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  1. Study reveals 'unhappiest' cities in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | University of British Columbia

    ... Gottlieb's co-authors for "Unhappy Cities" are Harvard University' s Edward Glaeser and Oren Ziv. 1. Richmond-Petersburg, VA 2. Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, VA 3. Washington, DC 4. Raleigh-Durham, NC 5. Atlanta, GA 6. Houston, TX 7. ...

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  2. Charles H. Chew III, 91, ran a landmark funeral home.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Philly.com

    ... Ramsey Chew. He graduated from Temple University High School, and went on to Virginia State University in Petersburg, Va., where he met his wife, Margaret Scott. They were married in 1943. After his military service, Charles went to work in his ...

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  3. Man guilty of killing girlfriend at Hardee'sRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Hopewell News

    A 63-year-old Petersburg man was found guilty of murder Tuesday after he turned a handgun on his girlfriend last year in a Hardee's parking lot.

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  4. Dam demolition beginsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Hopewell News

    ... Walton said some people were worried that the water level would drop too low and ruin fishing on both sides of Petersburg and Colonial Heights. It could also create more rapids for boaters. The project is a collaborative effort of the Virginia ...

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  5. This Week in the Civil WarRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... weeks of stealthy underground excavation by exploding an underground mine beneath Confederate defenses near Petersburg, Virginia, on July 30, 1864. The Union aim: to overrun Confederate defenses and seize the city less than 25 miles south of the ...

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  6. Black Law Enforcers Take a NOBLE Stand Against the War on CannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Pam's House Blend

    ... cooperation between law enforcers and the communities in which they serve. Chief John Dixon III, police chief of Petersburg, VA, speaking at a session at the NOBLE conference titled, "Decriminalizing the Black Community", characterized the continued ...

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  7. Del. Dance running for Va. SenateRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Hopewell News

    ... these other five localities (counties of Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Prince George; the cities of Hopewell and Petersburg) that makeup the 16th Senatorial District.' 'I have served as a public servant for 22 years; 12 as the Mayor of Petersburg and 10 ...

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  8. Black police leaders: Marijuana laws, policies damage minority communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | MLive.com

    ... system which pretty much ruins the rest of their lives," Dixon said Tuesday, July 15. Dixon, police chief in Petersburg, Va., and president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, spoke at DeVos Place during NOBLE's annual ...

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  9. Troops Volunteers talk role of black troops in Civil WarRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the Crater, Washington said Union generals assigned a black regiment to lead the attack on Confederate forces in Petersburg, Virginia, after exploding a mine. At the last minute, the generals replaced the black regiment with a white unit at the ...

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  10. Duke golfers tied for leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | News Observer

    ... pitching wins to help the Falcons take a pair of victories in the first day of the CIAA Softball tournament in Petersburg, Va. The Falcons, seeded second in the Southern Division, defeated Virginia Union 17-5 and Virginia State 7-5. The Shaw ...

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  11. Dam On Appomattox River Will Go AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... benefit native fish. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says removal of the Harvell Dam in the Petersburg area will reopen 127 miles of upstream habitat for migratory fish. The list includes American and hickory shad, the American ...

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  12. Police Assault Man for Filming Them From His PorchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Right Wing News

    Here we go again with police breaking the law by becoming thugs when they see someone making video of an arrest, this time it is in Petersburg, Virginia.

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  13. Fundraiser to increase reward in finding Alexander Hill Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | WTVR Richmond

    ... it," said Washington. Washington's aunt, Pauline Wilkins and her three family members were found dead inside a Petersburg home on Harding St. back in April Since, State and Federal Investigators have been on the hunt for Alexander Hill Jr. who is a ...

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  14. Civil War at the city lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Washington Post

    ... - as most of the Union's strongest troops had been sent to bolster Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's forces outside of Petersburg, Va. Early gave the order to advance. The earthern walls of Fort Stevens still stand at 13th and Quackenbos streets NW. (Astrid ...

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  15. Va. removing dam on Appomattox RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Washington Examiner

    The state Department of Game and Inland Fisheries said removal of the Harvell Dam in Petersburg is scheduled to begin next week.

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  16. Unknown Soldiers | Real American heroes: Josh and SiriusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Centre Daily Times

    The Boston Evening Transcript of Boston reported July 15, 1864, on the death of a beloved Massachusetts officer fighting for the Union in Petersburg, Va., when it came under siege 150 years ago in the Civil War.

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  17. Duke golfers tied for leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | News Observer

    ... pitching wins to help the Falcons take a pair of victories in the first day of the CIAA Softball tournament in Petersburg, Va. The Falcons, seeded second in the Southern Division, defeated Virginia Union 17-5 and Virginia State 7-5. The Shaw ...

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  18. Lawyers Call For Petersburg Officers' ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Lawyers and citizens are calling for some Petersburg police officers to be arrested, after 19-year-old Devin Thomas was arrested in Petersburg on June 10th.

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  19. Hanover Tomatoes, Halifax Jazz & Blues & Summer Concert SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WTVR Richmond

    ... Jazz and Blues Festival, July 11 - 13, The festival takes place at the Historic Halifax Triangle in the City of Petersburg; Friday, July 11, A Tribute to the late Mitch Malone, Richmond Radio DJ & Personality, performances from The James Saxsmo ...

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  20. Kaine hears plan for dredging Appomattox RiverRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Hopewell News

    U.S. Senator Tim Kaine met with Petersburg officials on Thursday morning to discuss an ongoing, multi-million dollar dredging and economic redevelopment project along the Appomattox River and to get a firsthand view of the area's geography.

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