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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 21, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Virginia Union University held its "Faith, Identity, and Social Justice" event, commemerating the Richmond 34 Thursday, but without Governor Ralph Northam (D) present. Northam withdrew from the event on Wednesday, honoring the wishes of the Student Government...
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Just Fairfax for Lt. Gov
February 21, 2019 - 1:27 pm
Baltimore, MD _ More than 150 alumnae of The Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Maryland have signed a statement of support for their fellow alumna, Meredith Watson, who has accused Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault. The statement reads as follows: "We are alumnae of The Bryn Mawr...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 21, 2019 - 1:23 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A renewed push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia has failed by a single vote. The House of Delegates vote deadlocked 50-50 on a bid to force a full floor on the gender-equality measure Thursday. The tie vote meant the effort failed. ERA proponents had hoped...
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(Montesa Booker, WRVA)
February 20, 2019 - 6:29 pm
Geln Allen, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Henrico Police say they are now investigating what lead to the initial call for an "active shooter" at the Virginia Randolph Education Center. The school was eventually cleared at 5:30pm. Police descended on the school on Mountain Road around three Wednesday...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 20, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - A New UVA Center for Politics/Ipsos Poll shows no real strong support for any of Virginia's three statewide leaders to resign. Each of the three is facing controversy: Governor Ralph Northam and Attorney General Mark Herring for wearing blackface, and Lieutenant...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 19, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Virginia Union University Student Government Association has sent a letter to Governor Ralph Northam (D), asking him not to attend Thursday's "Faith, Identity, and Social Justice" event. The letter, which can be seen on the SGA President's instagram account,...
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February 19, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Richmonders appear headed for messy Wednesday morning commute, with the potential for school delays or cancelations. NBC12.com forecaster Nick Russo says snow will start around three or four Wednesday morning, and should continue until late in the commute. Russo...
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Goochland County Sheriff's Office
February 19, 2019 - 1:02 pm
Goochland County, VA _ The Goochland County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in finding the persons responsible for the vandalism at Tuckahoe Plantation Monday. A passing motorist captured the suspects in photos and forwarded them to the sheriff’s office. The motorist described them as three...
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(Vehicle safety inspection fee likely to go up in Virginia. (Dreamstime)
(Dreamstime)
February 19, 2019 - 11:38 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia drivers are likely to pay more for vehicle safety inspections. The General Assembly has given preliminary approval to legislation that will raise the price of a yearly car inspection from $16 to $20. The House and Senate have both approved slightly different versions...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 18, 2019 - 4:59 pm
Richmond, Va. (AP) — Two protesters at the Virginia Capitol have been charged for vandalism and indecent exposure. Capitol Police said 23-year-old Patrick Talamantes of Sacramento, California, was charged with vandalism and littering after he tossed a container of red dye in a Capitol fountain...
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