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

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - One of the daughters of former Gov. Bob McDonnell has testified at her parents' federal corruption trial that their marriage had been troubled for years. Jeanine McDonnell also says her mother had developed "a mild obsession" with a businessman whose gifts to the family are at the heart of the trial.

WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) - The Massachusetts Air National Guard says the search is continuing for the pilot of one of its fighter jets that crashed in Virginia. Officials say they don't know if the pilot may have ejected from the F-15C fighter plane when it crashed in a mountain area of Virginia while on a flight to New Orleans for routine maintenance.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Army says a soldier who fatally shot herself after barricading herself in a building on a Virginia military base this week was a 33-year-old human resources specialist from Yonkers, New York. Fort Lee officials on Wednesday identified the dead soldier as Paula M. Walker, who had 14 years of Army service.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia education officials say student performance improved on the state's more rigorous mathematics tests and pass rates were relatively flat on revised English, history and science tests. The state Department of Education released Standards of Learning results for the 2013-2014 school year Wednesday.

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