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Top News & Analysis Virginia

  • Nov 4- Energy companies in New York and New Jersey brought more facilities online after commercial power was restored on Sunday but fuel shortages continued to trouble the region with some facilities still offline nearly a week after Hurricane Sandy hit the U.S.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- Regardless of the results of Tuesday's U.S. presidential election, the next four years will be a tough act to follow from Wall Street's standpoint. ``The market might like the fact of an Obama win since it would mean less uncertainty,'' said Ryan Detrick, senior technical strategist at Schaeffer's Investment Research, in Cincinnati.

  • Nov 3- The New York area's energy network remained under strain on Saturday, six days after Hurricane Sandy shut down pipelines, fuel terminals and refineries and left millions without power in the country's most densely populated region.

  • ROCHESTER, N.Y.-- Wegmans is recalling its organic spinach and spring mix salads for possible E. coli bacteria amid 16 cases of sickened people in western New York.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 2- Regardless of the results of Tuesday's U.S. presidential election, the next four years will be a tough act to follow from Wall Street's vantage point. ``The market might like the fact of an Obama win since it would mean less uncertainty,'' said Ryan Detrick, senior technical strategist at Schaeffer's Investment Research, in Cincinnati.

  • Nov 2- U.S. utilities restored power on Friday to about a million East Coast homes and businesses plunged into darkness by Hurricane Sandy, a slowdown from the past two days, as crews began to work on the hardest-hit areas that may take days to fix.

  • *Greece returns to the forefront of investors' minds. Nov 2- German Bund futures rose on Friday but failed to break out of a recent range as many investors shied away from taking large positions before next week's U.S. vote and with Greece again facing crisis.

  • PATASKALA, Ohio-- Down to a fierce finish, President Barack Obama accused Mitt Romney of scaring voters with lies on Friday, while the Republican challenger warned grimly of political paralysis and another recession if Obama reclaims the White House. Obama backers shouted as the president campaigned in Ohio.

  • DECATUR, Ala.-- An Alabama utility crew heading to New Jersey has returned home, claiming it had to affiliate with a union to help with the recovery effort after Superstorm Sandy. But union officials, a New Jersey utility company and the governor say they were are mistaken.

  • NORFOLK, Va.-- The Port of Virginia has started receiving cargo diverted from the Port of New York and New Jersey because of Superstorm Sandy. The U.S. Coast Guard opened the Port of New York and New Jersey on Thursday on a restricted basis to get gasoline and fuel to the areas hit hardest.

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio-- In the final throes of a spirited campaign, President Barack Obama and rival Mitt Romney are awaiting one more measure of the nation's economic pulse _ a monthly jobs report that will leave an imprint on the last four frenetic days of the presidential contest.

  • Nov 1- Major U.S. airlines moved to build up service in the New York area on Thursday, with the number of canceled flights easing as LaGuardia Airport re-opened for business in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

  • Nov 1- United Airlines is mulling upgrading some of its Airbus A350 orders to the largest member of the European aircraft family in a possible setback for Boeing Co's 777 mini-jumbo, industry sources said.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 1- New Yorkers awoke to the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday and the death toll continued to rise from the former hurricane Sandy, one the biggest and most devastating storms ever to hit the United States.

  • The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, killing at least 75 people in the United States. Governor lifts state of emergency and authorizes National Guard to continue cleanup support. Governor sends forest rangers to New York City to help with recovery there.

  • *AT&T, T-Mobile USA sign wireless roaming agreement. *Sprint, AT&T say making progress in network improvements. Sprint Nextel Inc, the No. 3 U.S. wireless provider, and AT&T, the No. 2 wireless service, said they were making progress in improving their wireless services.

  • *AT&T, T-Mobile USA sign wireless roaming agreement. *Sprint, AT&T say making progress in network improvements. Rivals AT&T Inc and T-Mobile USA said they agreed to open their networks to each other's customers in New York and New Jersey to help their coverage as a result of the storm.

  • *Case tested Google liability for sponsored links. Oct 31- Language-software maker Rosetta Stone Inc has agreed to drop its trademark infringement lawsuit against Google Inc over the search engine company's advertising practices.

  • Oct 31- JPMorgan Chase& Co, Citigroup Inc and Wells Fargo& Co said on Wednesday they have reopened more than half of the branches that were closed as Hurricane Sandy battered the U.S. East Coast early this week. JPMorgan said it had reopened 587 Chase branches, about 55 percent of the total in the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

  • MCLEAN, Va.-- Booz Allen, the management and technology consulting firm, said Wednesday that its fiscal second-quarter net income fell 39 percent as billable expenses fell. The company reported net income of $46.1 million, or 27 cents per share, in the quarter ending Sept. 30. Shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. rose 82 cents, or 6.5 percent, to $13.37.