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by Deirdre Blake posted Aug 27 2014 12:15PM
A recall to look out for in the computer world from Hewlett-Packard. It's recalling over 5 million notebook computer AC power cords because of possible overheating. It's gotten 29 reports of them melting or charring and two people getting minor burns. The Hewlett-Packard LS-15 AC power cords were distributed with HP and Compaq notebook and mini notebook computers. 
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by Deirdre Blake posted Aug 27 2014 12:11PM
How do you feel about the planned minor league baseball stadium in Fredericksburg? One resident brought a petition with names of more than 100 locals against it to lawmakers last night, but negotiations will still continue.
Fredericksburg's Mayor and City Manager will start today working with reps for the Hagerstown Suns to come up with the additional $18 million needed. The partners are now offering more of the profits from it to the city from the first 10 years it's open to help. 
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by Deirdre Blake posted Aug 27 2014 12:03PM

DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Military officials say the jet that crashed in western Virginia was an Air Force F-15C based in Massachusetts, and the pilot’s status is unknown.

Pentagon spokesman Air Force Lt. Col. Tom Crosson says the pilot of the single-seat aircraft was with the 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard.

Guard spokesman Maj. Matthew Mutti says the jet was on a standard training exercise Wednesday with no munition onboard. He didn’t say where it was headed or release the pilot’s name.

Augusta County dispatcher Becky Coynter says witnesses reported an explosion-like noise just before 9 a.m. She says military officials in Washington reporting losing communication with a jet.

Police say they located a crash site in Deerfield, about 135 miles northwest of Richmond, with smoke coming from a mountainside. No injuries are reported on the ground

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