(Washington, DC) – Pinch-hitter Hector Sanchez smacked a go-ahead three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning to lift the Giants past the Nationals 4-3 and avoid a three-game sweep in DC. Brandon Belt hit a solo shot in the sixth inning for San Francisco, which snapped a three-game skid. Javier Lopez picked up the win, while Sergio Romo posted his 29th save. Ian Desmond had a two-run double and Adam LaRoche singled in the other run during a three-run third for the Nats, who saw their five-game winning streak come to an end. Rafael Soriano fell to 2-and-3 with his fifth blown save.
The University of Virginia has returned to good standing with an accreditation agency.
Governor McDonnell says he wants to do more to help people with mental health issues.
Funeral faux pas? The president and leaders of two European countries pose for a self-portrait.
Delegate David Toscano wants General Assembly legislation that would oversee actions by ABC agents.
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