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 2021-01-27 02:48 

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Virginia lags behind 29 U.S. states, territories in reported vaccine jabs among populations...

Virginia is falling behind half of the other U.S. states and territories in administering coronavirus vaccines, raising questions about the commonwealth's efforts to be on par with the countr......

 2021-01-27 02:39 

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Former VUU student shot and killed in D.C., four others injured...

Four men were injured and another killed in a shooting in Washington, D.C. on Monday morning. The man killed has been identified as a former Virginia Union University student who was residing in So......

 2021-01-27 02:19 

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Chesterfield Board of Supervisors defends county's vaccine rollout, calls on state to do better: "Our hands are tied"...

The chair of Chesterfield County's Board of Supervisors is defending the county's vaccine rollout amid recent criticism. Chairman Jim Holland said the county is "doing the best th......

 2021-01-27 01:56 

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How does Virginia's vaccine rollout compare to the rest of the country?...

Virginia has administered 594,828 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine which is a little more than half of the vaccines distributed to the state, according to CDC data. As Virginians anxiously await their......

 2021-01-27 01:44 

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Don't fall for these mistakes when betting the Super Bowl...

It doesn't matter if you're a first-time gambler or a seasoned sharp: the Super Bowl can make even the most disciplined bettor lose their mind....

 2021-01-27 01:30 

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See the auroras from space in newly released photos...

The International Space Station experienced a recent celestial show, capturing the earth's auroras from high above the planet's atmosphere....

 2021-01-27 01:29 

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Belk will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy but plans to stay open...

Belk, a Charlotte-based retail store chain will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to its majority owner, Sycamore Partners....

 2021-01-27 01:27 

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'Paramedic of the Year' arrested in theft of Florida COVID vaccines...

A Florida healthcare worker recognized as Polk County's 2020 Paramedic of the Year was arrested by the sheriff's office Tuesday after allegedly helping a supervisor steal coronavirus va......

 2021-01-27 01:17 

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'My baby is in a box. They shot him 3 times.'; Mother of 18-year-old killed by state troopers continues fight for justice...

It's been nearly three weeks since 18-year-old Xzavier Hill was killed by police. Hill's mother says in the dash cam video, two troopers fired their weapons at her son, telling 8News he......

 2021-01-27 01:05 

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Chicago man charged after allegedly selling stimulus checks stolen with help of postal worker...

A Chicago man has been charged for allegedly conspiring with his brother, who worked as a U.S. postal worker, to sell stimulus checks stolen from the mail....

 2021-01-27 01:02 

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Baseball Hall of Fame gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy...

The baseball Hall of Fame won't have any new players in the class of 2021 after voters decided no one had the merits — on-the-field or off — for enshrinement in Cooperstown on this year's bal......

 2021-01-27 01:01 

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Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital...

Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the most senior U.S. senator who is presiding over the impending Trump impeachment trial, has been taken to the hospital, according to multiple reports....

 2021-01-27 00:59 

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United Airlines sale: Flights as low as $29...

United Airlines is offering flights for as low as $29, or 3,000 airline miles, to a variety of national destinations during a single-day sale....

 2021-01-27 00:58 

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Postal Service to release new series of 'Star Wars'-themed stamps...

USPS has announced a new series of "Star Wars"-inspired stamps....

 2021-01-27 00:58 

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Photos: Rubbish-covered lake brings to light Balkans waste problem...

Trucks and building machines are parked on a river dam in southwest Serbia but not for construction work. Instead, huge cranes are being used to clear tons of garbage crammed at the foot of the pow......

 2021-01-27 00:51 

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1st private space crew paying $55 million each to fly to the International Space Station...

The first private space station crew was introduced Tuesday: Three men who are each paying $55 million to fly on a SpaceX rocket....

 2021-01-27 00:50 

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Censure resolution vote delayed after tearful revelation from Sen. Amanda Chase...

Despite expectations of an impending vote, the Virginia Senate did not weigh in on the censure resolution against state Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Chesterfield) on Tuesday. After a quick debate, a Democr......

 2021-01-27 00:47 

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Cause of fire that killed former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh undetermined: officials...

The cause of the fire that killed Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of the online shoe retailer Zappos, inside a storage shed in November could not be determined, a Connecticut investigator said Tuesday ......

 2021-01-27 00:46 

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World surpasses 100M confirmed COVID-19 cases...

The global total of confirmed coronavirus cases topped more than 100 million Tuesday as the effort to end the pandemic is becoming an ever more urgent race between the vaccine and the mutating viru......

 2021-01-27 00:45 

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Should you be wearing two masks? Here's what Dr. Fauci says...

According to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top public health expert, doubling up on masks may help....

 2021-01-27 00:44 

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Amid high demand, Minnesota offers COVID-19 vaccine lottery...

With demand high for appointments to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Minnesota has come up with a new distribution approach: a vaccine lottery....

 2021-01-27 00:36 

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Overnight high-speed chase in Stafford ends in vehicle wreckage...

The Stafford County Sheriff's Office said they charged a man with driving under the influence and multiple other felonies after he led law enforcement on a high-speed chase that ended with th......

 2021-01-26 23:26 

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More than $29.6 million awarded to expand broadband access in Virginia, including Northern Neck...

Virginians living and working in 11 localities throughout the commonwealth will soon have access to high-speed internet, according to the Office of the Governor....

 2021-01-26 23:14 

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Democrats revive push to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2025...

Congressional Democrats renewed their push Tuesday to raise the U.S. minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour by 2025....

 2021-01-26 23:04 

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'I'm so excited': Chiefs Kingdom living in Tampa area ready for Super Bowl...

Chiefs Kingdom extends well beyond Kansas and Missouri. There are plenty of fans in Tampa, Florida, where the Chiefs will meet the Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV....

 2021-01-26 22:42 

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Biden's executive orders target racial inequalities...

President Joe Biden said the death of George Floyd shifted the ground on racial issues in the United States....

 2021-01-26 22:38 

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Virginia Union athletic director Joe Taylor to serve 3-year term on College Football Playoff selection committee...

Joe Taylor has already done enough as a coach and administrator to earn spots in the College Football Hall of Fame and the Black College Football Hall of Fame....

 2021-01-26 22:38 

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Virginia Union athletic director Joe Taylor to serve 3-year term on College Football Playoff selection committee...

Joe Taylor has already done enough as a coach and administrator to earn spots in the College Football Hall of Fame and the Black College Football Hall of Fame....

 2021-01-26 22:38 

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Virginia museum holds virtual events in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day...

The Virginia Holocaust Museum is holding two virtual events this week to honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day....

 2021-01-26 22:27 

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New Kent County schools to change meal distribution schedule, starting Feb. 1...

The New Kent County Public Schools system is changing its meal distribution schedule, effective Feb. 1....

 2021-01-26 22:16 

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Chesterfield Superintendent proposes $760 million budget focusing on increasing teacher salaries...

The Chesterfield County School Board will get a look at the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2022, which applies to the 2021-22 school year, on Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 21:10 

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VCU-UMass men's basketball game postponed...

Wednesday's men's basketball game between the VCU Rams and the UMass Minutemen has been postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the UMass program....

 2021-01-26 21:09 

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Biden to deliver remarks on combating spread of COVID-19...

President Joe Biden on Tuesday is scheduled to deliver remarks on combating the spread of COVID-19, according to the White House....

 2021-01-26 21:03 

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House passes bill to repeal ban on private insurance coverage of abortions...

Virginia is on its way towards lifting a ban that limits certain health insurance plans from covering abortions. A bill that would expand private insurers ability to offer coverage passed Virginia&......

 2021-01-26 20:08 

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Keep your iPhone 12 six inches away from certain medical devices, Apple says...

The iPhone 12 models may interfere with your medical devices....

 2021-01-26 20:04 

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Here's what has to happen for $1,400 stimulus checks to become reality...

Many Americans were hopeful a Joe Biden presidency in combination with Democrats in control of the House and Senate would mean a fast track to approving and distributing $1,400 stimulus checks....

 2021-01-26 20:03 

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KC-area health care workers hoping to score Super Bowl tickets from NFL to cheer on Chiefs...

The Kansas City Chiefs are headed to Super Bowl LV, and local health care workers are pumped for the possibility of scoring tickets....

 2021-01-26 20:01 

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Wish you had a guard dog? Amazon has a new feature for that...

Amazon is launching a new feature for Echo users that could help protect your home....

 2021-01-26 19:52 

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Coca-Cola with Coffee now on store shelves...

Coca-Cola with Coffee has launched nationwide and is now in stores along with its sugar-free counterpart....

 2021-01-26 19:15 

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Here's when to expect new video games in 2021...

(VENN) Nearly a year into the pandemic you may be running out of things to keep you entertained at home as you social distance. It's understandable, but the gaming industry has plans ......

 2021-01-26 19:15 

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Dr. Fauci is highest-paid federal employee, report says...

Dr. Anthony Fauci is reportedly the highest-paid federal employee in the United States, even surpassing the president, according to Forbes....

 2021-01-26 19:13 

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Down payment tax credit: Biden housing plans include help for first-time buyers...

The proposed First Down Payment Tax Credit is one of many housing-related proposals that Biden campaigned on. The administration has plans to help cost-burdened renters, address racial inequities a......

 2021-01-26 19:10 

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Texas 7-Eleven becomes ultimate gamer's paradise...

Have you ever wanted to stay up all night, play video games and eat junk food until you can't anymore? You're in luck!...

 2021-01-26 19:07 

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Senators to be sworn in today, as articles of impeachment are presented...

The House presented the articles of impeachment to the Senate on Monday, as the trial of former President Donald Trump comes closer....

 2021-01-26 19:03 

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Grammy Awards odds: Will Taylor Swift reign again?...

(COVERS) The COVID pandemic has wreaked havoc with sports scheduling, and the music industry has done some juggling of its own with the 63 Annual Grammy Awards being pushed from its usual J......

 2021-01-26 18:49 

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Vanessa Bryant on 1-year anniversary of Kobe and Gianna's deaths: 'I will never understand'...

It was exactly one year ago Tuesday that NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others were killed when their helicopter plunged into a steep hillside in dense morning ......

 2021-01-26 18:47 

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Rocky Mount police officers facing federal charges after storming Capitol officially terminated...

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (WFXR) — Nearly three weeks after two Rocky Mount police officers reportedly stormed the U.S. Capitol, town officials announced that the officers' employment has been t......

 2021-01-26 18:46 

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Another fast food chicken sandwich? Chick-fil-A just rolled out a spicy new option...

The debate over which fast-food chicken sandwich reigns supreme just got a little spicier....

 2021-01-26 18:40 

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Richmond landlord loses federal discrimination lawsuit...

House Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia has settled a federal housing discrimination lawsuit against a Richmond landlord accused of discriminating families and people with disabilities....

 2021-01-26 18:32 

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TSA catch local man who had a loaded gun in his back pocket at Richmond International Airport...

A local man who had a loaded handgun in his back pocket was caught at a security checkpoint at the Richmond International Airport on Monday. This is the second person to be caught with a firearm at......

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