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Cuccinelli Declines to Join in Anti-gay Funeral Protest Case

Posted: 06/02/2010 - Virginia was one of just two states that refused to join a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday supporting the father of a Marine whose funeral drew anti-gay protesters from Westboro Baptist Church carrying inflammatory signs.

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SUV Hits Guardrail and Catches Fire on I-81

Posted: 06/02/2010 - Witnesses say an SUV swerved across Interstate 81 before crashing into a guardrail, flipping over and catching fire Tuesday evening near exit 257.

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VSP: 10 Killed on Va. Roads over Holiday Weekend

Posted: 06/01/2010 - Three motorcyclists, a pedestrian and six motorists died in 10 different traffic accidents over the Memorial Day weekend, Virginia State Police report. They say some were not wearing seat belts, while alcohol may have been involved in at least one of the crashes.

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Settlement Reached over Student Paper's Photos

Posted: 06/01/2010 - A Rockingham County prosecutor says a settlement has been reached with James Madison University's student newspaper over hundreds of photos seized following a riot at an off-campus block party.

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Va. Drowning Victim's Name Released

Posted: 06/01/2010 - Chesterfield County police have released the identity of an Ettrick teen who drowned in the Appomattox River as 18-year-old Tevin McCray.

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20 Years Later, Va. Woman has Stolen Wallet Back

Posted: 06/01/2010 - Vicky Rodgers' wallet was stolen in November 1989 from a dance studio where she worked in Virginia Beach. The wallet was discovered about a month ago at a nearby church during renovations.

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9 Die in Holiday Weekend Shootings in Baltimore

Updated: 06/01/2010 - Police say nine people were killed over a violent Memorial Day weekend in Baltimore. Eight of those people were fatally wounded in 11 shootings since Friday and one person was stabbed.

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Virginia Debuts High-Tech Outdoors Website

Updated: 06/01/2010 - The state has debuted a new website, VirginiaOutdoors.com, to boost tourism to the commonwealth's state parks. Visitors to the website can see videos and listen to podcasts explaining where to go and what to do on visits.

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Authorities Find Loaded Gun on School Bus

Posted: 05/31/2010 - A 16-year-old Virginia high school student faces charges after authorities discovered a loaded on the school bus he was riding home.

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Virginia Woman Treated after Bite from Rabid Fox

Posted: 05/31/2010 - Health officials say a Virginia woman and her dog were attacked by a rabid fox, which was eventually killed by a neighbor. No one else appears to have been injured.

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VDOT Urges Motorists to Use Monitor Merrimac

Posted: 05/28/2010 - Virginia transportation officials are urging Memorial Day travelers to use the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel if they're going to Virginia Beach or the Outer Banks, which officials hope will ease congestion on the Hamton Roads Bridge-Tunnel.

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2 Va. Dogs Die from Eating Toxic Meatballs

Posted: 05/28/2010 - Fairfax County police are investigating the deaths of two dogs who ate toxic meatballs that were apparently randomly found in residents' yards. Police advise residents to inspect their yards for unusual objects..

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Va. Officials Investigate Felon Hired by Sheriff

Posted: 05/28/2010 - A former sheriff's aide who posted online photos of himself in a law-enforcement uniform toting a firearm and stun gun is being investigated to determine whether he violated the law.

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Va. Probing Homemade Skin Cream Link to Mercury

Posted: 05/28/2010 - The Virginia Department of Health is investigating 10 cases of possible mercury exposure linked to a homemade skin cream. Officials say the cases have been in the central and northwestern parts of the state.

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Newport News Police Make Arrest in 1996 Slaying

Posted: 05/28/2010 - Newport News police have arrested a man in a slaying that occurred 14 years ago. Police said Thursday that 39-year-old Erick Rodgers faces charges of murder, use of a firearm in a felony and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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Jury Acquits Va. Gym Teacher Accused of Molestation

Posted: 05/28/2010 - A Fairfax County jury has acquitted a popular gym teacher at Centre Ridge Elementary School in Centreville who had been charged with molesting a 12-year-old girl at his elementary school.

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