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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) The state medical examiner's office says a University of Virginia women's lacrosse player was killed by blunt force injury to her head. Yeardley Love's death also has been officially ruled a homicide.

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Pentagon officials are reviewing planned changes to security checkpoints at Metrobus and Metrorail stations near the Pentagon. The review comes after local transportation officials warned that the changes could be hazardous for commuters.

ABINGDON, Va. (AP) The No. 2 gas producer of natural gas in Virginia is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit that claims the company stole natural gas belonging to landowners. EQT Corp. filed the motion in U.S. District Court in Abingdon. It is aimed at a lawsuit filed in June that seeks to represent southwest Virginia landowners whose mineral rights were leased by a state board; they have never been paid.

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