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Dreamstime
May 01, 2018 - 10:30 am
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia's largest public university granted the conservative Charles Koch Foundation a say in the hiring and firing of professors in exchange for millions of dollars in donations, according to newly released documents. The release of donor agreements between George Mason...
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Dreamstime
April 30, 2018 - 10:28 am
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – GRTC has finally revealed a start date for the Pulse, the bus rapid transit system that will run from Rocketts Landing to Willow Lawn. The service will start June 24th, just under a week before the contract stipulated it was supposed to begin. The contract mandated...
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April 29, 2018 - 7:00 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A former Virginia sheriff's deputy who also worked as a Washington, D.C., police officer is facing sentencing on federal charges of illegally dealing in firearms. Fifty-one-year-old Richard S. Wince was to be sentenced Monday in Richmond after pleading guilty to dealing...
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April 29, 2018 - 6:45 pm
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) - A Coast Guard helicopter crew has hoisted a man and his 10-year-old daughter to safety after their boat ran aground and began taking on water in the Chesapeake Bay near the mouth of the York River in Virginia. Authorities were alerted by the man's wife about 11 p.m. Saturday...
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April 29, 2018 - 6:37 pm
Funnville – Flying Squirrels slugger Dylan Davis mashed a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning to give Richmond (14-8) a 3-2 win over Hartford (11-11) on Sunday afternoon at The Diamond. Davis’ fifth home run of the year won the series as the Squirrels took two of three from the Yard Goats...
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April 29, 2018 - 11:24 am
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A former student expelled from Virginia Tech after being arrested on a gun charge is suing the school and police officials in federal court. Yunsong Zhao filed a complaint Thursday saying police violated his rights in falsely arresting him, and school officials violated his due...
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Virginia State Police
April 28, 2018 - 2:11 pm
Henrico, VA _ Virginia State Police say they responded to a single vehicle crash Saturday at approximately 6:23 a.m at I-295 north to I-64 east (Exit 53 B) in Henrico County. The Trooper's preliminary investigation reveals that Juan Martin, 63, of Orlando, FL., was driving a 2016 Freightliner...
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April 27, 2018 - 3:37 pm
RICHMOND – At the direction of Governor Ralph Northam, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) extended the validity of Virginia credentials that expire between April 26-30, 2018 through May 4, 2018. A nationwide verification system used to support driver’s licensing experienced two...
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News Radio 1140 WRVA
April 27, 2018 - 12:44 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police won't release video of a traffic stop involving a Washington Redskins wide receiver who said a state trooper asked if he was a gang member or drug dealer. Paul Richardson Jr.'s tweets about the questions he was asked during a Tuesday traffic stop prompted...
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Dreamstime
April 27, 2018 - 10:06 am
Charlottesville, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – UPDATE via AP: The main organizer of last summer's white nationalist rally in Charlottesville is defending himself after being effectively banned from the University of Virginia campus. Jason Kessler says he recently visited the university's law library to...
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