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  1. General Assembly passes bill to allow sale of 151-proof liquorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WTVR Richmond

    The General Assembly has given final approval to a bill that would allow the sale of 151-proof liquor in Virginia - a choice available in almost all other states, but one some fear could increase binge drinking and other problems on college campuses. "I am glad to see Virginia join the ranks of 48 other states that have legalized clear, 151-proof alcohol.

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  2. Virginia Tech graduate follows in fathera s Navy pilot footstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WTVR Richmond

    He spent the last few years flying jets, specifically the F/A 18 Super Hornet in the skies over arid Fresno, California. "You never get over that moment when you're getting up the ladder and climbing over into the cockpit and strapping in," Alex said.

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  3. Bill that lets domestic violence victims carry concealed guns heads to Governor's deskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | WTVR Richmond

    Victims of domestic violence would get early access to concealed handgun permits under a bill approved Monday by the state Senate. HB 1852 would allow those with protective orders to carry a concealed handgun after they apply for a permit.

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  4. Whale washes ashore in Virginia BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | WTVR Richmond

    A small team is at the scene conducting a preliminary investigation. The team says the whale has injuries consisntent with strikes from a large propeller, but cannot confirm that as the cause of death before a full necropsy is performed On February 2, a deceased whale was towed to shore near Craney Island in Portsmouth.

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  5. Pup rescued from dog-meat farm, Sundance finds forever home in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | WTVR Richmond

    Sundance was brought into the Virginia Beach SPCA on January 11. The farm Sundance was rescued from is the sixth dog meat farm closed in the country since January 2015. More often than not, when they do slaughter the dogs on the farms, it is in horrific ways, and in front of the other animals, they said.

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  6. House votes to defund Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WTVR Richmond

    The House of Delegates voted Tuesday to defund Planned Parenthood despite protests by women's rights advocates on the Capitol grounds and in the House chamber. On a 60-33 party-line vote, the House approved HB 2264, which would cut off federal Title X funding for Planned Parenthood and any other groups that perform abortions in Virginia.

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  7. Bill to fine trespassing dog owners defeated by one voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WTVR Richmond

    A bill to impose fines on hunters whose dogs entered private property was killed on the House floor by a one-vote margin Monday. HB 1900, introduced by House Speaker William Howell, R-Fredericksburg, would have fined hunters up to $100 for a first offense and up to $250 for a second offense if their dogs trespassed on private property.

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  8. Chef Jacoby Ponder's Chicken ChardonnayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WTVR Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. - Fan favorite and Celebrity Chef Jacoby Ponder was back in the kitchen to walk us through the steps of creating his delightful Chicken Chardonnay with savory Mashed Potatoes.

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  9. Senate clears a path for robots to deliver in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | WTVR Richmond

    Robots soon may be among us on the streets. Those who are homebound, busy or just don't feel like going to the store gained a victory when SB 1207 passed unanimously through the Virginia Senate this week.

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  10. President Trump makes surprise visit to honor fallen Virginia Beach-based Navy SEALRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WTVR Richmond

    President Donald Trump made an unannounced visit to Dover Air Force Base Wednesday to honor a Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL killed early Sunday in a raid in Yemen. Chief Petty Officer William "Ryan" Owens, a Navy SEAL, died of wounds suffered during a raid Sunday in Yemen against al Qaeda, according to US Central Command.

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  11. Va. House subcommittee OKs bill to defund Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | WTVR Richmond

    HB 2264, introduced by Del. Ben Cline, R-Amherst, "would prohibit the Virginia Department of Health from granting funds or entering into contracts with certain health care providers that perform abortion."

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  12. Virginia teacher convicted of assault for writing - focus' on a student's foreheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | WTVR Richmond

    A Virginia Beach math teacher was found guilty of assault and battery for writing the word 'focus' on a student's forehead with a dry erase marker. Daniel Board, 46, was charged with assault and battery following an incident at Landstown Middle School on September 16, 2016.

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  13. Super Bowl LI prop bets: See the weirdest wagers for 2017's big gameRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | WTVR Richmond

    In the midst of all the hype, sports bettors can sometimes forget that the Super Bowl is supposed to be fun. Especially when there are 600 to 700 different ways to wager on the big game when you add up all those proposition bets - AKA props - released by sportsbooks around the globe.

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  14. Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL killed in Yemen identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | WTVR Richmond

    William "Ryan" Owens died from wounds suffered during a raid against Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula of Yemen on Sunday morning. Three other American service members were hurt during the raid.

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  15. Virginia lawmakers open to easing rules on medical marijuana and possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | WTVR Richmond

    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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  16. New bill aims to clear Virginia liquor law confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | WTVR Richmond

    A proposed bill that unanimously passed the Virginia Senate on Thursday aims to clarify a decades old law regarding restaurants and the sale of spirits. State Sen. Bill DeSteph introduced SB 1216, that would "require mixed beverage licensees to have food, cooked or prepared on the licensed premises, available for on-premises consumption whenever spirits are sold or served."

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  17. Bill allowing 151-proof liquor causes buzz among collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | WTVR Richmond

    Linda Hancock, a member of the Virginia College Alcohol Leadership Council, said she and other education professionals fear that such liquors - which are more than 75 percent alcohol - may attract inexperienced college students who tend to pour overly strong drinks. On Wednesday, the House of Delegates passed HB 1842, which would allow Virginians to purchase 151-proof neutral grain alcohol at their local ABC store.

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  18. Virginia House of Delegates OKs bill allowing 151-proof liquorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | WTVR Richmond

    Virginians would be able to buy liquor with almost 50 percent more alcohol than is currently available under a bill passed Wednesday by the House of Delegates. The legislation would raise the limit on the alcohol content of neutral grain spirits - alcohol that is "without distinctive character, aroma, taste, or color" - sold at state-controlled liquor stores from 101 proof to 151 proof .

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  19. Celebrity Chef Jacoby Ponder's Pan Seared SalmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | WTVR Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. - Celebrity Chef Jacoby Ponder made a return trip to the Virginia This Morning kitchen to share his recipe for Pan Seared Salmon with Fresh Vegetables paired with Mediterranean style Rice.

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  20. Missing Va. mom, children found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | WTVR Richmond

    The three-day search for a missing Virginia Beach mom and her children has ended. Virginia Beach Police tweeted Wednesday that Monica Lamping and her 2 children have been located SAFE in an adjoining state.

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