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STUDENT WHO WAS RAPED SUES
Fredericksburg.com: "A $10 million lawsuit filed yesterday against the University of Mary Washington says poor security resulted in a student's rape at the school's parking garage. The student, who was attacked early on Oct. 3, 2008, is suing the university for negligence. The attacker entered the parking deck without being stopped, videotaped or photographed, the lawsuit states. He was able to flee as a result of the "open, unattended and improperly secured entrance to the UMW parking deck."
LOUDER IN MONTGOMERY?
Gazette: "An attempt to protect community concerts in Montgomery County has some residents concerned their complaints about excess noise will no longer be heard."Those concerts can get pretty loud already," said Francis Mullins, a Bethesda resident who lives on Leland Street. "I really don't think it should get any louder."
PIZZERIA EMPLOYEE THWARTS ROBBERY
The Capital: "A quick-thinking employee at a Brooklyn Park pizzeria disarmed a would-be robber with just a spatula last night, county police said. A man and woman walked into Pizza Boli's, at 5317 Ritchie Highway, around 11:20 p.m. and announced a robbery. Police said the man pointed a handgun at one of the employees and demanded cash. As he shouted his demands, a second employee walked up with a spatula and took a swing."
MIDDLEBURG PAPER EDITOR ARRESTED
Loudoun Times: "The editor-in-chief/owner of the Middleburg Eccentric was arrested Nov. 30 and charged with 15 counts of felony embezzlement. Middleburg Police Chief Steve Webber announced the arrest of Deanne D. “Dee Dee” Hubbard, 66, of Middleburg, at about 1:15 p.m. Nov. 30, saying that it was a result of a joint investigation between Middleburg Police and the Virginia State Police. Earlier in the day, officers went to the Middleburg Eccentric office in town and took Hubbard into custody."