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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) A Richmond day care worker has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and child neglect in connection with the death of toddler who was left alone in a van. Keishawn L. Whitfield is scheduled to be sentenced January 8th in Richmond Circuit Court. He was convicted of the charges today.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) A Crozet man will spend more than seven years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme that bilked more than $5 million from more than 30 investors. John Mark Donnelly was sentenced today in federal court.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Two hotels and a restaurant in Virginia have received AAA's top rating. The travel group gave its Five Diamond Award to The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, The Inn at Little Washington in Washington, Virginia and The Inn at Little Washington's restaurant.

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