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  1. Governor signs bill reshaping how energy giants operateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill Friday reshaping the way the state's monopoly utility companies, Dominion Energy and Appalachian Power, are allowed to spend revenues received from customers. In approving the bill, the governor turned back late-session pleas by opponents who fear the bill will allow the electric companies to regulate themselves.


  2. Bay advocate, Omega Protein differ over menhaden capRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Chesapeake Bay advocate says the General Assembly's failure to place a cap on Virginia's lucrative menhaden catch leaves unanswered questions about key elements of the region's ecology. Menhaden are a small fish harvested mostly for the production of oil and fish meal, but they also play a role in the ecosystem as food for other species like striped bass and osprey.


  3. Testing of backlogged rape kits leads to 7 DNA matches in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia has made significant strides in its effort to test the state's backlog of rape kits and find justice for rape survivors. "Each case gets a fresh look," Attorney General Mark Herring said regarding the significant break that could bring closure to rape survivors in Richmond.


  4. Bill banning sanctuary cities heads to Senate floor on 7-6 voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 27 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A bill to ban sanctuary cities in Virginia advanced to the Senate floor Tuesday on a 7-6 committee vote that split along party lines. Introduced by Del.


  5. As college tuition rises, Senate panel kills bill mandating public inputRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 23 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    In Fall 2010, Virginia Commonwealth University increased annual tuition by almost 24 percent , tacking $1,700 on to each in-state student's bill in one fell swoop. While that jump may seem like an outlier, tuition increases have been the norm at the state's institutions of higher education during the past decade.


  6. Foes blast Trump on offshore drilling; industry pushes backRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Environmental activists, business groups and a retired U.S. Navy admiral in Virginia blasted the Trump Administration's offshore drilling plan Wednesday, claiming that it would interfere with military training near the world's largest Navy base and imperil the coast's tourism and fishing industries. The group converged near a hotel conference room in Richmond, the Virginia capital, where the administration sought public comment on its plan to expand oil and gas drilling on both of the nation's coasts.


  7. Activists Oppose Drilling Off Virginia's CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    About 75 people, including activists and lawmakers, rallied Wednesday against the Trump administration's plan to allow drilling off Virginia's coast, saying it would endanger the environment, the economy and military readiness. The group held a press conference before the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's public hearing in Richmond on the issue.


  8. Mom fights for son's treatments after Richmond hospital drops him from trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Kathy Hartman wanted Virginia Beach doctors to give her son Kaden an experimental treatment for a rare and deadly disease nearly five years ago. They would not do it, but doctor's at Children's Hospital of Richmond heard about the story and took on his case there.


  9. Del. Kilgore: Medicaid expansion with conservative requirements would a give people a hand upaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Lawmakers have a few more weeks of work in Richmond. Two of their biggest issues are still left to tackle - Medicaid expansion and a budget.


  10. Virginia Beach man killed in Spotsylvania car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Virginia Beach man was killed in a crash involving three vehicles on Interstate 95 in Spotsylvania County Saturday morning. According to Virginia State Police, 36-year-old Mohammed I. Khalil was driving northbound in a Toyota Corolla at the 119 mile marker around 11 a.m. when he lost control of his car on the wet road.


  11. Virginia aquarium captures video of octopus being bornRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A remarkable video showing the birth of an octopus at the Virginia Aquarium has been viewed more than 1 million times on social media. The clip shows a baby Caribbean reef octopus wriggling out of a flowerlike section of eggs.


  12. Amazon to roll out delivery at Whole FoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The online retailing giant plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon's $99-a-year Prime membership. The move is the latest by Amazon to put its stamp on its recent purchase of Whole Foods.


  13. Virginia likely to expand medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia inched closer to greatly expanding medical marijuana use this week after legislation passed the Senate with unanimous support - three days after its companion bill was likewise approved by the House of Delegates. SB 726 , which passed 38-0 on Monday, would let doctors issue certifications for patients to use cannabis oil to treat the symptoms of diagnosed conditions or diseases.


  14. Va. Beach mother gets 8 years for hitting daughter with baseball batRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A mother in Virginia Beach who admitted to hitting her daughter with a baseball bat is now facing 8 years in prison. Court records show Andrea Gehring was sentenced monday to 30 years in prison, with 22 years suspended.


  15. New Latino Caucus launches in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    "My dream when I first came to the House of Delegates was, just like the Black Caucus, just like Latino caucuses in other states, we would have a Latino Caucus here in Virginia," he said. Lopez said some of the topics the caucus will cover are drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants, health care and the Dream Act.


  16. Dave Matthews Band to perform in Virginia BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Dave Matthews Band is getting ready to kick off a North American tour and release a new album this summer. The band will stop in Virginia Beach on July 21 for a show at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater.


  17. Two shootings on area interstates, both unprovoked, under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Two separate interstate shootings that happened within hours of each other have Virginia State Police scrambling to find the suspects. At this time, there's no suspect information related to either case, but officers do believe the two shootings are unrelated.


  18. Outgoing Va. governor pardons 6 prisoners on last day in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    On his final day as governor, Terry McAuliffe granted conditional pardons to six prison inmates who he said received sentences excessive for their crimes. Though it may be the state's first responsibility to keep the communities safe, McAuliffe said, "As we uphold that responsibility, we must continuously strive to ensure that the punishments offenders receive are commensurate with the crime they committed."


  19. Powerful, icy winter blast could grip Virginia for daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The powerful blast of snow and cold that barreled through Virginia's coastal cities packed a winter punch seldom seen in those communities. Now much of the region could remain in the storm's icy grip for days.


  20. Winning numbers drawn in Virginia's New Year's Millionaire RaffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Three people are now millionaires after winning the New Year's Millionaire Raffle. The question now is: Who has those three $1 million winning tickets? The $1 million winners are: Ticket #054602 Ticket #078410 Ticket #332284 Five tickets each won $100,000.


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