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(Vehicle safety inspection fee likely to go up in Virginia. (Dreamstime)
(Dreamstime)
February 19, 2019 - 11:38 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia drivers are likely to pay more for vehicle safety inspections. The General Assembly has given preliminary approval to legislation that will raise the price of a yearly car inspection from $16 to $20. The House and Senate have both approved slightly different versions...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
December 13, 2018 - 11:59 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wants to boost state spending on school counselors as a way to keep kids safer. The Democratic governor announced Thursday that he plans to ask the Republican-controlled General Assembly to approve $36 million in new spending to hire more school...
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(Dreamstime)
July 12, 2018 - 12:33 pm
Chesterfield, VA (wrva.com) - Chesterfield County Public Schools have fired their security and safety manager, after facebook posts he made on his personal account. The posts, which have since been scrubbed from Donald Green's page, suggested that Muslim children were training to kill American kids...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 29, 2018 - 11:30 am
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) -- The Chesterfield Fire Department is asking people not to set off fireworks this fourth of July. Fire Department Spokesman Lt. Jason Elmore says they see an increase of fires, injuries, and even deaths this time of year because of fireworks use. Most fireworks are illegal...
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June 22, 2018 - 3:39 pm
RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) would like to once again advise recreational boaters to use extreme caution this upcoming weekend and into the summer as heat and unstable weather systems are leading to flash flooding in many areas. DGIF Conservation Police...
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(AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
June 12, 2018 - 2:32 pm
By DAVID KOENIG , AP Airlines Writer - U.S. authorities are requiring airlines to give them more notice about certain types of cargo that officials believe may pose a security risk. The new measure took effect Tuesday. Carriers operating planes with commercial cargo now must send certain...
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