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

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Department of Transportation is soliciting ideas from the private sector for a proposed new district office in Hampton Roads. The department and the city of Suffolk are seeking input from individuals, firms, teams or organizations that might have an interest in developing, designing, building and financing the proposed campus-style office.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Historical Society is naming its new Learning Center in honor of a Richmond couple. The Carole and Marcus Weinstein Learning Center will complement the society's permanent and temporary exhibitions. The new center is part of the society's $38 million Story of Virginia Campaign.

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Roanoke's prosecutor says charges won't be pursued against the drivers involved in two separate fatal pedestrian accidents. Commonwealth's Attorney Donald Caldwell says both accidents occurred at night during bad weather. He says each driver remained at the scene.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Barbara Comstock is enduring sharp elbows from tea party competitors in the Republican primary in the 10th Congressional District that will be decided April 26. Conservative candidates are also launching sharp attacks against establishment favorites in other primary contests set for June. Tea party candidates say voters continue to be unhappy with the establishment wing of the party.

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