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March 12, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Lumber Liquidators has agreed to pay a $33 million fine after being accused of misleading investors about the formaldehyde emissions from their laminate floring. The flooring failed testing, but the Toano-based company filed statements denying the allegations...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
March 12, 2019 - 12:37 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - State Capitol Police have obtained warrants for a man they say sent unwanted pictures of male genitalia to State Senate staffers. Police allege Erik Johansson, 50, with a last known address of Tucson, Arizona, sent the pictures last December. Capitol Police...
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This Feb. 14, 2019 photo provided by Virginia Lottery shows Debrorah Brown holding up a check after winning the Pick 4 in Richmond, Va. (Virginia Lottery via AP)
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March 12, 2019 - 11:57 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman parlayed a feeling to purchase 30 lottery tickets with the same numbers to win $150,000. Deborah Brown says she purchased 20 Pick 4 tickets with the numbers 1-0-3-1 after seeing those numbers "a couple of times during the day." She then bought 10 more because...
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Hanover Sheriff's Office
March 11, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Hanover, Va. – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is announcing the the death of a beloved K-9 companion. They say Cojack passed away suddenly on Sunday, March 10, 2019, from complications due to a medical condition. Born in North Carolina, Cojack began his career with the Hanover County Sheriff’s...
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March 11, 2019 - 3:25 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Most Virginians will get a credit on their electric bills because of a federal tax overhaul. The State Corporation Commission announced Friday that Dominion Energy customers will get a one-time customer credit by July 1. Customers of Appalachian Power will get their credit by...
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March 11, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Virginia's unemployment rate remained at 2.8% in Janaury, the sixth straight month it remained at that rate. The rate is the lowest it has been since April of 2001, a period of nearly 18 years. Virginia Employment Commission Chief Economist Ann Lang says Virginia...
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March 08, 2019 - 3:58 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU has suspended coach Will Wade indefinitely amid reports about his conversations with a person convicted last year of funneling money to the families of basketball recruits. LSU Chancellor F. King Alexander and athletic director Joe Alleva said in a joint statement Friday...
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News Radio 1140 WRVA
March 07, 2019 - 4:54 pm
Chesterfield, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Virginia State Police say an unidentified driver is in custody after a high speed chase along I-95 and I-85. State Police say at approximately 10:37 a.m., a Trooper observed a Maserati recklessly changing lanes while traveling south on I-95 in Chesterfield...
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Columns on building at University of Virginia inspired by Thomas Jefferson, Charlottesville, VA. (Dreamstime)
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March 07, 2019 - 4:04 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia says about 1,400 of its full-time workers will see their wages grow to $15 an hour next year. The public university in Charlottesville announced the change on Thursday. It says the increase will affect about 60 percent of its employees who make...
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 A Henrico man pleaded guilty today to trafficking over 200 grams of heroin and for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. (Dreamstime)
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March 07, 2019 - 3:51 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – A Henrico man pleaded guilty to trafficking over 200 grams of heroin and for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. “Drug traffickers in possession of firearms pose a significant threat to our communities,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of...
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