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Dead raccoon found near Regent University tests positive for rabies

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Posted at 1:16 PM, Aug 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-16 13:16:06-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A dead raccoon found near Regent University has tested positive for rabies, according to the Virginia Beach Department of Public Health. The raccoon was found on Tuesday.

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