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McAuliffe Makes Two More Appointments To Cabinet, Including McDonnell Holdover

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In Virginia, Democratic Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe is reappointing the state secretary of agriculture and forestry. He is also appointing a new a new natural resources chief.

McAuliffe says Todd Haymore is staying on as agriculture secretary. He's the third holdover from Republican Governor Bob McDonnell's Cabinet. Haymore previously served as commissioner of the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services during Democrat Tim Kaine's administration.

McAuliffe is also naming former Hampton Mayor Molly Joseph Ward secretary of natural resources. She stepped down as mayor last September to take a job at the White House.

The governor-elect has three more Cabinet positions to fill before his inauguration January 11.

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