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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 06, 2019 - 12:38 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia sank deeper into political turmoil Wednesday when another top Democrat — Attorney General Mark Herring — admitted putting on blackface in the 1980s, when he was a college student. With Gov. Ralph Northam's career in extreme peril...
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Just Fairfax for Lt. Gov
February 06, 2019 - 12:35 pm
Richmond, VA _ There are reports by @NBCPolitics that Virginia Democratic Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax used expletives during a private Monday night meeting in referring to the woman who has accused him of a 2004 sexual assault. Fairfax's chief of staff Lawrence Roberts says he was at tht...
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February 05, 2019 - 5:52 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's office put much of the business of governing on hold Tuesday as the Democrat privately weighed whether he can stay in the job despite the uproar over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page. While...
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February 05, 2019 - 5:31 pm
Richmond, V.A. - It's time for VCU to test it's emergency alert system, to that point they have issued the following statement: Virginia Commonwealth University will conduct a full test of its emergency communications and alerting systems, including sirens on the Monroe Park and MCV campuses and at...
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February 04, 2019 - 1:27 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva) - As Governor Ralph Northam (D) met with his Cabiney, to try and figure out his next steps in the racist yearbook photo controversy, a small group of protestors held a wide-ranging protest outside the Executive Mansion. The group called for Northam to step down, in...
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February 04, 2019 - 11:22 am
WILSON, N.C. (AP) — Dozens of athletes from a Virginia college were able to evacuate a charter bus before it exploded in North Carolina. News outlets cite a statement from Wilson County Emergency Management that says 41 track and field athletes from Hampton University were traveling home on...
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Just Fairfax for Lt. Gov
February 04, 2019 - 9:58 am
Richmond, VA _ Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax is threatening legal action after a conservative website called "Big League Politics" posted veiled references to a sexual assault allegation from 2004 that Fairfax calls "defamatory and false". Fairfax issued a 3 a.m. statement via twitter: pic...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 02, 2019 - 5:27 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) -- Following a press conference in which Governor Ralph Northam (D) said he was not in the controversial racist photo that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page, but did once wear blackface that same year in a dance competition, the Legislative Black Caucus announced...
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February 02, 2019 - 2:22 pm
NELSONIA, Va. (AP) — Virginia authorities say three people died in a mobile home fire. Multiple media outlets report the fire broke out Friday morning in Nelsonia in Accomack County. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says two adults and a juvenile died in the fire. The remains of the...
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February 02, 2019 - 1:31 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginians could see their state tax refunds delayed or have to do a lot more work to file their tax returns correctly as state lawmakers remain far apart on tax policy. Lawmakers rejected legislation Friday to rapidly conform Virginia's tax code to recent changes in federal...
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