Tag: Philippines

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Randy Forbes meets with Philippines Ambassador to the U.S.

Randy Forbes met Thursday with Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., Philippines Ambassador to the U.S., to discuss the contribution of Filipino veterans to U.S. security.


UVA Athletics

UVA tennis alum Somdev Devvarman leads India to second-round Davis Cup win

A pair of UVA men’s tennis alumni competed this last weekend (July 17-19) in the Davis Cup, Somdev Devvarman (2008) helped India to a 3-2 victory over New Zealand, while Treat Huey (2008) competed for the Philippines, in a 3-1 loss to Chinese Taipei.


Gun-flashing drunk driver arrested in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man on several misdemeanor charges after he drunkenly drove around Waynesboro neighborhood brandishing a rifle out his car window.


McDonnell encourages Virginians to donate to Philippines recovery effort

Gov. Bob McDonnell today urged Virginians to join in the effort to help the people of the Philippines as they recover from devastating Typhoon Haiyan. The storm has left thousands dead, and the Philippine government has reported that some 2 million residents are now in need of aid.


Response to Waynesboro Police Foundation effort to aid Karen Tait ‘overwhelming’

The Waynesboro-Augusta County community responded quickly to the campaign launched last week by the Waynesboro Police Foundation to raise money to send the remains of Karen Tait to her native Philippines.


Bringing closure to the story of Karen Tait

A hiker in West Virginia found the badly decomposing remains of Karen Tait on Sept. 26, 2002, though for years the identity of the deceased was officially Jane Doe.


AFP assists Waynesboro Police Foundation on fundraising project

Augusta Free Press is working with the Waynesboro Police Foundation on a project to raise money to help a family return the remains of their murdered daughter home.