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Cleanup Continues After Diesel Spill into Va. River

Updated: 07/14/2010 - Cleanup work is continuing to remove diesel fuel that spilled from a Virginia convenience store into a creek and got into the Bluestone River over the July 4 weekend.

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Orange Co. Walmart Debate Headed Back to Court

Posted: 07/14/2010 - Attorneys are due back in court next month in the battle over a Walmart Supercenter proposed near an endangered Civil War battlefield in northern Virginia. A trial date was expected to be scheduled at a hearing Tuesday in Orange Circuit Court, but that decision was delayed.

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Virginia Loses Crown as Best State for Business

Posted: 07/14/2010 - Virginia has lost its status as the No. 1 state to do business. In its annual rankings released Tuesday, CNBC ranked Virginia the second-best state in the country for business, behind Texas.

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Suspect Arrested in Va. Housekeeping Slaying

Updated: 07/14/2010 - U.S. marshals have captured a man suspected of killing his cousin during a heated fight over housekeeping at the Virginia home they shared.

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Large Gas Manufacturer to Open Va. Plant

Posted: 07/14/2010 - One of the largest industrial gases companies in the world is investing more than $15 million to open a manufacturing plant in Virginia.

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Pot Growing Operation Found at Va. Day Care

Updated: 07/13/2010 - Suffolk police say officers responding to a domestic dispute at the home Saturday encountered a man who was carrying two canisters of marijuana. The home also operates as a day care.

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McDonnell Reverses State Bottled-water Ban

Posted: 07/13/2010 - Gov. Bob McDonnell has reversed his predecessor's ban on state agencies' and institutions' purchase of individual-sized plastic water bottles.

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Va. Kingsmill Resort to be Sold

Posted: 07/13/2010 - Virginia's Kingsmill Resort is getting a new owner. Busch Properties announced on Monday that it has reached a deal to sell the Williamsburg resort to Denver-based Xanterra Parks & Resorts.

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Dominion Takes Reactor Off Line Due to Water Leak

Posted: 07/12/2010 - One reactor at Dominion Virginia Power's Surry power plant is off line because of a water pipe leak. Dominion shut down the Surry 2 unit Sunday night. The utility wouldn't say Monday when the reactor will be returned to service.

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Va. Cities Use iPad to Go Paperless

Posted: 07/12/2010 - Williamsburg city officials have decided that the town known for its 18th century roots needs to embrace 21st century technology. Its city council voted last week to purchase the Apple iPad for business matters and council agendas.

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Weekend Attendance Record Set at Virginia State Parks

Posted: 07/12/2010 - The July 4 weekend was another record-breaker for Virginia's state parks. The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation says state parks drew a total 266,739 visitors.

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Public's Help Sought in 1997 Va. Cold Case

Posted: 07/12/2010 - Henry County sheriff's investigators are asking the public for help in solving a 1997 murder. Investigators want to give the family of 67-year-old Governor Taylor Craig closure and bring Craig's killer to justice.

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Report: 3,000 Va. Nonprofits Fail to File with IRS

Posted: 07/12/2010 - A national organization that monitors charitable organizations says more then 3,000 nonprofit groups in Virginia risk losing their tax-exempt status because they haven't filed a tax notification in three years.

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Va. Records Show Lower Demand for Gun Permits

Posted: 07/12/2010 - State police records show fewer Virginians are seeking concealed handgun permits this year than in 2009. The records show a nearly 40 percent drop through the first half of 2010.

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Va. Higher-education Reform Commission to Meet

Posted: 07/12/2010 - A new higher-education reform commission appointed by Gov. Bob McDonnell will hold its first meeting. The Commission on Higher Education Reform, Innovation and Investment is scheduled to meet Monday morning at the Chesterfield County campus of John Tyler Community College.

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Boa Constrictor on the Loose in Danville

Posted: 07/12/2010 - The Danville Humane Society's director says residents should keep pets indoors until a boa constrictor that escaped is retrieved.

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Va. Church Group Seeks to Re-Coup $40 Million in Property

Posted: 07/11/2010 - A group of breakaway Episcopal Church congregations is asking the Virginia Supreme Court to reconsider a recent ruling stripping them of property worth an estimated $30 million to $40 million.

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