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

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CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say a New Jersey couple was killed after a tornado toppled a tree on their tent at a popular campground. State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says Lord Balatbat and Lolabeth Ortega, of Jersey City, New Jersey, were killed yesterday morning as a fierce storm ripped through the campground.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in the death of a New Jersey college student from Virginia. The Essex County prosecutor's office says Marcus J. Bascus was sentenced yesterday after pleading guilty to conspiracy charges in the death of Jessica Moore. The 19-year-old Disputanta resident was a student at Seton Hall University.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Officials say nearly $9 million in health care refunds from insurance companies are headed to 104,000 consumers in Virginia. The payments are being made under a provision of the Affordable Care Act that requires insurers to make the refunds if they spend an excessive amount on red tape and bonuses for executives.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Authorities say a tanker truck overturned and spilled gasoline on I-95 in Chesterfield County. Authorities say cleanup crews were dispatched to the scene after the truck overturned yesterday.

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