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    Residents Discuss Stone Brewing Co. During Meeting Video included

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    One of the largest craft breweries in America may be coming to Richmond and Tuesday night folks in the neighborhood where it could go met to talk about it.City Hall sources confirm Stone Brewing Company is looking to build at the corner of Nicholson street and Williamsburg avenue in Fulton Hill.“They need to be in this area and we need them to be here,” said Dru Gillie, a Fulton Hill business owner who supports the brewery. “There a lot of willing and able people in this area looking for empl... More>>

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    American Cancer Society's 'Cure by Design' Event Kicks Off Video included

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    The American Cancer Society held its kick-off for "Cure by Design" at Capital Ale House in Midlothian on Tuesday night.The annual event raises money for cancer research, support programs, and patient services.Cancer survivors model designer clothing in a fashion show that not only spotlights fancy outfits but overcoming the challenges of cancer.Tuesday participants met to begin planning the annual event.“You get to dress up and do make up for people who have cancer and kids too,” said 13-year... More>>

    State Police Continue to Investigate Colonial Heights Police-Involved Shooting

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    Virginia State Police told media on Tuesday that the investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Colonial Heights Sunday afternoon remains ongoing.According to VSP, the “Police Shooting Investigative Team” from their Richmond Field Office is conducting the investigation at the request of Colonial Heights Police Department's chief.On Sunday, Colonial Heights Police said that they tried to make a routine traffic stop but the driver fled and drove into a dead end near the intersection of ... More>>

    Catholic Diocese of Richmond Speaks Out Against Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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    A popular trend that's raised money and awareness for a deadly disease is under fire. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge now faces a challenge of its own. Today, the Catholic Diocese of Richmond spoke out against the fervent fundraiser but the controversy isn't over the icy buckets of water people are pouring over their heads. It's about the millions of dollars people are pouring into The ALS Association. Monsignor Mark Lane explains that the Catholic Church opposes one of the research techniques ... More>>

    Chesterfield Robbery Suspect Arrested in Michigan

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    Chesterfield County Police detectives confirmed Tuesday that they have arrested a man in connection to two robberies at local convenience stores.According to police, investigators obtained warrants for 41-year-old Royal L. Pollard for robbery, attempted robbery, using a firearm in commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon for his role in the robbery of two separate Circle K stores on August 6.Police allege that Pollard entered the Circle K store on 2320 West Hun... More>>

    Testy Exchanges Fill Courtroom in McDonnell Corruption Case Video included

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    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faces more questions from a prosecutor when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court. More>>

    Shockoe Bottom Stadium Opposition Send Letter to Tom Joyner

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    Richmonders opposing a Shockoe Bottom stadium sent an open letter to national radio personality Tom Joyner Joyner after he apparently accepted an invitation from local radio personality Clovia Lawrence to visit Richmond.
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    Sen. Kaine Tours Louisa As Community Continues to Rebuild

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    U.S. Senator Tim Kaine visited Louisa County High School and Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Mineral Tuesday as he continues his two-week tour of the Commonwealth.The school remains under construction after being heavily damaged in an earthquake just over three years ago. Thomas Jefferson Elementary School just reopened in a new building after it was heavily damaged in the 2011 quake.“After the earthquake, the county went into a good problem-solving mode to deal with the immediate emerg... More>>

    Allstate Releases List of Cities With Best Drivers

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    Many people around the nation spend a significant portion of their lifetime inside their cars driving from location to location. Today, major insurance company Allstate released their report on “America's Best Drivers.”Their annual report identifies which of the 200 largest U.S. cities have the safest drivers. The company believes that sharing this data will highlight “the importance of educating people about the importance of safe driving.”According to Allstate, “the average driver will expe... More>>

    Petersburg Students To Receive Free Breakfast, Lunch This Year

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    As the rest of Petersburg's boys and girls return to class next week, the school system announced Tuesday that all students will be offered free breakfast and lunch meals starting this school year. “Petersburg City Public Schools is one of the first school divisions in the state to receive approval for the program,” said Dr. Joseph Melvin, Superintendent of PCPS. “Regardless of income, each and every one of our students will receive two nutritious meals daily at school, free of charge.” Pe... More>>

    Henrico Water Main Break Closes EB Lanes on Ridgefield Pkwy

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    Ridgefield Parkway's eastbound lanes from Gayton Road to Poplar Forest Drive are closed due to a water main break. More>>

    ISIS Demands $6.6M Ransom for 26-Year-Old American Woman

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    A third American hostage held by ISIS has been identified as a 26-year-old American woman who was kidnapped a year ago while doing humanitarian relief work in Syria. More>>

    Police Identify Victim Killed After Being Hit by Car on Hull Street

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    Police have released the identity of the pedestrian who died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash in the 11200 block of Hull Street Road on Sunday, Aug. 24.
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    Could Medical Marijuana Laws Cut Painkiller Deaths?

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    States that have legalized medical marijuana appear to have nearly 25 percent fewer deaths from overdoses involving prescription painkillers, a new study found. More>>

    Bus Routes, Schedules Available on PowerSchool Parent Portal for Henrico Students

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    The portal will provide easy access to class grades, attendance and student schedule information. More>>

    Bao Bao the Panda Celebrates Her First Birthday

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    No animal celebrates a birthday quite like a panda. More>>

    Manhunt Ensues After Prince William County McDonald's Shooting Video included

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    A manhunt is underway after a shooting at a McDonald's in Woodbridge. More>>

    Family Displaced After Chesterfield Apartment Fire Video included

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    A family is depending on loved ones after being displaced from their Bueford Commons home after a fire. More>>

    Could This Be the Face of James Foley’s Executioner?

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    Computer science experts across the Atlantic have created an image that may show a likeness of Foley's executioner's face. More>>

    Flying Squirrels Punch Ticket to Postseason!

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    The Richmond Flying Squirrels are into the playoffs after defeating Altoona 5-4! More>>

    Fort Lee Was Upgrading Alert System Before Tragedy Video included

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    Shortly before 8:45 Monday morning, an active shooter situation was reported at Fort Lee.Officials on post say a female soldier barricaded herself inside an office. The soldier then shot herself.The unidentified soldier, a 14-year Army veteran, was pronounced dead at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.Officials at the post sounded warnings via the intercom, as well as electronic warnings via computers.Before Monday's tragedy, the post was already in the process of upgrading its a... More>>

    Richmond Facing Teacher Shortage Days Before School Starts Video included

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    One week until school starts in Richmond and administrators are scrambling to hire dozens of teachers.“We're running a shortage at our secondary school level,” said Richmond school board member Kim Gray.One reason for the shortage is a new schedule with an additional class period is being introduced this fall. An extra class for thousands of students means more teachers are needed.“We're working to get warm bodies teachers that are qualified to get in front of those students,” said Gray.Kendr... More>>

    Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus: 5 Most Talked About Moments from the VMAs

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    The MTV Video Music Awards are typically one of the most talked-about awards shows on television, and this year's ceremony didn't disappoint. If you missed the two-hour show, here are five of the biggest moments that your coworkers are sure to be chatting about around the water cooler. 1. Beyoncé Brings Down the House: Before accepting her Video Vanguard Award, Beyoncé performed an astounding medley of songs from her new album, all while shimmying and shaking in a brightly-colored leotard. ... More>>

    TX Woman's Facebook Status Leads to Termination

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    Houston, Tx. (CNN) – A woman's Facebook status on the unrest in Ferguson, Mo. following the shooting death of teenager of Michael Brown led to her losing her job at a Houston, Texas hospital."The police need to just start mowing them down with machine guns, purge them," she wrote on her Facebook page, apparently in reference to the people protesting the shooting death of Brown.CNN affiliate KHOU reports that a man brought the offending post to the attention of the unnamed woman's employer, Ho... More>>

    8News Reporter, Photog Save Kitten on Area Road Video included

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    8News Reporter Nate Eaton and photographer Tony Luckett were traveling to a story when the witnessed a kitten being tossed from a vehicle in Chesterfield County.Luckett sprang into action, saving the kitten, who sought shelter under a truck's wheel well before they were able to get the cat free.WATCH: 8News Photog Tony Luckett Save KittenThe incident serves as a reminder that there are other alternatives to simply discarding the animal.According to the Richmond SPCA, there are a number of thi... More>>

    How Nail Polish May Fend Off Sexual Assault

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    (ABC News) - Pretty nails may be the newest way to foil date rape. Undercover Colors, a nail polish that changes color when it's exposed to date rape drugs, has won this year's Lulu eGames, a North Carolina State University competition for student projects aimed at solving real-world problems." Our goal is to invent technologies that empower women to protect themselves from this heinous and quietly pervasive crime," the team behind Undercover Colors -- a group of four male chemistry students - More>>

    Amazon Buys Video Game Streaming Giant Twitch

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    As the worlds of video games and online streaming continue to meld, thanks in part to services like Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live, tech giant Amazon took a step to advance their cause by acquiring popular video game streaming service Twitch. Little is known about the purchase price but, in a post on the company's website, Twitch CEO Emmett Shear was appreciative to the community that Twitch as cultivated over its nearly four years in existence. “It's almost unbelieva... More>>

    Apple Recalls Some iPhone 5 Units Due to Battery Issues

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    Popular smart device maker Apple announced today that some of their iPhone 5 units are being recalled due to complaints about “shorter battery life.”In a post on the company's website, Apple said that “a very small percentage” of iPhone 5 devices may “suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.”The affected devices were sold between September 2012 and January 2013 and are limited to certain range of serial numbers.Apple is offering to replace the battery of... More>>

    Petersburg Superintendent to Teachers and Community: "This is Our Time." Video included

    City and state leaders met to discuss changes for Petersburg Schools this year. (Photo Courtesy:  Petersburg City Public Schools) City and state leaders met to discuss changes for Petersburg Schools this year. (Photo Courtesy: Petersburg City Public Schools)
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    Today city and state leaders were on hand for Petersburg's annual Convocation, and change was the focus.  A.P. Hill Elementary and Peabody Middle have a lengthy history of SOL test score struggles, so the district is now taking them in a new direction. Year-round schooling began on August 4. More>>

    Soldier Who Shot Herself at Fort Lee Has Died Video included

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    Media and members of the public learned during the press conference that the female soldier barricaded herself during negotiations with officials on August 25, then turned the gun on herself. She later died.
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    Richmond Schools Launches Transportation Hotline

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    In an effort to get parents and students ready to go back to classes next Tuesday, Richmond City Public Schools have launched a new hotline for parents with questions about transportation.Starting today through Friday, September 5, the transportation call center will be fielding questions from parents regarding bus schedules, times, locations, and other transportation-specific issues.The call center will be available between 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by dialing one of the following available tel... More>>

    Ashland Police Locate Missing Man

    James McGraw (PHOTO: Ashland Police) James McGraw (PHOTO: Ashland Police)
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    The Ashland Police Department is seeking the community's assistance in helping locate 40 year old Jason James McGraw.
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    Missing Prince William County Sisters Found Safe Video included

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    The Prince William County Police is reaching out to the public, asking for help in locating two missing girls.
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    Prosecution Grills Bob McDonnell in Cross Examination Monday Video included

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    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says his wife eventually agreed to take medication and undergo mental health counseling amid concerns about her frequent outbursts toward him and her staff. More>>

    Back to School: Find Everything You Need Here! Video included

    From bus routes to school safety to back to your favorite back to school pictures, we've got everything you need to start the school year off right! More>>

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    • ISIS Demands $6.6M Ransom for 26-Year-Old American Woman

      ISIS Demands $6.6M Ransom for 26-Year-Old American Woman

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-08-26 14:38:23 GMT
      A third American hostage held by ISIS has been identified as a 26-year-old American woman who was kidnapped a year ago while doing humanitarian relief work in Syria.More >>
      A third American hostage held by ISIS has been identified as a 26-year-old American woman who was kidnapped a year ago while doing humanitarian relief work in Syria.More >>
    • Testy Exchanges Fill Courtroom in McDonnell Corruption Case

      Testy Exchanges Fill Courtroom in McDonnell Corruption Case

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:50:15 GMT
      Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faces more questions from a prosecutor when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court.More >>
      Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faces more questions from a prosecutor when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court.More >>
    • Apple Recalls Some iPhone 5 Units Due to Battery Issues

      Apple Recalls Some iPhone 5 Units Due to Battery Issues

      Monday, August 25 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:02:18 GMT
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      Popular smart device maker Apple announced today that some of their iPhone 5 units are being recalled due to complaints about “shorter battery life.”In a post on the company's website, Apple said that “a very small percentage” of iPhone 5 devices may “suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.”The affected devices were sold between September 2012 and January 2013 and are limited to certain range of serial numbers.Apple is offering to replace the battery of...More >>
      Popular smart device maker Apple announced today that some of their iPhone 5 units are being recalled due to complaints about “shorter battery life.”In a post on the company's website, Apple said that “a very small percentage” of iPhone 5 devices may “suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.”The affected devices were sold between September 2012 and January 2013 and are limited to certain range of serial numbers.Apple is offering to replace the battery of...More >>
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    • 8News Reporter, Photog Save Kitten on Area Road

      8News Reporter, Photog Save Kitten on Area Road

      Monday, August 25 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-08-26 01:06:51 GMT
      8News Reporter Nate Eaton and photographer Tony Luckett were traveling to a story when the witnessed a kitten being tossed from a vehicle in Chesterfield County.Luckett sprang into action, saving the kitten, who sought shelter under a truck's wheel well before they were able to get the cat free.WATCH: 8News Photog Tony Luckett Save KittenThe incident serves as a reminder that there are other alternatives to simply discarding the animal.According to the Richmond SPCA, there are a number of thi...More >>
      8News Reporter Nate Eaton and photographer Tony Luckett were traveling to a story when the witnessed a kitten being tossed from a vehicle in Chesterfield County.Luckett sprang into action, saving the kitten, who sought shelter under a truck's wheel well before they were able to get the cat free.WATCH: 8News Photog Tony Luckett Save KittenThe incident serves as a reminder that there are other alternatives to simply discarding the animal.According to the Richmond SPCA, there are a number of thi...More >>
    • Soldier Who Shot Herself at Fort Lee Has Died

      Soldier Who Shot Herself at Fort Lee Has Died

      Monday, August 25 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:54:01 GMT
      Media and members of the public learned during the press conference that the female soldier barricaded herself during negotiations with officials on August 25, then turned the gun on herself. She later died.More >>
      Media and members of the public learned during the press conference that the female soldier barricaded herself during negotiations with officials on August 25, then turned the gun on herself. She later died.
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    • Back to School: Find Everything You Need Here!

      Back to School: Find Everything You Need Here!

      From bus routes to school safety to back to your favorite back to school pictures, we've got everything you need to start the school year off right!More >>
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