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July 16, 2019 - 4:32 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is struggling to raise big money in a key election year after a blackface scandal nearly ended his political career. But he's also managed to remain a major source of campaign cash for Democrats, including those who...
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July 16, 2019 - 2:26 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit challenging a Virginia law that allows police to arrest and jail people designated as "habitual drunkards" if they are caught with alcohol. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the challenge to Virginia's so-...
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July 15, 2019 - 5:12 pm
RICHMOND, VA(July 15, 2019)—Sports entertainment company Drive Shack will open its 65,000-square-foot Richmond facility in late summer, featuring three levels of climate controlled, private driving bays with augmented reality range games and virtual course play and full-service restaurant and bar...
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July 15, 2019 - 4:09 pm
By REBECCA SANTANA and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press Eds: Adds photo. Rewrites summary line, headlines, 1st paragraph. Links new video. AP Video. With AP Photos. NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans from catastrophic flooding, but it still swamped parts of Louisiana with...
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July 15, 2019 - 2:42 pm
By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An avowed white supremacist was sentenced to life plus 419 years on state charges Monday for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia. James Alex Fields Jr., 22, received the...
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July 15, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Former boxing champion Pernell Whitaker has died after he was hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police in Virginia Beach on Monday say Whitaker was a pedestrian when struck by the car Sunday night. The driver remained on the scene, where Whitaker was pronounced dead. Whitaker was an Olympic gold...
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July 12, 2019 - 3:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder is pushing back against sexual harassment allegations made by a student six decades his junior. Wilder thanked his supporters and called the allegations "baseless" in a tweet Friday. His comments came a day after The Washington Post...
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(Virginia State Police)
July 12, 2019 - 12:24 pm
Fairfax, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) -- Virginia State Police say a Henrico woman was killed early Wednesday morning in a crash along I-95 South. According to Police, Krista M. Kelley, 24, was traveling south on I-95 and ran off the right side of the highway and into the rear of a tractor-trailer. The...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
July 11, 2019 - 4:24 pm
Chester, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Chesterfield Police say they are investigating the drowning death of a two-year old girl in a Chester swimming pool. Police say the girl was found unresponsive in the pool on Lilking Court Monday morning. People at the home performed CPR until police arrived, but...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
July 11, 2019 - 4:04 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Northam Administration has announced Virginia ended fiscal year 2019 with a $778 million surplus. The State Constitution, the budget, and state law already dictate where much of the money will go, including one-time payments to taxpayers (of either $110 or $...
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