Memorial Day

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WRVA News
May 22, 2020 - 4:51 pm
State Police Still Out In Numbers For Holiday
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Jeff Katz
May 22, 2020 - 4:47 pm
Jeff reads the story of the Four Chaplains in honor of Memorial Day. Click here to listen to this amazing story of courage and bravery.
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Delegate of Virginia Beach Jason Miyares joins John Reid on Richmond's Morning News with his thoughts on Governor Northam allowing Beaches at Virginia Beach to reopen for Memorial Day Weekend with heavy restrictions.
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Jeff Katz
May 19, 2020 - 3:43 pm
Bill de Blasio bans swimming at NYC beaches on Memorial Day and threatens those who disobey his orders. Click here to read more.
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FILE - In this May 27, 2018, file photo, the field takes the green flag to start the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, file)
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AP News
April 28, 2020 - 4:28 pm
North Carolina's governor says he would allow the Memorial Day weekend NASCAR race to happen. Read more to see what would also need to happen.
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Richmond police arrest third suspect in the Memorial Day weekend shooting death of Markiya Dickson (Photo Credit: Richmond Police)
(Photo Credit: Richmond Police)
WRVA News
December 16, 2019 - 4:32 pm
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- The Richmond Police Department, with the assistance of the United States Marshals Regional Task Force, have arrested a third person in connection to the Fonticello/Carter Jones Park homicide in which nine-year-old Markiya Dickson was shot to death and two others were injured. 20...
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Jeff Katz
May 29, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Seven years ago, on Memorial Day weekend 2012, MSNBC's Chris Hayes admitted he was “uncomfortable” calling fallen military members “heroes.” Appearing on his weekend show Up With Chris Hayes , the host attempted to explain why the word hero bothers him so. Click here to watch the video.
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Jeff Katz
May 28, 2019 - 11:36 am
There are few things in this world that can stop the American soldier - a wild rainstorm is not one of them. Moving video and photos show a proud member of the 3rd US Infantry Regiment ignoring a raging storm to place a flag at Arlington National Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. As civilians...
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Jeff Katz
May 25, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Bernie Henderson, CEO of Woody and Nelsen Funeral Homes, joins Jeff ahead of Memorial Day to talk about their free flag exchange program, why they do it and why disposing a flag properly is so important. For more info on the free flag exchange: With Memorial Day and Flag Day coming up, and the...
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Jeff Katz
May 24, 2019 - 4:16 pm
In honor of Memorial Day, Jeff reads (as he does every year) the story of The Four Chaplains, the story of four military chaplains aboard the U.S.A.T. Dorchester who gave their lives to save more than 200 service men on the ship in February 1943. Their sacrifice serves as a perfect example of why...
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