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How to Throw a Comic Con at Your Library

Over the past few years, there's been an explosion in attendance and enthusiasm for comic book conventions around the world.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Midlothian, VA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

2 Suspects in Custody, 1 on the Loose after Chesterfield Police Pursuit

Two people are in custody and a third suspect is on the loose after a routine traffic stop led to a police pursuit and crash on Wednesday night.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Style Weekly

Last Call

A former regular in Richmond's early punk and hardcore scene, Mike Rodriguez has turned his life around.

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Related Topix: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Bryan Ferry, Pop/Rock, Drugs, The Kinks

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NBC29

Kevin Quick Spirit Day Raises Money for Daughter Left Behind

Kevin Quick Spirit Day has been a tremendous success in raising money for Quick's infant daughter.

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Related Topix: Albemarle County, VA, Afton, VA, Goochland County, VA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Jet Skiers Rescued From James River, No Injuries

Rescue crews had to pull three men out of the James River Saturday night after fire crews say they got stuck.

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Related Topix: Fire

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Free Republic

How Low Can You Go?

Some of you may know of Mike Dickinson from his god awful twitter rants. Same may recognize the man who dailykos.com calls 'the next Alan Grayson.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Cordia Bancorp Completes $15 Million Capital Raise to Support Bank of Virginia Growth

Cordia Bancorp Inc. , parent company of Bank of Virginia, today announced the closing of a $15.4 million capital raise through the sale of convertible preferred stock to institutional and individual investors.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Colonial Heights, VA

The Virginian-Pilot

Getting birth records is simpler now at Virginia DMVs

Obtaining a birth certificate is simpler now that Department of Motor Vehicles locations around Virginia offer certified copies for a modest fee.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Chesterfield Schools Testing Cameras to Catch Drivers Speeding Past Buses

Chesterfield schools want to crack down on drivers speeding past school buses with flashing stop signs.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield, VA

WTVR Richmond

Are you a RVA Superhero?

Are you a Superhero? The Henrico County and Chesterfield County Court Appointed Special Advocates is looking for Superheroes to run in its annual Superhero Run on Saturday, April 26. "The Henrico and Chesterfield CASA organizations are excited to partner again with our sponsors to hold the Superhero Run to increase awareness of the special needs of ... (more)

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Loudoun Times

McAuliffe signs slew of bills

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a slew of bills into law, including ones that will reduce the number standardized tests students have to take, toughen penalties for celebratory gun fire, and require new textbooks to label the body of water separating Japan and the Koreas as both the Sea of Japan and the East Sea.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc.

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Police set traps after mysterious horse attack

Chesterfield Police and Animal Control are setting up traps near the Chesterfield County-Colonial Heights line.

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Related Topix: Colonial Heights, VA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Proposed Chesterfield Budget Could Raise Real Estate Tax, Cut Services

Seventy-five percent of the proposed Chesterfield County budget would go toward public schools and public safety: The County Administrator is proposing to hire 100 new teachers, in an effort to reduce class size and meet growing demand.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield, VA

American Thinker

Gangsta Grammar and Gun Free Zones

An unidentified Chesterfield, Virginia middle school teacher came under fire from a parent advocate when she assigned violent rap lyrics as part of a grammar lesson.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield, VA, Lil Wayne, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap

Sun Apr 06, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Chesterfield Search For Missing Man

Chesterfield Police are searching for a missing man who was last seen on Saturday April 5, 2014.

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Washington Examiner

McAuliffe signs slew of bills

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a slew of bills into law, including ones that will reduce the number standardized tests students have to take, toughen penalties for celebratory gun fire, and require new textbooks to label the body of water separating Japan and the Koreas as both the Sea of Japan and the East Sea.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc.

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Construction to Begin on Midlothian Turnpike

Big changes are coming to a busy section of Midlothian Turnpike between Alverser Drive and Old Buckingham Road.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield, VA

Hopewell News

Paving starts on Boulevard project

For drivers who have been gripping their steering wheels tight with anxiety along the traffic-slammed Boulevard in southern Colonial Heights for the past year, unfortunately the light at the end of the tunnel is still maybe more than eight months away.

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Related Topix: Colonial Heights, VA, Weather

WTVR Richmond

What is 'Project Twister' and why could it be a big deal for Chesterfield County?

Chesterfield Economic Development has submitted plans for a four-warehouse distribution center and office development that would add more than 1 million square feet of industrial space to Bermuda Hundred Road between Meadowville Technology Park and the Honeywell, Philip Morris and DuPont campuses.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Person of Interest May Be in Custody in Brendon Mackey Death

ABC 8News is following up on reports that Chesterfield County Police may have a person of interest in custody in the 2013 shooting death of 7-year-old Brendon Mackey .

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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