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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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