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56 min ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
In two days, lawmakers will come back to Richmond for a special session to debate Medicaid expansion. Tuesday, those in support of expanding the program shared their stories in hopes of getting it passed, including southwest Virginia resident Edna Gulley, who says she's had to rely on getting medical care from a group called Remote Area Medical , made up of volunteers that help those without health insurance across the country.
5 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond
"I was scared, nervous," said an unidentified neighbor who lives near the victims. "When I first heard the gunshots, my first thought was to go check out my son who was sleep in the other room."
7 hrs ago | Style Weekly
Hold on tight. Scoot Richmond, the Manchester-based shop whose popularity has grown along with the number of scooters across the city, soon will sell motorcycles with engines more powerful than some cars.
7 hrs ago | Style Weekly
Have you ever dreamed of navigating the sea, exploring shoals and inlets, drinking nothing but rum and having a cool peg leg? If you were once a child, then you very possibly did. People will always be entranced by life at sea - the romantic adventure, the danger, the unknown.
7 hrs ago | Style Weekly
Stone Brewing Co. announced last week that it was going to take longer than expected to choose a home for its planned East Coast brewery, a $31 million project that will bring jobs and prestige to the winning location.
8 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond
A trial date has been set for the 16-year-old boy indicted on murder charges in connection to the killing of eight-year-old Marty Cobb. Mariese Washington's two day trial is set to begin on November 17. Washington was indicted in July, on charges of second-degree murder, malicious wounding and strangulation, according to court records.
8 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
The man charged in connection with the death of a Richmond child and the sexual assault of another has had his trial date set. According to court documents, 16-year-old Mairese Washington will have a jury trial in Richmond court on November 17 through 18. Washington was charged with one count of second-degree murder, malicious wounding, and strangulation for his part in the May 1 death of 8-year-old Cobb and the sexual assault of Cobb's 12-year-old sister.
9 hrs ago | Patch.com
More than 23 million Americans are in long-term recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. An increasing number of them are young people - the population most vulnerable to the temptations of addictive substances.
12 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond
"Honest Pop" music group Griff's Room Band delighted us with two outstanding performances of their original songs from their new EP, 'Shut The Case.' David Adley, Liam Anastasia-Murphy, and Michael Cammarata combine tight vocal harmonies and sweet string solos to make their fun and unique sound.
13 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
The Governor and Richmond Mayor speak at a press conference announced a new state grant for a local grocery store. Governor Terry McAuliffe and Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones announced a state grant Tuesday to go to a Scott's Addition grocery store.
14 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond
More than 6,200 square feet, a lighted tennis court, a pool house and eight acres overlooking the Kanawha Club helped a Goochland County estate find a buyer at $1.9 million last month. The property, at 745 River Road West, was the highest-priced home sold in the Richmond market in August, according to the Central Virginia Regional Multiple Listing Service .
17 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
Richmond and Chesterfield will announce which schools in its districts are fully accredited today. This comes after Henrico County schools announced that more than 40% of the county's schools will likely be denied full accreditation this year .
17 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
Powhatan-based Mitchell Homes is expanding to the Peninsula with a sales and design center slated to open in October. "We're looking to expand our footprint," Mitchell Homes President Scott Sleeme said.
18 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
Capt. Martin A. Harrison tells media outlets that police received a call shortly after 10 p.m. Monday about shots fired at the Meadow Creek apartment complex. He says the bodies of a man and a woman were found inside an apartment.
A twisted stop sign doesn't look like much but people living on Wilmer Avenue say it's a reminder of a driver out of control, who had no regard for kids playing outside. After pursuing a suspect Monday, Richmond Police drove off as Henrico Police stood by.
The sports network has hired Guerin Austin as a rink-side reporter to cover Bruins games. Austin will also handle features on "NESN Sports Today" and "NESN Live."
Noah Scalin , an artist in Richmond, Virginia, is endlessly inventive in his choice of materials. We've previously seen him build skull art every day for an entire year, funny faces with food on plates, and a portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson out of electrical sockets.
Against the backdrop of a challenge to Virginia's ban on gay marriage reaching the U.S. Supreme Court, Richmond has "come out" as a destination for LGBT tourists. The bold appeal is from the organization Richmond Region Tourism, whose campaign declaring that Richmond is leaving the closet behind is being broadcast through print ads, online banner ads and on social media.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:54 pm
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