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RRICHMOND, Va. (AP) Another set of raunchy videos laced with bawdy jokes and profanity have emerged from the past of a Navy officer fired this week from command of an aircraft carrier after some of his other comedy segments became public. The Navy Times posted the videos on its website.

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) A Sterling Oil employee will spend up to six months in jail for defrauding the Virginia Department of Social Services. Donna Beeler-Hensley pleaded guilty today in Lynchburg Circuit Court to 62 government fraud counts.

HOPEWELL, Va. (AP) A prosecutor says he's withdrawing a first-degree murder charge against a 77-year-old Las Vegas man accused of killing his wife 46 years ago in Hopewell. The case against Donald J. Long was derailed by a recent judge's ruling.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Cybersecurity firm NetWitness Corporation is expanding its headquarters and operation in Fairfax County. Gov. Bob McDonnell says that the $1.1 million expansion will create at least 50 jobs.

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