Virginia police: Man with big knife shot, killed by officer

Police in Virginia say an officer shot and killed a man with a large knife
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Coast Guardsman dies near Dutch Harbor; cause unknown

Federal and local authorities are investigating the death of a Coast Guardsman at an Aleutian Islands port
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Virginia investigates death of jailed first-time offender

Authorities in Virginia are investigating the death of a man who passed away a few hours after he went to jail
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Man dies shortly are going to jail; investigation underway

Authorities in Virginia are investigating the death of a man who passed away a few hours after he went to jail
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Charge: Navy sailor tried to destroy urine samples in fire

A U.S. Navy sailor is accused of trying to destroy his urine samples in a fire to prevent the test results from being used against him
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Chain pays $1M to settle poor pharmacy record-keeping claims

A grocery store chain in Virginia has agreed to pay a $1 million penalty to settle claims that its pharmacies failed to keep adequate records of controlled subs
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Officer shoots suspect, also hits person inside nearby home

A Virginia police chief says one of his officers accidentally shot a person inside a home while firing at an armed suspect on the street
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Officer hits person in home while firing at suspect outside

A Virginia police chief says one of his officers accidentally shot a person inside a home while firing at an armed suspect on the street
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Police: Officer in Virginia shoots, wounds armed suspect

Police in Virginia say an officer shot and injured an armed suspect who had been involved in a shooting
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Correction: CNS-Offshore Drilling story

Correction: CNS-Offshore Drilling story
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North Carolina chief justice to resign for law school post

North Carolina Chief Justice Mark Martin is leaving the state's Supreme Court after 20 years to become a Virginia law school dean
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APNewsBreak: N Carolina chief justice to resign next month

North Carolina Chief Justice Mark Martin is leaving the state's Supreme Court after 20 years to become a Virginia law school dean
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Senate panel rejects ban on offshore oil drilling

A bipartisan bill to ban oil drilling off Virginia's coast was shot down on a 9-6 vote in a Senate committee Thursday.
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Shutdown makes it tough for groups to help endangered whales

Rescuers who respond to distressed whales and other marine animals say the federal government shutdown is making it more difficult to do their work
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Virginia official to lead Nebraska Health and Human Services

A social services director from Virginia has been chosen to serve as the next leader of Nebraska's Department of Health and Human Services
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Furloughed federal workers offered free meals

Federal workers who are working without pay because of the partial government shutdown are being offered free meals in Virginia Beach
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Virginia judge dies following car crash earlier this month

A Virginia judge and former local school board chairman has died less than two weeks after being involved in a car accident
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Panel OKs bill to restrict tethering animals

A House committee Wednesday advanced a bill requiring Virginians who tether dogs outside to give the animals more room to move.
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Former Navy commander gets seat on Armed Services Committee

A newly elected congresswoman in Virginia's Hampton Roads region will sit on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee
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Bob McDonnell, former Virginia Governor, files for divorce

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has filed for divorce from his wife of 42 years
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Tribe seeks to build Virginia's first casino in Norfolk

Discussions under way between a Virginia Indian tribe and officials in the Hampton Roads region to build state's first casino
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Neighbors help firefighters save family from burning home

Firefighters say neighbors have helped rescue three children and their parents from a burning home in Virginia
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Cafeteria Worker Writes and Draws on Bananas to Inspire Elementary School Students

An elementary school cafeteria worker is going viral for the inspiring messages she writes for students on bananas, reports The Washington Post. Stacey Truman,
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Rockers Hootie & the Blowfish return with new album, tour

Hootie & the Blowfish are returning with new tour and album 25 years after "Cracked Rear View" launched the South Carolina-based rock band.
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