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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
March 13, 2018 - 3:51 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Governor Ralph Northam (D) has called the General Assembly back to Richmond on April 11th. Lawmakers left the State Capitol on Saturday without passing a budget. The sticking point remains to be Medicaid expansion. The House version of the budget includes Medicaid...
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March 12, 2018 - 5:01 pm
FLUVANNA, Va. - The Virginia State Police Sex Offender Investigative Unit (SOIU) is seeking the public’s help with locating a convicted sex offender known to the Charlottesville/Fluvanna County region. Based on his conviction in Arkansas, he would be required to register in Virginia as a violent...
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March 12, 2018 - 4:54 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Richmond received less rain than forecast, and it appears, more snow, with this third Nor'easter in two weeks. Snow has been falling much of Monday, and is sticking to grassy surfaces. VDOT says they have been treating some icy spots on the roads as well with salt...
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March 09, 2018 - 3:28 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Governor Ralph Northam has approved legislation that could lead to substantial new additions to most Virginians' electric bills while making it easier for utilities to build renewable energy projects and improve the electric grid. Northam signed into law Friday legislation that...
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police
March 09, 2018 - 3:18 pm
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say a juvenile runaway has been killed in a gun battle with police. The juvenile was listed as a runaway from New Jersey. The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office said it was investigating him for involvement in two drive-by shootings. Spotsylvania...
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School Bus
News Radio 1140 WRVA
March 09, 2018 - 8:09 am
Henrico, Va. (1140wrva.com) UPDATE: Henrico Police have arrested a 16-year old for making the threats against the three schools. Expect a stepped up police presence at three Henrico high schools today following what was described as a "disturbing threat" made on social media. Investigators working...
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House of Delegates
Matt Demlein, WRVA
March 08, 2018 - 4:36 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — House Speaker Kirk Cox is putting together a special committee to come up with recommendations to make schools safer in the wake of a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school. Cox, a Republican, announced Thursday the formation of a select committee to study emergency...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
March 08, 2018 - 12:45 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A top lawmaker says the General Assembly won't be passing a state budget on time. It's the second time in four years that disagreements over Medicaid expansion have led to a budget impasse. Republican House Appropriations Chairman Del. Chris Jones said Thursday that the House...
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roads and snow
Matthew Demlein, WRVA
March 07, 2018 - 4:56 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – The models are getting clearer that Richmond will be getting something with Sunday's Nor'easter, but NBC12.com Meteorologist Jim Duncan says it won't be clear if it is rain or snow until the storm gets closer. The storm is expected Sunday evening, and should be out...
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March 07, 2018 - 4:39 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The organizer of last summer's white nationalist rally in Charlottesville is suing the Virginia city over its denial of his request to hold an anniversary event. Jason Kessler filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, arguing his First Amendment rights were violated when the city...
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