Mark Holmberg


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  • HOLMBERG: Can every day be happiness day?

    Posted on: 1:26 am, March 21, 2014, by

    Mark Holmberg goes all over Richmond on the gloriously beautiful first day of spring -- also International Happiness Day -- and he found some really happy people. Here's why RVA is so Happy.
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  • HOLMBERG: Bringing Shrek to life, the musical opens here Friday

    Posted on: 12:01 am, March 14, 2014, by

    In the history of cinema, there have been enduring characters who have drawn record-shattering numbers of fans.
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  • Details emerging in mysterious shooting death of a 16-year-old in South Richmond alley

    Posted on: 1:14 am, March 13, 2014, by , updated on: 12:07pm, March 13, 2014

    Richmond police and prosecutors have released very few details in the two weeks since 16-year-old Robert Lee Fox of Mechanicsville was fatally shot in a South Richmond alley.
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    Robert Lee Fox
  • HOLMBERG: The lone howling of a crusader against dog barking

    Posted on: 1:15 am, March 12, 2014, by , updated on: 10:49am, March 12, 2014

    Lyman Flinn has been on a relentless, dogged crusade against barking hounds in his West End neighborhood.
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  • HOLMBERG: The haunting tail of the roving peacock (peacook) of Henrico

    Posted on: 11:35 pm, March 7, 2014, by , updated on: 12:07pm, March 16, 2014

    A lonely peacock that has mysteriously taken up residence in Sandston, but is there a haunting tail behind it?
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  • HOLMBERG: Teen killer’s mom talks about what went wrong 21 years ago

    Posted on: 7:43 am, February 28, 2014, by , updated on: 07:53am, February 28, 2014

    “I think she was born kind of not right,” Yvonne Anderson said of her little girl, who grew up to become one of the most unusual and brutal killers in recent Richmond history.
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  • HOLMBERG: Idaho mountain man needs help catching his wolf

    Posted on: 7:24 pm, February 26, 2014, by , updated on: 12:22am, February 27, 2014

    For the past week Robert Clanton's been talking to folks who have seen the elusive but quite bold hound that has even been coming on people’s porches to get a bite to eat.
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    Hunting for white wolf
  • HOLMBERG: Two decades later, a ‘Golden Years’ killer up for parole

    Posted on: 8:38 pm, February 25, 2014, by , updated on: 08:04pm, February 27, 2014

    One of the worst murders this city has even seen happened in 1993 – and the horror lives on in seclusion in a state prison cell.
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  • HOLMBERG: Richmond baker rises up to sticky fingered suspect

    Posted on: 1:17 am, February 20, 2014, by , updated on: 08:32am, February 20, 2014

    The action began cooking shortly after 9 a.m. on Cleveland Street.
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  • If you watch a weather story, make it this Holmberg one–with singing!

    Posted on: 1:27 am, February 14, 2014, by

    Many of us, particularly those of us in the media, often present winter storms as bad and dangerous, something to endure and avoid.
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  • ‘I couldn’t believe I’m alive.’ Mom survives falling crane on I-95

    Posted on: 6:58 pm, February 12, 2014, by , updated on: 11:09am, February 19, 2014

    A 30-year-old Virginia Commonwealth University student – a wife and mother of a little girl – leapt from her almost new Honda Civic when it was crushed by a fallen crane that hit the overpass Wednesday afternoon.
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  • Submit ‘snow poetry’ for Mark Holmberg to read

    Posted on: 1:07 pm, February 12, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:06pm, February 12, 2014

    To get those creative juices flowing, here's Mark's poem:
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    Mark Holmberg poetry