There’s a new Miss Virginia. 21-year-old Courtney Garrett from Pamplin in Appomattox County will represent the Commonwealth at the Miss America Pageant in September. Garrett is a graduate student in business administration at Liberty University. She was chosen Saturday night at the annual Miss Virginia pageant in Roanoke.
President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.
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