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  1. Travel concerns spike for local flyers in wake of Istanbul attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Some 89,000 Virginians are expected to fly for the Fourth of July holiday. 8News spoke to some travelers who say they're concerns have spiked in light of the recent Istanbul airport attack.

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    Jun 17, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Newport News mother tells 8News sister station WAVY that her young child developed a serious bacterial infection after swimming at a local beach. Nicole Sullivan says her 6-year-old daughter, Bella, started developing a rash on her face Sunday, one day after swimming at Huntington Park Beach.

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  3. Police: Woman arrested after settling beef with frozen meatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Newport News man was injured after police say a woman smacked him in the face with frozen meat during an argument. Media outlets report that Newport News police responded to a domestic assault call Sunday evening.

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    Jun 11, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    From Radford to Newport News, several Central Virginia high school teams played for VHSL state championships Saturday. In Fairfax County, Atlee Softball repeated as 5A Champions with a 5-0 win over Hickory.

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  5. Deep Run TennisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Deep Run girls' tennis team had no trouble with George Marshall Monday afternoon, defeating the Griffins 5-0 and earning a spot in the 5A State Championship match. The Wildcats will face the winner of Nansemond River and Thomas Jefferson Science and Technology Saturday at Huntington Park in Newport News.

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  6. 210 laid off Newport News Shipyard employees being recalledRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A letter was sent to employees that says the recalls will affect employees in the Sheet Metal , Waterfront Support Services and Surface Preparation and Treatment trades. The employees will be offered the opportunity to return to work in accordance with the yard's union contract.

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  7. Zoning application made for new grocery store in East End food sesertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones, Councilperson Cynthia Newbille, and the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority announced on Tuesday that a development team has made a rezoning application to develop a mixed-use residential and neighborhood retail development at the northern corners of the Nine Mile Road and North 25th Street intersection in Richmond's North Church Hill neighborhood, anchored by new grocery operator Jim's Local Market.

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  8. Man caught with loaded handgun at NN/Williamsburg AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Williamsburg man was caught with a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport Thursday.

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  9. Newport News mother wanted for abducting 11-month-old arrested in ChesapeakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    UPDATE: Lou Thurston with Newport News Police tells 8News affiliate WAVY10 On Your Side that Imani Cogdell has been arrested by the Chesapeake Police Department. Cogdell was taken into custody after police located her over on Sloop Trail.

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  10. Wrongly convicted man released from Va. prison after 33 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Virginia man, who was wrongly convicted of rape and murder more than three decades ago, is being released Friday. The Virginia Supreme Court granted Keith Allen Harward's petition for a writ of actual innocence on Thursday after new DNA tests failed to identify Harward's genetic profile in sperm left at the crime scene.

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  11. Judge grants Marcus Vick $50,000 bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Former Virginia Tech quarterback and Hampton Roads native Marcus Vick appeared in a Newport News court Thursday morning on several charges, including assaulting an officer. A Circuit Court judge set Vick's bond at $50,000, during the hearing.

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  12. AG: Man incarcerated 30 years for Newport News muder was wrongfully convictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    In December 1983, a Newport News jury looked at bite marks from a rape victim and decided that Harward attacked and killed her, and her husband, with a crowbar at their home off Warwick Boulevard. Since his conviction Harward has maintained his innocence.

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  13. FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2007 file photo, Marcus Vick, brother of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    However, Newport News Police spokesman Lou Thurston says Vick was arrested for assault on a law enforcement officer. He is also facing charges of obstruction of justice and resisting arrest.

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    Apr 1, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Trooper Chad Dermyer was known for his passion for law enforcement. Former colleagues say he was the ultimate professional and did it with a smile on his face.

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  15. dermyer vigilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    There's been an outpouring of support from the community after a Virginia State Police trooper was fatally shot at a Richmond bus station on Thursday. 37-year-old Trooper Chad Phillip Dermyer had just recently transferred to the state police Counter-Terrorism and Criminal Interdiction Unit.

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  16. Governor McAuliffe and First Lady join Virginia students for breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    McAuliffe visited Miles Jerome Jones Elementary School in Richmond, where he praised the staff's efforts to boost school breakfast participation. First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe visited William Ramsay Elementary in Alexandria on Monday morning.

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  17. Photo credit: VCU Capital News ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Thomas Burgess begged his mother to be home-schooled with his sister Gina, who as a kindergartner severely struggled with school anxiety. At 5, Gina dreaded going to the communal bathroom shared by three other classrooms.

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  18. No decrease in SOL testing this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Until two years ago, Virginia third-graders were required to take four Standards of Learning exams per year. Students were tested across all disciplines and asked to demonstrate skills taught not just in third grade, but going back to kindergarten.

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  19. 2 men hurt after shooting on I-64 in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia State Police say troopers have closed several lanes of Interstate 64 westbound in Newport News because of a shooting. As a result of the investigation, police temporarily closed two of travel lanes on I-64 at the J. Clyde Morris Boulevard exit.

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  20. 6 people killed in Thanksgiving weekend wrecks in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The fatal crashes that occurred over the five-day period ending Sunday night occurred in Craig, King George and Loudoun counties, and in the cities of Hampton, Newport News and Norfolk. This year, Virginia troopers cited 11,600 motorists for speeding and another 3,075 for reckless driving, both up from last year.

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