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ORANGE, Va. (AP) A Wal-Mart spokesman says the company is dropping plans to build a store near a Civil War battlefield in northern Virginia because it's the right thing to do. William C. Wertz says Wal-Mart will seek another site in Orange County away from the site of the Battle of the Wilderness.

JARRATT, Va. (AP) A state investigation has found that messages on an inmate's Facebook page were posted by his family. Inmates aren't allowed to use the Internet or have access to cell phones. Officials say they've confirmed that Joseph L. Parrish Junior's family posted the messages.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Inmates soon could be keeping Virginia's rest stops clean. A subcommittee of the Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee gave preliminary approval today to a bill that would authorize inmate labor at Virginia's rest stops.

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