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January 09, 2020 - 4:47 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Virginia State Police have arrested two men, including a 35-year old Richmond man, for the killing of an 8-year old King William boy. Orlando Anderson, Jr., was shot and killed during an apparent home invasion on Janaury 21, 2019. A multi-jurisdictional grand...
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The State House Chamber.  (Matt Demlein, WRVA)
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
WRVA News
January 09, 2020 - 4:36 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The decision as to whether Virginians or lawmakers will be able to bring weapons to certain areas of the State Capitol will rest with the House Rules Committee. The House, on a party line vote, approved a rules package that gives the committee control of the...
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Governor Ralph Northam (D) gives the State of the Commonwealth on January 8, 2020.  (House Feed)
(House of Delegates Feed)
WRVA News
January 08, 2020 - 10:16 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Governor Ralph Northam (D) offered a forward looking State of the Commonwealth speech Wednesday night, albeit one the new House Minority Leader termed "one of the most partisan he's heard." The Governor asked for new spending for health care and climate change,...
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People pushing for local control of Confederate Monuments rally at State Capitol.  (Matt Demlein, WRVA)
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
WRVA News
January 08, 2020 - 4:28 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Among the various rallies on the first day of the General Assembly session, a group from Charlottesville came to Richmond to demand local control of Confederate Monuments. The rally included people from Hampton Roads and Northern Virginia. It came just two days...
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Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn is Virginia's first ever woman and first ever Jewish Speaker (House of Delegates Feed)
(House of Delegates Feed)
WRVA News
January 08, 2020 - 1:33 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - In a Commonwealth of 400 years of legislative history, more was made today. Virginia, for the first time, has a woman speaker. Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax) was nominated by the new Democratic majority, although the vote on the House floor was unanimous...
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Paul Vandenbosch
WRVA News
January 08, 2020 - 1:21 pm
(HENRICO COUNTY, Va.) -- Henrico Police are now in the preliminary stages of a death investigation. First responders have found the body of a woman in the James River. They have recovered the body and Henrico's criminal investigative team will partner with the Medical Examiner's office to confirm...
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Paul Vandenbosch
WRVA News
January 08, 2020 - 12:43 pm
(HENRICO COUNTY, Va.) -- Henrico County police say that the public may see an increased presence of first responders in the area of the Huguenot Bridge on Wednesday. That bridge is on the Henrico County/Richmond City line. On Tuesday night, Henrico police were called to a suspicious situation where...
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Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
January 08, 2020 - 10:24 am
Doug Wilder on the General Assembly and More Gilbert on Start of the Session Pentagon Braces for Action Airliner Shot Down in Iran? Iran Attacks Bases in Iraq
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, center back to camera, talks to the media after he outlined his legislative agenda at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
WRVA News
January 08, 2020 - 9:53 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers are kicking off a 60-day legislative session with Democrats in full control for the first time in more than two decades. Here's a look at some top issues legislators will take up this year: GUNS Likely the most prominent debate this year will be on gun...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
WRVA News
January 07, 2020 - 2:58 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - A new poll from Virginia Commonwealth University shows split support for the broad idea of stricter gun laws. But when specific proposals are discussed, the poll finds stronger support among Virginians. The poll, released by VCU today, found 53% of Virginians...
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