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July 12, 2018 - 4:36 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) —The president of Ukraine says he agrees with U.S. President Donald Trump that a natural gas pipeline venture between Germany and Russia carries dangers. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday on France 24 TV that the pipeline "is an absolutely political project" and poses...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
July 12, 2018 - 3:33 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) - Virginia ended the 2018 fiscal year on July 1st with a nearly $552 million surplus. The money came primarily from higher than expected payroll atx collections, a sign that both job and wage growth are growing. State Finance Secretary Aubrey Layne says much of the surplus...
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July 12, 2018 - 12:33 pm
Chesterfield, VA (wrva.com) - Chesterfield County Public Schools have fired their security and safety manager, after facebook posts he made on his personal account. The posts, which have since been scrubbed from Donald Green's page, suggested that Muslim children were training to kill American kids...
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July 11, 2018 - 5:03 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) - A Midlothian man has been sentenced today to 12 years in prison for defrauding approximately 51 customers of more than $600,000. Timothy Scott Wenk, 51, of Chesterfield County, owned Premier Consulting Services and Premier Credit Consultants. According to a press release...
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July 11, 2018 - 1:50 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) -- The Virginia Lottery hit a record $600 million in profits for fiscal year 2018. The total passes the old record of $588 million, set in 2016, the year of the over one billion dollar Powerball jackpot. The lottery did not have any record mega-jackpots this year. Lottery...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
July 11, 2018 - 10:15 am
Chesterfield, VA (wrva.com) - Chesterfield Police are looking for an armed man who ran off after crashing his car along the Powhite Southbound. Police say the man first eluded a traffic stop along Midlothian Turnpike, eventually getting on the Powhite. Police say no one was injured in the crash...
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(Virginia State Police)
July 10, 2018 - 5:22 pm
UPDATE: Virginia State Police say a five day old infant considered missing and endangered has been located in Pulaski and is okay. No word on how the baby got there or whether that has been any arrest. **************************** Radford, VA (wrva.com) - The Virginia State Police has issued an...
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July 10, 2018 - 4:43 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) - About a dozen critical patients at Chippenham Hospital were moved to other hospitals, as the facility dealt with a power outage. Dominion Energy says a contractor working for the hospital cut a power line, which also disrupted the backup generator. Dominion Spokesman Rob...
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July 10, 2018 - 2:26 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy is reporting a recent 10-fold increase in spending aimed at influencing Virginia politicians. That spending came as the utility was pushing for a new law that could lead to higher electric bills. Newly filed lobbying...
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July 10, 2018 - 1:17 pm
DENVER (AP) — An FBI agent accused of accidentally dropping and firing his gun while dancing at a Denver nightspot, hitting a bystander in the leg, can carry his weapon again. A judge approved the change to Chase Bishop's release conditions Tuesday. During the short hearing, Bishop's lawyer, David...
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