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JARRATT, Va. (AP) Sniper John Allen Muhammad refused to utter any last words as he was executed in Virginia. The 48-year-old died last night and took to the grave answers about why and how he plotted the killings of 10 people that terrorized the Washington, D.C., area for three weeks in October 2002.

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) A former student who shot and wounded two people at Hampton University will spend 14 years in prison. A Hampton Court judge sentenced 19-year-old Greg Odane Maye yesterday to 14 years in prison and suspended another 53 years.

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) A funeral is scheduled in Maryland for a Virginia Military Institute student who collapsed after completing a 10-mile march. VMI says a Mass of Christian Burial for John Alexander Evans of Highland, Md., will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Louis Catholic Church in Clarksville, Md.

BRISTOL, Va. (AP) Coal operator Alpha Natural Resources plans to build a new headquarters in Bristol. Gov. Kaine says 69 jobs will be created and 131 jobs will be retained.

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