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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Fire officials are reporting multiple fatalities in a blaze that gutted a home near the Richmond International Raceway. Authorities say there was more than one fatality in this morning's blaze but they couldn't release the number of people dead.

APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) A newly released search warrant shows a deputy who responded to a rural Virginia homestead where eight people were slain found two bodies on the porch and another next to a car in a driveway. The warrant said a fourth victim was found still alive on a nearby road with a gunshot wound to the torso. He later died at a hospital.

WYTHEVILLE, Va. (AP) A Wythe County man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other charges related to a 2008 rampage that left a neighbor dead and two others injured. Douglas Albert Jaccard is scheduled to be sentenced in March. The 59-year-old entered his plea today in Wythe County Circuit Court.

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) A worker at International Paper's Lynchburg plant has died from injuries suffered in an accident. Lynchburg police say 39-year-old Jerry Wayne Evans of Forest was operating heavy equipment when the accident occurred early today. He later died at a local hospital.

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