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News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Jury selection is on the agenda today as the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife opens in Richmond. Bob and Maureen McDonnell are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from the CEO of a dietary supplements company in exchange for helping promote his products.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Richmond man has agreed to plead guilty in the slaying of a woman during an argument. Jamarr Hursey agreed to a deal Friday in which he would receive a 20-year prison term for pleading guilty to second-degree murder. He had been charged with first-degree murder.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina mayor fighting to reopen a hospital in his rural North Carolina town is finishing his protest march to the nation's capital today. Belhaven Mayor Adam O'Neal met last week in Richmond, Virginia, with Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

NEW YORK (AP) - Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. Dollar Tree is based in Chesapeake, Virginia.

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