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Posted on November 22, 2013 at 6:01 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 22 at 6:00 PM

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — State Sen. Creigh (kree) Deeds was released today from a hospital where he was treated for stab wounds inflicted by his son, who later killed himself. Deeds said in a tweet, quote, "I am alive so must live. Some wounds won't heal. Your prayers and your friendship are important to me."

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A few hundred people watched a wreath-laying ceremony today at the grave of President John F. Kennedy, 50 years after he was killed. Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving Kennedy sibling, laid a wreath at her brother's grave to mark the anniversary of his death

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia roads could be a little less crowded this upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. The Triple A projects that 1.2 million Virginians will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The auto club says that's a decrease of 1.6 percent from last year.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A holiday show will go on as scheduled at the Virginia Beach oceanfront, despite the work of vandals who damaged the display. The Virginian-Pilot reports that crews are repairing the damaged displays. Visitors can view the display from their vehicles while driving along the Boardwalk.

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