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The Home Show With Richard McKann
December 21, 2019 - 12:40 pm
Listen to The Home Show with Richard McKann every Saturday from 6-8 am and 10-noon on News Radio WRVA!
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The Home Show With Richard McKann
December 21, 2019 - 12:38 pm
Listen to The Home Show with Richard McKann every Saturday from 6-8 am and 10-noon on News Radio WRVA!
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Camille Schrier, of Virginia, addresses her concern about drug safety to the audience prior to winning the Miss America competition at the Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019.
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
AP News
December 20, 2019 - 2:54 pm
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Organizers wanted to make it clear the 99th Miss America competition isn't your grandmother's beauty pageant, and their winner did just that on Thursday. Virginia biochemist Camille Schrier won the crown just minutes after wowing the crowd...
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Matt Demlein, Newsradio WRVA
WRVA News
December 19, 2019 - 4:21 pm
ARLINGTON—Governor Ralph Northam today announced a landmark agreement to expand reliability and service on Virginia’s rail lines, creating a pathway to separate passenger and freight operations along the Richmond to Washington, D.C. corridor. The parties will continue work to finalize definitive...
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Jeff Katz
WRVA News
December 19, 2019 - 12:06 pm
UPDATE: ____________________________________________ (HANOVER COUNTY, Va.) - Virginia State Police say the man that lead authorities on a pursuit after stealing a crash cushion truck from a work zone has been identified as, Darrell Michael Harris, 29, of Richmond. On December 18, 2019, at 8:31 p.m...
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35 year old Raymond Harry was sentenced to five life terms plus 100 years for horrific child sex abuse crimes. (Photo Credit: Louisa County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office)
(Photo Credit: Louisa County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office)
WRVA News
December 18, 2019 - 4:19 pm
(LOUISA COUNTY, Va.) -- A two-day jury trial was supposed to begin todqay for a 35 year old man in a child sex abuse case. As the trial was ready to start, Raymond Harry pled guilty to four counts of rape of a child, one county of forcible sodomy and 50 counts of production of child pornography...
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WRVA News
December 18, 2019 - 1:25 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- As part of the just-passed government funding bill, there is a bi-partisan piece of legislation included to raise the use of tobacco age to 21. Democrat Senator Tim Kaine worked with Republican Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on this bill. Kaine says this legislation will result...
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German Jens Soering smiles after his arrival at the Frankfurt Airport in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019.  (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
(AP Photo/Michael Probst)
WRVA News
December 17, 2019 - 4:43 pm
By DAVID RISING Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — A German diplomat's son who served more than 33 years in prison for a double murder in Virginia that he has steadfastly maintained he didn't commit arrived in his homeland Tuesday after being released on parole. Jens Soering, his brown hair now graying...
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