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  1. Newscaster Carl Kasell of NPR's - Morning Edition' dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Newscaster Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has died. He was 84. Kasell's radio career spanned half a century, starting as a morning DJ and newscaster at WGBR-AM in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

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  2. Talk-show host sues PBS after firing over sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Talk-show host Tavis Smiley is suing his former employer, the Public Broadcasting Service, for breach of contract after he was fired over sexual harassment allegations. The Washington Post reports that the lawsuit was filed Tuesday in D.C. Superior Court against PBS, based in the Washington suburb of Arlington, Virginia.

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  3. Plan to name park for Nancy Reagan faces headwindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    In one of Virginia's most liberal jurisdictions, political leaders are just saying 'no' to a proposal in Congress to name a popular park for former first lady Nancy Reagan. Legislation passed a House committee last month to rename Gravelly Point Park, which sits on federal land adjacent to Ronald Reagan National Airport.

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  4. Danger brewing: Can your coffee maker catch fire?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    At just 22-years old, with a husband at sea and a baby on the way, the last worry on Shelby Miller's mind was her coffeemaker catching her kitchen on fire. "The person said, 'smoke is coming out of your house.

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  5. Cross-burning victims wonder why priest is confessing nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Phillip and Barbara Butler hadn't given much thought to the man who burned a cross on their front lawn 40 years ago. Then they heard the startling news Tuesday that the perpetrator had become a priest and was ministering to Catholics not far from their home.

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  6. Virginia priest takes leave of absence after disclosing past in the Ku Klux KlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    In this photo provided by the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Va., Father William Aitcheson, a priest in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington. Aitcheson is taking a leave of absence after disclosing he once was a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

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  7. Trump renews Afghan war commitment, sees no speedy exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump renewed the United States' commitment Monday to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring that U.S. troops must "fight to win." He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops might be sent to wage America's longest war.

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  8. Trump says US will fight to win in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    President Donald Trump declared Monday night the United States must continue fighting in Afghanistan to avoid the "predictable and unacceptable" results of a rapid withdrawal from the country where the U.S. has been at war for 16 years. In a prime-time address to the nation, Trump said his "original instinct was to pull out," alluding to his long-expressed view before becoming president that Afghanistan was a unsolvable quagmire requiring a fast U.S. withdrawal.

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  9. AP Explains: Who was Robert E. Lee beyond the myth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Confederate Army Gen. Robert E. Lee was vilified during the Civil War only to become a heroic symbol of the South's "Lost Cause" - and eventually a racist icon.

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  10. Virginia breaks ground on Express Lanes expansion on I-395Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia is breaking ground on a $500 million expansion of its Express Lanes network that allows toll-paying solo drivers to use lanes normally reserved for carpoolers. Gov. Terry McAuliffe presided over ceremonies Wednesday to mark the expansion of Express Lanes on I-395 in Arlington County.

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  11. MS-13 member wanted for 2 Texas murders arrested in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Houston police say an MS-13 gang member known by the name "Terror" and charged with two murders in the Houston area has been arrested in Virginia. Police say 20-year-old Douglas Alexander Herrera-Hernandez was taken into custody Saturday in Arlington, Virginia, just outside Washington.

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