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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) President Barack Obama will appear in a new television advertisement for Creigh Deeds and plans to campaign with the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Norfolk. Deeds' campaign said Wednesday that the 30-second spot features Obama calling on Virginia voters to get "fired up" to elect Deeds on November 3rd.

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Two Virginia military bases are in the running to house the consolidation of several Marine Corps anti-terrorism units. Marine Corps officials say the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station and the Naval Security Group in Chesapeake are among three finalists selected from a pool of 35 bases.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) A company that makes submachine guns is moving its headquarters from Washington, D.C., to Virginia Beach. City officials say Transformational Defense Industries will hire 35 employees when it relocates its headquarters to Oceana West Corporate Park.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) A slavery museum and an African-American genealogical center are among the features of a proposed heritage site for Richmond. The Richmond Slave Trail Commission released a master plan yesterday for the $100 million to $150 million proposal in the city's Shockoe Bottom section.

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