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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) A House of Delegates committee has endorsed repealing Virginia's ban on buying more than one handgun a month. The Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee voted 15-to-six today to advance Delegate Scott Lingamfelter's bill.

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Stamps honoring four U.S. Navy immortals have been dedicated at Naval Station Norfolk. The 44-cent stamps dedicated today include one depicting Arleigh A. Burke. He is the namesake of a guided missile destroyer homeported in Norfolk, and its crew and commanding officer attended the dedication.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) More than $20 million in federal stimulus funding has been awarded to two health care technology projects in Virginia. U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Jim Webb say the Virginia Department of Health received about $11.6 million to further a transition to a standard health information technology network.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Two public water projects in southwest Virginia will share more than $4.7 million in federal funding. Gov. Bob McDonnell announced the grants from the Abandoned Mine Land program today. The grants will help pay for water projects in the Dunbar community in Wise County and the Hurley area in Buchanan County.

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