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  1. The Civil Rights Activist Whose Name You've Probably Never HeardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | National Public Radio

    ... when he was 15. Jen Newman/NPR hide caption Dion, now 76, started doing sit-ins at 15. He grew up in the 1950s in Petersburg, Va., and he says he grew tired of looking at the "whites-only" signs. That's when he began what he calls "his own private ...

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  2. Williamsburg man shot and killed trying to repossess car in PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A'ja Wilson had 19 points and 11 rebounds before leaving with a right ankle injury with 16 seconds left in No. 9 South PETERSBURG, Va.

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  3. Suspect arrested after Williamsburg tow truck driver killed in Petersburg neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    CBS 6 reports that police have arrested a suspect after a tow truck driver was found shot to death around midnight Thursday morning in a Petersburg neighborhood. Surveillance video time-stamped 11:46 p.m. showed a tow truck heading down Lakewood Drive towards Westwood.

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  4. Civil War Profiles - A Civil War trip of a lifetime: Part 1Read the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | Coastal Point

    ... for President Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth. In the recent past, I had visited Gettysburg, Pa., Petersburg, Va., and Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va. At Gettysburg, Union and Confederate armies clashed for three days in July 1863, at a ...

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  5. Suspect arrested in overnight slaying of Williamsburg man in Petersburg.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Police have arrested a 20-year-old Petersburg man in the shooting death of a 42-year-old Williamsburg resident, who was found dead just after midnight Thursday in Petersburg. In a statement released late Thursday afternoon, Petersburg police said Anton B. Robinson, 20, had been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in Humphries' slaying.

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  6. Donations fund changing the names of Petersburg schools that now are named after Confederate leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | 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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  7. Man fatally shot while trying to repossess car in PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... to search for evidence and speaking to all potential witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212 or text the keyword pdcash followed by the tip and send to 274637. BREAKING: We are in ...

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  8. Suspect arrested after man found dead on Hopewell sidewalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WTVR Richmond

    ... were secured," Hopewell Police Chief John Keohane said. As a result, 26-year-old Randolph Len Taylor Jr., of Petersburg, was arrested without incident by members of the U.S Marshal's Fugitive Wednesday at 9:40 p.m. in Colonial Heights. "It was ...

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  9. Petersburg resident charged in Tuesday's slaying of man found shot on a Hopewell sidewalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    ... offers, with unlimited digital access at Richmond.com. $19 per month after six-month introductory offer. A Petersburg man has been charged in Tuesday's fatal shooting of a Hopewell man who was discovered lying on a city sidewalk. Hopewell police ...

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  10. Police: Man shot, killed near South Crater Road in PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... to search for evidence and speaking to all potential witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212 or text the keyword pdcash followed by the tip and send to 274637. BREAKING: We are in ...

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

    Jan 11, 2018 | 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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  12. Neighbors: Homicide investigation in PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WTVR Richmond

    Families at the corner of Lakewood Drive and Westwood Drive, off South Crater Road in Petersburg, woke up Thursday to heavy police presence in their neighborhood. While Petersburg Police have not yet confirmed information to CBS 6, neighbors were told someone was killed and a homicide investigation was underway.

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  13. Petersburg school relocates students due to water main breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | NBC12

    Petersburg school officials say they will relocate Rober E. Lee Elementary School students to Blanford Academy on Thursday due to a water main break that happened in the area on Wednesday. On Thursday, school buses will run their regular routes and drop students off at Blanford Academy.

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  14. New boil water notice issued for Petersburg residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | NBC12

    ... bathrooms do not work. This is why Robert E. Lee Elementary will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 10. The city of Petersburg is working to fix the water main, but it will not be repaired before tomorrow afternoon. The boil water notice issued on Dec. 29 ...

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  15. Citizens sound off at first meeting over changing Petersburga s Confederate-named schoolsRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2018 | WTVR Richmond

    A small crowd of people turned out on a cold, rainy night to the first of three meetings that will be held to address the proposed name change of three Confederate-named schools. The Petersburg School Board has asked for community input as the city considers changing the names of J.E.B. Stuart, A.P. Hill, and Robert E. Lee Elementary schools. 1 comment

  16. Petersburg School Board sets temporary vote date for renaming Confederate schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | 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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  17. Schools closed yet again; thousands lose power in Richmond regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    ... opting for a two-hour delay, as of Sunday night. The other localities -- Richmond, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg and the counties of Amelia, Caroline, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Hanover, Henrico, King William, New Kent, Powhatan and Prince ...

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  18. This Week Today - Current Events in IsraelThursday,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | 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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  19. New hire to help guide developmentRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... development initiatives. During her most recent tenure as director of economic development for the city of Petersburg, Va., Faulcon established the city's first state-designated tourism zone while submitting successful applications for a $600,000 ...

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  20. Mother says her apartment has been without heat for month: 'Everybody is freezing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | WTVR Richmond

    A Petersburg mother contacted the CBS 6 Problem Solvers after her apartment has been without heat for nearly a month. Winslow sent a work order for her heating system on December 4, but property mangers have only provided her with temporary space heaters that Winslow said are ineffective.

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