Capitol

Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
AP News
January 15, 2020 - 9:19 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam plans to declare a temporary emergency Wednesday banning all weapons, including guns, from Capitol Square ahead of a massive rally planned next week over gun rights. That's according to two state officials who were briefed on the plans but not...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
WRVA News
January 13, 2020 - 4:30 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Senate Judiciary Committee forwarded several gun control bills Monday morning, on a day in which NRA members descended on the Capitol to make their views known. The crowd, plus the new gun restrictions at the Capitol, led to long lines to enter. Among the...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
WRVA News
October 14, 2019 - 3:21 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Virginia Women's Monument, the first of its kind at any state capitol, was unveiled today on State Capitol Grounds. Several Girl Scouts helped unveil seven statues, which will number twelve when the monument is fully realized. The monument, ten years in the...
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Jeff Katz
May 01, 2019 - 2:27 pm
On Tuesday, Black Lives Matter and other anti-Trump groups held a rally at the Capitol calling for President Trump to be censured for his response to Rep. Ilhan Omar's "some people did something" 9/11 remarks. During this rally, Rep. Omar praised her native Somalia and blamed the president for...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
October 01, 2018 - 1:44 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) -- Capitol Police have arrested a 28-year old Richmond man outside the Bank Street entrance to the State Capitol, after finding he had a loaded gun in his backpack. The arrest occurred around 4:16 a.m.. Carrying a concealed weapon is allowed at the State Capitol,...
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(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool)
August 29, 2018 - 1:53 pm
By MELISSA DANIELS , Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — A black hearse carrying the flag-draped casket of U.S. Sen. John McCain arrived at Arizona's Capitol on Wednesday for the first of two services before he is taken for the last time from the state he has represented since the 1980s. Arizona Gov...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
July 17, 2018 - 4:02 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) -The Virginia Capitol Foundation announced today that the statues of Cockacoeske, Anne Burras Laydon, Virginia E. Randolph and Adèle Clark are fully funded. Each of the 12 statues in the Virginia Women’s Monument requires a $200,000 investment in order to be commissioned...
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