News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

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

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Closing arguments are set for Friday morning in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. The McDonnells are charged with taking more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from a business executive in exchange for promoting his company's dietary supplements.

DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) - A Virginia State Police spokeswoman says ground crews are still seeking a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed Wednesday in a remote, wooded area of western Virginia. Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says Thursday that ground search efforts had to be suspended overnight because of darkness.

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) - NASA is reviewing data from a rocket launch that tested a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rockets. NASA says a Black Brant IX suborbital rocket was launched at 5 a.m. Thursday from the agency's Wallops Island Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A deadline is fast approaching for anyone wishing to apply for federal disaster loans in areas of Virginia hit by flooding on June 12. The U.S. Small Business Administration says those seeking seeking to apply for low-interest physical propery loans have just a few more weeks, until Sept. 29.

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