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June 10, 2019 - 10:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says if Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) doesn't meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, this month, additional tariffs will go into effect. But Trump says he expects Xi to attend. Trump made the threat during an...
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June 10, 2019 - 9:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia. The justices did not comment Monday in turning away appeals from two Kansas men who were convicted of...
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(Jay Hart, WINA)
June 07, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) -- Voters in many areas of Virginia will have primaries to vote in on Tuesday. Both Republicans and Democrats will be holding primaries, although not all locations will have both parties selecting candidates, and in some cases, there may be no races. You can find a...
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June 06, 2019 - 4:37 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) – The U.S Marshal's Office says an one week, large-scale gang enforcement operation, labeled "Operation Washout" resulted in 90 arrests of alleged violent offenders and fugitives in the Richmond area. The operation ended May 24th. Among those arrested, according to...
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Closing arguments set in Virginia abortion regulations trial.  (rusak/ iStock / Getty Images Plus)
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June 06, 2019 - 1:21 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal trial is coming to an end in a lawsuit challenging four Virginia abortion laws that women's health groups say are overly restrictive and limit access to abortion in the state. The case is one of more than a dozen lawsuits filed around the country seeking to lift...
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced a new goal to lower the maternal mortality rate for black women Virginia gov seeks drop in black women's maternal death rate. (monkeybusinessimages/ iStock / Getty Images Plus)
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June 06, 2019 - 1:09 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced a new goal to lower the maternal mortality rate for black women. Northam said Wednesday that he's set a goal of eliminating the racial disparity of in mortality rates by 2025. The governor said the maternal mortality rate for black...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 06, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Science Museum of Virginia offered a sneak peak of its newest exhibit, "Pompeii - the immortal city" on Thursday. The exhibit, which is on its first stop in North America, runs from June 8th through September 3rd. (Matt Demlein, WRVA) The exhibit features...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 06, 2019 - 12:38 pm
Bedford, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Rememberance ceremonies were held at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford on this, the 75th anniversary of the invasion that liberated Europe. Bedford is the home of the memorial because it suffered more losses per capita on D-Day than any other location. Both...
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June 04, 2019 - 12:41 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press Eds: Updates with comment from top Republican other detail. With AP Photos. AP Video. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package of gun-control legislation, saying last...
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June 03, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Richmond Police Department is investigating several reports of sexual battery in the Fan and Museum Districts. Between approximately 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 30th, officers responded to the following areas for reports of sexual battery: 900...
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