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

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PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Marshals Service has joined the search for a person of interest in a Petersburg fire that killed four people. The Marshals Service is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of 47-year-old Alexander Roosevelt Hill Jr.

The fire occurred April 19. Police say the victims were three women and a young boy.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Postal workers are planning a protest at a Staples store in Richmond.

It is part of an American Postal Workers Union protest spanning 27 states today.

The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service has been working to form partnerships with private companies as it tries to cut costs and boost revenues.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - An autopsy report says Martinsburg police officers shot a Virginia man 23 times during an altercation in 2013. The report says 50-year-old Wayne Arnold Jones of Stephens, Va., died from multiple gunshot wounds. The man's brothers are suing the city over the shooting on behalf of his estate.

RADFORD, Va. (AP) - A new report says drinking water around the Radford Army Ammunition Plant is not contaminated. The federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry conducted a yearlong study in response to environmental groups' concerns that hazardous waste dumped decades ago might have gotten into nearby homes' wells.

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