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Virginia Department of HealthThe flu season is normally on its way out by late February, but this year, it really hasn’t even taken a foothold.  But as WFIR’s Steve Mabry reports, the flu might still make its rounds in coming weeks.

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The National D-Day Memorial turns its attention tonight to Jesse Owens — and how the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin fit into Hitler’s propaganda plan preceding World War Two.  WFIR’s Steve Mabry has the details.

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Tonight’s free program starts at 7:00 pm the Bedford Welcome Center,  adjacent to the Memorial.

Next Tuesday, Virginia will take the national stage as commonwealth residents vote in one of “Super Tuesday’s” Republican presidential primaries.  But the choice of candidates is limited, and write-in votes don’t work in Virginia primaries. WFIR’s Steve Mabry explains the process.

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A new report ranks Virginia sixteenth in the nation in the number of fatalities involving senior drivers, and AAA is taking steps to help seniors maintain their skills behind the wheel.  WFIR’s Steve Mabry has the details.

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The law requires businesses to have a license in order to operate, and the deadline for applying for that license is just ahead. March 1st is the deadline for filing for a business license, the annual cost based on the previous year’s gross receipts. WFIR’s Steve Mabry reports.

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A Pew Center study has reported that over 20 million US voter registrations have significant errors, ranging from wrong addresses to out-of-state moves to a voter’s death.  Local registrars say they scan death notices and change of address orders to keep their records as accurate as possible. WFIR’s Steve Mabry has the story.

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