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PRINCE GEORGE, Va. (AP) Rolls-Royce has broken ground on a $100 million aerospace campus in Prince George County. Officials are beginning construction of a new plant where workers will manufacture aircraft engine components.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Police are asking the public for any information leading to a missing Virginia Tech student. Authorities say Morgan Dana Harrington was last seen over the weekend in Charlottesville during a Metallica concert there.

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) A nationwide bus tour by veterans opposed to greenhouse gas emissions has rolled into Virginia. The veterans say they are seeking backing for a bill in the U.S. Senate that would cut pollution and draw up clean energy programs.

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