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RICHMOND, VA—Candy made out of marijuana has made its way to Virginia. "It looks just like a tootsie roll or a piece of fudge, and if it's out of the wrapper, there would be no way to know," said WayneMore >>
Candy made out of marijuana has made its way to Virginia.More >>
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RICHMOND, VA—Neighbors in the Forrest View area say their backroads are turning into speedways. Residents took their concerns to the City's See—Click—Fix website, but are still waiting for answers, soMore >>
Neighbors in the Forrest View area say their backroads are turning into speedways.More >>
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RICHMOND, VA—Work is underway to relocate the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia. The center will soon be expanding to nearly three times its current size. It's all part of the museum'sMore >>
Work is underway to relocate the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia.More >>
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A 67-year-old Virginia man out-spelled four of his cousins to capture first place at this year's AARP National Spelling Bee.
Michael Petrina Jr., of Arlington, Va., spelled better than 48 others Saturday to become the bee's first repeat winner. He won the bee in 2009, and placed second last year and in 2008.
Wyoming AARP spokeswoman Joanne Mai says the retired attorney won by correctly spelling the word "rhizoctonia" (rhy-zahk-TOH'-nee-uh), a type of imperfect fungi.
Petrina's prizes include $1,000 and a five-year AARP membership.
The bee was a family reunion for Petrina's cousins. All four are siblings who have not seen each other since 2003.
More than 50 competitors from 24 states signed up for the 16th annual senior bee. It's open to anyone age 50 and older.
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