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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Republican Bob McDonnell and Democrat Creigh Deeds are blitzing the state today in the final campaign push for Virginia governor. The two rivals planned several quick stops in cities around Virginia in the last hours leading up to Tuesday's balloting.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Election officials are urging voters Tuesday to take some precautions at the polls Tuesday against swine flu. Some localities will provide hand sanitizer and even cotton swabs so voters don't have to make contact with touch screens as they vote.

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) The parents of a missing Virginia Tech student has set up a fund for contributions to aid in the search for the 20-year-old woman. Authorities still have not located Morgan Dana Harrington, who disappeared Oct. 17 after a Metallica concert in Charlottesville.

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