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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 15, 2019 - 4:50 pm
(Richmond, VA - newradiowrva.com) - Labelling it a unity rally to bring all Virginians together - black, white, young, old, Christian, Jewish, liberal and conservative - two groups are organizing a rally and "March on the Mansion" next Saturday, Feb. 23, to call for Governor Ralph Northam to resign...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 14, 2019 - 1:20 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is asking lawmakers to pass a state budget that has a "greater focus on the issues of equity." Northam met with a group of lawmakers Thursday to discuss his priorities for the state's spending plan. The Democratic governor also sent a...
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February 13, 2019 - 12:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's top prosecutor has offered to investigate allegations that Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted a woman in 2004, if the woman files a criminal complaint. A spokesman for Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins said Wednesday that the prosecutor has...
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(Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via AP)
February 11, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Richmond, VA (AP) _ Some black clergy and community leaders say they forgive Gov. Ralph Northam for wearing blackface three decades ago and want to give him a second chance.   Eight leaders held a news conference on the steps of the state Capitol on Monday. Northam has resisted widespread calls for...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 06, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Richmond, VA _ Amid a seemingly endless array of scandalous revelations at the state capitol, Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox issued the following statement on Wednesday: “The last seven days have been tumultuous for our Commonwealth. The revelations against and admissions by the...
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Eastern Virginia Medical School
February 02, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Dr. Richard V. Homan, president of the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, has issued a statement concerning the racist photo that appears on Governor Ralph Northam's EVMS yearbook page: "We share the outrage, alarm and sadness voiced by our alumni, the press and many on social media...
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Eastern Virginia Medical School
February 01, 2019 - 7:10 pm
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam has released the following statement following the release of a racially offensive photo from his 1984 yearbook at Eastern Virginia Medical School: “Earlier today, a website published a photograph of me from my 1984 medical school yearbook in a costume that is...
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January 17, 2019 - 11:51 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has used his old state political action committee to raise big money and cut checks to Democrats in Iowa and New Hampshire as he weighs a presidential run. Campaign finance reports show McAuliffe's PAC raised $300,000 in the second half of...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 04, 2019 - 1:40 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is promoting a series of gun-control measures he says promote public safety while still respecting individual gun rights. The Democratic governor announced seven proposals at a Capitol news conference Friday ahead of the start of the legislative...
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December 21, 2018 - 1:03 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has called on state lawmakers to end the suspension of driver's licenses of people with unpaid criminal or traffic court debt. During a speech on his state budget plan this week, Northam said people often don't pay court costs because they can't...
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