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

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A new poll shows that the majority of Virginians oppose a plan favored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to use federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to low-income residents. A poll from Christopher Newport University's Judy Ford Wason Center for Public Policy poll shows that Virginia voters oppose Medicaid expansion 53 percent to 41 percent.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - State and local governments are applying for a federal grant to pay for a new 7.5-mile rapid bus transit system in Richmond. It would run down Broad Street, between downtown and just over the border with Henrico County. Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office says it is seeking federal help to pay for the $49.8 million proposal.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Federal prosecutors in Alexandria have urged a federal jury to impose the death penalty on an ex-Marine who murdered a Navy sailor, saying it's the only adequate punishment for a man who has committed a series of sexually motivated attacks. The jury heard closing arguments today in the trial of 25-year-old Jorge Torrez.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - An autopsy report says Martinsburg police officers shot a Virginia man 23 times during an altercation in 2013. The report says 50-year-old Wayne Arnold Jones died from multiple gunshot wounds.

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