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Bob McDonnell's State of the Commonwealth speech will be his last

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov. Bob McDonnell gives his final State of the Commonwealth speech on the 2014 General Assembly's opening day.

The speech is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday and can be seen on NewsChannel 8. The assembly convenes at noon.

McDonnell spokesman Tucker Martin says the speech will run about 50 minutes and will mostly be a recap of the strides Virginia has made during the governor's four-year term.

The Republican's term officially ends Saturday with the inauguration of Democrat Terry McAuliffe.

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