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    Girl Kicked Out of Prom for Wearing Pants

    The high school senior says that a teacher approached her at prom and asked her to leave.
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    Now You Can Travel Through Time on Google Maps

    Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps. More>>

    Woman Undergoes Plastic Surgery for Perfect 'Selfie'

    How far would you go for the perfect pic?
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    Richmond International Raceway Prepares for Saturday’s Race

    Preparation is underway at the Richmond International Raceway for this weekend's NASCAR race events. Preparation is underway at the Richmond International Raceway for this weekend's NASCAR race events.

    In just under a week, the lights will be bright at the Richmond International Raceway and the track will be ready for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.  

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    Pennsylvania Patient Arrested for Allegedly Dealing Heroin From ICU Bed Video included

    A Pennsylvania woman will be charged with allegedly dealing heroin from her bed in the intensive care unit of a Pittsburgh area hospital. More>>

    Boy Scouts Revoke Seattle Church's Charter Over Gay Scoutmaster Video included

    The Boy Scouts of America has revoked the charter of a Seattle church that refused to fire its pack's gay scoutmaster. More>>

    Chesterfield Police Search for Armed Robbers Video included

    Chesterfield County Police are searching for two men who robbed two people in a convenience store parking lot at gunpoint on Tuesday night. More>>

    Court Upholds Michigan’s Ban on Race Conscious College Admissions Video included

    A divided Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on race conscious admissions policies at public universities Tuesday, reversing a lower court decision that had struck down the ban on equal protection grounds. More>>

    Chris Brown Assault Trial Set to Begin Wednesday

    After a two-day delay the assault trial for singer and Virginia native Chris Brown is scheduled to begin Wednesday in Washington, but his attorneys might try to postpone it further. More>>

    DEPUTIES: Couple Left Kids Home Alone, Burglarized Yorktown ABC Store

    According to York-Poquoson authorities, a couple is facing several charges after leaving their three children home alone while they burglarized an ABC store. More>>

    2 Henrico Kids Honored After Saving People from Fire Video included

    12-year-old Yamira Sinkler and 13-year-old Tre Crusan were named honorary firefighters and given certificates at the Board of Supervisors meeting. More>>

    A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice the jury.
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    2 Victims in Petersburg Fatal Fire Had 'Puncture Wounds' Video included

    A warrant obtained by ABC 8News shows two of the victims suffered puncture wounds.
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    Henrico Schools End Book Bowl Competition, Parents Upset Video included

    Hundreds of parents and students in Henrico are upset over the cancellation of an annual reading program called the Book Bowl. More>>

    Former UR Student Accused of Massive Drug Ring Video included

    A former University of Richmond student is one of two graduates of a prestigious private high school in Pennsylvania accused of running a massive drug ring in the area. More>>

    "Bald Cartoons" Help Sick Kids Cope With Hair Loss

    The "Bald Cartoons" campaign features some of the most popular cartoon characters in the world. (Photo: GRAACC/Youtube) The "Bald Cartoons" campaign features some of the most popular cartoon characters in the world. (Photo: GRAACC/Youtube)
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    Popeye, Garfield, My Little Pony and Snoopy: some of the world's most famous cartoon characters are getting a very special makeover in an effort to help kids cope with losing their hair to cancer. More>>

    "Wicked" Hits the Stage in Richmond Video included

    One of the most beloved productions to ever hit the stage in Richmond is back, and today 8News had a chance to go behind the scenes of the yellow brick road. More>>

    Report: Legal Gay Marriage Could Boost Va. Economy

    A report by a think tank at UCLA says legalizing gay marriage in Virginia could generate up to $60 million in spending in three years. More>>

    Unity Ride for Sickle Cell Disease is May 3

    All proceeds from the annual event will benefit the Sickle Cell Association of Richmond-OSCAR.
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    Indian Surgeons Find 12 Gold Bars in Man's Stomach Video included

    When a team of Indian surgeons opened up the stomach of a patient complaining of abdominal pain, they had no idea they'd extract a fortune. More>>

    • RGIII to Drive Pace Car at Richmond’s NASCAR Race

      RGIII to Drive Pace Car at Richmond’s NASCAR Race

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:26:27 GMT
      Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III at practice in Richmond prior to the 2012 season.Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III at practice in Richmond prior to the 2012 season.

      What started as Twitter chatter between Dale Earnhardt Jr., Robert Griffin III and Richmond International Raceway President Dennis Bickmeier has led to RGIII driving the Pace Car to start Saturday’s NASCAR race.

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      What started as Twitter chatter between Dale Earnhardt Jr., Robert Griffin III and Richmond International Raceway President Dennis Bickmeier has led to RGIII driving the Pace Car to start Saturday’s NASCAR race.

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    • Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

      Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:45:08 GMT
      For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.More >>
      For all the tens of billions of dollars the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes.More >>
    • Gun carry rights expanded in Ga. under new law

      Gun carry rights expanded in Ga. under new law

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:45:05 GMT
      Under a law just signed by Georgia's governor, people with a license can carry a gun into bars, some government buildings and places of worship if religious leaders say it's OK.More >>
      Under a law just signed by Georgia's governor, people with a license can carry a gun into bars, some government buildings and places of worship if religious leaders say it's OK.More >>
    • Gacy case helps solve unrelated Chicago area death

      Gacy case helps solve unrelated Chicago area death

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:34:27 GMT
      Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing - one he didn't commit.More >>
      Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing - one he didn't commit.More >>
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