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June 18, 2018 - 12:26 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A tea party group backed by billionaire conservatives plans to sit out the U.S. Senate race in Virginia. News outlets report that Americans for Prosperity has announced it won't support Republican nominee Corey Stewart as he tries to unseat incumbent Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine...
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June 18, 2018 - 11:09 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The school board of Virginia's capital city is set to consider changing the moniker of a school named after a Confederate general.The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that officials might rename J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School after former President Barack Obama. Obama's name is...
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June 16, 2018 - 11:47 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A second sheriff's deputy has died after being shot while an inmate was being transported to a Kansas City courthouse. Kansas City, Kansas, police confirmed that 44-year-old Deputy Theresa King died early Saturday from injuries suffered when an inmate overpowered the two...
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June 16, 2018 - 10:50 am
Richmond, VA. (WRVA) - A double shooting in the City of Richmond early Saturday Morning (6-16-18). Around 2:30 a.m., First Responders were notified that someone had been shot on Spotsylvania Street. When Police arrived they found not one but two men who had been wounded by gunfire. The men were...
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June 16, 2018 - 9:36 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge is letting a Virginia restaurateur move ahead with his free-speech lawsuit challenging the state's restrictive laws on happy-hour advertising. Lawyers with Attorney General Mark Herring's office argued unsuccessfully Friday that Geoff Tracy's lawsuit against...
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June 14, 2018 - 6:10 pm
By DOUG FEINBERG , AP Basketball Writer Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach, died Wednesday of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan's family confirmed the death in a statement. "While it...
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June 14, 2018 - 1:11 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Richmond lawyer who was found guilty of professional misconduct is appealing the revocation of his law license.   A three-judge panel found in March that Joe Morrissey committed a criminal or deliberately wrongful act that reflects adversely on his honesty, trustworthiness or...
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June 13, 2018 - 12:29 pm
Richmond, VA _ Governor Ralph Northam announced today that the follow-up to Warner Bros. Pictures and DC’s hugely successful Wonder Woman, titled Wonder Woman 1984, will film for several weeks in the Alexandria area this summer. The next Wonder Woman feature film brings critically acclaimed...
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Federal judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger
June 12, 2018 - 5:51 pm
By MARCY GORDON , AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday, a move that could usher in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies. U.S. District Judge Richard...
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June 12, 2018 - 4:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 911 call reveals people pleading for help as they try desperately to save Olympic skier Bode Miller's 19-month-old daughter from drowning in a backyard swimming pool. Emeline Miller died at an Orange County hospital Sunday, a day after being pulled from the pool in suburban...
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