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April 10, 2018 - 12:54 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – The Science Museum of Virginia has a new rock. Actually, it's a new meteorite, which the Museum bought to replace the one stolen from its "Speed" exhibit in March. The new meteorite is very similar to the previous one, although smaller. It cost the museum about $1,...
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April 10, 2018 - 9:53 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The lone Confederate-named school in Virginia's capital may soon be renamed for a civil rights attorney. The Richmond School Board voted 8-1 Monday night to declare its intent to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School. The vote formally starts the renaming process,...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
April 10, 2018 - 9:38 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Governor Ralph Northam has vetoed a bill aimed at preventing so-called "sanctuary cities" in the state. Northam, a Democrat, said the legislation is an unneeded burden on local law enforcement officials and "sends a chilling message." The Republican-backed legislation blocks...
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Matt Demlein
April 06, 2018 - 2:44 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Richmonders should not be surprised to see snow on grassy surfaces by the time we get to Saturday night. NBC12 Meteorologist Megan Wise says a storm, coming through starting this evening, will produce rain, sleet, and snow in the Richmond area. The storm will start...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
April 06, 2018 - 2:33 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A key Virginia Republican has signaled support for Medicaid expansion, a move that gives pro-expansion lawmakers a majority in both chambers of the General Assembly. Virginia Beach Sen. Frank Wagner said in a statement Friday that he favors expanding Medicaid, enacting a new...
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Chesterfield Fire
Matt Demlein, WRVA
April 05, 2018 - 10:45 am
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Chesterfield fire and police are investigating a fatal fire that occurred on a clu de sac in Chester. Fire Spokesman Lieutenant Jason Elmore says they were called to the home on Heather Stone Drive shortly after five this morning by neighbors. When they arrived, the...
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April 04, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – Richmond Police are investigating a hit and run that followed a confrontation with a bicyclist. At approximately 7:47 p.m., Monday, officers responded to the 3100 block of Bute Lane for the report of a bicyclist hit. The victim told officers he was riding bikes with...
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April 04, 2018 - 1:31 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A prosecutor is asking the court to reopen a perjury case against the chief organizer of a deadly white nationalist rally. In a motion filed Monday, Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney Robert Tracci asked the court to reverse its decision to dismiss the perjury case...
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April 04, 2018 - 1:01 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen has announced that it is now accepting community nominations for its 9th annual Allen & Allen Hometown Heroes awards. The awards recognize the positive impact of individuals who are giving back to...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
April 03, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Attorney General Mark Herring (D) has joined a lawsuit filed by New York, and several other states, aiming to block the use of a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census. Herring says the question could lead to people not filling out the form, which in turn...
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