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On Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, 2014, Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the Arrive Alive Tour. The event is aimed to help educate and prevent teen texting and driving and teen drinking and driving.  According to the YOVASO (Youth of VA Speak Out About Traffic Safety) website, in 2012 in Virginia alone 83 teens were killed, 8,405 teens were injured and 1,376 teens
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JetBlue plane stranded on tarmac for 7 hours
Longtime fugitive US hijacker caught in Portugal
AP sources: Obama, Kaine talk about Va senate race
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Foul-tempered fowls block motorists and approach cars near Minneapolis as they try to establish dominance during mating season
Healthy newborn girl tips the scales at 14 pounds, 5 ounces, but she doesn't break the hospital's records
18-year-old senior says school officials consider 22-year-old man too old to go to high school's big dance
An overturned cattle truck stalled traffic on a busy Fort Worth, Texas, roadway Wed. It took authorities several hours to herd nearly 100 cows into a makeshift holding pen, before transferring them into another trailer. Nearly a dozen cows were killed in the accident; several more had to be euthanized. KTVT-TV's Arezow Doost reports.
Dash cam video from a Michigan State Trooper shows the moments leading up to a deadly crash on a Michigan highway. Police say that a man was driving his truck in the wrong direction on U.S. 131 when he collided head-on with a Mustang, killing both drivers.
Officials from the Maryland Transportation Authority are trying to figure out the best way to discourage ospreys from constructing nests in front of a series of traffic cameras located near the approach to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The nests have been removed multiple times, but so far that hasn't prevented the birds from rebuilding. WJZ-TV's Alex Demetrick reports.
The small town of Opal, Wyo., had to be evacuated following a large explosion at a nearby natural gas plant. The plant had to be shut down, but no injuries were reported. KUTV's Cristina Flores reports.
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Sheriff Roger L. Harris and the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office are incredibly excited about the new Volunteers in Police Service program that was recently implemented.

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