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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Gov. Kaine will return to teaching at the University of Richmond after his four-year term ends in January. He says he's accepted appointment to the University of Richmond's School of Law and the Jepson School of Leadership Studies.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The Virginia Supreme Court has upheld permits for construction of the Virginia portion of a multistate power line. Dominion Virginia Power and a subsidiary of Pennsylvania-based Allegheny Energy plan to build the 500-kilovolt transmission line between Washington County, Pennsylvania, and Loudoun County.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Attorney General-elect Ken Cuccinelli has named two former attorneys general and a former state Republican Party chairman to his transition team. Republican Richard Cullen served as attorney general in 1997 after Jim Gilmore stepped down to run for governor.

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) Prince William County police have arrested and charged a 15-year-old boy for attacking five women. Police say they arrested the Manassas boy on Tuesday and charged him with three counts of abduction, five counts of malicious wounding, one count of sexual battery and one count of attempted rape. They did not identify the teen.

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