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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Goldman Sachs + Company has settled allegations that it misled Virginia investors who bought auction-rate securities from it. The State Corporation Commission says Goldman Sachs agreed to pay more than $333,000 to Virginia.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The American Civil Liberties Union wants to know why a highway contractor destroyed tents and other items belonging to four homeless men near Winchester. The ACLU of Virginia says it has filed a request with the state Department of Transportation on its policies on destroying the property of homeless people who camp on the state's right of way.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) TRG Customer Solutions is expanding its customer service operations in Hampton, saving about 300 jobs and creating 120 new positions. Gov. McDonnell says the company is partnering with First Potomac Management to invest more than $900,000 for the expansion.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The House of Delegates has approved legislation to eliminate Virginia's unique requirement that sixth-grade girls receive a vaccination against a sexually transmitted virus that can cause cervical cancer. Today's vote was to repeal the requirement that girls receive the vaccine for the human papillomavirus (PAP'-uh-loh-ma-vire-us), or HPV.

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