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  • After F-15 jet crash in Virginia, rescue helicopters search for pilot

    After F-15 jet crash in Virginia, rescue helicopters search for pilot
    Helicopters are searching for an Air National Guard pilot after his F-15 jet crashed in the mountains of Virginia this morning, military officials said.
  • Fighter plane crashes in Virginia national forest

    Fighter plane crashes in Virginia national forest
    A Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter crashed in mountainous western Virginia on Wednesday and the fate of the pilot was unknown, officials said. The fighter plane went down shortly after 9 a.m. EDT in the George Washington and Jefferson...

    Proposed fracking in national forest meets broad opposition

    BRIDGEWATER, Va. — The headwaters of the Potomac River rise amid the hills and hollows of George Washington National Forest in Virginia. Small creeks dart past oak, white pine and hickory, become streams that nourish farmland and towns, and create a...

    Colonial Virginia gentry embraced stranded North African

    Colonial Virginia gentry embraced stranded North African
    As the political epicenter of British America’s richest and most populous colony, the town of Williamsburg played host to a rich cross-spectrum of humanity during the 1700s. Planters, merchants and tradesmen of all shades and stripes came from...

    Senate oks taxes on online shopping

    RICHMOND A measure to require online merchants affiliated with companies such as Amazon and Overstock.com to collect state sales taxes cleared the Senate on Tuesday. The bill - sponsored by Sen. Emmett W. Hanger Jr., R- Augusta County, and backed by the...