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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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NPR

Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots

Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.
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Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish

Scientists say lake herring, a key fish in Lake Superior's food web, is suffering because of mild winters and Europe's appetite for roe. Some say the species may be at risk of "collapse."
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A Congressional Attempt To Speed The Development Of Lifesaving Treatments

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.

NPR

Some Google Street View Cars Now Track Pollution Levels

Google's already tested three of the pollution-sensor equipped cars in Denver, and is currently trying them out in the Bay Area.

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