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 2020-10-31 02:40 

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Local organizations providing rides to polling locations...

Need help getting to the polls? These Central Virginia groups have you covered....

 2020-10-31 02:24 

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Heavy police presence in Chesterfield...

There is a heavy police presence in Chesterfield County in the 2800 block of Creekview Drive....

 2020-10-31 01:48 

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Harris target of more misinformation than Pence, data shows...

Long before Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced her as his running mate, Kamala Harris was the target of widespread online misinformation....

 2020-10-31 01:45 

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Ohio family using slingshot to pass out trick-or-treat candy...

A water balloon slingshot will be used to shoot treat baggies at trick-or-treaters, as a creative alternative to handing out candy amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-10-31 01:42 

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What you may not know about (not so) secret code names...

In every presidency for over 70 years, the new commander in chief and the first family have gotten Secret Service code names. What would your code name be?...

 2020-10-31 01:34 

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Ohio mail carrier accused of hiding 335 pieces of mail in car, including ballot application...

An Ohio mail carrier is facing federal charges after police allegedly found other people's mail in the trunk of her vehicle....

 2020-10-31 01:30 

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Judge orders 11-year-old boy behind bars to await trial for allegedly killing 6-year-old neighbor...

An Ohio family court judge ruled Thursday that an 11-year-old boy accused of shooting and killing his 6-year-old neighbor should be behind bars while awaiting trial....

 2020-10-31 01:27 

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'Reject hate and division,' Democratic VP nominee tells South Texas border rally...

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris visited the Rio Grande Valley on the South Texas border on Friday afternoon during the last day of early voting and spoke to an outdoor drive-thru......

 2020-10-31 00:09 

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Rescue crews in James River near Mayo Bridge...

Rescue crews are currently in the James River near Brown's Island in Richmond....

 2020-10-30 23:30 

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More than 50 Lee monument neighbors join the fight to take it down...

Dozens of people living "within eyesight" of the Robert E. Lee monument are joining the fight to take the statue down, according to Richmond attorney Greg Werkheiser. He is representing......

 2020-10-30 22:55 

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Crash causes backup near James River Bridge...

Drivers should expect delays on I-95 north at mile marker 74....

 2020-10-30 22:48 

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The cost of Covid-19 hospital care and surprise bills...

This might spook you more than Halloween. There are some new frightening figures out about of the costs of Covid-19 hospital care. A new study has found the average cost is around $40,000 and for s......

 2020-10-30 22:37 

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10-year-old girl donates 150 art kits in Goochland through her non-profit...

Ava Rajappa just launched her own non-profit, at the age of 10. Ava is the founder of Art Love, a new organization that serves the homeless and children facing hardship through art....

 2020-10-30 22:36 

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'It's not an easy fight': Hauling company uses trucks to bring positivity to those battling diseases...

A local hauling company is aiming to bring positivity to those battling diseases in Central Virginia....

 2020-10-30 22:33 

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Denny Hamlin, Michael Jordan's 23XI Racing to partner with Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota...

Two days before Chesterfield native Denny Hamlin took to the track in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs in Martinsville, his 23XI Racing team announced that they will partner with Joe Gibbs Racing and......

 2020-10-30 22:32 

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Battling false information: Where to go for facts before Election Day...

Election Day is now just days away and, with so much information and so many candidates, some voters may be wondering where they should go for the facts before filling out their ballot....

 2020-10-30 22:19 

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Police: 2 wanted for robbery, assault in Petersburg hotel parking lot...

Petersburg police said Friday that two men are wanted in a robbery and assault that took place in a hotel parking lot earlier in the week....

 2020-10-30 21:59 

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Tractor-trailer crashes into median on I-95 S in Hanover County...

The crash has closed the south left shoulder, left lane and center lane near mile marker 90.5 and has caused a seven-mile backup in the southbound lanes and a three-mile backup on I-95 North....

 2020-10-30 21:58 

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Despite record turnout, Dems worried about voter suppression...

Democrats in battleground Ohio say Republicans in their state and across the country are trying to make it harder for Americans to vote, but Republicans say that's nonsense, citing huge early......

 2020-10-30 21:48 

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Henrico parents asked to share how they want their children to finish the school year...

Henrico County Public Schools is asking parents to decide by Nov. 8 whether they want their children to remain in virtual learning or take part in an in-person option for the remainder of the schoo......

 2020-10-30 21:38 

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Pres. Trump, Biden campaign across the Midwest Friday...

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are scheduled to appeal to voters at campaign events across the Midwest Friday....

 2020-10-30 21:37 

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Lawmakers urge seniors to stay safe when voting during the pandemic...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — With Election Day just a few days away, lawmakers want seniors to cast their votes safely. "We've got to make sure we're taking every step possible to......

 2020-10-30 21:35 

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Here's how Virginia has improved election security to prevent foreign interference...

Virginia election officials say they are more prepared than ever to fight off foreign interference after making a number of improvements since 2016....

 2020-10-30 21:30 

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AAA warns Halloween weekend brings triple safety threat...

AAA said distracted, drunk and drowsy drivers all pose risks on the road this unusual Halloween weekend....

 2020-10-30 21:19 

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Kyle Rittenhouse to face homicide charges in Wisconsin after judge OKs extradition request...

An Illinois judge on Friday ordered a 17-year-old accused of killing two demonstrators in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to be extradited across the border to stand trial on homicide charges....

 2020-10-30 21:18 

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Chesterfield residents offered relief on water bill payments...

Chesterfield County residents behind on water bill payments due to COVID-19 are now eligible for relief. Check out the article to see if you...

 2020-10-30 21:14 

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Coronavirus most important issue for Virginia voters, Hampton/AP-NORC poll finds...

Enacting restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is more important than removing them to get the economy going, according to a majority of Virginia voters polled this month....

 2020-10-30 21:11 

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Election 2020 FAQ: Your questions answered...

Election Day is fast approaching here in Virginia and this unusual year has left many voters a unsure about what they need to do. 8News has compiled a list of answers for voters biggest questions....

 2020-10-30 21:03 

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Chesterfield deals with downed trees, flooded roads in Zeta's aftermath...

Clean up is underway in Chesterfield County after Zeta and a separate storm system passed through central Virginia. The county reported several road closures Friday due to high water....

 2020-10-30 20:58 

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Richmond distillery giving out free hand sanitizer Monday...

Reservoir Distillery on Summit Avenue has been making their own hand sanitizer and next week they're giving some out for free!...

 2020-10-30 20:42 

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Chesterfield Deputy hospitalized, exposed to powder during search...

A Chesterfield County Sheriff's Deputy was taken to the hospital today after he was exposed to a possible mixture of heroin and fentanyl while searching a new inmate at the Chesterfield Count......

 2020-10-30 20:04 

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Sam's Club to offer prescription deliveries through DoorDash...

Sam's Club is now offering same-day prescription delivery through DoorDash....

 2020-10-30 19:00 

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Walmart puts guns, ammunition back on display at US stores...

A few days after removing ammunition and firearms from displays at its U.S. stores, citing "civil unrest" in some areas, Walmart says those items will be back on store shelves....

 2020-10-30 18:59 

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Oklahoma mother gives birth to 8-pound baby at home during ice storm...

An Oklahoma City mother gave birth to a healthy baby boy in her living room during a recent ice storm — and without electricity....

 2020-10-30 18:58 

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Missouri breeder euthanizes 21 dogs instead of turning them over to inspectors, AG says...

The Missouri Attorney General's Office announced 24 criminal charges against an unlicensed breeder Thursday after two dozen dogs were euthanized....

 2020-10-30 18:57 

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One ref's decision cost a Missouri man $1 million in fantasy football competition...

A lot of money was nearly in Rob Huntze's hands. It wasn't until at least 20 minutes after the final whistle that game officials changed one stat, and Huntze lost it all....

 2020-10-30 18:56 

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Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel construction project 2 years behind schedule...

The "Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project" is set to add a new tube and was scheduled to be complete in two years, but there's a delay in the project....

 2020-10-30 18:55 

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Freebies and deals for Halloween 2020...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Halloween is Oct. 31 and eateries everywhere are getting in on the fun with deals and freebies. Some are for the kiddos, while others are exclusive to those at le......

 2020-10-30 18:54 

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Daylight saving: Here's when you need to set your clocks back...

The annual change comes in the middle of the night, but most people usually set their clocks back before heading to bed....

 2020-10-30 18:54 

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New Mexico county sends 'Black Ice Matters' text alert to employees...

Inappropriate, unprofessional, and insensitive that's how some New Mexico employees described a text alert they received this week they thought was mocking the Black Lives Matter movement.......

 2020-10-30 18:53 

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Texas man creates child sex doll, sent to federal prison for possessing child pornography...

An investigation revealed that the Texas man had a child-sized sex doll made of rags and clothed in children's items that were covered in semen....

 2020-10-30 18:51 

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Family says hero brother saved 9-year-old after man grabbed, tried to 'drag' boy out of corn maze...

When trying to find their siblings and cousins in a corn maze, the brothers noticed two men were following them....

 2020-10-30 18:50 

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Tiger at Zoo Knoxville tests positive for coronavirus...

A Malayan tiger at Zoo Knoxville has tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans, while two others are presumed positives, a zoo spokesperson said Friday....

 2020-10-30 18:41 

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Missing man from New Jersey could be in Richmond, authorities say...

HAVE YOU SEEN HIM? Local authorities are searching for a missing man from New Jersey who could be in the Richmond area....

 2020-10-30 18:33 

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New poll shows 20% of Black voters in Virginia have no political affiliation days before election...

With less than four days until the 2020 election, a new poll from Virginia State University (VSU) shows Black Virginia voters are not pleased with the current state of politics in the commonwealth....

 2020-10-30 18:30 

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Virginia to play Michigan State, Virginia Tech draws Penn State in ACC/Big 10 men's basketball challenge...

Two of college basketball's most successful programs over the past decade are going head-to-head....

 2020-10-30 18:16 

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Virginia voters, legislators split on redistricting amendment...

Some Virginia lawmakers oppose the amendment. They believe it gives legislators more power to choose voters as opposed to voters choosing legislators....

 2020-10-30 18:07 

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Health experts cite virus's effect on Maryland's Latino community...

Latino communities in Maryland have been particularly hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic because of shared housing situations, lack of access to government benefits and distrust in health officia......

 2020-10-30 18:06 

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Gov. Ralph Northam signs executive order, VHSL sports on track to begin in December...

High school sports are on track to start in December after Gov. Ralph Northam signed an executive order on Friday....

 2020-10-30 17:57 

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Voters worry about voter suppression despite recent legislative changes...

Are you concerned about voter suppression?...

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