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Leslie Haley of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney prepare to discuss coronavirus on Friday, March 13, 2020. (Matt Demlein/News Radio WRVA)
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WRVA News
March 13, 2020 - 3:02 pm
(Richmond, Va. - www.newsradiowrva.com ) — On Friday, March 13, 2020, at a regional press briefing on COVID-19, Mayor Levar M. Stoney declared a state of emergency in the City of Richmond. A state of emergency is a legal status that allows local government to have easier access to financial...
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WRVA News
March 13, 2020 - 2:41 pm
(RICHMOND, Va. - www.newsradiowrva.com ) —Governor Ralph Northam today ordered all K-12 schools in Virginia to close for a minimum of two weeks in response to the continued spread of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Schools will close from Monday, March 16, through Friday, March 27, at a minimum...
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Monacan High School plays James River High School on February 14, 2020.  Both teams are in the state semifinals on Tuesday, March 10th. (Matt Demlein, WRVA)
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WRVA News
March 12, 2020 - 4:59 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The coronavirus closures have now extended to schools. Richmond and Henrico announcing late Thursday that they will close for two weeks, starting on Monday, March 16. Schools will be open Friday to allow teachers and students to close things out. Chesterfield had...
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WRVA News
March 12, 2020 - 4:41 pm
Governor Northam Declares Coronavirus State Of Emergency
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Monacan High School plays James River High School on February 14, 2020.  Both teams are in the state semifinals on Tuesday, March 10th. (Matt Demlein, WRVA)
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
WRVA News
March 12, 2020 - 11:49 am
(CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va) -- Because of the rapidly evolving environment where changes are occurring quickly because of the coronavirus, Chesterfield County Public Schools will be closed on Friday, March 13 for what they're calling a teacher workday to prepare contingency plans in case schools are...
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WRVA News
March 12, 2020 - 9:31 am
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- In the interest of public health and in an abundance of caution, the administration of Mayor Levar Stoney is recommending that organizers of large events postpone or cancel those events. The recommendation was made following intensive discussion with public health and public...
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Richmond Police have arrested a man who traveled from Newport News to Richmond to have sex with what he though was a 10 year old girl (Photo Credit: Richmond Police)
(Photo Credit: Richmond Police)
WRVA News
March 10, 2020 - 4:09 pm
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- The Richmond Police Department has arrested a man who traveled from Newport News to Richmond in an attempt to have sex with who he thought was a 10-year-old girl. 46-year-old Peter Garbo of Newport News was arrested in Richmond last Friday, March 6. He has been charged with seven...
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Richmond Police looking for suspect who stole an Amazon package from an apartment complex on Semmes Avenue on February 8 (Photo Credit: Richmond Police)
(Photo Credit: Richmond Police)
WRVA News
March 10, 2020 - 3:47 pm
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Richmond Police detectives need the public's help to identify the suspect who is suspected of stealing a package last month. On Saturday, February 8, an unknown man entered the mailroom at an apartment complex in the 800 block of Semmes Avenue and stole an Amazon package. He was...
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Monacan High School plays James River High School on February 14, 2020.  Both teams are in the state semifinals on Tuesday, March 10th. (Matt Demlein, WRVA)
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
WRVA News
March 10, 2020 - 1:00 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Virginia High School League says it will need to make decisions on how and whether to play its state championship basketball games by Wednesday evening. The games are scheduled for Siegel Center starting Thursday at noon. The VHSL has already asked teams...
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WRVA News
March 09, 2020 - 12:48 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) -- Virginia has its third positive test for coronavirus. The patient is person in their 60s, who lives in Arlington, who had recently traveled internationally. You can read the entire press release here: "(Richmond, VA.) – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH)...
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