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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - NASA officials say they are still in the beginning stages of studying the extent of contamination at the Wallops Flight Facility site from a family of dangerous industrial chemicals that also made its way into the drinking water for the nearby island town of Chincoteague. While a short-term solution has been reached for the town's water, NASA recently submitted a long-term site investigation plan for review by federal and state officials.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is opposing a Republican bid to delay drawing new legislative districts. The Democratic attorney general filed a motion Thursday. A three-judge panel ordered lawmakers to redraw the state map by Oct. 30.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says two fishermen clinging to debris off the North Carolina coast have been rescued. A news release said the wife of one of the men called for help after reporting that the generator on their boat wasn't working and the men were trying to find a safe place in deteriorating conditions. The men were found Wednesday and taken by helicopter to a hospital.

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died. Adrian Cronauer died Wednesday. He was 79. Mary Muse, the wife of his stepson Michael Muse, confirmed Thursday that Cronauer died after a long illness. He had lived in Troutville, Virginia. During his service as a U.S. Air Force sergeant in Vietnam in 1965 and 1966, Cronauer opened his Armed Forces Radio show with "Goooooood morning, Vietnam!"

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