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McAuliffe Says Virginia's Economy in "Perilous Situation"

Gov. Terry McAuliffe says Virginia's economy is in a dangerous situation alluding to threats of federal defense cuts.

McAuliffe is considering removing tax relief programs in hopes of balancing the state budget.

He and state lawmakers met with heads of several large companies Monday to discuss the economic position of Virginia.

Next month McAuliffe plans to introduce a spending plan to bridge the $322 million budget gap saying he is open to implementing a program that partially offsets Virginia's car tax.

Defense Secretary Steps Down

(Metro) Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down.  Virginia Representative Randy Forbes says there is a reason why Hagel is leaving.

Hagel's resignation comes at a critical time as the U.S. ratchets-up involvement in the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.  At the same time, U.S. troops are also being deployed to help out in the fight against Ebola in West Africa. 

No word yet on who the President intends to nominate to replace the former Republican senator from Nebraska and decorated Vietnam War veteran.

Black Friday Discounts Offered at Virginia ABC Stores

Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control stores will again offer discounts on Black Friday this year.

Board of Visitors Meets to Discuss Sexual Assault Allegations

University of Virginia's Board of Visitors holds a special meeting to discuss allegations of sexual assault revealed in a recent Rolling Stone magazine.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS

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'Hoos Beat Seahawks, Advance in NCAA Tournament

The Virgnia men's soccer team is back in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

'Hoos Keep Bowl Hopes Alive with Win

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Canaan Severin made a spectacular touchdown catch and Virginia dominated after halftime and kept its bowl hopes alive for one more week, beating Miami 30-13 in its home finale on Saturday night.

'Hoos Pull Away from GW in Second Half

Justin Anderson scored 18 points, Malcolm Brogdon had 15, and No. 9 Virginia put the defensive clamps on George Washington in the second half Friday night on the way to a 59-42 victory.

'Hoos Shut Out Rutgers, Advance to Round of 16

Virginia beat Rutgers 3-0 in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament Friday.

NATIONAL NEWS

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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Top US Jesuit sets record straight on Vatican sex crimes prosecutor over notorious pedophile

The head of the Jesuit religious order in the United States is defending the Vatican's new sex crimes prosecutor, saying he had practically no role in the Jesuits' handling of a notorious pedophile now serving a 25-year prison sentence.

Pope Francis calls Spanish sex abuse victim in case where 3 priests, layman arrested

Pope Francis says he personally called a Spaniard who said he was sexually abused by a priest and urged him to report it to the diocese.

Syrian strikes kill 36 in ISIS-held city, activists say

Syrian activist groups say Syrian warplanes have conducted a series of airstrikes on the northeastern city of Raqqa held by the extremist Islamic State group, killing at least 60 people.

Israel's 'Jewish state' bill could test delicate balance with country's democratic ideals

In the face of a rising wave of religiously motivated violence, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pushing forward a plan to formalize by law Israel's status as "the Jewish state." Netanyahu says it's a needed response to those who question Israel's right to exist.

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