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  1. Gov. Says Richmond & Columbus, Ohio Now Fighting for Stone BreweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Governor Terry McAuliffe said Thursday that he is working hard to bring Stone Brewing, Co. to the river city -- and it seems it's working.

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  2. Construction update set on W.Va. rail-truck hubRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and West Virginia Congressman Nick Rahall are scheduled to join Norfolk Southern and Wayne County economic development officials on Wednesday for a tour of the Heartland Intermodal Gateway in Prichard. The Heartland Corridor is designed to move freight containers more efficiently between Columbus, Ohio, and the port in Norfolk, Va.

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  3. Vice President Biden to make appearance in NorfolkRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The White House says Biden will discuss the importance of investing in infrastructure to grow the economy and create jobs. The grant will be matched by $16 million from the Virginia Port Authority and will support construction of the Norfolk International Terminal Intermodal Gate Complex and Interstate 564 Connector project.

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  4. Norfolk chief orders body cameras for officersRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Police chief Mike Goldsmith has ordered 300 cameras for the department's officers. Media outlets report that Goldsmith announced the purchase Monday night at the City Council's annual retreat and at an Old Dominion University student safety forum.

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  5. Lawyer, firm settle Va. bank failure allegationsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A lawyer, his Norfolk law firm and their insurance company have settled allegations of gross negligence and conflicts of interest stemming from a bank collapse. Under the settlement, attorney Richard Tavss of Virginia Beach, the law firm Tavss Fletcher, and Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Co agreed to pay a $1 million penalty to banking regulators.

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  6. Dominion installing solar project in central Va.Read the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Officials say the system will be capable of generating about 500 kilowatts of electricity, which is enough to power about 125 homes. It's part of Dominion's Solar Partnership Program that will generate enough power for up to 7,500 homes when fully implemented.

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  7. Doves Rescued From Virginia Shed Up For AdoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Nearly 100 ring-necked doves rescued from a shed in Virginia are ready for adoption. Barbara Gipson of the Virginia Beach Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the doves make good pets.

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  8. Feds Chase Treasure Hunter Turned FugitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    One of the last times anyone ever saw Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, socks and underwear, his brown hair growing wild. It was a far cry from the conquering hero who, almost two decades before, docked a ship in Norfolk, Virginia, loaded with what's been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history - thousands of pounds of gold that sat in the ocean for 131 years after the ship carrying it sank during a hurricane.

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  9. Richmond City Council to Discuss Stone BreweryRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    One of the largest craft breweries in America may be coming to the River City. City Hall sources confirm Stone Brewing Company is looking to build at the corner of Nicholson Street and Williamsburg Avenue in Fulton Hill.

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  10. Dominion installing solar project in central Va.Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Richmond-based energy provider says it is installing 240 solar panels on the rooftop of Virginia Union University's student center.

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  11. Navy submarine group disbands in Groton ceremonyRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A ceremony Friday aboard the attack submarine USS Missouri marked the end of Submarine Group 2. The submarines in Virginia and Connecticut that had been under its command will now report to the commander of the Navy's Atlantic submarine force, based in Norfolk, Virginia.

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  12. Latest Virginia sportsRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Asdrubal Cabrera hit his first home run for Washington and tumbled over a retaining wall to make a terrific catch, leading the Nationals past the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night for their 10th straight victory at Citi Field.

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  13. Funeral scheduled for Virginia tornado victimRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Greenville Memorial Home in Jersey City says on its website that a funeral Mass is set for Thursday morning for 13-year-old Lheandrew Lloyd Balatbat at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Jersey City.

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  14. 2 sentenced on bank fraud chargesRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Cameron Allen of Norfolk and Dymond Chappelle of Portsmouth were sentenced in federal court on Friday.

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  15. Chesapeake fugitive captured after 3 years on runRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    U.S. Marshal Robert W. Mathieson says deputy marshals and agents with a task force took Erica Arnold into custody without incident Thursday morning in Norfolk.

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  16. Norfolk neighborhood wants study on ODU stadiumRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Some residents in a Norfolk neighborhood want the city to pay for a study about how a larger football stadium and other projects at Old Dominion University might affect them.

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  17. USS Scranton arrives at Portsmouth Naval ShipyardRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Nicknamed the "Iron Horse," the Scranton was commissioned in 1991 and is one of the newer Los Angeles-class subs with structural reinforcements, vertical Tomahawk cruise missile capability, and ship-quieting improvements.

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  18. Submarine Squadron 6 gets new commanderRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Capt. Blake Converse became the commander of Submarine Squadron Six on Friday. He's taking over for Capt.

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  19. Virginia Beach Woman Looks For Answers In Son's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Virginia Beach woman is looking for answers in the death of her 19-year-old son during a study program in Peru.

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  20. 2 tornadoes confirmed in Va. in wake of hurricaneRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that two weak tornadoes touched down in Virginia Beach and Norfolk from Hurricane Arthur's rain bands.

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