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The Lee Monument on the morning (June 3, 2020) that Governor Ralph Northam ordered it removed.  (Matt Demlein, WRVA)
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 08, 2020 - 8:59 pm
The Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond, VA had planned to come down due to an order by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam. Now, a Richmond Circuit Court judge has granted an injunction against it. Read more.
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Leslie Haley of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney prepare to discuss coronavirus on Friday, March 13, 2020. (Matt Demlein/News Radio WRVA)
(Matt Demlein/News Radio WRVA)
March 13, 2020 - 3:02 pm
(Richmond, Va. - www.newsradiowrva.com ) — On Friday, March 13, 2020, at a regional press briefing on COVID-19, Mayor Levar M. Stoney declared a state of emergency in the City of Richmond. A state of emergency is a legal status that allows local government to have easier access to financial...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens in New York's Times Square.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 18, 2019 - 10:46 am
By DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and information is being hindered by the lack of outlets where the company's technicians can find original reporting. The service, launched last year, is currently...
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