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Matt Demlein, WRVA
January 18, 2018 - 3:38 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – On a party-line vote, the State Senate Education Committee killed a bill that would have guaranteed that people, brought here illegally as children and granted DACA status, would be able to get in-state tuition at Virginia schools. The vote game just a day before the...
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snow
Matt Demlein, WRVA
January 17, 2018 - 3:42 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Anywhere from one to four inches of snow fell in the Richmond region Wednesday, with the higher totals to the south and west. However, most roads are wet, at least among the major and secondary roads. Side streets do have slush on them As of 1pm, there were only ten...
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Chesterfield Fire
Matt Demlein, WRVA
January 16, 2018 - 2:02 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – A Chesterfield man has died after a fire in his North Chesterfield home this morning. The fire broke out shortly after seven this morning at the home on West Terrace. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the front of the home. Lieutenant Jason Elmore...
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Matt Demlein
January 15, 2018 - 5:05 am
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Another round of snow is headed towards Richmond. NBC12 Meteorologist Andrew Freiden says the system could bring anywhere from a dusting to two inches, but three inches is also possible. The snow is expected to fall Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Because of...
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John Reid, Newsradio WRVA
January 13, 2018 - 12:45 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Governor Ralph Northam officially became Virginia's 73rd Governor at approximately 12:30 Saturday afternoon. Northam succeeds Terry McAuliffe, under whom Northam served as Lieutenant Governor. In his inauguration speech, Northam kept to mostly big picture themes for...
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Road Closures
January 12, 2018 - 1:11 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Virginia Capitol Police are warning people that heading downtown Saturday will be a hassle. Several roads will be closed for the Inaugural Parade, which will be larger than normal because the entire VMI Corps of Cadets will be marhing. Governor-elect Ralph Northam is...
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Governor McAuliffe
Matt Demlein, WRVA
January 10, 2018 - 10:15 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Governor Terry McAuliffe used his final State of the Commonwealth speech to highlights his accomplishments over the past four years, something common for speeches given by Governors as they are heading out the door. The Democrat stressed economic development wins, as...
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House of Delegates
Matt Demlein, WRVA
January 10, 2018 - 11:22 am
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) - The House of Delegates has started the 2018 session with a 51-49 majority, this after the Richmond Federal Appeals Court declined a request to not seat Stafford Republican Bob Thomas. Thomas won a tight election over Democratic challenger Joshua Cole, in an election in...
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roads and snow
Matthew Demlein, WRVA
January 09, 2018 - 4:52 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – For the second straight day, a Richmond water main has burst over I-95, causing water to cascade onto the interstate. The water led to backups and accidents in the area near the Hermitage Road overpass. This follows Monday's break at the Broad Street overpass. Richmond...
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