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State Police In Mourning After Trooper Gunned Down at Richmond Bus Station

April 6, 2016
RICHMOND - Tragedy struck in the heart of Virginia’s capital city Thursday afternoon as a man opened fire on a group of Virginia State Police troopers taking part in a exercise at Richmond’s Greyhound Bus station, killing one trooper, and...
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Governor’s Office Announces Jan. 2016 Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008

April 1, 2016
RICHMOND - Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in January to 4.1 percent, the lowest rate since July 2008. Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remains below the national rate, which fell 0.1...
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Investigation into Fatal Urbanna Marina Fire Continues

April 1, 2016
URBANNA - Virginia State Police continues to investigate what caused a fatal fire at a popular boat landing and marina that killed two people and damaged numerous boats and vessels at the Middlesex County facility. In an update, State Police...
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MARTIN’S Food Stores’ Future Up In The Air As Merger Looms

April 1, 2016
VIRGINIA - The future of popular grocery store chain Martin’s remains up in the air as the merger between the store’s parent company, Ahold, and regional chain Food Lion’s parent company, Delhaize, continues to move forward and, a new report...
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Wakefield Car Donation

April 1, 2016
The Improvement Association’s Head Start parent, Trenika Stringfield, lost her son, boyfriend, brother, and most of her personal belongings, including her vehicle, in the tornado that struck Waverly last month. Since then, The Improvement Association and several other community and...
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Shad Planking 2016: Same Traditions, Different Day

April 1, 2016
Popular Wakefield Ruritan Event Moves to Friday For 68th Annual Event WAKEFIELD - The iconic event of the town of Wakefield and Sussex County and one of the biggest events in Virginia politics is returning for its 68th year but...
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