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Henrico County Police Dept.
June 17, 2019 - 11:25 am
Henrico County, VA _ UPDATE: Henrico County Police say13-year-old missing overnight and believed to have been endangered, has been found safe. ******************************************************************************************* The Henrico County Police Division is requesting the public’s...
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June 14, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Richmond, VA _ Virginia Career Works-Capital Region and its network of partners will hold a job fair and resource event Friday, June 21 following the closure of the Colortree Group printing plant in Henrico County. Dozens of local companies have contacted local workforce and economic development...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 13, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Governor Ralph Northam (D), Attorney General Mark Herring (D), and Democrats are planning a push for gun reform ahead of the General Assembly Special Session July 9th. Northam called the special session after the May 31st Virginia Beach massacre, in which a...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 13, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The two women accusing Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault have now responded, after Fairfax sent out letters to prosecutors in Boston and North Carolina, asking them to open criminal investigations into the women's claims. Vanessa Tyson accuses...
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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
June 13, 2019 - 2:29 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election...
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Virginia's tourism industry generated $26 billion in visitor spending across all communities in 2018, a 4.4% increase over 2017.  (Wilsilver77/ iStock / Getty Images Plus
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June 12, 2019 - 1:50 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's tourism industry generated $26 billion in visitor spending across all communities in 2018, a 4.4% increase over 2017. Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday that the tourism industry also provided $1.8 billion in state and local revenue in 2018. That's an increase of 2...
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Virginia State Police
June 12, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Richmond, VA _ UPDATE: State Police now say Tontrese Vermelle has been found safe. They are still looking for Jerry Satchell. ORIGINAL STORY: The Virginia State Police has issued a Critically Missing Adult Alert out of Accomack County. State Police say they are looking for Tontrese Vermelle, black...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a town hall meeting, Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Ottumwa, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney)
(AP Photo/Matthew Putney)
June 12, 2019 - 11:49 am
By THOMAS BEAUMONT, DARLENE SUPERVILLE and WILL WEISSERT Associated Press DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden repeatedly laid into each other while traveling in the battleground state of Iowa, unleashing verbal attacks that at times felt more...
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Senate Minority Leader Dick Saslaw, D-Fairfax, speaks to supporters at an election party in Springfield, Va., Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Saslaw won the race. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
June 12, 2019 - 11:31 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's off-year elections later this year — when 140 legislative seats and partisan control of the Legislature is up for grabs — may signal what the rest of the country's mood will be in 2020. But a series of surprising primary results...
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Associated Press
June 11, 2019 - 8:37 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's highly charged legislative primary Tuesday is being closely watched as a possible political barometer for the coming presidential election year. The state's 2017 elections were an early warning signal that a blue wave of opposition...
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