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Petersburg, Virginia is located in Petersburg County. Zip codes in Petersburg, VA include 23804, 23803, and 23805. The median home price in Petersburg is $129,900. More Petersburg information.

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12 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

Petersburg Destroys Blighted Properties In Attempt to Eradicate Drug Activity

On Tuesday, the Virginia National Guard demolished two homes on Dunlop Street. The city's goal is to destroy safe havens drug dealers other criminal activity.

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Yesterday | NBC12

Clinics in Colonial Heights and Petersburg part of data breach

NBC 12 is uncovering new details into a massive security breach that exposed 4.5 million medical patients' personal information to cyber thieves.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

NBC12

Clinics in Colonial Heights and Petersburg part of data breach

NBC 12 is uncovering new details into a massive security breach that exposed 4.5 million medical patients' personal information to cyber thieves.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

This Week in the Civil War

While Union Maj. Gen. William Sherman's forces were trying to outmaneuver Confederates defending Atlanta 150 years ago in the Civil War, the fighting also continued near Petersburg, Virginia.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Hopewell News

Delegate Dance wins Senate primary

Del. Rosalyn Dance, D-Petersburg, won the primary election with more than 45 percent of the vote on Saturday to fill the position of the Democratic candidate for the Virginia 16th Senate District, according to the Virginia Public Access Project.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

NBC12

Richmond speeding tickets cost most in Virginia

If you get a speeding ticket in Richmond, Colonial Heights or Petersburg, you'll pay more than most everywhere else in Virginia, according to a new study.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

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The chairman of the State Democratic Party is catching flak after his voice appeared on automated telephone calls that support one of the four candidates in today's Democratic firehouse primary for a State Senate seat.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Hopewell News

'Ithaca' transforms Old Towne Petersburg

A Petersburg pub and restaurant was closed for business on Tuesday to allow for the shooting of a new movie directed by famous actress Meg Ryan.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

USA Today

'Skeptical' Va. heath chief met with CEO at gov's request

The marriage of a former Virginia governor and his wife, accused selling the prestige of the governor's office for $165,000 in gifts and loans, was not on the rocks, a former director of the state's Executive Mansion said Thursday.

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WTVR Richmond

Family continues desperate search for missing Prince George man

One area family is desperate for answers and still searching for clues after a man vanished without a trace nearly two months ago.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

8News Daytrippers: Pamplin Historical Park

Welcome to Pamplin Historical Park, in Petersburg, VA the site of this week's 8News Daytrippers where you can become immersed in the life of a civil war soldier In the early part of the 1990's a piece of land in Dinwiddie County became available for purchase, on that 400 plus acre patch of land laid a civil war battlefield, the battle that took ... (more)

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Police Hope to Build Relationships to Solve Quadruple Murder

As police in Petersburg hit the streets for the 31st annual National Night Out event, they had a disturbing unsolved case on their minds.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Petersburg Teen Turns Health Adversity into Triumph

When your body starts failing as a child, some people might give up. But one young man from Petersburg decided he had a gift that was far greater than his body.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

School in Session: Petersburg Year Round School Revs Up

Some Petersburg students are waking up this morning and getting on the school bus, about a month before everyone else in surrounding school districts will head back to school.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

NBC12

Petersburg students head back to year-round school

Students in Petersburg will be kicking off a school year like never before Monday- class year-round.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Sunherald.com

Good plan goes awry at the Crater

TIM ISBELLIn late July 1864, Union soldiers decided to dig and explode a mine underneath Elliott's Salient in an attempt to surprise and defeat Confederates near Petersburg, Va.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Perspective: The Great War and the death of illusions

One hundred years ago the guns of August let loose. On July 29, Austro-Hungarian artillery and gunboats on the Danube began shelling Serbia - the first shots of the great cataclysm that over the next 4½ years would remake our world for the worse, in every conceivable way.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Petersburg Students Prepare To Head Back to the Classroom

As some students enjoy the last few days of their summer vacation, others in Petersburg will be heading back to the classroom this week as kids from Peabody Middle School and A.P. Hill Elementary School open their doors for year-round school.

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Oxford Eagle Online Edition

'It's the end of the world and I ain't repented yet!' - The Crater

One hundred and fifty years ago this past Wednesday, an event happened in the trench earthworks the Confederates had to fortify Petersburg, Virginia, just a few miles down the road from Richmond.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Examiner.com

The Crater explosion at Petersburg, Virginia

The explosion of a tunnel the Union had dug under the Confederate lines, was an attempt to dislodge the Confederate troops from their 30 mile long trenches.

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