Local Leads: 10/18/10

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    The following stories have been hand-selected by the Assignment Desk at News4:

    GOD AND VODKA
    Insidenova.com: "The film “God and Vodka” is set in Brinswick, Md., but a store and a church in Old Town Manassas landed bit parts in the production. Prospero’s Used Books on Center Street served as a set to several scenes in the movie starring Emma Reaves as Evelyn and Daniel Stine as Ben."

    DELETE IT...
    Frederick News Post: "If you get the following e-mail, delete it: Subject: Your Tax Payment ID: 010377149 has been rejected. Urgent Report information.." 

    SOME QUESITON SEX OFFENDER HALLOWEEN MONITORING
    Richmond Times Dispatch:  "As trick-or-treaters pick out costumes and prepare for neighborhood Halloween outings, authorities are gearing up again to closely monitor sex offenders across Virginia. The effort, however, addresses a problem that does not exist, according to a study of 67,000 sex crimes against children over a nine-year period before and after the Halloween sex-offender monitoring programs became popular across the country."