Local Leads: 11/03/09

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By Charlie Bragale
|  Tuesday, Nov 3, 2009  |  Updated 2:45 PM EDT
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Local Leads: Controlling Swine Flu and a Fish Story

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

TEENS FOUND DEAD
Roberto Aguilar tells the News & Messenger he last saw his stepson, Quirinius Williams, at dinner Sunday night. He said he wasn’t aware his stepson knew the girl involved in Monday night’s apparent murder-suicide. Police have identified two Forest Park High School students killed Monday night in an apparent murder-suicide. Police said Desiree M. Patrick, 17, of Triangle, and Quirinius S. Williams, 18, of 5319 Daybreak Lane in Woodbridge, were both found dead inside Patrick’s home at 3902 Oakdale Circle in Triangle about 5 p.m. (InsideNoVA.com)

H1N1 AT POLLS ?
Election officials have sent out more than 2,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to Virginia localities in hopes of controlling the spread of the H1N1 flu virus at the polls Tuesday. (Examiner)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SUES LIBRARIAN
Montgomery County is suing a county librarian who won about $5,500 in workers' compensation for hurting herself while trying to retrieve a shampoo bottle from her car during her lunch break, court records show. Ginger Wilson, 64, said a gust of wind blew her car door into her while she was getting into her car at the Twinbrook library, causing her to fall and hurt her left arm, knee and foot. Wilson was trying to get a shampoo bottle because she had scheduled a hair appointment for her lunch break, court records show.  Wilson had surgery on her left wrist because of the injury and filed a workers' compensation claim. The Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission found that her injuries arose "out of and in the course of employment" and awarded her six weeks' worth of workers' compensation. (Examiner)

HE CAUGHT THE BIG ONE...
A 62-pound golden tilefish that might be a Maryland record nearly jerked an angler out of his boat when the fish bit. Steve Doctor said he was fishing about 60 miles off the coast of his hometown, Ocean City, near the Baltimore Canyon. After a day of fishing, boat captain Chris Mizurak suggested fishing at 80 to 100 feet to see what they could catch. (Baltimore Sun)

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