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News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants. The General Assembly yesterday approved legislation addressing the problem unmasked six months ago during a coal ash spill,

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Former Gov. Bob McDonnell is telling jurors that the former CEO of a dietary supplements maker did not get any special treatment from his administration. McDonnell testified that Star Scientific Inc. founder Jonnie Williams got little more than routine access.

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is delaying the start of same-sex marriage in Virginia. The court yesterday granted a request from a county clerk in northern Virginia to block same-sex marriages across the state while the issue is being appealed to the Supreme Court. The court provided no explanation for its order.

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden is both understanding and a little perplexed by Robert Griffin III's inability to execute a graceful slide. Gruden said yesterday that Griffin "needs to be a bit more fluid" when it comes to sliding, even though that can be tough to do in open field when players are flying around.

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