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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Gov. Bob McDonnell says he's holding Virginia out of the President Barack Obama's Race to the Top program because it would lower Virginia's curriculum standards. McDonnell also said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" show that the new federal program puts additional mandates on states.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) Twenty years later, Vickey Rodgers has her stolen wallet back. Rodgers' wallet was stolen in November 1989 from a dance studio where she worked in Virginia Beach. The wallet was discovered about a month ago at a nearby church during renovations. Rodgers says a $20 bill was still hidden behind a photo

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