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How safe is the synthetic turf your child is playing on?

RICHMOND, Va. — Synthetic turf can now be found at schools and sports parks across Virginia and the country.

Supporters insist the fields are safe, cost effective, and environmentally friendly, but others point to dangerous side effects. 794 more words

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Pawtucket hero coming home, 74 years after giving his life to save his mates

PAWTUCKET, RI (WPRI) – The recovery was like finding a needle in a haystack that was sunk in about 100 feet of water and buried under 70 years of South Pacific silt. 1,011 more words


Former CNAs at Brookdale Midlothian express concerns about staffing, patient care

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Jennifer Martin and Norma Duncan still enjoy looking at pictures on their phones from when they were Certified Nursing Assistants at Brookdale Midlothian. 995 more words


As expansion continues, airport neighbors see signs of runway recovery

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — It’s a project almost two decades in the making. The runway expansion at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick is now about a year away from completion, and it’s clear there have been some growing pains along the way. 562 more words


How the car linked to JFK assassination ended up in Chesterfield garage

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Inside his two garages in Chesterfield County, clients from across the country trust Frank Badalson with their worthy investments.

Badalson restores cars, something he says fuels his inner drive. 539 more words


Investigation reveals some families abusing public housing

RICHMOND, Va. -William has been living in public housing in Hopewell for around a year.

“I was actually homeless,” he said, “I came out of being homeless and came into public housing.” 610 more words