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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) The power is back on at Reagan National Airport after an hourlong outage that briefly shut down security screening and grounded planes. An airport spokeswoman says the control tower and security staff both had backup power during the outage, blamed on a substation.

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Redskins have moved quickly in their pursuit of Mike Shanahan. The former Denver Broncos coach flew to Washington on owner Dan Snyder's plane just hours after the team fired Jim Zorn after Washington finished the season 4-12.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Virginia's next commerce secretary says encouraging small business and entrepreneurial activities are key to expanding the state economy. Bob Sledd takes office Jan. 16 as commerce secretary, pledging to make Virginia an extremely business-friendly state.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Dominion Resources says it's going to keep Dominion Hope, its West Virginia natural gas company. The decision by the Richmond, Va., energy company ends a four-year effort to sell the West Virginia operation.

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