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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Virginia's Senate Democrats have passed a measure so Virginians won't have to purchase health care insurance even if it's mandated in the federal health care overhaul. Their initiative is based on model legislation by a watchdog group that seeks to limit government.

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) Travelers at Dulles International have gone back to using the older "mobile lounges" to shuttle to their gates after a major water pipe break at the airport. Water flooded a platform area on the all-new AeroTrain shuttle that was unveiled last month.

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Two Harrisonburg men have been arrested and charged with setting off an explosive device near James Madison University. Authorities say the weekend blast near some Harrisonburg railroad tracks caused minor damage but wasn't related to terrorism.

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