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April 23, 2018 - 10:22 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A group working with the Pamunkey Indian Tribe has bought land in New Kent County that could be used for a resort and casino. The Daily Press reports that an Illinois-based company has purchased more than 600 acres in the county for about $3 million. The tribe has said recently...
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April 23, 2018 - 9:24 am
HANOVER, Va. – On Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Ashland Police Department and Hanover County Public Works, will be conducting a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This event is sponsored by the Drug Enforcement...
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April 23, 2018 - 9:17 am
Richmond, Va. (1140wrva.com) City Council could vote tonight on a 80 cent tax on each pack of cigarettes sold. The money is earmarked for school building maintenance. Council member Parker Agelasto, who introduced the proposal, estimates the tax will generate $5.3 million a year. A recently passed...
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April 20, 2018 - 3:25 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Police in Virginia say a man stole an ambulance, drove it while intoxicated and then crashed it. The Virginian-Pilot reported that 27-year-old Theodore E. Gasiorowski was charged with grand larceny and DUI. He was released from jail on bond Friday morning. Police said...
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April 20, 2018 - 2:03 pm
RICHMOND – Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was down 0.1 percentage point in March to 3.4 percent and was down 0.5 percentage point from a year ago. March’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.4 percent is the lowest rate since the...
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April 19, 2018 - 4:20 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Richmond Police are warning drivers of impacts downtown Friday afternoon, as students are expected to march on the State Capitol to protest school violence. The crowd is estimated to be as large as 10,000 people. The rally will begin at Brown's Island, where voter...
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Matt Demlein, WRVA
April 18, 2018 - 5:10 pm
Chesterfield, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Virginia State Police have named their helipad at their state headquarters in honor of Trooper-pilot Berke Bates. Bates was killed when his helicopter crashed during the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville last August. Lt. Jay Cullen was also on board. State...
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County of Henrico
April 18, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Henrico County will celebrate the opening of Short Pump Firehouse 19 with a public dedication Saturday, April 28 at the station, 12324 Kain Road. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with remarks from county officials, a ribbon cutting and firehose...
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April 18, 2018 - 11:17 am
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Both Hanover deputies and Hanover officers are reminding people there will be traffic changes around Richmond Raceway Friday and Saturday for the NASCAR races. The changes follow the traditional plan the departments have run for the races and are as follows: The...
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April 17, 2018 - 2:13 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University and state Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran are set to host a forum on school safety. The April 23 event in Richmond will focus on how officials can assess and investigate potential threats at schools. Moran will also...
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