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  1. Emporia police investigate shots fired at Virginia Peanut FestivalRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Jake Elliott kicked a 61-yard field goal as the clock expired to lift the Philadelphia Eagles to a 27-24 victory over th INDIANAPOLIS - Jacoby Brissett ran for two touchdowns, threw for another and the Colts defense held off Cleveland's late charge Sunday Police say the first call came in at 9:11 p.m. for shots fired in highly congested area where the 55th Annual Virginia Peanut Festival was being held. No injuries were reported but many people fled in fear.

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  2. Prosecution rests in Alexander Hill Jr. murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... ever seen." The man, she identified as the defendant, asked where the nearest bus station was. When Wallace said Emporia, Virginia was the only one open at that hour, Hill said he "wasn't going back to Virginia." Wallace offered to have a friend of ...

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  3. Ottawa part of trail opening celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | OttawaHerald.com

    The event - sponsored by the Dirty Kanza Promotions, Emporia - runs from Osawatomie to Council Grove with a stop in Ottawa.

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  4. Brad Keselowski runs down Kyle Busch for Xfinity victory - Fri, 08 Sep 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... can race with him you know you're having a good day, especially in this series," Keselowski said. Elliott Sadler, an Emporia, Virginia, native who is winless this season, and now winless in 29 career starts on the 0.75-mile oval where he grew up ...

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  5. Adams earns $2,200 at Cody Hopkins Memorial RaceRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2017 | Coastal Point

    ... while he was doing that, Adams put a lot of real estate between them. Reed fell further back as Austin Banker, of Emporia, Va., threaded his way forward from a ninth-place start. While Adams pulled ahead in the final laps, Banker challenged Forrest ...

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  6. 64-year-old woman dies from injuries after getting hit by car as she crossed Broad StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | Powhatan Today

    ... struck her was traveling southbound on North 8th Street and making a left turn. The driver, De'Jon L. Hicks, 26, of Emporia, told police he did not see the pedestrian walking in the crosswalk. Hicks was charged with failure to yield the right of way ...

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  7. Police identify woman fatally struck at crosswalk in Richmond; driver chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... see Benoit walking northbound in the crosswalk. The driver, De'Jon L. Hicks, 26, of the 00 block of Parham Street, Emporia, was charged with failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian. Anyone with information about this investigation is asked ...

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  8. Impending death of the life insurance medical examRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | USA Today

    ... EXPENSIVE. Video provided by TheStreet A patient has blood drawn for lab tests at Greensville County High School, in Emporia, Virginia, June 25, 2017, where Remote Area Medica l(RAM), a non-profit volunteer medical relief corps, provided free health ...

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  9. George W. Barner, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, dies in TroyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... puff himself up. He wasn't better than you are, or bigger than anything. He was just brilliant." Born in 1928 in Emporia, Va., Barner was a small child probably around 3 when he and his family moved to New York City, where he later attended the New ...

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  10. Fiery tractor-trailer crash in EmporiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. A beloved Thursday At Eldora Speedway Rossburg, Ohio Lap length: 0.50 miles 1. Matt Crafton, Toyota, 150 laps, 0 r The accident happened around 11 a.m. on Route 58 near the Arby's in Emporia.

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  11. First Warning Traffic - Road work for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... July 10 and ending no later than 5 a.m. July 14 between Ridley Road and Old Bridge Road. US-58 Eastbound/Westbound, Emporia: Alternating lane closures across all lanes in both directions from Wiggins Road to Market Drive as follows. There will also ...

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  12. Blood test could detect deadly pancreatic cancer in early stagesRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    ... onset of diabetes after the age of 50. A patient has blood drawn for lab tests at Greensville County High School, in Emporia, Virginia, June 25, 2017, where Remote Area Medica l(RAM), a non-profit volunteer medical relief corps, provided free health ...

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  13. First Warning Traffic - Full weekend closure on I-564, lane...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... U.S. 58 between Old Bridge Road (Route 742) and Shady Brook Trail (Route 650) as follows: US-58 Eastbound/Westbound, Emporia: Alternating lane closures across all lanes in both directions from Market Drive to Ruritan Drive as follows. There will ...

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  14. First Warning Traffic - Wet roads causing trouble for the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... U.S. 58 between Old Bridge Road (Route 742) and Shady Brook Trail (Route 650) as follows: US-58 Eastbound/Westbound, Emporia: Alternating lane closures across all lanes in both directions from Market Drive to Ruritan Drive as follows. There will ...

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  15. Why some major health groups are unusually quiet about the Senate billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events A nurse screens a patient at Greensville County High School in Emporia, Va. during free medical aid by Remote Area Medical, a non-profit volunteer medical relief corps that provides free health care to people in remote areas of the United States.

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  16. First Warning Traffic - Monday road work reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... way), Isle of Wight: Road closure at bridge over Ragged Island Creek starting June 26 through November. S. Route 58, Emporia: Alternating lane closures of U.S. 58 from Wiggins Road to Market Street starting 7 a.m. on June 25 until 7 p.m. on June 30.

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  17. CIMC Intermodal moves to expanded VA facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Trailer/Body Builders

    CIMC Intermodal Equipment has relocated and consolidated their Emporia, VA operations to a new 78,500 square foot facility designed to better serve their customer base on the eastern seaboard and in the Great Lakes and heartland regions. CIMC Intermodal Equipment is the United States' domestic wheeled intermodal representative group of CIMC Vehicles.

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  18. Plea hearing Monday for Emporia man charged in fatal Chesterfield crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... of 2016 will be in court Monday afternoon. CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Virginia State Police have charged an Emporia man in the early Tuesday morning fatal crash on Route 288. State Police tell 8News that at 12:50 a.m., a 1994 Chevrolet pickup ...

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  19. Top events this week: Bleachers, Pork Fest & Peace Love RVARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... Strictly Bizzness, Soul Expressions and The Feature Attraction Band. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. at 370 Ruritan Drive, Emporia. (434) 634-6611 or www.vaporkfestival.com . Bleachers, the latest project from Jack Antonoff, formerly of the band fun, will ...

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  20. Woman sought for questioning after man killed on Emporia streetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    O'Bannon, 27, of Emporia, was named a person of interest in the Saturday morning shooting death of Quinton L. Ivey. "Police received information that three individuals were seen running east on Church Street from the crime scene after Mr. Ivey was shot," Emporia Police Chief Ricky A. Pinksaw said.

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