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VIRGINIA BEACH (AP) Authorities are investigating a crash that left an elderly woman dead after her car went into a Virginia Beach restaurant. Police say Elizabeth Briggs' Honda Civic accelerated suddenly and then went into a Rally's restaurant yesterday.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Virginia State Police say a Richmond man is being treated for life-threatening injuries after the small plane he was flying crashed after takeoff at Richmond International Airport. Authorities say 24-year-old Anthony L. Carr is being treated at Virginia Commonwealth University's medical center burn unit.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) One hundred and fifty new jobs will be created with a manufacturing expansion in Charlotte County. Governor McDonnell says Genesis Products will expand the operation at the former Appomattox River Manufacturing Company.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 1, 2015

You can check out work by local women artists or see a comedy about how one woman’s midlife crisis affects those around her.

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Food Packaging & Pricing

Have you ever popped open a bag of potato chips only to be disappointed by the number of crisps in your bag? It's not just you. To avoid raising prices, companies often increase their "nonfunctional slack fill" or the difference between the volume of product and its container. We talk about how food packaging affects your recipe and wallet.

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Environmental Outlook: The Growing Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement

A look at the growing fossil fuel divestment movement.

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USA's 'Mr. Robot,' HBO's 'Ballers' Among Picks For Best Summer TV Series

A flood of some 120 series, both new and returning, are coming to TV sets this summer. So, how to choose which ones to binge-watch by the pool? Our TV critic picks his four favorite new shows.

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