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Deadly ATV Crash In Louisa County

(Louisa)-  A Bumpass man is dead after an ATV crash.  Virginia State Police say yesterday afternoon a 67-year-old man overturned his ATV in Louisa County.  Police say he wasn’t wearing a helmet and died at the scene. 

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Furloughed Employees Take Frustrations Out In Rage Room

(Fredericksburg)- Furloughed government employees can smash their frustrations away at a Fredericksburg business.  The Break It Rage Room is offering affected workers a free five-minute session to relieve stress by demolishing anything from office equipment to liquor bottles. 

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Woman Arrested In Stafford After Domestic Stabbing

(Stafford)- From the Stafford Sheriff’s Office: A wanted woman was arrested on Wednesday night by deputies with the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office for aggravated malicious wounding following a domestic stabbing incident. On January 16, 2019, Deputy Aubrecht

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Firefighters Injured After Truck Flips

(Fauquier)- Three Loudoun County firefighters injured in a Tuesday night wreck are expected to be okay.  The fire engine reportedly flipped and landed on its roof on the way back from helping out on a medical aid call

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Marijuana Proposals Turned Down In Committee In Richmond

(Richmond)- House leaders are quickly turning down marijuana bills in Richmond.  The Courts of Justice subcommittee voted against proposals to legalize and decriminalize pot yesterday.  Governor  Northam pushed for decriminalization in last week’s State of the Commonwealth speech. 

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DC Ranks 2nd In Nation For Bedbugs

(DC)- A new study is showing that DC is among the list of places with the worst bedbug infestation.  A study from Orkin Pest Control revealed that DC ranks second out of 50 U.S. cities.  Bedbugs can easily

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Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake Felt In Virginia

(Ocean City, MD)-  Many people in northeastern Virginia felt an earthquake this week.  The United States Geological Survey reported that last night a four-point-seven magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland.  The quake hit

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SNAP Benefits For February Coming Early

(Richmond)- Virginia’s SNAP recipients are receiving their February funds early.  The Department of Social Services says those in the nutrition assistance program will get benefits tomorrow as a proactive measure due to the federal government shutdown.  Benefits will

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Giant Food Adding Robot Employees

(Undated)-   Giant Food is announcing plans to introduce robot employees to nearly 500 locations.  The robot, referred to as Marty, will identify hazards like liquid and powder spills and help store employees spend more time serving customers. 

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State Of Emergency Declared In Virginia

(Richmond)- Virginia is under a state of emergency.  Governor Ralph Northam declared the state of emergency this weekend with the winter storm bearing down on Virginia.  A winter storm warning was issued across much of Virginia for heavy

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Ambulance Driver Charged For Deadly Crash

(King George)- An ambulance driver in King George is facing charges for a crash that killed one person. In September, a Westmoreland County ambulance crashed into two cars and killed 64-year-old Rita Davis. Witnesses say the driver, William

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Arlington School Board Renames Washington-Lee

(Arlington)- Washington-Lee High School in Arlington is changing names. The school board voted unanimously last night to remove Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s name from the school and call it Washington-Liberty. A committee recommendation of renaming it Washington-Loving

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