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  1. 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.


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. 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.


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

    Friday Aug 22 | 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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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.


  15. 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.


  16. Climate group to present sea level rise proposalsRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is preparing to release a report in Norfolk on how to adapt to rising sea levels.


  17. Marsh Named Commissioner of Va. ABC BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    On Thursday, Gov. McAuliffe announced several new appointees to his administration; among them, Senator Henry Marsh was named as the Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverages control board.


  18. Greenville welcomes road projects outside cityRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Officials in Greenville want to see U.S. Highways 17, 64 and 70 turned into freeways even through the roads don't head through the city at all.


  19. 7 places added to Virginia Landmarks RegisterRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The new entries include a 19th-century railroad depot in Wythe County and Staunton's Booker T. Washington High School, which opened in 1936 as the only high school for African Americans in the city.


  20. Obama nominates 3 new military commandersRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    President Barack Obama has tapped the vice chief of the Army to take over the U.S. command in Afghanistan later this year as America pulls out its combat troops and leaves a force of about 10,000 to train and advise the Afghan military.


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