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ACLU sues City of Petersburg for not allowing man to speak at council meeting

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia (ACLU) filed a lawsuit today against the City of Petersburg.

The lawsuit is seeking monetary damages for “the violation of the resident’s constitutional rights,” the ACLU said.  333 more words


Hot and humid today for training camp; afternoon thunderstorms possible

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — We will start today off with sunny skies and the heat and humidity will build with highs climbing into the lower 90s. 211 more words


Name Change for A.P. Hill Elementary School?

Ambrose Powell Hill has a secure enough legacy. The general is buried under his own monument which towers above the Hermitage-Labernum intersection in Richmond, placed there by major-turned-developer Lewis Ginter to promote a new residential neighborhood. 1,177 more words


Street closed in Petersburg due to water main break

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Crews are on the scene of a water main break on Farmer Street, between Chapel Street and Indiana Lane, in Petersburg. 33 more words


battlefield photographs from Grant's siege of Petersburg

Saturday Rebekah and I toured the Petersburg National Battlefield, just south of Richmond. It’s a tough stop to do justice to. Ten months of siege; more than 70 miles of earthworks; dozens of major engagements. 313 more words