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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) The parents of a 20-year-old Virginia Tech student who disappeared outside a Metallica concert say they fear their daughter is the victim of foul play but hope for her return. The band has posted photos of Morgan Dana Harrington of Roanoke on its Web site and contributed $50,000 to a reward fund for her safe return.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad will die by lethal injection when he is executed November 10th. State officials say Muhammad declined to choose between lethal injection and electrocution, so under state law the method defaults to lethal injection.

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