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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Gov. Kaine says Senate Democrats are right to demand that Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell's choice for commerce secretary step down from three corporate boards. He says Democrats have raised a legitimate issue, whether a conflict of interest has been created with Robert Sledd's involvment with the companies.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) A Richmond grocery store found some excitement when Gov. Kaine popped in for some skim milk. The soon-to-be former governor went to the store yesterday and says he thought he was "incognito" until an employee announced on the loud speaker to customers that he was there.

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) David Rockefeller is donating $1 million to help Colonial Williamsburg create an endowment for African-American history research, education and interpretation. It's part of a campaign to raise $3 million.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The Virginia Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by a man who ordered the murder of his ex-girlfriend because he was angry about child support payments. Ivan Teleguz was sentenced to death for the 2001 slaying of Stephanie Sipe in Harrisonburg.

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