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Woodbridge man arrested after police chase, crash, discovery of fentanyl: VSP

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (7News) — A Woodbridge, Va., man is in custody, facing drug and other charges, after a police chase and crash, according to Virginia State Police. Early Sunday morning, police tried to stop a Dodge Charger on I-95 near the Lorton exit. The license plate indicated the car had been stolen out of Maryland, police said.
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Graffiti on Abortion Found at Catholic Church in Virginia

Graffiti on abortion was found outside a Catholic church in Reston, Virginia, early Sunday, authorities said. Messages “related to the recent Supreme Court Roe v Wade ruling” were seen at St. John Neumann Catholic Community, Fairfax County police said later in the day. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue...
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Virginia Investigating Multiple Attacks on Pro-Life Facilities in Wake of Roe v. Wade Decision

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia are investigating vandalism at a pregnancy center that discourages women from having an abortion. Lynchburg Police on Saturday said the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center was spray painted with graffiti. The words “If abortion ain’t safe, you ain’t safe” were written on the walkway leading up to the center, and anarchist symbols were painted on the exterior brick wall.
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'Forever chemicals' used in everyday products linked to hypertension in middle-aged women

WASHINGTON (7News) — A new study shows some man-made chemicals used in everyday products are putting middle-aged women at risk of high blood pressure. The study published in an American Heart Association journal this month followed more than 1,000 women where researchers analyzed levels of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) substances in the body. Often called the “forever chemicals” because most do not breakdown and remain in the soil, water and air.
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In Gee Chun holds off Lexi Thompson to win Women’s PGA Championship

In Gee Chun captured her third career major title to with the Women’s PGA Tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. Chun won her first major since 2016, while Lexi Thompson – who was seeking her first major since 2014 — settled for a tie for second. Thompson, 27, won the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship at 19 years old. She has earned 16 major top-10 finishes and 11 top fives in her last 39 major appearances.
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Jackie Robinson’s big day in Washington D.C.

Last week, Frederic J. Frommer at the Washington Post looked back to a memorable Negro Leagues doubleheader in the summer of 1945 between the Homestead Grays and Kansas City Monarchs, in which Jackie Robinson went 7-for-7 with a pair of doubles for Kansas City. The event drew 18,000 fans at...
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Low-Income Residents Still Wading through Hurricane Ida’s Legal Aftermath Gain Help

Nearly a year after Hurricane Ida wreaked havoc across Southeastern Pa., including much of Bucks County, the Legal Services Corporation of Washington, D.C. has awarded nearly $400,000 in support. The funding is directed toward low-income people still trying to get their heads above water with matters of insurance, unemployment, evictions, and replacement of legal documents.
BUCKS COUNTY, PA
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On Soto's walks, umps' mistake and Escobar's absence

ARLINGTON, Texas – In discussing Juan Soto’s struggles with runners in scoring position prior to Sunday’s game, Davey Martinez mentioned the importance of the Nationals slugger “accepting his walks” and thus not trying too hard to drive in runs when presented with the opportunity. Wouldn’t...
ARLINGTON, TX
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UGA Foundation elects new trustees, creates scholarships

New trustees, leadership and need-based scholarships headlined board’s annual meeting. The University of Georgia Foundation Board of Trustees elected new board members and created a scholarship fund recognizing a UGA staff member at the board’s annual meeting held June 8 through June 10 at UGA’s Delta Hall in Washington, D.C.
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Nike Unite Store to Open in Downtown Silver Spring

A Nike Unite store will open later this year in the former DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse location at 910 Ellsworth Drive, according to signage posted at the storefront. An on-site worker confirmed the opening today, noting that the store in the Downtown Silver Spring development would open “sometime this year” but would not give a specific opening timetable. The worker also noted that a Nike Unite location recently opened in Fairfax, Va.
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