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#Virginia

# virginia - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state
# US Election
# US Election

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state

Dec 25th 2011, 11:00 AM 2,771 Views 2 Comments

Gingrich failed to qualify for his state’s Super Tuesday primary ballot.

Bumper Sitdown Sunday: 12 deadly reads for Christmas
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Bumper Sitdown Sunday: 12 deadly reads for Christmas

Dec 25th 2011, 11:00 AM 86 Views 0 Comments

A special double edition of the very best writing from around the web.

# virginia - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Has our Baby Jesus thief gone Stateside? Spate of statue thefts in US
# Baby Jesus
# Baby Jesus

Has our Baby Jesus thief gone Stateside? Spate of statue thefts in US

Dec 21st 2011, 8:39 PM 2,304 Views 10 Comments

But one large Nativity figure was recovered – after its alleged robber put a photo of it on Facebook.

# virginia - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Virginia Tech gunman was 'standoffish' student, neighbours say
# Virginia Tech
# Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech gunman was 'standoffish' student, neighbours say

Dec 10th 2011, 5:40 PM 3,153 Views 4 Comments

Ross Truett Ashley, 22, is said to have killed a police officer apparently at random before turning the gun on himself.

# virginia - Friday 9 December, 2011

Police say Virginia Tech gunman acted alone
# Virginia Tech
# Virginia Tech

Police say Virginia Tech gunman acted alone

Dec 9th 2011, 4:06 PM 1,183 Views 0 Comments

Investigators are still trying to find out why the gunman ambushed the officer, Deriek W. Crouse before taking his own life.

# virginia - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Two dead after shooting on Virginia Tech campus
# Virginia Tech
# Virginia Tech

Two dead after shooting on Virginia Tech campus

Dec 8th 2011, 9:55 PM 6,452 Views 23 Comments

The campus was the scene of a mass shooting in which a single gunman killed 33 people four years ago.

# virginia - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Thomas Haynesworth exonerated after 27 years in US prison for rape
# Exonerated
# Exonerated

Thomas Haynesworth exonerated after 27 years in US prison for rape

Dec 7th 2011, 4:09 PM 5,180 Views 14 Comments

Haynesworth, now 46, was convicted in 1984 of three sexual assaults, but has been released following new DNA evidence.

# virginia - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Woman found guilty of throwing two-year-old granddaughter off a bridge
# US
# US

Woman found guilty of throwing two-year-old granddaughter off a bridge

Oct 6th 2011, 9:12 PM 1,012 Views 11 Comments

Angelyn Ogdoc died after she was thrown off a 45-foot-high skywalk in the US state of Virginia last November.

# virginia - Monday 29 August, 2011

US Army officer suspected of killing rampage found dead
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

US Army officer suspected of killing rampage found dead

Aug 29th 2011, 6:31 PM 650 Views 1 Comment

A US Army officer suspected of killing four people in two different states during the turmoil of Hurricane Irene has been found dead in a wooded area following a manhunt.

# virginia - Sunday 28 August, 2011

In Pictures: the aftermath of Hurricane Irene
# Irene
# Irene

In Pictures: the aftermath of Hurricane Irene

Aug 28th 2011, 7:18 PM 1,631 Views 7 Comments

Residents return to their homes along the east coast as New York dealt with the effects of the tropical storm.

Water levels rise as New York braces for Irene's impact
# Irene
# Irene

Water levels rise as New York braces for Irene's impact

Aug 28th 2011, 8:23 AM 948 Views 8 Comments

Two million people are without electricity on the east coast as high winds and rough seas take at least ten lives…

# virginia - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

5.9-magnitude earthquake in Virginia sparks nuclear safety worries
# Nuclear Safety
# Nuclear Safety

5.9-magnitude earthquake in Virginia sparks nuclear safety worries

Aug 24th 2011, 2:45 PM 96 Views 1 Comment

The earthquake, which was the largest to hit the US east coast in 67 years, struck less than 24 kilometres from a two-reactor power plant.

# virginia - Friday 5 August, 2011

Five-hour lockdown but no gunman found at Virginia Tech
# Virginia Tech
# Virginia Tech

Five-hour lockdown but no gunman found at Virginia Tech

Aug 5th 2011, 8:00 AM 472 Views 0 Comments

The US state university was hailed for its response to reports of a gunman on campus. In the end no such person was found.

# virginia - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Virginia Tech campus locked down after reports of gunman
# Virginia Tech
# Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech campus locked down after reports of gunman

Aug 4th 2011, 5:59 PM 3,750 Views 11 Comments

The reported sighting of an armed man on the Blacksburg, Virginia campus has trigged a precautionary lockdown.

LIVE: Coverage of the Virginia Tech incident from WDBJ7
# Virginia Tech
# Virginia Tech

LIVE: Coverage of the Virginia Tech incident from WDBJ7

Aug 4th 2011, 3:59 PM 1,414 Views 1 Comment

Live video of a press conference regarding a potential incident at the Virginia Tech campus, from a local CBS affiliate.

# virginia - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Female prisoner sues state of Virginia after she fails in gruesome attempt at sex change
# Sex Change
# Sex Change

Female prisoner sues state of Virginia after she fails in gruesome attempt at sex change

Jun 7th 2011, 2:53 PM 963 Views 7 Comments

Ophelia De’lonta is demanding the state pay for a sex change and says if she loses she will continue to try self-surgery – even if it kills her.

# virginia - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Obama’s healthcare plan set for first federal appeal
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

Obama’s healthcare plan set for first federal appeal

May 10th 2011, 7:16 AM 334 Views 1 Comment

A three-judge panel will hear arguments on whether to overturn a ruling which found ‘Obamacare’ to be unconstitutional.

# virginia - Monday 18 April, 2011

Death toll from US storms rises to 45
Live Apr 18th 2011, 9:18 AM

Death toll from US storms rises to 45

# virginia - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Alleged Wikileaks source Bradley Manning given extra charges
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Alleged Wikileaks source Bradley Manning given extra charges

Mar 3rd 2011, 12:09 PM 439 Views 0 Comments

One of the charges carries the death penalty but prosecutors say they will not press for this.

# virginia - Monday 20 September, 2010

Virginia to execute first woman in nearly a century
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Virginia to execute first woman in nearly a century

Sep 20th 2010, 5:59 PM 286 Views 0 Comments

The state of Virgina is getting ready to execute a woman – despite claims that she suffers from severe learning difficulties.

# virginia - Thursday 12 August, 2010

Have you seen this Cow?
# Moo
From The Daily Edge
# Moo

Have you seen this Cow?

Aug 12th 2010, 9:49 AM 405 Views 0 Comments

Look familiar? If so you could be up €10,000.