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In this Feb. 14, 2018 photo, a lock of George Washington's hair discovered in an old book at Union College's archives lay on a folded piece of paper at the college's Schenectady, N.Y. campus. John Myers, the college's catalog and metadata librarian, discovered the hair strands in a yellowed envelope he'd found in a grimy old leather-bound almanac in the school's archives. (AP Photo/Mary Esch)
Washington snipped here? College says it found prez's hairWashington snipped here? New York college says it has discovered a lock of George Washington's hair pressed in the pages of an old book
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. answers a question from the media during a news conference before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
The Latest: Charlize cheering for Danica in NASCAR finaleCharlize Theron is cheering for Danica Patrick in the driver's final NASCAR race
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Congregation members kneel at the alter during a service at the First United Methodist Church in Coral Springs, Fla, on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The service was dedicated to the victims of Wednesday's mass shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Nikolas Cruz, a former student was charged with 17 counts of murder. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at TrumpSurviving students of the Florida school shooting are focusing their anger at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive
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The cast of “Black Panther” arrive at the South Africa premiere on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Johannesburg. (AP Photo/Cara Anna)
'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekendAlready a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too
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Pirates' Diaz discusses mother's kidnapping ordealPittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz says his mother is doing better after a harrowing kidnapping ordeal in Venezuela
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Demonstrators hold a sign that against a gun show in Hollywood, Fla., during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
The Latest: Rubio: State should consider bill on gunsIn the wake of the high school shooting that killed 17 people, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says Florida should consider enacting a law that would allow family members or law enforcement officials to ask a court to remove guns from a person who poses a danger
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Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a shot against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in the men's singles final of the ABN AMRO world tennis tournament at the Ahoy stadium in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Post)
Federer overpowers Dimitrov to win 97th career titleRoger Federer overpowered Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in less than an hour Sunday to win the ABN AMRO World Tournament for his 97th career title
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Russia: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspectRussian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing five people and wounding four others
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, right, discusses the state budget in Sacramento, Calif. In 2016, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill by Ting that would have expanded the list of those who can seek gun violence restraining orders to include, among others, employees of high schools and colleges. The school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14, 2018, that killed at least 17 people, has revived the debate about red flag laws. Ting said he plans to reintroduce the bill.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)
Florida suspect's red flags weren't enough to stop gun buyA growing number of states are considering laws allowing courts to temporarily remove guns from people considered to be dangerous
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  • ACLU of Virginia opposes bipartisan deal on felony threshold Read Story The Associated Press

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia says it is opposed to last week's bipartisan deal that would raise Virginia's felony theft threshold from $200 to $500 while also strengthening the state's criminal restitution system. The local ACLU says in a Monday statement it, the NAACP in Loudoun County and several other organizations support the felony larceny threshold increase but oppose another bill the compromise included to ensure criminals pay court-ordered restitution to crime victims. WVEC-TV Norfolk, Tue, Feb 13 2018 @ 08:20 AM
  • Sales tax breaks to lure data centers booming in Virginia

    As Virginia has emerged as a top global market for data centers, tax breaks to attract some of the world's richest companies to the state have exploded, new records show. Enacted a decade ago, sales and use tax exemptions for the large warehouses full of computers that function as the brains of the internet accounted for more than $65 million in uncollected state revenue last fiscal year, by far the biggest type of tax break the state offers. NewsOK.com, Wed, Feb 14 2018 @ 03:09 PM
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