Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
February 15, 2019 - 10:15 am
Gary Hess fills in for John Reid today ... Trump to Declare National Emergency More Discussion of the National Emergency Declaration Amazon Withdraws from New York Raising the Age for Tobacco & Vaping Products A New Coliseum Plan? Daytona 500 Preview Why Do We Love Serial Killers? Mike Mayo's...
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February 14, 2019 - 12:21 pm
By JOSEPH PISANI , AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon will not be building a new headquarters in New York, a stunning reversal after a yearlong search. The online retailer faced opposition from some New York politicians, who were unhappy with the nearly $3 billion in tax incentives Amazon was...
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January 29, 2019 - 12:01 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After nine minutes of debate, the Virginia House sent a bill providing more than a half-billion dollars in incentives for Amazon to Gov. Ralph Northam for his signature. News outlets report that the House voted 83-16 on Monday in favor of the measure, which would create $550...
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Virginia Senate supports $550M in Amazon incentives.(Dreamstime)
January 22, 2019 - 12:30 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Senate has voted to support more than a half-billion dollars in incentives for Amazon. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the bill passed 35-5 on Monday would create $550 million in "post-performance" incentives for Amazon, based on job creation. The bill...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, photo, pedestrians walk the underground corridors in Crystal City, Va.  (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat)
(AP Photo/Matthew Barakat)
November 13, 2018 - 11:58 am
By JOSEPH PISANI , AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which has grown too big for its Seattle hometown, said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York and northern Virginia. Each will get 25,000 jobs. In addition, the online retailer said it will open an...
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November 13, 2018 - 8:23 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia, according to a person familiar with the plans. The online retailer is expected to make an official announcement later Tuesday. The person was not authorized to...
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November 05, 2018 - 12:36 pm
By KEN SWEET , AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Retail giant Amazon Inc. is in "advanced talks" to open its second headquarters in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Amazon, based in Seattle, is apparently seriously considering an area known as Crystal...
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November 03, 2018 - 11:10 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - Two people are dead in Maryland after a 50 foot by 50 foot wall collapsed at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. The wall gave way during intense storms Friday night. The first worker was pulled from under fallen debris and rushed to a hospital Friday night where he...
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The logo for Amazon is displayed on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 10, 2018 - 12:57 pm
By JOSEPH PISANI , AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, facing a backlash from longtime warehouse workers who say its $15 hourly minimum wage wouldn't benefit them, will now provide a bigger raise. The company said Wednesday that "slight adjustments" are being made this week, and workers who...
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October 08, 2018 - 12:16 pm
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and BARBARA ORTUTAY , AP Technology Writers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget intended to make video calls easier and more intuitive. But it's unclear if people will open their homes to an...
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