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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) The Navy has permanently removed a senior Navy officer from command of an aircraft carrier over raunchy comedy videos he made and showed to the crew. The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces says Captain Owen Honors showed "extremely poor judgment" in the videos that included anti-gay slurs and sexual innuendo.

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) Centra Health President and CEO George Dawson is retiring after leading the health care system for 25 years. Centra says that Dawson is expected to retire by the end of the year.

POQUOSON, Va. (AP) Two Virginia duck hunters have drowned in separate accidents. Twenty-four-year-old Isaac Bowles of Yorktown drowned yesterday morning after he and another hunter fell from a boat into Lyons Creek near Poquoson.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) U.S. Senator Jim Webb has named Allison Jaslow as his press secretary. Jaslow is an Army veteran who formerly served as Wisconsin Representative Steve Kagen's press secretary. She also has served as communications director for the Democratic Party of Virginia and as special assistant to the communications director at the White House.

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