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February 18, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Students might be looking at school delays or cancellations Wednesday, and drivers may find a messy commute Wednesday morning. A storm coming in overnight into Wednesday morning could drop one to three inches of snow on Richmond, with additional snow to the north...
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(Chesterfield Police)
February 18, 2019 - 10:37 am
Chesterfield, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Chesterfield Police say they are continuing to investigate a shooting that left a 53 year old man dead. Dwayne U. Swann, 53, was found shot to death at a home in the 7600 block of Drexelbrook Road on February 14th. As of this point, Police have not released...
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February 17, 2019 - 11:34 am
By BEN FINLEY , Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boys bathrooms in high school. Along the way, he's became a national face for transgender rights. His case almost went to the U.S...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 15, 2019 - 4:50 pm
(Richmond, VA - newradiowrva.com) - Labelling it a unity rally to bring all Virginians together - black, white, young, old, Christian, Jewish, liberal and conservative - two groups are organizing a rally and "March on the Mansion" next Saturday, Feb. 23, to call for Governor Ralph Northam to resign...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)​
February 15, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Washington, D.C. _ U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) has joined Sens. Brian Schatz (D-HI) and John Kennedy (R-LA) to introduce the Federal Employee Civil Relief Act, legislation to protect the credit reports of federal workers and contractors who were hurt by the longest government shutdown in U.S...
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February 15, 2019 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) were joined by every member of the Virginia congressional delegation in urging U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to relocate the F-22 Flight and Maintenance Formal Training Units (FTU) to Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton...
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February 15, 2019 - 12:55 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials at a Virginia shelter say a dog set on fire at a Richmond park has succumbed to his wounds. News outlets report Richmond Animal Care and Control announced Friday morning that the male brindle pit bull named Tommie died surrounded by caregivers. The shelter says Tommie...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 14, 2019 - 1:20 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is asking lawmakers to pass a state budget that has a "greater focus on the issues of equity." Northam met with a group of lawmakers Thursday to discuss his priorities for the state's spending plan. The Democratic governor also sent a...
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February 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two advocates for the Equal Rights Amendment have been handcuffed and escorted away by police after staging a "die in" outside Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox's office. The two women were arrested early Thursday morning by police after lying down outside Cox's door in a Capitol...
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February 14, 2019 - 12:34 pm
By MARCY GORDON , AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says that the average tax refund and the total amount of refunds issued thus far have declined for the second straight week. The declines have become a political issue, as Democrats contend they show how the new Republican-...
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