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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 police spokesman says the bodies were found yesterday at a home.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia continues to see steep honey bee colony losses.

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says a survey from October through April found that nearly 33 percent of managed honey bee colonies in the state died.

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

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