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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
AP News
February 26, 2020 - 3:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers gave final passage Wednesday to a comprehensive anti-discrimination bill that advocates said will make the state the first in the South to enact such protections for LGBTQ people. The legislation, sponsored by Sen. Adam Ebbin, prohibits discrimination on the...
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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives looking for information about a rifle stolen out of a Petersburg police car. (Photo Credit: ATF)
(Photo Credit: ATF)
WRVA News
February 26, 2020 - 1:35 pm
(PETERSBURG, Va.) -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Washington Field Division is offering a $2,500 reward for leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the theft of a firearm out of a police officer's vehicle. The reward is also available for any...
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A Korean manufacturer of water heaters plans to build its first U.S. facility in Virginia. (iStock / Getty Images Plus/3dmitry)
(iStock / Getty Images Plus/3dmitry)
WRVA News
February 26, 2020 - 12:39 pm
A Korean manufacturer of water heaters plans to build its first U.S. facility in Virginia.
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A Virginia city council is pondering changing a street named for a Confederate general to Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong. (iStock / Getty Images Plus /peterspiro)
(iStock / Getty Images Plus /peterspiro)
WRVA News
February 26, 2020 - 12:01 pm
Council mulls changing street named for Confederate general
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Chesterfield Police looking for a man who was last seen near Pocahantas State Park in late January. (Photo Credit: Chesterfield Police)
(Photo Credit: Chesterfield Police)
WRVA News
February 24, 2020 - 12:34 pm
(CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va) -- Chesterfield Police are still searching for a missing man who was last seen on Monday, January 27. John Fergusson of the 100 block of Adingham Court in Henrico County left his residence on that date and has not returned home. The 23 year old Fergusson is described as a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2015 photo, Willie Mays, right, looks on as President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson during a ceremony at the White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
WRVA News
February 24, 2020 - 11:14 am
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated rocket trajectories and earth orbits for NASA’s early space missions and was later portrayed in the 2016 hit film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering black female aerospace workers, has died. She was 101. NASA...
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Henrico Police looking for a suspect in the larceny of alcohol from an ABC Store on Glenside (Photo Credit: Henrico Police)
(Photo Credit: Henrico Police)
WRVA News
February 24, 2020 - 9:30 am
(HENRICO COUNTY, Va.) -- Henrico Police are looking for a guy who is accused of taking alcohol from the ABC store at the 4000 block of Glenside Drive. Police say on two occasions, once last Tuesday, February 18 and again on Sunday, February 23, the male suspect hit the ABC store. Henrico Police...
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AP News
February 23, 2020 - 2:47 pm
For Virginia Tech parents, new gun laws a long struggle
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The Home Show With Richard McKann
February 22, 2020 - 11:37 am
Richard talks about his week in Virginia Beach and takes your calls at 833-804-1140.
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The Home Show With Richard McKann
February 22, 2020 - 9:13 am
Richard talks about his week in Virginia Beach for a real estate class, and we take your calls at 833-804-1140
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