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Dam On Appomattox River Will Go Away

Dam On Appomattox River Will Go Away

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Crews will start a project soon to remove a dam on the Appomattox River, and state officials it will benefit native fish. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says removal of the Harvell Dam in the Petersburg area will reopen 127 miles of upstream habitat for migratory fish. The list includes American and hickory shad, the American eel, and river herring.

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.