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CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a body was found by the side of the road in Chesterfield County, Virginia. Police say they responded to the scene at Woodpecker Road around 2:30 a.m. Sunday after receiving reports of a dead body in the area. They found the body of an unidentified male when they arrived.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A long-awaited rapid transit bus line is beginning service in Richmond. The Pulse bus line is scheduled to begin Sunday. The 7.6-mile route will provide more frequent service between Willow Lawn and Rocketts Landing along Broad and East Main streets. The Pulse will be a main part of a redrawn bus network that takes effect Monday.

WASHINGTON (AP) - White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump. She becomes the latest administration official to experience a brusque welcome in a public setting. Stephanie Wilkinson, a co-owner of The Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, told Sanders she had to leave after several gay employees told Wilkinson they were unhappy she was there because of Trump's stance on transgender people in the military.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Attorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort want a judge to bar any mention of Manafort's connections to the president at his Virginia trial. Manafort's lawyers filed their motion Friday in federal court in Alexandria ahead of next month's scheduled trial. Manafort is charged in Virginia with hiding millions of dollars from the IRS he earned advising Ukrainian politicians. He faces a separate indictment in Washington.

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