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  1. Local Liberian Pastor Leading Efforts to Help Contain Ebola OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    For Liberia native Rev. Dr. Calvin Birch, the Ebola outbreak is personal. "I have my oldest daughter, she is really scared.

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  2. Local Doctors Concerned About Running Out of Flu Shots for ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Local pediatricians are concerned and parents are worried as many doctors are running out of the flu shot for young children. By the beginning of October, most doctors are stocked up with a large supply of flu shots for children under three.

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  3. Local Man Starts Museum to Preserve Petersburg HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    There are a little more than 50 houses on the island, and then there's the museum Stewart started, the "Richard A. Stewart Black History Museum." The museum is filled with artifacts that probably only came about because of a natural disaster, the tornado that hit the Tri-Cities in 1993.

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  4. Central Virginia Becoming Popular Backdrop in Film, TelevisionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Virginia Film Office says revenue from movie and TV series shoots will have a positive impact on local business owners. Stephen Spielberg's "Lincoln" was shot entirely in Virginia in 2011.

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  5. FCC Considering Petition To Ban "Redskins" Name on TV, RadioRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    There's a new twist in the debate surrounding the Redskins name. The FCC is considering a petition to ban saying the team name on TV and radio.

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  6. Mayor Jones Releases Statement on Children's Hospital SpeculationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    For months, there's been speculation about a free-standing children's hospital in Richmond. After recent reports that a push for a new children's hospital is tied to redevelopment plans for Shockoe Bottom, Richmond City Mayor Dwight Jones is speaking out.

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  7. Police Search for Man Who Robbed Chesterfield Shoe StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Chesterfield County Police is searching for the man who robbed a shoe store in the Commonwealth Centre shopping complex Tuesday evening. According to police, a man entered the Rack Room Shoes in the 4800 block of Commonwealth Centre Parkway just before 9 p.m. demanding money from the register.

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  8. Richmond Police Searching for Missing ManRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Richmond Police are searching for a 69-year-old man with a medical condition missing from East Belt Boulevard. George D. Campbell is a white male from the 100 block of East Belt Boulevard.

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  9. After Declining SOL Scores, G.H. Ried Elem. Principal to be ReassignedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    After years of steadily declining scores on state assessments, the principal of G.H. Reid Elementary has been reassigned to other duties. G.H. Reid is listed in the bottom 5 percent of Title 1 schools in the state; because of this, the Virginia Department of Education has given it a "priority" status which requires it to implement a state-approved improvement plan.

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  10. Get Involved: Domestic Violence Awareness Sheds Light on Real IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Domestic violence has certainly been a hot topic past few weeks and Domestic Violence Awareness Month is bringing even more attention to the issue. News went viral when that attention was shifted to NFL players and their involvement in domestic disputes, shedding light on the issue as a whole.

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  11. Local Woman Gears Up for 50 Mi. Bike Tour After Recovering from AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    CJ Jackson fell in love with cycling four years ago, when she signed up for her first event. Now, it's a way of life for CJ and one she says she couldn't live without.

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  12. Community Discusses Tucker The Pig During MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Folks packed a community meeting Tuesday night to share their thoughts on whether a Brandermill family should be able to keep a kunekune pig as pet. "The family, while I think they're wonderful, they're in violation of a zoning ordinance," said Joe Herbst, who is against having the pig in Brandermill.

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  13. Virginia State University Students Call for Leaders to ResignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia State University is having major financial problems, and many students first learned of the full scope of the matter from news reports. The school has an $18.96 million budget shortfall for this fiscal year.

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  14. Woman Turns to Social Media To Reunite Ring With Rightful OwnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    "My dad past away last month and going through all of his belongings, my mom was telling me this story about this wedding ring," said Patti Ritter. Ritter says her mom told her that three or four years ago her dad had been on the road when he went into a rest stop and noticed a ring.

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  15. New Mobile Lab for Children with CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    If your child has cancer, you know the diagnosis is only the beginning. There are countless trips to the hospital, all while emotions run high and your family is mentally drained.

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  16. Richmond Faces Lawsuit Over Documents In Marshall TerminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Details about the sudden resignation of former Chief Administrative Officer Byron Marshall remain cloaked in secrecy and hidden behind a nondisclosure agreement but now, a lawsuit against the City of Richmond is fighting to have those detailed released to the public. According to documents filed in Richmond Circuit Court Monday, former Richmond School Board member Carol A.O. Wolf has filed a lawsuit against the city for the release of information and documents pursuant to the Freedom of information Act of Virginia related to Marshall's sudden resignation earlier this month.

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  17. Hundreds of Patients Admitted for "Enterovirus-like Symptoms" at Area HospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The respiratory disease affecting children, Enterovirus, is spreading like wild fire, including here at home. The head of pediatrics at Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital confirmed that 140 kids with respiratory symptoms have been admitted to the pediatric unit since the outbreak of enterovirus in early September.

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  18. Prince William Police Search for Missing Endangered JuvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating an endangered missing juvenile. Family members reported to police that Max Lyreman, age 14, was last seen this afternoon around 5:30 p.m. in the area of Poplar Lane and Riverview Lane in the Town of Occoquan.

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  19. 111th Quartermaster Company Returns Home At Fort LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Soldiers from the 111th Quartermaster Company returned home Monday night at Fort Lee to cheers and smiles from waiting family and friends. The 111th Quartermaster Company is one of the Army's only two active-duty mortuary affairs units, both of which are based at the Fort Lee military base.

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  20. 8News Investigates: How Clean is the Cafeteria at Your Child's School?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The results of an 8News school lunchroom investigation may determine whether or not you pack your child's lunch tomorrow morning. How clean are lunchrooms in local schools? When 8News Investigative Reporter Amanda Malkowski sifted through the health inspection reports, she found roaches and even mouse dropping were discovered right in some local school districts' cafeterias.

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