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June 30, 2018 - 9:47 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of new Virginia laws will be going into effect Sunday. The biggest item to come out of the General Assembly this year was a bipartisan agreement to expand Medicaid eligibility to about 400,000 low-income adults. That agreement is part of a state budget that begins July...
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dreamstime
June 30, 2018 - 6:40 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — More than 1,000 people have streamed through Maryland's capital to honor five people slain in a newspaper office, quietly clutching candles or hoisting #AnnapolisStrong signs. Those who gathered Friday night remembered the employees of The Capital newspaper as a crucial piece...
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dreamstime
June 30, 2018 - 6:26 am
TORONTO (AP) — Canada is announcing billions of dollars in retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. in response to the Trump administration's duties on Canadian steel and aluminum. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government released Friday the final list of items that Canada will target beginning July...
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(Dreamstime)
June 29, 2018 - 3:32 pm
Horry County, S.C. (wrva.com) - Seventeen people, including 13 people on a church bus from our area, have been hurt in a traffic accident in Horry County, South Carolina. The bus is reportedly from Ridge Baptist Church in Henrico. @hcfirerescue and Fair Bluff EMS operating at GREEN SEA RD / W HWY 9...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 29, 2018 - 11:30 am
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) -- The Chesterfield Fire Department is asking people not to set off fireworks this fourth of July. Fire Department Spokesman Lt. Jason Elmore says they see an increase of fires, injuries, and even deaths this time of year because of fireworks use. Most fireworks are illegal...
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(Virginia State Police)
June 28, 2018 - 5:17 pm
Goochland, VA (wrva.com) - Virginia State Police say two of the three people killed in a triple-fatal accident on Route 288 Southbound in Goochland County were helping the third driver after she hit a deer. State Police say the incident began when a 2015 Mercedes CLA 250, driven by Linli Xu, 25, of...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 28, 2018 - 3:04 pm
Chesterfield, VA (wrva.com) - Chesterfield Police say a man, who sped off from a traffic stop, has suffered life-threatening injuires after he was struck by a car on I-95. Shortly before 1 p.m. today, a Chesterfield Police officer stopped a vehicle for speeding on southbound Chippenham Parkway near...
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Matt Demlein, Newsradio WRVA
June 28, 2018 - 12:47 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) have announced the completion of parking improvements at Amtrak’s Richmond Staples Mill Road Station (RVR). The Staples Mill Station serves as the main station for the...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 28, 2018 - 12:16 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) - AAA Mid-Atlantic says a record number of Virginians will be travelling for the Fourth of July holiday. The agency, predicting 1.3 million Virginians will head somewhere for Independence Day. The number is the largest since AAA started forecasting Fourth of July travel 18...
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(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
June 27, 2018 - 4:16 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The stretches in solitary confinement inside a detention center in the mountains of Virginia were what broke him, the Honduran teen said. The guards stopped bringing food, he said. One time they let him out, and a group of them came at him. So many guards were kicking him in...
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