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ROANOKE, Va. (AP) Police say the body of a child found in the Smith Gap Landfill is that of a missing Roanoke boy. Police said yesterday that the medical examiner's office confirmed the body found on Jan. 27 is that of 2-year-old Aevion Malik Lewis.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) An English baron and former television director has been convicted of petit larceny in connection with the theft of items from an antique store. Court records show Raymond DeVere-Austin of Albermarle County received a suspended six-month sentence yesterday and must pay a $1,000 fine.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Gov. McDonnell has declared a state of emergency for Virginia in advance of a winter storm expected early tomorrow through Saturday. The declaration authorizes state agencies to assist local governments responding to a storm that could bring high winds and up to 20 inches of snow.

ORANGE, Va. (AP) A judge will decide whether the fight over a planned Walmart Supercenter near an endangered Civil War battlefield in Virginia will continue in a courtroom. A Circuit Court judge heard more than three hours of arguments yesterday on a request to dismiss a challenge of Orange County's decision approving the Walmart store.

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