Latest Virginia Regional News | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

Filed Under:

Latest Virginia Regional News

Play associated audio

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) The state medical examiner's office says a University of Virginia women's lacrosse player was killed by blunt force injury to her head. Yeardley Love's death also has been officially ruled a homicide.

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Pentagon officials are reviewing planned changes to security checkpoints at Metrobus and Metrorail stations near the Pentagon. The review comes after local transportation officials warned that the changes could be hazardous for commuters.

ABINGDON, Va. (AP) The No. 2 gas producer of natural gas in Virginia is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit that claims the company stole natural gas belonging to landowners. EQT Corp. filed the motion in U.S. District Court in Abingdon. It is aimed at a lawsuit filed in June that seeks to represent southwest Virginia landowners whose mineral rights were leased by a state board; they have never been paid.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

NPR

Book Review: 'Angels Make Their Hope Here'

Alan Cheuse reviews Angels Make Their Hope Here, by Breena Clarke.
NPR

Fruit Recall Hits Trader Joe's, Costco, Wal-Mart Stores

The recall applies to "certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots" from a California packing company, the FDA says.
NPR

Rubio Interview Sparks Heated Comments On Immigration, Economy

Steve Inskeep talks to Amy Walter of Cook Political Report about the social media response to his two-part interview with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
NPR

Skype A Vital Bridge For Palestinians In West Bank, Gaza

By most accounts, the war between Israel and Hamas is getting worse. As the casualties mount, so does the frustration of Palestinian families living apart who rarely if ever get to see each other.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.