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  1. 'America's Got Talent' airs audition of contestant who diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    In this March 2017 photo provided by NBC, Brandon Rogers performs during America's Got Talent auditions in Pasadena, Calif. Rogers, a family physician from Portsmouth, Va., earned a standing ovation and a trip through to the next round of the NBC reality competition after singing Stevie Wonder's "Ribbon in the Sky."

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  2. High school track & field: Courtland boys, Louisa girls win Conference 19 titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    As the Courtland boys track and field team attempted to hold off host Louisa for the Conference 19 championship on Tuesday, first-year head coach Brek Hall was seen barking orders and imploring his athletes to remain focused. The former Courtland quarterback and long-time assistant football coach has brought a level of intensity to the track that has helped the Cougars thrive this year.

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  3. BRIEF: Norfolk police: Teen killed in double shooting Wednesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

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  4. William A. OwensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    William was born on February 4, 1956 to Ollis Odell Owens and Beatrice Agusta Owens in Portsmouth, Va. He was a former employee of Jones' Site Work in Spotsylvania.

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  5. Virginia will undertake a study of marijuana decriminalization this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    Virginia's state government will study whether it should decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, a decision reached Wednesday that was praised by those who want to reform the law. "This is a landmark first step toward marijuana-related criminal justice reform in Virginia," which currently "lags far behind the national trend on marijuana policy," Daniel Rouleau, communications director for Virginia NORML, said in a news release.

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  6. William Thomas Burnette Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    William "Little Willie" passed away peacefully in his home on Friday, March 17, 2017 after a brief illness. He was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on February 5, 1923 to William Thomas and Elenora Lee Burnette.

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  7. Women plead for relief from expensive tunnel toll billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017 - In this Feb. 13, 2017 photo, without the use of her car Tamaia Camp walks with two of her children, three month old Devon Smith and three-year-old Meki Camp, to pickup six-year-old Mekel Camp from school, in Norfolk, Va. Camp is being charged nearly $19,000 in tolls and late fees from Elizabeth River Crossings ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017 - This Feb. 15, 2017 photo, shows the amount Takeisha Reynolds owes for tolls and fees to Elizabeth River Crossings, taken during an interview at her home in Portsmouth, Va.

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  8. Suicide brings fresh scrutiny to jail over inmate deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

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  9. Erin Marie ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    Erin Marie Church, age 29, lost her lengthy battle with colon cancer on Friday, March 3, 2017. She was a patient at Sentara Hospice House in Virginia Beach for her final days.

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  10. Coast Guard's Twitter account hacked with sex invitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

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  11. Virginia likely to ease rules on marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    Virginia won't be pulling a Colorado by decriminalizing marijuana this year. But the state might relax its penalties for possessing marijuana and its rules on who can use marijuana products for medical reasons.

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  12. Virginia Supreme Court orders hearing in nearly 40-year-old innocence claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    In 1977, Roy L. Watford III was in the band at Woodrow Wilson High School in Portsmouth. In 1978, he pleaded guilty to a rape in the city and received a 10-year suspended sentence.

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  13. Va. panel puts off bills to decriminalize marijuana, pending studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    Two bills to decriminalize marijuana by punishing possession of small amounts with a civil fine instead of a criminal misdemeanor were not approved by a Senate committee on Monday. But it's not because the senators were necessarily opposed.

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  14. Editorial: Casinos a bad bet for VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Fredericksburg.com

    The MGM National Harbor logo is seen on a roulette table in the casino during a preview tour of the MGM National Harbor, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 in Oxon Hill, Md. The$1.4 billion National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation's capital, advertises a gambling floor "bigger than the White House," is scheduled to open this week.

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  15. BRIEF: Portsmouth shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Fredericksburg.com

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  16. Salute to VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Fredericksburg.com

    U.S. Coast Guard, World War II, Norfolk and Portsmouth. Aboard ship in the Pacific that brought soldiers home after the war.

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  17. Virginians say people need to work together once voting doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Fredericksburg.com

    Virginians went to the polls Tuesday with 13 electoral votes at stake in the presidential election and to decide several House seats, including the 10th congressional district, where freshman Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock is facing a challenge from Democrat LuAnn Bennett. Richmond, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach were among the cities holding mayoral elections.

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  18. Heavy rains creates mosquito problem in Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Fredericksburg.com

    Millions of mosquitoes have emerged in South Hampton Roads cities following a period of heavy rain. The Virginian-Pilot reports that officials in the area have been inundated with requests to get rid of the bugs.

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