Ex-Virginia Tech student convicted in killing of 13-year-old

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AP) — A former Virginia Tech student was convicted Friday of killing a 13-year-old girl he met through social media CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP)

Virginia Creeper Trail invites bikers to take it easy

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DAMASCUS, Virginia— It was an invitation even teenagers who had hoped to be watching college football or playing video games couldn't resist: a mountain bike ride — all downhill

Republicans quickly kill Virginia transgender bathroom bill

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A North-Carolina-style transgender bathroom bill has been killed by Republicans in the Virginia General Assembly RICHMOND, Va. —

No. 2 VIRGINIA 51, NC STATE 47

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VIRGINIA (22-1

Nuclear firm Framatome moves North American HQ to Virginia

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AP) — Nuclear firm Framatome is moving its North American headquarters from North Carolina to Virginia LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP)

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Allen, No. 12 Duke beat Virginia Tech 74-52 without Bagley

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12 Duke beat Virginia Tech 74-52 on Wednesday night DURHAM, N.C. (AP) AP) — Grayson Allen scored 25 points and matched a career high with seven 3-pointers, helping No.

Charlotte hires Virginia assistant Sanchez as new head coach

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AP) — The Charlotte 49ers have hired Virginia associate head coach Ron Sanchez as their new coach CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Charlotte hires Virginia assistant Sanchez as new head coach

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AP) — The Charlotte 49ers have hired Virginia associate head coach Ron Sanchez as their new coach CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Virginia's Perrantes struggling to rediscover shooting touch

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AP) — Virginia scoring leader London Perrantes is frustrated and searching for answers CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP)

No. 3 VIRGINIA 75, No. 12 NORTH CAROLINA 64

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VIRGINIA (20-1

Wanted: Burlington couple charged in Virginia shooting

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AP) — Authorities in Virginia are searching for a North Carolina couple they say has been charged in a shooting that seriously injured a woman NELSON, Va. (AP)

Feds: Whale found dead off Virginia may have been entangled

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) AP) — Federal authorities say an endangered whale found dead off the coast of Virginia may have died due to entanglement in fishing gear

No. 4 Louisville holds off Virginia Tech 73-70 in ACCs

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4 Louisville hold off Virginia Tech 73-70 in Friday's Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinals GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) AP) — Myisha Hines-Allen had 21 points and 10 rebounds to help No.

Virginia survives scare from UNCW

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5 seed Virginia rallied from 15 points down to beat 13th-seeded UNC Wilmington 76-71 in the opening round of the ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) AP) — London Perrantes scored 24 points, Marial Shayok added a career-high 23 off the bench and No.

Guy, No. 2 Virginia pull away to beat Wake 59-49

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2 Virginia beat Wake Forest 59-49 on Sunday night for its 10th straight win WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) AP) — Kyle Guy scored 17 points, and No.

Feds: Endangered right whale found dead off of Virginia

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) AP) — Federal ocean managers are investigating the death of an endangered right whale off of the coast of Virginia

No. 13 Virginia Tech expecting tough game vs struggling Duke

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AP) — Virginia Tech knows even though Duke is struggling the Blue Devils have given the Hokies problems BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP)

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Men wanted for murder in Virginia arrested in North Carolina

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AP) — Authorities say two suspected MS-13 gang members wanted for murder in Virginia have been arrested in North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

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Atlantic Coast Pipeline sues for eminent domain in Virginia

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AP) — The company behind the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is pursuing two eminent domain cases in one Virginia county ROSELAND, Va. (AP)

West Virginia QB Will Grier undergoes surgery, out 4-6 weeks

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AP) — West Virginia quarterback Will Grier has undergone surgery on a broken finger in his throwing hand and will miss four to six weeks MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP)

Hall's 25 lead No. 3 Virginia past NC State 68-51

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3 Virginia pushed its winning streak to eight with a 68-51 victory over North Carolina State on Sunday night CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) AP) — Devon Hall scored a career-best 25 points and No.

Virginia looks to 'break down door' to Final 4 minus Hunter

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AP) — Every now and again Virginia coach Tony Bennett will receive a text message from a former player that simply reads: Keep knocking coach CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Truck driver charged in fatal accident that killed Salisbury family in West Virginia

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An Illinois truck driver faces charges in a crash last year that killed a family of four from Salisbury, North Carolina, on a southern West Virginia highway PRINCETON, W.Va. —

Guy's 16 lead Virginia past UNCG in opener, 60-48

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AP) — Kyle Guy scored 16 points and Virginia used a 16-1 run spanning halftime to beat UNC Greensboro 60-48 on Friday night CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP)

Overall No. 1 Virginia aims for Final Four run through South

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AP) — Virginia spent an entire season exceeding all expectations and making a dominating run through the Atlantic Coast Conference RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Jackson leads No. 13 Virginia Tech past Duke, 24-3

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13 Virginia Tech to a 24-3 win over Duke BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) AP) — Josh Jackson threw for a touchdown and ran for another on Saturday night to lead No.

No. 1 Virginia looks to smother No. 16 UMBC with defense

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1 seed Virginia (31-2) vs. No. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — No. 16 seed UMBC (23-10

Jackson, No. 14 Virginia Tech routs North Carolina 59-7

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14 Virginia Tech scored on fumble, interception and punt returns to rout North Carolina 59-7 on Saturday BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) AP) — Josh Jackson threw three touchdown passes and No.

83-year-old Virginia woman falls to death on Blue Ridge Parkway overlook

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PISGAH FOREST — A spokeswoman for the Blue Ridge Parkway says a Virginia woman has fallen from an overlook to her death

Virginia beats N. Carolina 20-14; its best start since 2007

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AP) — Kurt Benkert passed for 249 yards and two touchdowns to help Virginia beat North Carolina 20-14 on Saturday CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP)

Arsenic in groundwater? Virginia coal ash case before court

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AP) — Virginia's largest electric utility asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's ruling that the company is violating federal law by discharging arsenic through groundwater into surrounding waters from a coal ash storage site RICHMOND, Va. (AP)

Virginia expecting stronger performance by Duke quarterback

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AP) — Virginia knows Duke quarterback Daniel Jones is a different — and more improved — player than he was a year ago CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP)

Grier throws 5 TDs, West Virginia thumps East Carolina 56-20

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AP) — Will Grier threw five touchdown passes, including three to David Sills, to lead West Virginia to a 56-20 victory over East Carolina on Saturday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP)

Michigan's Minor, Virginia's Kwiatkowski win at NCAA tennis

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AP) — Michigan's Brienne Minor and Virginia's Thai-Son Kwiatkowski have won singles titles at the NCAA tennis championships ATHENS, Ga. (AP)

Virginia signs $58M deal with Atlantic Coast Pipeline

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AP) — The group of utilities building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline has agreed to spend nearly $58 million on environmental mitigation efforts in Virginia RICHMOND, Va. (AP)

Burlington couple sought in Virginia shooting arrested in Minnesota

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Police found Simpson's car in Virginia on Monday Authorities are still looking for 84-year-old Harold Dean Simpson, of Burlington who was reported missing Saturday.

2 suspected MS-13 gang members wanted for murder in Virginia arrested in NC

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RALEIGH — Authorities say two suspected MS-13 gang members wanted for murder in Virginia have been arrested in North Carolina