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

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The government's key witness in the corruption trial for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has testified that he gave McDonnell and his wife money because it was a business relationship, not because they were friends. Jonnie Williams took the witness stand yesterday under the cloak of immunity.

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) - Repairs to an Interstate 77 tunnel along the Virginia-West Virginia border will continue for several weeks following a truck fire. The Virginia Department of Transportation says repairs of the East River Mountain Tunnel will be done during nighttime hours.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Students will pay more to attend public colleges and universities in Virginia. The State Council of Higher Education of Virginia says undergraduates at public four-year schools will see an average increase of about 5 percent, or $544, in tuition and fees in the 2014-15 academic year.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Department of Elections has mistakenly told about 125,000 registered Virginia voters that they may no longer be eligible to vote. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the agency sent letters to the voters erroneously after they had moved or updated their address with the state Department of Motor Vehicles.

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