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Prince George Police Arrest Two for Cocaine, Marijuana Possession During Drug Search

Michael Campbell February 23, 2016

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA – A Prince George County man and woman are both behind bars after county police executed a search warrant on their home and found illegal drugs and a firearm. According

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 21: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, poses with the winner's decal in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series DAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

NSCS Race Recap: Chesterfield’s Denny Hamlin Wins Closest Daytona 500 in History

Web Team February 22, 2016

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Most of the time, when an athlete talks about a “team victory,” it’s nothing more than a sports cliché. But Denny Hamlin’s win in Sunday’s Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway—by

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Despite Postponement, Petersburg Council Members Announce Special Meeting on Employee Performance

Michael Campbell February 16, 2016

PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA – In the face of “certain threats” that prompted the postponement of Petersburg’s regular City Council meeting, five of the seven members attended and announced to residents a special meeting slated for Thursday

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House Passes Measure Preventing Local Governments from Regulating Drone Flights

Michael Campbell February 16, 2016

CENTRAL VIRGINIA – Drones, unmanned flying aircrafts, have become one of the most popular items for tech-centric young people and avid aircraft fans, with thousands of the devices being sold during last year’s holiday

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Bill Calling For Fines Against Drivers Who Smoke With Children In Car Passes House

Michael Campbell February 12, 2016

CENTRAL VIRGINIA – A bill that would make it a civil penalty to be caught smoking while driving with a minor child in the car as a passenger has been approved by the House

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Sussex Detectives Release New Video in Hopes of Catching December Jarratt Bank Robber

Michael Campbell February 12, 2016

TOWN OF JARRATT, VIRGINIA – Sussex County Sheriff’s Office detectives are still seeking the public’s help in trying to find the man who robbed a Bank of Southside Virginia branch in the town of

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Virginia Dems Optimistic About Chances in 4th District After Forbes Announces 2nd District Run

Michael Campbell February 11, 2016

CENTRAL VIRGINIA – Days after longtime Republican Congressman Randy Forbes announced his intent to run in Virginia’s 2nd District, departing the 4th District where he has served since 2001, Virginia Democrats see a chance

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Drivers Encouraged to Report Potholes As VDOT Actively Works to Patch Problem Roadways

Michael Campbell February 9, 2016

CENTRAL VIRGINIA – While much of the nearly twelve inches of snow that fell around the Metro-Richmond & Tri-Cities area has become a distant memory but area roads have a stark reminder etched on

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