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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The parents of Morgan Harrington say the discovery of her remains has resulted in a number of credible tips to investigators seeking answers to the Virginia Tech student's disappearance and death. Gil and Dan Harrington also say "a wealth of physical evidence" has been collected.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) Federal prosecutors say a Virginia man has pleaded guilty to organizing and managing a heroin ring. Forty-four-year-old Darryl Wright of Hampton faces from 20 years to life in prison when he's sentenced April 30. Two others have pleaded guilty to working with Wright.

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) A Virginia Senate committee has passed a bill to add cameras to the Dulles Access Road to crack down on drivers who go to Dulles International Airport and double back to avoid paying tolls. The Senate Transportation Committee passed the bill 14-1 on Thursday.

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Former Virginia Department of Transportation commissioner Philip A. Shucet has been named interim chief of Hampton Roads Transit. Shucet will replace Michael Townes, who agreed to retire amid spiraling cost overruns and construction delays in building Norfolk's light-rail starter line.

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