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Garrett questions money for yurts in state budget

In a floor debate last month, Sen. Tom Garrett, the only senator to cast a no vote on the state budget, stood up and asked a question: “What the heck are we doing buying yurts?”

Governor signs breastfeeding everywhere bill; law goes into effect July 1

RICHMOND — Women will be able to breastfeed in Virginia anywhere they are lawfully allowed to be thanks to bipartisan legislation signed Monday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

2 charged with murder, kidnapping in alleged baby-theft plot

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged a woman and man with kidnapping and murder in a scheme to steal babies.

2 missing after NYC blast; 6 others might be missing, too

NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters on Friday used high-powered water towers to extinguish pockets of fire at the site of an apparent gas explosion in Manhattan's trendy East Village as authorities reported that two people were missing and six others might be, too.

Israel to stop withholding Palestinian tax revenues

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Friday that it will transfer Palestinian tax revenues it has been withholding as punishment for the Palestinians' application to join the International Criminal Court.

Zayn Malik says he worries he's let fans down by leaving 1D

LONDON (AP) — Zayn Malik says he worries that he's let One Direction fans down by leaving the world-conquering boy band, but couldn't carry on in a role that made him unhappy.

Salute to the Greatest Generation

The News & Advance's Katrina Koerting had the privilege of interviewing 15 of Central Virginia's World War II veterans. Their stories represent a cross-section of the sacrifices made and the veterans' reflections now, 70 years later, on that experience.

1964 LynSox: A Season Apart

Battle of Lynchburg 150th

D-Day 70th Anniversary

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