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Matt Demlein
January 16, 2019 - 4:59 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) -- We could be looking at one of our coldest days in a while Monday. NBC12.com Meteorologist Jim Duncan says following a rather crazy weather day Sunday, temperatures overnight could end up in the teens. Monday itself might only get into the mid-20s. Duncan says...
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January 15, 2019 - 2:19 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A bipartisan group of state lawmakers say three struggling Virginia cities urgently need casinos to help revive their economies. Republican Sen. Bill Carrico and Democrat Sen. Louise Lucas led a Monday news conference where they touted legislation to allow Bristol, Danville and...
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January 15, 2019 - 1:57 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A bill aimed at prohibiting the formation of "sanctuary cities" in Virginia has been sent on to the state Senate. The bill sponsored by Republican Sen. Dick Black would bar localities from adopting ordinances or policies restricting the enforcement of federal immigration laws...
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Richmond Police Department
January 14, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Richmond Police Department has arrested Irvin Bowles, 34, of the 1200 block of Decatur Street on charges related to a homicide that occurred in November of last year on Decatur Street. Bowles was indicted last week for first degree murder and use of a cutting instrument in...
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January 14, 2019 - 3:01 pm
By GRANT SCHULTE , Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More than four months after Missouri became the first U.S. state to regulate the term "meat" on product labels, Nebraska's powerful farm groups are pushing for similar protection from veggie burgers, tofu dogs and other items that look and...
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January 14, 2019 - 2:19 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - VDOT says most roads this (Monday) afternoon are in what is considered to be "minor" condition. Minor condition means there may be patches of ice or slush on the road. The agency warns drivers to be careful overnight and tomorrow morning, as they expect some...
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January 14, 2019 - 1:19 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often points to farmers as among the biggest winners from the administration's proposed rollback of federal protections for wetlands and waterways across the country. But under longstanding federal law and rules,...
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January 14, 2019 - 12:55 pm
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Actress Rose McGowan has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor drug charge in Virginia after cocaine was found in a wallet she left behind at Dulles International Airport two years ago. Loudoun County court records show she received a $2,500 fine and a suspended jail sentence...
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January 12, 2019 - 9:51 am
By MESFIN FEKADU , AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine. The organization announced the new group of...
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News Radio 1140 WRVA
January 12, 2019 - 6:41 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Richmond Police Department is investigating a shooting death that occurred Friday evening in the City’s Whitcomb Court area. At approximately 7:29 pm, officers were called to the 2400 block of Carmine St for the report of gunfire in area. When law enforcement personnel...
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