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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) A Virginia man has been arrested on charges of stealing more than 100 flat screen TVs from Fort Belvoir. Thirty-six-year-old Stephen Don Carter has been charged in federal court in Alexandria with theft of government property. Carter could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The Virginia Department of Health says about one-third of the homicides in the state between 1999 and 2007 were domestic-related. In a report released Monday, the agency says men were more likely to die in what it called the "crossfire" of intimate partner violence. Women were more likely to be killed by an intimate partner.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Dominion is donating $1 million to a program that helps families pay heating bills. The donation to EnergyShare follows a $1 million contribution that Dominion made in October. EnergyShare helps people who have lost their jobs or have other financial problems heat their homes after other forms of assistance have been exhausted.

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (AP) Investigators say the fatal shooting of a Midlothian man during a standoff with police was justified. Brett Rivers was shot by a Chesterfield County Police SWAT officer on Aug. 31.

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Texas Textbooks And Teaching The Civil War And America's History Of Racial Segregation

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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

The president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, chats about the future of higher education — and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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