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September 21, 2018 - 4:52 pm
Sandston, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) - Henrico will be shifting lanes and traffic to aide with traffic coming into and leaving the Federated Auto Parts 400 Saturday Night. This is the first year Richmond Raceway has held a NASCAR playoff race. The changes will be as follows: • Carolina Avenue between...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
September 21, 2018 - 2:54 pm
Richmond, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) - Virginia's unemployment rate fell three percent in August, the lowest rate in the Commonwealth since July 2007. The rate in July 2018 was three-point-one percent. The Virginia Employment Commission's Chief Economist Ann Lang says the rate decrease was the result...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
September 21, 2018 - 2:08 pm
Richmond, VA (Newsradiowrva.com) -- Several Republican State Senators have raised questions about the $60 million authorized for storm response for Hurricane Florence. The questions came up during a meeting of the Senate Finance Committee. One State Senator, Richard Stuart (R-Stafford), suggested...
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(Henrico County Public Schools)
September 20, 2018 - 3:02 pm
Henrico, Va. Sept. 20, 2018 – Henrico County plans to construct a new J.R. Tucker High School and a new Highland Springs High School, replacing two of its oldest public high schools with modern facilities. Each new school is expected to cost $80 million and begin construction in fall 2019, with a...
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(Dreamstime)
September 18, 2018 - 4:30 pm
Louisa, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Virginia State Police say a 59-year old Louisa Man was killed overnight Monday into Tuesday, when his truck was swept away in flood waters along Rock Quarry Road in Louisa County. Police say Richard Edward Kelih Jr.'s body was recovered around 8am Tuesday. Kelih's...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
September 18, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Midlothian, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - UPDATE: The National Weather Service has now confirmed five tornadoes. The additional three are an EF0 in Powhatan, an EF1 in Henrico near Three Chopt Road and Huguenot Road, and an EF1 in Rockville. ORIGINAL: The National Weather Service, so far, has confirmed...
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(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 17, 2018 - 10:09 am
By CHUCK BURTON , Associated Press Eds: Updates with storm moving northeastward, search for missing child, minor edits. AP Video. With AP Photos. WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — With Wilmington cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters from Florence, officials plan to airlift food...
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September 14, 2018 - 10:12 am
Richmond, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) - Virginia emergency managers continue to express concern about the potential for inland flooding from Hurricane Florence. The storm is forecasted, after dropping epic rains on North Carolina, to turn north, and move through southwest Virginia. A track like that...
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(Dreamstime)
September 14, 2018 - 9:55 am
Richmond, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) - Richmond should see around one to two inches of rain today, and two to three inches with Hurricane Florence overall. The storm made landfall in North Carolina earlier this morning. NBC12 Meteorologist Andrew Freiden says winds should remain below tropical-storm...
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(Dreamstime)
September 13, 2018 - 10:14 am
Richmond, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) -- Richmond should only receive around two to three inches of rain from Hurricane Florence, according to NBC12 Meteorologist Andrew Freiden. Freiden also says the entire weekend will not be a washout, as we will see bands of rain, followed by dry periods. Freiden...
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