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WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) Authorities are searching for a person who shot and wounded two people on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. A National Park Service spokeswoman says a man and a woman were shot about 7:30 last night near the Rock Point overlook in Augusta County, at the parkway's northern end. No other injuries were reported.

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) Fairfax County officials are considering several fee increases as they face a $257 million budget gap. County supervisors will meet today in the first of three days of public hearings.

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) Investigators are seeking the cause of a house fire that killed a Martinsville woman and her granddaughter. Fire officials identify the victims as 50-year-old Loronia Annette Millner and 8-year-old Tiarra Millner.

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