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  1. Jayhawks rely on sophomore Frank MasonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... had never seen before. She also thought of her son. Two days earlier, the phone had rung inside her apartment in Petersburg, Va. Her son, Frank Mason, was three days away from the official start of his freshman season at Kansas, and he was calling ...

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  2. New bakery churns sweet interest in PetersburgRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hopewell News

    AMANDA KIRK/CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Longtime Richmond restaurant workers Laura Boehmer and Ben Cronk opened Buttermilk Bakeshop on November 24 in Old Towne Petersburg. PETERSBURG - Old Towne has a hip new bakery.

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  3. Man gets 5 years for shooting in HopewellRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hopewell News

    Last July, an altercation in the city of Hopewell turned into shots being fired at a vehicle. The shooter, Jordan Uzzle, was sentenced to five years in Hopewell Circuit Court on Dec. 10. Uzzle is also serving four years for charges in Petersburg.

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  4. Sgt. Theodore Ritchie/ USMC/ MGNRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... who was denied his disability claim after the VA lost his paperwork. During that report, we told you the St. Petersburg office had a history of lost and misfiled records. So we asked Director Witty what had been done to fix the problem? Witty said, ...

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  5. For our children's sake, and history, let's make sure we remember the Civil War's 48th Pennsylvania: Terry Lee Hartzell Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PennLive.com

    ... preservation. The single event that galvanized my resolve to donate to that endeavor occurred on a trip to Petersburg, Virginia with my brother Scott in the early 1990s. The 48th PA was made up of coal miners who tunneled under Confederate ...

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  6. Truck Overturns In DinwiddieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    ... n it ran off the road to the right and overturned. The driver of the 1997 Freightliner, Russell T. Tegram, 65, of Petersburg was not injured in the crash, he was wearing a seatbelt.

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  7. Kansas Basketball: Jayhawks one injury away from disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Isportsweb.com

    ... of point guards has now been diminished to just one: Frank Mason. The sophomore "bull dog" of a point guard from Petersburg, Virginia is more than capable of handling the reigns to the Jayhawks' offense however, he can't do it by himself and like ...

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  8. Army civilian honored for giving so much to Soldiers, communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The United States Army

    ... enhance the quality of life of service members around the world. Although the Massenburg family, who lived in Petersburg, Virginia, helped the needy, they themselves were not well-to-do. She said her father was a laborer and they scrimped and saved ...

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  9. Clarence WilkinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Palladium-Item

    He was born February 23, 1923 in Petersburg, VA., to Conrad N. and Erma Meredith Wilkinson and lived here for the past seven years.

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  10. Petersburg woman found dead in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WTVR Richmond

    Petersburg Police are investigating a homicide, which occurred at 12:08 Saturday morning. Officers responded to the 1900 block of Wakefield Street after a call reported that shots were fired in the area.

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  11. 911 system declared an emergencyRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Hopewell News

    ... place.' Keohane also added that during the robbery, the officers could not communicate with Colonial Heights or Petersburg with the backup system. Though council passed a public safety emergency, it was uncertain whether it was a possibility. David ...

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  12. Arrests made in car shop crimesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Hopewell News

    Three Petersburg men have been arrested by the Colonial Heights Police Department in relation to multiple incidents involving stolen vehicles at the Wamsley's Tire & Auto Center on the Boulevard. The auto shop has been the victim of several incidents this summer, including three separate reported burglaries and arson.

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  13. Medical center for vets opening in PetersburgRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Hopewell News

    Boisterous applause danced around a crowded tent in downtown Petersburg on Tuesday afternoon as the community celebrated the opening ceremony for a new medical center designed to provide services for military personnel and their families. Located at 32 W. Washington Street, in the recently renovated Freedom Support Center, the 5,000-square-foot Bon Secours Freedom Healthcare Associates medical facility will open its doors to the public on December 16. This is the first primary care presence of Bon Secours in either Petersburg or the Tri-City area, and Petersburg Mayor Brian Moore said that this new facility will act as much more than just a source of health care for local residents.

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  14. Dinwiddie mom fights back against heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NBC12

    ... Heights Middle School on Thursday. (Source: Colonial Heights Fire, EMS & Emergency Management) The city of Petersburg is closing its jail, in a cost-cutting move that will affect the jobs of 61 deputies assigned there, but the city and its sheriff ...

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  15. Bon Secours Expands To PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    Richmond, VA _ Bon Secours Virginia Health System celebrated the opening of the Bon Secours Freedom Healthcare Associates in the newly renovated Freedom Support Center, located at 32 W. Washington Street in Petersburg Tuesday. The new medical center, designed to meet the medical needs of active and retired military personnel and their families, marks the health system's first primary care presence in Petersburg and the Tri-Cities region.

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  16. Men charged with stealing cars from burned auto centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WTVR Richmond

    ... incident, a second vehicle was also stolen from the same location. Both vehicles were subsequently recovered in Petersburg." Ricky Maurice Thomas, 32, and Bruce Donnell Thomas, 34, both of Petersburg, were charged with Grand Larceny/Burglary. Milton ...

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  17. Explore one of Virginia's first cities at the Historic Petersburg Christmas TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WTVR Richmond

    Celebrate the holiday season by exploring one of Virginia's first cities at the Historic Petersburg Christmas Tour, hosted by the Historic Petersburg Foundation. Historic Petersburg Foundation President, Eugene Atkinson, along with President of Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Danielle Fitz-Hugh and Director of Cultural Affairs & Tourism Brian Little walked us through some of the exciting stops on the tour, as well as other fun features Petersburg has to offer.

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  18. Fire caused severe damage to Petersburg homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | NBC12

    The US Postal Service is extending its Saturday hours in some locations, including in Central Virginia, to help many avoid the holiday shipping rush. The US Postal Service is extending its Saturday hours in some locations, including in Central Virginia, to help many avoid the holiday shipping rush.

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  19. Flames shoot from roof during early-morning house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WTVR Richmond

    ... esult of the fire. A photo taken at the scene shows fire shooting from the roof of a home at 34 Corling Street in Petersburg. A photo from the fire shows fire shooting from the roof of a home at 34 Corling Street in Petersburg.

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  20. I-Team: VA whistleblower gives 1st TV interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | ABC Action News

    ... to Congress last summer. While lawmakers study his testimony, Soto is fighting to get his VA job back. ST. PETERSBURG - More than five months after a local whistleblower testified before Congress about problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs, ...

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