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Audit Finds Hundreds of Millions Unspent at VDOT

Posted: 09/23/2010 - The Virginia Department of Transportation left nearly $500 million unspent last year as interstate rest stops were shuttered and maintenance projects deferred by emergency budget cuts, a private audit to be released Thursday shows.

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Va. Inmate Charged with 1993 Rape, Robbery

Posted: 09/23/2010 - Prosecutors say a New York City rape case that lingered unsolved for nearly 17 years has been linked to a Virginia prisoner through DNA.

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Va. Car Seat Death

Posted: 09/22/2010 - A woman facing trial in the death of an infant asphyxiated by a car-seat strap has entered an Alford plea to a child-neglect charge.

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Va. Facility Strained by Increasing Number of Sexual Predators

Posted: 09/22/2010 - The number of Virginia criminals labeled "sexually violent predators" is growing at such a rate that it's straining the capacity of a two-year-old facility built to hold them after they finish serving their sentences.

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PBS Film to Feature Va. Wineries

Posted: 09/22/2010 - Virginia's wineries are the subject of a new film. Silverthorn Films in Charlottesville has created a movie called "Vintage: The Winemaker's Year".

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15-year-old Boy Arrested in Augusta County Shooting

Posted: 09/21/2010 - The Augusta County Sheriff's Office says a 15-year-old boy has been charged following a shooting Monday night. The victim suffered three gunshots wounds and was flown to the University of Virginia Medical Center.

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Va. Island Stars in New ESPN Commercial

Posted: 09/21/2010 - Tangier Island watermen star in a new ESPN commercial proclaiming the Chesapeake Bay island America's biggest sports town, per capita.

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Va. City Upset Over Acid Storage Plan

Updated: 09/21/2010 - A company is at odds with Chesapeake officials over its plan to store sulfuric acid at a facility where about two million gallons of liquid fertilizer spilled in 2008.

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Supreme Court Clears Way for Execution

Updated: 09/21/2010 - The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday cleared the way for the execution of a woman held at a Fluvanna County prison. She'll be the first woman executed in Virginia in 100 years.

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Va. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Posted: 09/21/2010 - The Department of Defense has announced the deaths of two soldiers, one of whom was from Virginia, in Afghanistan.

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Hit-and-Run Suspected in Va. Teen's Death

Posted: 09/20/2010 - Police say they suspect a Goochland teenager who died after being found in the middle of a street was the victim of a hit-and-run driver.

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