chain. The Virginia Department of Health…

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Man missing under water near Va.’s Smith Island

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a 20-year-old man is missing after he went underwater near Smith Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The Coast Guard reports that…

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UVA president condemns reported sexual assault of student

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan is condemning the reported sexual assault of a student. Charlottesville police say they responded to a reported sexual assault…

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California woman dropping off UVA student dies in car crash

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A California woman who was in Virginia to drop off a student at the University of Virginia has died after being struck by a car near…

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2 food trucks join Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Students at Virginia Tech are getting two more campus dining options: school-run food trucks. The school says in a statement that the two trucks — The…

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UVA urges students to stay away from raucous block party

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — University of Virginia officials are urging students to stay away from an annual alcohol-fueled block party. News outlets report that Charlottesville police have pledged to crack…

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Grants aimed at making higher education more accessible

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is launching a new grant program aimed at making higher education affordable for more students. The grants will be given to two- and four-year higher…

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Quadruple Slaying

REENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say a North Carolina man accused of killing his two young daughters, their sister and their mother likely beat the victims to death with a…

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Juror says she regrets conviction of former police officer

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A juror who helped convict a former Portsmouth police officer of manslaughter says she regrets her decision. The woman tells WTKR-TV that she felt pressured during…

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