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

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Commonwealth Transportation Board plans to release the latest update of Virginia's six-year transportation plan today in Richmond. The plan allocates funding for essential highway, bridge, rail and other transportation projects for the next six fiscal years, starting July 1.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The victims of the April 16, 2007, massacre at Virginia Tech will be remembered today at ceremonies in Richmond and Blacksburg. One remembrance is scheduled in Richmond's Capitol Square. Later this morning, Gov. Terry McAuliffe will attend the Virginia Tech Day of Remembrance on the Blacksburg campus.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Community College System has relaxed its policy governing student speech and demonstrations on campus. The changes were made after a Thomas Nelson Community College student filed a lawsuit claiming his free-speech rights were violated when he was barred from preaching on campus.

BALTIMORE (AP) - Federal officials say a Virginia defense contractor has agreed to pay $1.1 million to resolve allegations that the company falsified its employees' qualifications to overbill the government. The settlement between Computer Sciences Corp. of Falls Church and the federal government was announced yesterday by Maryland's U.S. Attorney's Office.

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