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by Deirdre Blake posted Jul 11 2014 10:11AM
This should make all of you sports fans that like Harry Potter smile. A popular pastime with wizards is headed to the suburbs of central Virginia.
Henrico County has landed the US Quidditch Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship, scheduled for November. The Henrico version of the game borrows from rugby and dodgeball and used other elements of quidditch for the actual game. Oh, and instead of flying brooms, players clutch one between their legs as they run.
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by Deirdre Blake posted Jul 11 2014 10:07AM
A Oregon man who owns the Whoops Towing company should have been careful about whose car he hooks up. This week it was an undercover cop car and that got him busted.
They say this business without a certificate is the latest scam he's been involved in. He also had a failure to register as a sex offender, for posing as a firefighter and driving a stolen pickup rigged with concealed blue and red flashing police lights.
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by Deirdre Blake posted Jul 2 2014 10:02AM
If you have to drive over the Cheapeake Bay Bridge to get to the Eastern Shore, Ocean City or Rehobeth Beach this weekend, but you're scared, there's a little help.
The owner of the Kent Island Express says lots of folks from commuters to travelers are scared of the bridge, 180 feet above the water. They'll drive you across and get you the four miles safely, just call them an hour before you get to the bridge.
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by Deirdre Blake posted Jul 2 2014 9:57AM
It's a treadmill like you've never seen before... Putting you inside the video game universe. There's a company called Virtuix that's taking virtual reality to a whole new level.
They have a prototype for an omnidirectional treadmill,ut there's no belt. You wear special shoes and walk along a slick surface. As you walk and move it acts as a controller for any video game. It lets you walk, run and jump in 360 degrees and it puts your mind and body into the video game. The Omni can be pre-ordered online for $499.
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by Deirdre Blake posted Jun 30 2014 9:35AM
When we watch the models on the runway, we might think they're beautiful or glamorous and maybe rich, but it looks like the price to pay may be just dessert.
New York police say a runway model there was caught trying to steal Pop-Tarts and other sugary items from a local supermarket. Store staff saw the 23 year old stuffing the Pop-Tarts, cake mix and other stuff into her purse and pockets. She's been sentenced to one day of community service.
 
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