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Thursday | NBC12

Death investigation underway in South Richmond

Richmond Police are investigating a suspicious death, according to sources. Officers were called to the 4700 block of Caldwell Avenue not far from the Chesterfield County line around noon Thursday.

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Thursday | Virginia Business

New plant employing 2,000 workers only one of new wrinkles in the region

News about American investment and jobs going to China has become routine. That's why a June announcement put the Richmond region in the international spotlight.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Henrico County, VA, Short Pump, VA, Hanover County, VA, Chesterfield, VA

Thursday | Virginia Business

Training programs prepare students for a new age in manufacturing

In 2006, a joint subcommittee of the Virginia legislature studying the needs of the manufacturing sector and the future of manufacturing in the commonwealth found disturbing statistics.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA, Newport News, VA, South Boston, VA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear Virginia same-sex marriage case

Same-sex marriage ban ruling Tony London says that the most important impact of Monday's U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to uphold a Norfolk federal judge's ruling overturning the Virginia same-sex marriage ban will be felt by young people.

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Related Topix: Virginia, US News, US Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Norfolk, VA, Gay/Lesbian

Examiner.com

Labor Day weekend plans for your family

Enjoy a day at the beach, a Labor Day weekend festival, a family visit to your favorite park or an outdoor adventure Whether you stay home or hit the road, the Labor Day weekend offers families a chance to reconnect and make memories Whether you stay home or hit the road, the Labor Day weekend offers families a chance to reconnect and make memories ... (more)

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA, Lynchburg, VA, Shenandoah County, VA, Highland County, VA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Chesterfield leaders address concerns that schools wona t be clean when classes begin

In a move designed to save Chesterfield County Schools $1.5 million, school leaders voted to outsource custodial services to eight Chesterfield schools to a company called GCA Services Group.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield, VA

WRIC-TV Richmond

Chesterfield Robbery Suspect Arrested in Michigan

Chesterfield County Police detectives confirmed Tuesday that they have arrested a man in connection to two robberies at local convenience stores.

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WTVR Richmond

Recycle those old jeans and support your school

Russ Rainer, Donor Development Coordinator for Goodwill, and Bryon Wall, General Manager of Chesterfield Towne Center, visited the studio to share details about this year's Chesterfield Towne Center Denim Drive to benefit Chesterfield County PTA's and Goodwill.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Chesterfield considers changing rules when it comes to cats in the county

Chesterfield leaders said the county's cat policies could change after more than 20 cats were left abandoned in the Carter's Mill neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield, VA

WTVR Richmond

Who would steal from an 89-year-old lady? These two, police said. That's who.

The pair used an 89-year-old woman's credit cards to go on a shopping spree at Best Buy on Koger Center Boulevard, Chesterfield Police said.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hopewell News

2nd blaze damages apartment complex

A fire severely damaged a building in the Prince George Terrace apartment complex last weekend.

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Related Topix: Fire, Prince George, VA, Prince George County, VA

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Police investigating shooting at Virginia State University

ETTRICK, Va.- Chesterfield Police are investigating a shooting at the campus of Virginia State University.

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Related Topix: Virginia State University, Ettrick, VA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Style Weekly

Richmond's Economy: The Men in Gray

For all the talk about being the Capital of Creativity, when it comes to business Richmond is more like "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit."

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Charlottesville, VA, Virginia Commonwealth University

Northern Virginia Daily

Council mulls more changes to fortunetelling rules

Town Council reached a consensus at a work session on proposed changes to a different code section that allows Front Royal to charge a fee with a business license required to practice fortunetelling.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

McAuliffe visits 2 Chinese companies in 8 days

Gov. Terry McAuliffe 's trip to China and Great Britain last month cost more than $125,000 in taxpayer money, nearly $100,000 of it in airfares, according to documents obtained by Watchdog.org.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Agriculture, Science

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hopewell News

Father guilty in death of infant

A local man charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 6-week-old child pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduce charge.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield, VA, Richmond, VA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Gay marriages could begin in Va., barring delay

A federal appeals court appears to have cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia as early as next week, but that could be put on hold indefinitely if the nation's highest court intervenes.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Virginia, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Dozens of abandoned cats overwhelm Chesterfield neighborhood

Two Chesterfield women have been feeding the 23 cats abandoned in their neighborhood after they said the county animal shelter told them they couldn't help.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield, VA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WTVR Richmond

'Person of Interest' arrested in Midlothian Turnpike homicide

Officers found 58-year-old Chong Kyu Han, of the 8300 block of Houghton Place in Chesterfield County, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound in the 6300 block of Midlothian Turnpike just before midnight.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Chesterfield County to provide laptops to students

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports more than 14,000 computers will be delivered to its students starting Sept.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield, VA, Education Etc.

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