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Update: Virginia State Sen. Creigh Deeds Critically Wounded

Virginia state senator and former gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds is in critical condition after being stabbed in his home early Tuesday. The Richmond Times Dispatch reports that his son is dead from a gunshot wound. We get an update on the incident and the latest on his status.

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