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

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Police in Norfolk are investigating why three children were home alone when two men broke into the residence, sent the children into a back room and stole items before fleeing.

A Norfolk police spokesman says it's unclear how long the children had been alone Tuesday. He says the children, ages 8, 5 and 2, remain in their parents' care while the investigation continues.

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Police in Norfolk are investigating the deaths of a woman and a young girl.

A spokeswoman says the bodies were found yesterday at a home in Norfolk.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Nearly $9 million in refunds from insurance companies are headed to 104,000 consumers in Virginia. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced the refunds yesterday, crediting the Affordable Care act.

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) - Meg Ryan sightings are increasing around central Virginia as the actress prepares to make her debut as a director. The latest star sighting was yesterday in Old Towne Petersburg, where Ryan was seen at a restaurant. She has been seen in Richmond as well as she prepares to film "Ithaca." Ryan will appear in the movie with her 22-year-old son, Jack Quaid.

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