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ROANOKE, Va. (AP) The parents of a Virginia Tech student missing since she went to a Metallica concert nearly two weeks ago are asking people to share information with police. Daniel and Gil Harrington of Roanoke said in a statement today they're doing everything in their power to bring their daughter home.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Republican candidate for governor Bob McDonnell and Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling have launched a 25-locality, five-day statewide tour as they head toward Election Day leading Democrats in the polls by double digits. They warned supporters against being overconfident.

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) A former Virginia Military Institute cadet was among 18 soldiers killed in Afghanistan who were honored by President Barack Obama as their bodies returned to the U.S. Army Sergeant Dale R. Griffin attended the Lexington school for three semesters in 2000 and 2001.

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