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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) About 180 soldiers are due back at Fort Eustis after 12-month deployments to Afghanistan and Kuwait. The soldiers scheduled to return today are with the 149th Transportation Company of the 10th Transportation Battalion. About 20 members of the 86th Dive Detachment of the 6th Transportation Battalion are scheduled to return early tomorrow.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Young athletes who suffer concussions would be held out of sports games or practice under a bill that has passed the General Assembly and is on the way to the governor. The Senate unanimously passed Senator Ralph Northam's bill today, a day after it won unanimous approval from the House.

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) Bryant + Stratton College plans to open a third campus in Virginia. The new campus will be located in Hampton at the Peninsula Town Center. Bryant + Stratton says classes will begin in September.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Forty-five local police and sheriff's departments across Virginia will receive homeland security grants totaling $4.9 million. Gov. Bob McDonnell says the grants will be used to buy incident response vehicles, bomb squad gear and other equipment.

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