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  1. Virginia County gets approval to open needle exchangeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    State health department HIV prevention planner Bruce Taylor said an opening date hasn't been set yet and local funding hasn't yet been secured. Wise County, another county in Southwest Virginia, opened the state's first needle exchange in June.

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  2. Hacking with a purpose: Richmond-area cyber competition raises money for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    "Its really cool because a lot of times there's not that sort of outlet for what I like to do," said Jack Luther, a student at Chesterfield Technical Center.

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  3. Police ID victim in fatal shooting at Village South TownhomesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va Police are investigating a fatal shooting at Village South Townhomes on Maury Street in the city's south side. Just before 10:10 p.m., officers were called to the 3400 block of Maury Street for a shooting.

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  4. Despite showing proof of residency, mother claims son with special needs put out of RPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    After her son with special needs was put out of school, a Richmond mother reached out to 8News for help. Despite providing documents proving her residency, Jewel Cannon says Richmond Public Schools decided to stop schooling her son.

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  5. Vegetable vendors' future uncertain ahead of 17th Street Farmers Market reopeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The newly renovated 17th Street Farmers' Market is set to reopen in two weeks, however, there is still some uncertainty for the future of some market vendors. Rosa Fleming and her sister Luceal Allen have been selling produce at the 17th Street Farmers' Market for decades."

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  6. This needs to stop:' Package of bills to stop hate crimes makes way from AG's Office to CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Attorney General Mark Herring is proposing a package of bills to put a stop to hate crimes. Some of this legislation was initially brought to lawmakers last year, following the violent rallies that turned deadly in Charlottesville. 1 comment

  7. Flooding at Magnolia Street underpass concerns Richmond localsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    People in Richmond have concerns about the Magnolia Street underpass. One local who spoke with 8News said the road floods when there is heavy rainfall.

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  8. Richmond pushes past St FranicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The University of Richmond men's basketball team used a 17 - 5 run in the first half against St. Francis Brooklyn and continued its dominance through the remainder of the game to take an 88-66 win on Wednesday morning at the Robins Center.

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  9. VIDEO: Areas northwest of Metro Richmond see wintry mix Thursday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Most of Central Virginia is only seeing rain Thursday morning, but areas to the west are getting more of a wintry mix.

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  10. GPS systems having trouble keeping up with construction in Shockoe BottomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    In Shockoe Bottom, 17th Street used to a be a two-way street. It changed when the Farmer's Market was being built in 2017.

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  11. Head of Virginia VA speaks out against canine researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Last week, Veteran Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie announced that he will re-authorize the use of dogs for medical research despite public criticism, protests and even state and federal legislation aimed at halting the controversial research. Speaking at a Veterans Town Hall Tuesday night in Salem, Virginia's Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs, Carlos Hopkins, said the Commonwealth's stance on testing dogs does not align with Wilkie's vision.

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  12. Henrico County, YMCA to build 20,000-square-foot aquatics centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Henrico County will invest $8 million into the project, and the YMCA of Greater Richmond will build and operate the facility.

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  13. It's more than just a job:' Va. Capitol Police celebrate 400th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    "We didn't yet have a fancy title, but on November 18th,1618 we were here," Col. Anthony S. Pike, the head of Capitol Police, said.

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  14. Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    "Public service is, and has been, my life," Durham said. "It has been my highest privilege to serve the men and women of this department and the citizens of this great city.

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  15. 'It looks like the moon, there's nothing there': Richmond woman loses California home in wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    It's one of three devastating fires burning across the state. A Richmond family near Los Angeles spoke to 8News after they lost their home in one of the fires.

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  16. 'It looks like the moon, there's nothing there': Woman from Richmond...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    It's one of three devastating fires burning across the state. A Richmond family near Los Angeles spoke to 8News after they lost their home in one of the fires.

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  17. Middle school student's essay inspires Richmond 'Kindness Week'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Straight-A student at Binford Middle School, Jalia Hardy, won the Virginia Municipal League's, "If I Were Mayor" statewide essay contest. "Thanks to Jalia and her writing talent, Richmond now has a week officially dedicated to kindness," Stoney said.

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  18. RPD investigating after shooting victim arrives at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Richmond Police Department is investigating a shooting on E. RICHMOND, Va -- Richmond Road at the Villas of Oakwood Complex.

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  19. Santa arrives in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Good Morning Richmond Anchor Katie Dupree was there as the Snow Queen along with some star wars characters to take part in a parade featuring a band, twirlers, and much more!

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  20. 3 charged in connection to shooting death of Richmond manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Stephon Benniefield, 57, Tyshawn Hargrove, 24, and 33-year-old Stephon Woodbury were arrested Thursday and charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

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