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November 19, 2018 - 1:11 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A panel of Virginia Republicans has voted against holding a recount of a GOP state House primary contest that was decided by one vote. The Roanoke Times reports that a Republican legislative district committee voted Sunday not to perform a recount of Saturday's primary for the...
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November 19, 2018 - 12:55 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The top Democrat in the Virginia House of Delegates plans to leave his leadership role. News outlets report House Minority Leader David Toscano has told members of his caucus he'll step down from his leadership post next year. Toscano said the demands of being minority leader...
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November 19, 2018 - 12:52 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has removed two members of the State Air Pollution Control Board after the citizen review board delayed a key vote on whether to allow a natural gas compressor station in a historic African-American community. News outlets report that Northam's move...
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November 17, 2018 - 11:36 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Virginia Tech football team could be playing the Thundering Herd of Marshall on December 1st at Lane Stadium, but only if they need the win to become bowl eligible. The Hokies are up against a wall when it comes to post season bowl eligibility. The team is currently 4-5...
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November 17, 2018 - 8:39 am
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR's driver carousel will spin long after the season finale. Former Cup champions Kurt Busch and Matt Kenseth, and Daniel Suarez, AJ Allmendinger, Regan Smith and Jamie McMurray are among the drivers certain to start next season with new teams or new roles. Busch, the...
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November 17, 2018 - 6:24 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A load of space station supplies rocketed into orbit from Virginia on Saturday, the second shipment in two days. Northrop Grumman launched its Antares rocket from Wallops Island before dawn, delighting chilly early-bird observers along the Atlantic coast. The Russian...
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November 16, 2018 - 4:28 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A judge has ruled that the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother's house.   U.S. District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman ordered Friday that John Hinckley Jr. can live by himself or with others within 75 miles of Williamsburg, Virginia...
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November 16, 2018 - 4:12 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - State Capitol Police are investigating after a package, with an angry note inside, triggered a hazmat response Friday morning at the Patrick Henry Building. Capitol Police Spokesman Joe Macenka says the substance turned out to be some sort of food substance...
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November 15, 2018 - 1:13 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Attorney General Mark Herring has proposed a package of hate crime-related bills, and is also planning a series of roundtables to lobby for their passage. Several of the bills were actually proposed for the last General Assembly session, but failed to gain...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
November 15, 2018 - 12:53 pm
Chesterfield, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Chesterfield Police have arrested a man they say tried to abduct an employee at the Zaxby's right off the Chippenham at Midlothian Turnpike Wednesday evening. Marquise Bailey, 30, of Richmond, has been charged with abduction. Police allege Bailey grabbed the...
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