VIRGINIA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VIRGINIA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Suspect in student’s abduction charged in 2005 D.C. area rape http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58542595-68/matthew-graham-virginia-area.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58542595-68/matthew-graham-virginia-area.html.csp">Suspect in student’s abduction charged in 2005 D.C. area rape</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-21T06:22:32.561-06:00">Updated Oct 21, 2014 06:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fairfax, Va. • The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005. The indictment against Jesse L. Matthew Jr. was handed up by a Circuit Court grand jury in Fairfax County and includes a charge of attempted capital murder. Matthew, 32, is being held in Charlottesville, Virginia, on a charge related to the Sept. 13 disappearance of Hannah Graham, an 18-year-old from northern Virginia. At...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58542595@www.sltrib.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:22:32 MDT After remains found, police interview residents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538832-68/graham-remains-police-virginia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538832-68/graham-remains-police-virginia.html.csp">After remains found, police interview residents</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BROCK VERGAKIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-19T19:45:27.477-06:00">Updated Oct 19, 2014 07:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlottesville, Va. • After finding remains that could be University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities interviewed nearby residents and picked through leaves on the side of a sparsely populated highway, searching for any clues or evidence. Forensic tests were needed to confirm whether the remains match the 18-year-old Graham. They were discovered by a deputy Saturday in a heavily wooded area of Albemarle County that is home to horse farms about 12 miles from campus. Graham disappe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585388322014-10-19T19:45:27.477-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-19T19:45:27.477-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58538832@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:45:27 MDT Police: Remains may be those of missing student http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58536225-68/police-matthew-graham-virginia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58536225-68/police-matthew-graham-virginia.html.csp">Police: Remains may be those of missing student</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE HELBER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-18T20:51:12.917-06:00">Updated Oct 18, 2014 08:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlottesville, Va. • Searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13, police said. Further forensic tests are needed to confirm whether the remains are those of Hannah Graham, but Graham’s parents were notified of the preliminary findings, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo told a news conference. The Albemarle County Police Department also said a volunteer search for Graham that had been planned f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585362252014-10-18T20:51:12.917-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-18T20:51:12.917-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58536225@www.sltrib.com Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:51:12 MDT 70 points have been benchmark for No. 4 Baylor-WVU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58532557-77/baylor-virginia-west-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58532557-77/baylor-virginia-west-points.html.csp">70 points have been benchmark for No. 4 Baylor-WVU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN RABY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T23:55:44.577-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 11:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Morgantown, W.Va. • Records do indeed get tossed into the scrap heap whenever Baylor and West Virginia get together. They just keep adding new ones. The winner has reached 70 points and 800 yards of offense each time in their only two meetings, and another big offensive show could be in store Saturday when No. 4 Baylor meets the Mountaineers. The teams are averaging a combined 1,175 yards of offense. West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett just hopes to have a chance to make a difference this t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585325572014-10-17T23:55:44.577-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-17T23:55:44.577-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58532557@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:55:44 MDT Duke, Virginia square off in key ACC matchup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58532552-77/duke-acc-blue-devils.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58532552-77/duke-acc-blue-devils.html.csp">Duke, Virginia square off in key ACC matchup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOEDY McCREARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T23:55:44.644-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 11:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Durham, N.C. • It’s a sign of how far Duke’s program has come that reaching bowl eligibility has become almost an afterthought. Beating Virginia again would mean so much more to the Blue Devils than just a sixth victory. The early inside track to the Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division title is at stake Saturday when the Blue Devils and Cavaliers renew a rivalry that has been one-sided lately. “The mentality ... we’ve tried to develop is just how precious each one of these games is, and I...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585325522014-10-17T23:55:44.644-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-17T23:55:44.644-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58532552@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:55:44 MDT Sundance veteran Virginia Pearce to lead Utah Film Commission http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58504551-223/film-utah-pearce-sundance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58504551-223/film-utah-pearce-sundance.html.csp">Sundance veteran Virginia Pearce to lead Utah Film Commission</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T20:54:23.989-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 08:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Having grown up in Holladay, Virginia Pearce and her sister Sarah got used to attending the nearby Sundance Film Festival back in the ’90s. “We’d go stand in line at Trolley [Square] — it was just something we did,” Virginia Pearce said Thursday. Since then, the Pearce sisters have become major players in Utah’s film community. Sarah Pearce has been co-managing director of the Sundance Institute since January 2013. And Virginia Pearce, a veteran of Utah’s nonprofit film community, soon will be ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58504551@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:54:23 MDT Stone Brewing leaning toward Virginia for facility http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58504981-79/brewery-facility-stone-craft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58504981-79/brewery-facility-stone-craft.html.csp">Stone Brewing leaning toward Virginia for facility</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T12:47:01.613-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 12:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Stone Brewing Co., one of the nation’s top 10 craft breweries, is tapping Virginia for its East Coast operations, according to an official briefed on the deal. Gov. Terry McAuliffe is expected to announce on Thursday afternoon that the Escondido, Calif.-based brewery plans to build a facility in Richmond, according to the official, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to talk to the press ahead of that announcement. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585049812014-10-09T12:47:01.613-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-09T12:47:01.613-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58504981@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:47:01 MDT W.Va. won’t fight challenge to gay-marriage ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58504945-68/ban-virginia-challenge-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58504945-68/ban-virginia-challenge-court.html.csp">W.Va. won’t fight challenge to gay-marriage ban</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN RABY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T12:35:01.922-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 12:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charleston, W.Va. • West Virginia’s attorney general says his office will no longer defend the state’s ban on same-sex marriages, potentially clearing the way for gay couples to wed. Patrick Morrisey issued a statement Thursday that his office would no longer fight a court challenge to the state’s ban. He says his office “will respect” the recent U.S. Supreme Court declining to review a lower-court ruling in July striking down Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriages. But Morrisey says he still does...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585049452014-10-09T12:35:01.922-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-09T12:35:01.922-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58504945@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:35:01 MDT Same-sex marriages begin in the South http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58496274-68/south-carolina-state-virginia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58496274-68/south-carolina-state-virginia.html.csp">Same-sex marriages begin in the South</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY O’DELL and MICHAEL BIESECKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T09:35:47.61-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Gay and lesbian couples are getting legally married in the South for the first time, crossing a threshold in a conservative region long opposed to the marriages. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Monday to turn away appeals from a handful of states including Virginia means marriage bans are unconstitutional throughout the 4th U.S. Circuit. And that means similar bans in West Virginia and North and South Carolina should fall as soon as judges in each state follow through on the ap...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584962742014-10-07T09:35:47.61-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-07T09:35:47.61-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58496274@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:35:47 MDT Nearly 4,000 may get damages in drywall suit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58494105-79/drywall-damages-chinese-taishan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58494105-79/drywall-damages-chinese-taishan.html.csp">Nearly 4,000 may get damages in drywall suit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JANET McCONNAUGHEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-06T17:03:01.559-06:00">Updated Oct 6, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Orleans • A federal judge has ruled that nearly 4,000 homeowners who say Chinese drywall ruined their homes are eligible to share any further damages he may award in lawsuits against Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd., a government-owned manufacturer that failed to show up in court. Notices of U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon’s order were sent Friday to the homeowners in Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Virginia, Texas and Alabama, attorney Leonard Davis of New Orleans said Monday. Arnold Levin of Phil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584941052014-10-06T17:03:01.559-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-06T17:03:01.559-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58494105@www.sltrib.com Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:03:01 MDT Washington Post Op-ed: The best state for improving traffic safety http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58458893-82/seat-west-traffic-belt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58458893-82/seat-west-traffic-belt.html.csp">Washington Post Op-ed: The best state for improving traffic safety</a></h4>