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Ohio man who held 3 women captive found hanged

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The man serving a life prison term for kidnapping three women and repeatedly raping them in his home for nearly a decade has been found dead…

Google tests self-driving car at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG  (AP) — Google is working with Virginia Tech researchers to bring its vision of cars that can drive themselves one step closer to reality. The technology company spent the…

Nightclub issues statement following woman’s death

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington nightclub has issued a statement expressing sadness about the death of a 19-year-old University of Virginia student who collapsed at the venue. Mary “Shelley” Goldsmith…

Runner who died during Va. Beach race identified

VIRGINIA BEACH  (AP) — Emergency officials have identified a runner who died after collapsing during the Virginia Beach Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. Virginia Beach EMS spokesman Ed Brazle tells…

Review on Trump golf course bid in Va. stalled

CHARLOTTESVILLE  (AP) — A land conservation group has missed a deadline to submit materials necessary for Albermarle County officials to start reviewing an application for a proposed golf course. Real…

Cuccinelli declines to defend failing schools law

RICHMOND (AP) — Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has declined to defend one of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s signature education reform laws in court, saying he agrees with critics that it is…

NY case puts N-word use among blacks on trial

NEW YORK (AP) — In a case that gave a legal airing to the debate over use of the N-word among blacks, a federal jury has rejected a black manager’s…

Judge orders Armstrong to answer doping questions

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge is pushing Lance Armstrong closer to his first sworn testimony on details of his performance-enhancing drug use, ordering the cyclist to answer questions…

McDonald’s exploring changes to Dollar Menu

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s Corp. says it’s exploring changes to its Dollar Menu to include items that cost more than a buck. The world’s biggest hamburger chain says it’s…

Tickets still available for Oak Ridge Boys concerts

Tickets are still available for the Oak Ridge Boys concerts to be held at New River Community College’s Dublin campus Saturday, Sept. 14. The Grammy-award-winning country band will perform two…