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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Police are hoping a timeline of when and where a Virginia Tech student was last seen will help jog the memory of someone who can provide a key clue to her whereabouts. Authorities say they believe Morgan Dana Harrington was last seen on October 17th on a bridge in Charlottesville.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) A Virginia Commonwealth University poll shows Republican Bob McDonnell leading Democrat Creigh Deeds by landslide proportions in the governor's race. The poll was released today. The 18-point margin is wider than two other polls within the past week that placed McDonnell's lead at 11 percentage points or less.

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) The secretive Pentagon agency that brought us the Internet is moving to a new location. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, known as DARPA, broke ground on a new headquarters today in Arlington County, just a few miles from the Pentagon.

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) The historic Patrick Henry Hotel in downtown Roanoke has been acquired by a developer who plans to invest at least $14 million to convert it to other uses. Ed Walker of Roanoke bought the 84-year-old building from Potomac Realty Capital of Boston for $1.3 million on yesterday.

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