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March 23, 2020 - 4:47 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Governor Ralph Northam says public schools will remain closed for the rest of the current school year. He also says certain types of businesses, like bowling alleys, gyms and theaters, must close in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Northam's announcement comes as the state...
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March 13, 2020 - 2:41 pm
(RICHMOND, Va. - www.newsradiowrva.com ) —Governor Ralph Northam today ordered all K-12 schools in Virginia to close for a minimum of two weeks in response to the continued spread of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Schools will close from Monday, March 16, through Friday, March 27, at a minimum...
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WRVA News
March 12, 2020 - 4:41 pm
Governor Northam Declares Coronavirus State Of Emergency
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FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich speaks to the media outside his home in Chicago a day before reporting to prison after his conviction on corruption charges. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
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February 18, 2020 - 1:53 pm
By MICHAEL TARM Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to commute the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted of political corruption just months after he appeared on Trump’s reality TV show, “Celebrity Apprentice." Blagojevich...
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February 17, 2020 - 4:25 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - More than a year before she'd even face a primary or a convention, Chesterfield Republican Senator Amanda Chase says she's running for Governor. The controversial Senator says her top issue will be gun rights, and if she doesn't win the nomination, she plans to...
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February 14, 2020 - 12:19 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is telling lawmakers that a stronger than expected economy means they will have an extra $180 million to spend when crafting a state budget. Northam said in a letter to lawmakers Friday that new revenue estimates for fiscal year 2020 shows an...
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November 13, 2019 - 2:51 pm
By BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin could face a legacy-defining decision once a recanvass of the Kentucky governor’s race is completed Thursday — concede to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear or contest last week’s election in a historic move that...
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November 07, 2019 - 10:38 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The 63rd annual Veterans Day ceremony will be held Monday at the Virginia War Memorial. Gov. Ralph Northam will give the keynote address. Two winners of a Veterans Day student essay contest will be announced and will read their winning essays. Other speakers will include:...
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October 18, 2019 - 1:39 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a new agreement to power state government buildings with more renewable energy. That includes energy from the state's first commercial on-shore wind farm, which has struggled to find a buyer. Northam announced a deal with electric...
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Jeff Katz
September 09, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Remember Ralph Northam? Played the part of the Governor of Virginia? Well, he's still desperately trying to repair his image after his blackface photo fiasco, as his latest "act" as governor indicates. Northam created a new position within his administration, naming the commonwealth's first-ever...
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