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Drunk Man Drives Over Friend in Va. Campground Accident

Posted: 06/07/2010 - A Page County man is recovering in the hospital after deputies say he was run over by a truck driven by his friend. Sheriff's deputies say the man fell asleep on the ground behind the truck when his friend unknowingly backed the vehicle up, running over him.

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Former Va. Teacher Sentenced for Filming Porn with Student

Posted: 06/07/2010 - A former teacher at a Fauquier County middle school has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for producing child pornography by filming himself engaging in sexual activity with a student.

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Thousands Pitch in for Clean the Bay Day in Virginia

Posted: 06/07/2010 - Thousands of Virginians pitched in to do their part to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. The 22nd annual Clean the Bay Day was held on Saturday, and more than 7,600 volunteers had signed up to join the effort.

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Overnight Closings Continue on Bay Bridge

Posted: 06/07/2010 - Overnight closings of the westbound span of the Bay Bridge are extending several more weeks for a deck-replacement project. The Maryland Transportation Authority expected to finish major work on the $65 million project by Memorial Day.

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McDonnell Asks Commission for Government Reform Ideas

Posted: 06/07/2010 - Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking the commission he formed to streamline government to come up with big and bold ideas. He's also telling Democrats upset with his pick to lead the group to "get out of the way" of reform.

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Mom Arrested after Leaving Kids in 90-degree Car

Posted: 06/04/2010 - A young mother in Richmond has been charged with child neglect after leaving her two children inside a hot car. Police say the temperature inside the vehicle at the time was around 90 degrees.

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Va. Community Colleges See Record Enrollment

Updated: 06/04/2010 - The Virginia Community College System says enrollment at its 23 colleges increased by 7.2 percent, or 18,799 students, to a record 281,243 over the previous year.

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Dominion Plans to Mothball Va. Power Plant

Updated: 06/04/2010 - Dominion Virginia Power is planning to close its small Altavista coal-fired power plant temporarily by the end of summer and take it off line. Because of this, 23 workers at the facility will be laid off.

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Va. Vet Aid Gets Jail Time for Abusing Cats

Updated: 06/04/2010 - A veterinarian aid who allowed 56 cats to live in filth is being sentenced to six months in jail. Patti "Cookie" Wheeler was sentenced Thursday on counts of felony vandalism and animal cruelty. All but six months of was suspended.

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Casino Club at The Greenbrier Set to Open

Posted: 06/04/2010 - The Casino Club at The Greenbrier will open July 2, just in time for a big holiday crowd, and will feature a black-tie dinner and concert with Lionel Ritchie.

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3-year-old Undergoes Surgeries after Sustaining Severe Burns

Updated: 06/03/2010 - A Madison Heights toddler has many surgeries ahead after catching fire at a Memorial Day party in Buckingham County. Authorities said an 8-year-old boy was playing with an alcohol-based antifreeze and a lighter, which set the girl on fire.

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Democrat Blasts AG Cuccinelli on Funeral Protest Issue

Posted: 06/03/2010 - House Minority Leader Ward Armstrong is criticizing Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's decision not to intervene on behalf of the father of a Marine whose funeral was picketed by anti-gay protesters carrying inflammatory signs.

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Va. Regulators Deny APCo Renewable Energy Contracts

Posted: 06/03/2010 - Virginia regulators have denied an application by Appalachian Power to approve three purchase power agreements as part of its participation in the state's renewable energy program.

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Warhol Photos Donated to Roanoke College

Posted: 06/03/2010 - More than 150 photographs taken by pop artist Andy Warhol have been donated to Roanoke College. The photos are among more than 28,000 works being donated by the Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program to 183 colleges and universities.

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Va. Mother Blames Son's Suicide on School Bullying

Posted: 06/03/2010 - A Virginia teenager who said he was being bullied by a classmate hanged himself this week after his mother complained to the sheriff's office and school administrators met with the two students and their parents.

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Management Plan Recommends Elk in Three Va. Counties

Posted: 06/03/2010 - A committee developing an elk management plan for Virginia is recommending a restoration plan that would establish 1,200 of the Rocky Mountain natives in three southwest counties.

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