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  1. Report: Texas hires Smart as coachRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | WMDT

    Virginia Commonwealth University coach Shaka Smart accepted the Texas Longhorns job on Thursday night, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Texas athletic director Steve Patterson traveled to Richmond, Va., to meet with Smart, who reportedly also met with his VCU players Thursday, presumably to break the news to them.


  2. Commemoration of K-9 veterans to be held at Va. War MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WMDT

    Four K-9 units will demonstrate their dogs' duties during the state's commemoration of K-9 veterans at the Virginia War Memorial. The event will be held on Saturday at the memorial in Richmond.


  3. Gun control advocates, opponents square off in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | WMDT

    Advocates and opponents of gun control held dueling demonstrations at the Virginia Capitol as the perennial debate over the hot-button topic began anew. Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is pushing a package of gun control measures ahead of this fall's state legislative elections even though they stand little chance of passage in the Republican-controlled General Assembly.


  4. Dog rescued from Michael Vick diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WMDT

    Another of the dogs rescued in 2007 from NFL star Michael Vick's dog-fighting compound has died after spending her final years in an adoptive household in suburban Richmond, Virginia. "This morning, little, old, bow-legged Gracie passed away and got her angel wings. 3 comments

  5. SU men's basketball defeats CNURead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | WMDT

    The Salisbury University Seagulls took down their rival, the Christopher Newport University Captains, 54-48. The Gulls pulled off the win over the Captains after being down at half time, 24-22.


  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | WMDT

    Twenty-one states are asking a federal appeals court to overturn provisions of Maryland's gun-control law that ban 45 assault weapons and limit gun magazines to 10 rounds. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey led the coalition in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, last week.


  7. SC appealing striking down of gay marriage banRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | WMDT

    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson says he will appeal a federal judge's ruling tossing out the state's ban on same-sex marriages. U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel, ruling Wednesday in the case of a couple from Charleston suing to be married, found South Carolina's state constitutional ban "invalid as a matter of law."


  8. Massachusetts town weighs nation's 1st tobacco banRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | WMDT

    WESTMINSTER, Mass. - The cartons of Marlboros, cans of Skoal and packs of Swisher Sweets are hard to miss stacked near the entrance of Vincent's Country Store, but maybe not for much longer: All tobacco products could become contraband if local health officials get their way. 64 comments

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