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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
March 07, 2019 - 11:20 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Republican representing a key Virginia Senate swing seat has announced his retirement. Virginia Beach Sen. Frank Wagner said Thursday that he will not seek re-election later this year. Democrats are expected to spend heavily in the district, which has been trending blue in...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 21, 2019 - 1:23 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A renewed push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia has failed by a single vote. The House of Delegates vote deadlocked 50-50 on a bid to force a full floor on the gender-equality measure Thursday. The tie vote meant the effort failed. ERA proponents had hoped...
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February 15, 2019 - 12:55 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials at a Virginia shelter say a dog set on fire at a Richmond park has succumbed to his wounds. News outlets report Richmond Animal Care and Control announced Friday morning that the male brindle pit bull named Tommie died surrounded by caregivers. The shelter says Tommie...
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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 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two advocates for the Equal Rights Amendment have been handcuffed and escorted away by police after staging a "die in" outside Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox's office. The two women were arrested early Thursday morning by police after lying down outside Cox's door in a Capitol...
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(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 14, 2019 - 12:21 pm
By JOSEPH PISANI , AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon will not be building a new headquarters in New York, a stunning reversal after a yearlong search. The online retailer faced opposition from some New York politicians, who were unhappy with the nearly $3 billion in tax incentives Amazon was...
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February 13, 2019 - 3:03 pm
RICHMOND (News Radio WRVA) — Governor Ralph Northam today announced that January General Fund revenues rose 0.4 percent from the previous January. Although collections are lagging the annual estimate, growth is expected to be higher in the second half of the fiscal year due to effects of the...
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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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(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
February 11, 2019 - 2:32 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN and BEN FINLEY , Associated Press Send To WebFeeds 0 || (results.AssociationResults[0].Items | associatedResultInfo:'video').length>0"> Download Assets Copy story to clipboard Copy story to clipboard --> RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After days of clamoring for resignations or...
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Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
February 11, 2019 - 5:54 am
This is how Saturday Night Live took on Virginia's crazy week the other night: Video of State Meeting - SNL Video of Weekend Update: Blackface and Blackmail Scandals - SNL
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