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Last Day to Register to Vote in 2009 VA Elections

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It's the last day to register to vote in Virginia's November 3rd general election. The deadline to register or update a voter registration is tonight at five. Residents registering to vote in the Commonwealth can only submit their application by mail or in person. Applications must be postmarked by today or hand delivered to the nearest registrar's office.Voters in Virginia will decide races for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney, all 100 House of Delegates seats and some local offices. Residents can see sample ballots and check their voter status and polling places online at the State Board of Elections' Web site.

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O'Keeffe Museum Acquires Rarely-Seen Work By The Famed Artist

An atmospheric image of barns in Lake George, N.Y., is joining the collection at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, N.M. The painting reveals a lesser-known genre of the artist's work.
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We Don't Know How Many Workers Are Injured At Slaughterhouses. Here's Why

Injuries in the meat industry are likely to be under-reported, a new GAO report finds. Workers may be sent back to the line without seeing a doctor, or may not report out of fear of losing their jobs.
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Power Plant Fight In Prince George's County

A predominantly African American community in rural Prince George's County recently filed a federal civil rights complaint in response to plans to build a third power plant in one town, and fifth in the region.

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Reports Peg Tech Billionaire As Funder Of Hulk Hogan's Case Against Gawker

The New York Times says entrepreneur Peter Thiel confirms he has been bankrolling the ex-wrestler's lawsuit. Gawker is appealing a jury award to Hogan of $140 million over publication of a sex tape.

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