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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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A Dying Japanese Village Brought Back To Life — By Scarecrows

A remote mountain village once was home to hundreds. Now it has just 30 residents. Tskukimi Ayano, 67, is one of the younger ones. She has repopulated the village by making scarecrow-like figures.
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America's Real Mountain Of Cheese Is On Our Plates

To help dairy farmers hurt by a glut, the USDA said this week it'll buy $20 million worth of cheese and give it to food banks. But we eat so much of the stuff, that's hardly a drop in the bucket.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Italy searches for survivors after a devastating earthquake. Turkey escalates its role in the fight against ISIS. And Colombia and the FARC rebels sign a peace treaty ending a half-century-long guerrilla war. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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WhatsApp Will Start Sharing Data, Including Phone Numbers, With Facebook

It will also test new ways for businesses to communicate with users on the app. The privacy policy changes mark the long-expected move by Facebook to begin making money from the free app.

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