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5 hrs ago | Virginia Business

Richmonda s office vacancy falls to new five-year low

Richmond's overall office vacancy rate fell to a new five-year low of 13.6 percent in the second quarter, after absorbing 91,467 square feet of space, according to a market report from CBRE Richmond.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Goochland County, VA

15 hrs ago | SFGate

Virginia motorist gets 2 years in pedestrian death

A former Henrico County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to two years in prison in a pedestrian's hit-and-run death.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Washington Post

In Richmond, students seek to revive a Rebela mascot

Students and alumni from a Richmond-area high school are seeking to revive the school's historic mascot, a Confederate soldier known as the "Rebel Man," spurring debate about the appropriateness of public school connections to the Civil War and its icons.

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Related Topix: University of Mississippi, Lee University, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA, US Politics, US News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NBC12

Short Pump to hold emergency drill

If you are near Short Pump Town Center Sunday morning and see a lot of officers running around, there is no cause for alarm.

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Related Topix: Short Pump, VA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Farm to Table oasis fights junk food desert

"People are excited about what we do," says Suzi. "We're at the Bus Farm. Farm To Family in eastern Henrico County right on the edge of the City of Richmond."

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA

Examiner.com

This Day in Richmond History: July 24, 1906

On this day in 1906, President Jake Wells and employees at the Idlewood Amusement Park are fined for working on Sunday.

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WTVR Richmond

Dave Bratt cooks up brats at Joey's Hot Dogs

Dave Brat, the Tea Party-backed Randolph Macon economics professor who beat congressman Eric Cantor in the 7th district primary, spent part of National Hot Dog Day cooking up brats.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Hanover Board Approves Plans to Build Possible Walmart, Residents Upset

Several residents of Kings Charter came out to the Hanover County Board of Supervisor's meeting Wednesday night in opposition to plans to build a new grocery store, rumored to be Walmart.

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Related Topix: Hanover County, VA

WTVR Richmond

Shots fired towards officers during Henrico traffic stop

Police are looking for the person who fired shots in the direction of officers during a seemingly unrelated traffic stop early Wednesday morning in Henrico County.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Henrico Development Brings Traffic Concerns

And Short Pump is one of the county's fastest growing communities...with new neighborhoods, stores and businesses going up all along West Broad Street.

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Related Topix: Short Pump, VA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

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The county already has more than 320,000 residents, not to mention new neighborhoods, stores and restaurants slated to open in the next few years.

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Related Topix: Short Pump, VA

WRIC-TV Richmond

Henrico County Offers Plenty of Summer Attractions

Henrico County tourism officials are in the middle of a busy summer for visitors.

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Related Topix: Glen Allen, VA

Virginia Business

Rainbow Station opening second school in China

Rainbow Station is expanding its presence in China. The Henrico County-based company is adding a second school in Foshan's Shunde District, about 80 miles from its first location in Shenzhen.

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WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Del. Morrissey Pleads Not Guilty

Del. Joe Morrissey pleaded not guilty to all five charges he faces on Friday morning related to accusations he had an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year old girl, according to the WRIC-TV in Richmond.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Spotsylvania County, VA

WTVR Richmond

Man with gun robs Henrico drug store, leaves with cash and pills

Police released security camera photos of a man wanted for robbing a CVS on the 9500 block of Woodman Road in Henrico County.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Three Indicted in Murder of Richmond Jewelry Store Clerk

Three people have been indicted in the May murder of a downtown Richmond jewelry store clerk, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WCAV

Heat Blamed for Fish Kill in Henrico County Lake

DEQ spokesman Bill Hayden tells WRIC-TV that hot weather can cause water to evaporate.

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Related Topix: Weather

Snack Food/Wholesale Bakery

Mondelez to expand Virginia biscuit manufacturing facility

Mondelez Global, the U.S. operating company of Mondelez International Inc., Deerfield, IL, plans to invest more than $40 million to expand its biscuit bakery in Henrico County, VA.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

New Trial for Man Convicted of West End Rape

A new trial has been set for a man convicted of raping a woman outside the Shoppes at Innsbrook last year.

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NBC12

Classified Henrico School documents: Teacher drunk in class

How does a man with a long history of drug and alcohol charges land a job as a special education teacher for Henrico County Schools? It is just one of the questions at the center of $20 Million lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Drugs

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