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  1. Congressman McEachin to lead discussion on Petersburga s aging water infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Following several water main breaks and water boil notices in the city of Petersburg, legislators and city leaders are stepping up to make changes. Congressman A. Donald McEachin and Virginia Conservation Network are teaming up to host a roundtable discussion Tuesday evening focusing on Petersburg's dilapidated water infrastructure.

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  2. Neighbors a gratefula after Petersburg homeowners escape house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Petersburg Fire received the call of the two-story house fire on Westover Avenue just after 6:30 a.m. Fire officials say three adults and three pets made it out of the house safely. "My wife told me that she saw red lights coming through the blinds, curtains in our bedroom," he explained.

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  3. Fire guts 100-year-old Petersburg homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | WTVR Richmond

    Fire crews from Chesterfield, Fort Lee, and other nearby jurisdictions helped the Petersburg Fire Department battle a Monday morning house fire.

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  4. John Marshall will have everybody's attention in Class 3, Region B boys basketball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Powhatan Today

    ... in December. Class 3, Region A boys also start Friday. Top-seeded Hopewell (18-3) has a first-round bye. No. 5 Petersburg plays No. 12 New Kent, and Colonial Heights will be the 10th or 11th seed. Goochland (17-3) is a co-No. 1 seed in the Class 2, ...

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  5. This Week Today - Current Events from IsraelToday,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Originally from Petersburg, Virginia, Ben Packer moved to Israel in 1999, where he served in the IDF's Givati Brigade in the Gaza Strip. Ben served as a Rabbi on campus at Univ.

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  6. Chihuahua won't leave injured buddy after Petersburg shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The love between a tiny Chihuahua and much larger Gordon Setter was obvious to the animal control officers who responded to a shooting call Friday night in Petersburg. CBS 6 reports that the Chihuahua charged at Petersburg Animal Control officer Jazmis Aponte when she moved in to load the injured Gordon Setter into her van.

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  7. Tiny Chihuahua wona t leave injured buddy after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | WTVR Richmond

    The love between a tiny Chihuahua and much larger Gordon Setter was obvious to the animal control officers who responded to a shooting call Friday night in Petersburg. The Chihuahua charged at Petersburg Animal Control officer Jazmis Aponte when she moved in to load the injured Gordon Setter into her van.

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  8. Love letters from the trenches NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | Concord Monitor

    ... I found a letter Frank wrote Annie less than three months later. He started it on June 11 from a trench before Petersburg, Va., as the long fight for that city began, and finished it three days later from Bermuda Hundred, a contested river town near ...

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  9. Area history, Feb. 9, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | The News-Gazette

    ... service of his country since the war began, had been completed. The 34-year-old Army captain died at Camp Lee in Petersburg, Va. He was a victim of pneumonia. In 1968, two long-haired peace workers gave Magistrate G.R. Skillman a novel excuse for ...

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  10. Volunteer Open House at PamplinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Powhatan Today

    Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is offering fun volunteer opportunities to help preserve history, and promote education! As John F. Kennedy said, "We celebrate the past to awaken the future." Park staff will share information on volunteer opportunities at the Park and hold on-site interviews on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 4 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.at The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, located at 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA 23803.

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  11. Football briefing: BSH names a new coach; Bird's Donaldson makes commitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Powhatan Today

    ... (Randolph-Macon), Jeremiah Rhodes (Apprentice), Javon Walker (Apprentice) and Justin Sowell (Averett). -- Two Petersburg players have made commitmets: Nashawn Reid-Carlos plans to sign with Virginia State. Antoine Brown Jr. will commit to Chowan. -- ...

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  12. Senate panel scraps extending sales tax to Uber and Lyft, backs Metro fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Powhatan Today

    ... Lyft that would have generated more than $21 million for transit systems other than Metro, including Richmond and Petersburg. "There's work to be done to fill a little hole we created here today," Co-Chairman Emmett Hanger, R-Augusta, said after the ...

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  13. This Week Today - Current Events from IsraelToday,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Originally from Petersburg, Virginia, Ben Packer moved to Israel in 1999, where he served in the IDF's Givati Brigade in the Gaza Strip. Ben served as a Rabbi on campus at Univ.

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  14. Residents: Feral cat colony is taking over neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | WTVR Richmond

    Residents in one Petersburg neighborhood are asking the CBS 6 Problem Solvers for help with a growing feral cat colony. Neighbors said there are about a dozen cats that roam a small area and cross the street near Texas and Oklahoma avenues.

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  15. Petersburg School Board changing Confederate general school namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Saying public survey and hearings are prompting the action, the Petersburg School Board has unanimously voted to change the names of three elementary schools named for Confederate generals. By a 7-0 vote, as of July 1st, A.P. Hill Elementary will be Cool Spring Robert E. Lee Elementary will become Lakemont and JEB Stuart Elementary will become Pleasants Lane.

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  16. Virginia Schools Apparently Would Rather Have Incredibly Boring Names Than Confederate OnesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | The Daily Caller

    ... General Lee and Hill and Stuart. It was General Lee and Hill that were trying to stop the bombs from coming in to Petersburg." The Daily Caller News Foundation reached out to the school board for additional comment, but received none in time for ...

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  17. Tai Strickland brings a new threat to St. Pete's attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Tampa Bay Online

    ... before deciding whether to go to the basket or pass to a teammate. Whizzing past opponents is easy. What the St. Petersburg High senior cannot shake is comparisons to his famous father, former longtime NBA guard Rod Strickland. "I get it all the ...

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  18. Petersburg School Board votes to remove Confederate names from three schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Powhatan Today

    ... with unlimited digital access at Richmond.com. $19 per month after six-month introductory offer. In August 2014, Petersburg School Board Chairman Kenneth Pritchett greeted a student arriving on the first day of school at A.P. Hill Elementary School. ...

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  19. Missing 70-year-old Petersburg man may be driving Honda SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | WTVR Richmond

    Police in Petersburg are asking for the public's help to locate a missing 70-year-old man who may be driving a Honda SUV. Lt. Emanuel Chambliss with the Petersburg Bureau of Police said Clifford S. Bonney is missing from his home in the 1700 block of S. Sycamore Street.

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  20. Police search for missing 70-year-old man who may require medical attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | NBC12

    Petersburg police are searching for a missing 70-year-old man with recent health concerns and may require medical attention. Bonney is described as a 6-foot white man and weighs 185 pounds.

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