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February 14, 2019 - 4:58 am
By CHAD DAY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort intentionally lied to investigators and a federal grand jury in the special counsel's Russia probe, a judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson's decision was another loss for Manafort...
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February 13, 2019 - 3:03 pm
RICHMOND (News Radio WRVA) — Governor Ralph Northam today announced that January General Fund revenues rose 0.4 percent from the previous January. Although collections are lagging the annual estimate, growth is expected to be higher in the second half of the fiscal year due to effects of the...
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February 13, 2019 - 2:27 pm
(Richmond, Va.) – The Catholic Diocese of Richmond has released the names of 42 clergy they say abused children. The list dates back to the 1950s with the most recent occurrence in 1993. The Diocese issued the following release: "Having completed an independent review of clergy personnel files, the...
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February 13, 2019 - 12:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's top prosecutor has offered to investigate allegations that Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted a woman in 2004, if the woman files a criminal complaint. A spokesman for Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins said Wednesday that the prosecutor has...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 13, 2019 - 9:52 am
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has abandoned talks to persuade the Washington Redskins to build its next stadium on a Maryland site currently owned by the federal government. Spokeswoman Amelia Chasse told news outlets Tuesday that Hogan will proceed with acquiring state control of the 300-...
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February 13, 2019 - 6:42 am
By PAUL ELIAS , Associated Press STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia's lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn't shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting...
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February 12, 2019 - 5:48 pm
HANOVER CO., Va. - On February 12, 2019 at approximately, 5:40 a.m., the Virginia State Police responded to a four-vehicle crash with one confirmed fatality at southbound I-95 at the 86 mile marker. Trooper D. Goode's preliminary investigation reveals that a 2003 Ford mustang driven by, Brendon J...
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February 12, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Richmond, VA _ The Virginia House of Delegates and the Senate of Virginia have overwhelmingly approved legislation that will provide nearly $1 billion in tax relief to Virginia’s taxpayers. The legislation will provide $420 million to Virginia taxpayers later this year, in the form of tax rebates...
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February 11, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Richmond, VA (AP) _ Some black clergy and community leaders say they forgive Gov. Ralph Northam for wearing blackface three decades ago and want to give him a second chance.   Eight leaders held a news conference on the steps of the state Capitol on Monday. Northam has resisted widespread calls for...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 11, 2019 - 8:15 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN and BEN FINLEY , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia lawmaker on Monday backed off his plans to swiftly introduce an impeachment bill seeking the ouster of the state's leading black elected official as Democrats struggled to address revelations of past racist behavior...
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