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Data: Racial disparities in COVID-19 cases in Dan River Region less stark than statewide numbers

There is a disproportionate number of COVID-19 cases among Latinos and Black people locally, but the discrepancy is not nearly as stark as what is happening across the rest of the state. Read more

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Sam Kushner, a former mayor, eyed to fill open seat on Danville City Council

Danville City Council agreed to a vote of intent following a closed special work session Thursday evening to appoint former Mayor Sam Kushn…

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Dan River Region real estate transfers

Check out the latest real estate transfers in Danville and Pittsylvania County.

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Documents: Danville suspect accused in attack involving 'selfie stick and his fists,' stealing vehicle

A 24-year-old Danville man is accused of attacking someone "with a selfie stick and his fists" before stealing their car Sunday on Paxton Street, court documents show.

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Fireworks sales — and complaints — skyrocket ahead of holiday

Did you hear that big boom in your neighborhood last night? Or the night before? Or the night before that?

State & Region

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LIVE: Watch Gov. Northam's update on the coronavirus starting at 2 p.m.

Gov. Ralph Northam along with state health and safety officials have been giving frequent updates on the fight against COVID-19 in Virginia.

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N.C. cases approach 50,000 after near-record one-day jump as hospitalizations continue to climb

Randolph County becomes the ninth N.C. county to record more than 1,000 cases of COVID-19.

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LIVE: Watch Gov. Northam's update on the coronavirus starting at 2 p.m.

Gov. Ralph Northam along with state health and safety officials have been giving frequent updates on the fight against COVID-19 in Virginia.

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LIVE: Watch Gov. Northam's update on the coronavirus starting at 2 p.m.

Gov. Ralph Northam along with state health and safety officials have been giving frequent updates on the fight against COVID-19 in Virginia.

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Facts you never knew about the Fourth of July

Here are five things you didn't know about July 4th

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Facts you never knew about the Fourth of July

July 4th is just around the corner! How much do you actually know about America's birthday? Here are five things you probably didn't know a…

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5 Legendary lost treasures that are still up for grabs

After watching this, you might want to grab your shovel.

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5 Legendary lost treasures that are still up for grabs

After watching this, you might want to grab your shovel.

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How California went from success story to virus hot spot

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Heading into Memorial Day weekend, California's mood was celebratory. The state had avoided dire predictions of a coronavirus surge, hospitalizations were starting to decline and restaurants and most other businesses had reopened.

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Fears about opening Kansas schools drive state's mask order

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' governor and its top public health official said Thursday that they worry that the state won't be able to reopen its K-12 schools for the new school year in August if it doesn't reverse a recent surge in reported coronavirus cases.

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Confirmed coronavirus cases are rising in 40 of 50 states

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Four U.S. states — Arizona, California, Florida and Texas — reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday as the infection curve rose in 40 of the 50 states heading into the July Fourth holiday weekend.

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The Latest: Kansas governor cites schools for mask order

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas’ governor and its top public health official worry that the state won’t be able to reopen its K-12 schools for the new school year in August if it doesn’t reverse a recent surge in reported coronavirus cases.

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