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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Restaurants across Virginia are preparing to implement new anti-smoking regulations. Starting Tuesday, restaurants will be allowed to have a smoking area only if they segregate smokers into rooms with separate ventilation systems.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Nearly 800 farmers and others with agribusiness ties are convening the annual convention of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation. Organizers say they will discuss land use, conservation, animal welfare and other issues at their meeting in Richmond this week.

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) Virginia State University has a replacement for Eddie N. Moore Jr., who is retiring in June after 17 years as the university's president. Virginia State's board of visitors says Keith T. Miller will replace Moore at the helm.

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