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Symposium at VCU to explore latest trends, research in school safety

A symposium at the VCU School of Education will bring together leading experts to discuss the latest research related to school safety.


Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association updates patient safety scorecards

Virginia’s local hospitals are dedicated to delivering positive patient outcomes by providing high quality care to all they serve.

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Moncrief, Squirrels steal extra inning win

Carlos Moncrief delivered a game-winning single in the bottom off the 10th inning in a wild, 4-3 Richmond Flying Squirrels win.

CarMax announces $450,000 contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program

CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles, has announced a commitment of $450,000 over two years to the American Red Cross.

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Dominion Virginia Power proposes reduction in customer bills

Dominion Virginia Power customers can expect to see lower electricity bills this summer if a fuel rate proposal is approved by the SCC.


AAA tips for driving on wet roadways

This week’s rainy forecast and resulting wet roadways are and will continue to create dangers for motorists.

Legends of Hip Hop moves to Carpenter Center

Legends of Hip-Hop reunite for one-night only for a live performance at the Carpenter Theatre on Saturday, May 7th at 8PM.

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Dominion announces first-quarter earnings

Dominion Resources announced operating earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2016, of $572 million ($0.96 per share).

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VCU School of Nursing names new chair of Department of Adult Health and Nursing

VCU today appointed Beth Rodgers as professor and chair of the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems in the School of Nursing.

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Beede earns win for Richmond in doubleheader sweep

The Flying Squirrels (9-16) rolled behind Tyler Beede in a 2-1 win over Bowie in the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday at The Diamond.


Workgroup to implement historic protective order legislation

A state workgroup will consider a number of issues relating to the relinquishment provision of the protective order law.


Virginia Young Democrats oppose Republican voting rights suit

Virginia Young Democrats commented on the Republican suit against Gov. McAuliffe for restoring the voting rights of more than 200,000 Virginians.

Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally coming to Richmond in August

Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally are ready to take you to the SUMMER OF 69: NO APOSTROPHE.

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House and Senate Republicans challenge McAuliffe’s rights restoration order

Republicans have retained an attorney to challenge Gov. McAuliffe’s order restoring the civil rights of over 206,000 convicted felons.


Study: Atlantic Coast Pipeline poses risks to ratepayers

The proposed Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines are unnecessary and pose unacceptable risks to ratepayers and investors.

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Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services receives industry award

The Virginia Poultry Federation presented the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services with its prestigious Eddie Mason Award.

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Virginia Farm Bureau marking myriad of milestones

The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation marked the beginning of its 90th year at the 2015 annual convention last fall.

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Science on Tap returns to the Science Museum of Virginia

Richmond’s most unique craft beer festival, Science on Tap, returns to the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, May 7.


VCU receives $1.2 million grant to train counselors to support students with disabilities

VCU has received a $1.2 million federal grant to boost the number of school counselors who serve students with disabilities.

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Ken Plum: Reconvened Session 2016

The General Assembly met in a reconvened, day-long session to consider vetoes and amendments made by Governor Terry McAuliffe.


Virginia State Board of Elections streamlines voter registration

The State Board of Elections has adopted a new Virginia Voter Registration Application and amended existing regulations.

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Gas prices pushing above $2 a gallon mark in Virginia

Gas prices in Virginia moved higher by nine cents per gallon on the week and 15 cents more per gallon on the month.


Virginia State Police Insurance Fraud Program announces Fraud Fighters Awards winners

The Virginia State Police Insurance Fraud Program distributed 10 Fraud Fighters Awards.

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Hartford wins again, defeats Flying Squirrels

Hartford (18-4) added a win to the best record in baseball with a 5-1 victory over the Squirrels on Saturday night at The Diamond.


First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe celebrates Arbor Day, Garden Day

First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe celebrated Arbor Day and Garden Day on Friday by planting three longleaf pine trees behind the Executive Mansion.

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Squirrels force extras: Loss ends at plate

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (8-14) took the Harford Yard Goats (17-4) into eleven innings on Friday, but fell 4-3.

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McAuliffe announces successful Virginia wine promotion, new exports to UK

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the successful completion of a Virginia wine promotion conducted in partnership with Berry Bros. & Rudd.

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Herring recognized for efforts to combat heroin, opioid abuse

Attorney General Mark R. Herring was recognized by the McShin Foundation for his efforts to combat heroin and prescription opioid abuse in Virginia.

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Hess fuels Baysox past Squirrels in series finale

The Flying Squirrels (8-13) could not complete the series sweep on Wednesday night, falling 6-3 to the Baysox.

McAuliffe urges residents to prepare for mosquito season, Zika virus

Mosquito season begins May 1 in Virginia, and it is important for citizens to learn about and take the necessary precautions against Zika virus.

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Squirrels pen keys comeback win

The Flying Squirrels (8-12) bullpen hurled 8 1/3 scoreless innings in come-from-behind 6-4 win over Bowie on Tuesday at Prince George’s Stadium.


2015 Virginia Youth Survey shows improved health behaviors in Virginia high school students

The results of the latest Virginia Youth Survey show significant increases in those who practice healthy behavior over a four-year period.

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Republican leaders want special session to talk restoration of voting rights

Republican leaders called for a special session of the General Assembly to consider the Governor’s “Order for the Restoration of Rights.”


McAuliffe announces new forest product exports to Germany

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced new export sales of Virginia forest products to Germany during a trade and marketing mission to several European countries.

Chris Tucker coming to Altria Theater in Richmond

35 Concerts and the Altria Theater are playing host to comedian Chris Tucker, Friday, June 24. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 29.


McAuliffe announces state partnership for Teacher Appreciation Week

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Monday a state partnership aimed at recognizing the Commonwealth’s dedicated teachers.

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Squirrels single out Baysox in series-opening win

The Flying Squirrels opened up a three game series in Bowie on Monday night with a season-high 16 hits -15 of them singles- in a wild 8-6 victory.


Governor announces Executive Mansion Virginia Green Certification

The Executive Mansion has received the Virginia Green Certification in recognition of its recently reduced environmental impact.


Agriculture Literacy Project activities reached 35,000 students

As many as 35,000 elementary school students learned how their favorite breakfast foods arrive on their plates during a two-week celebration of agriculture.

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Squirrels lose, drop series in Altoona

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (6-12) dropped the final game of a four game set against the Altoona Curve (8-9) on Sunday by a score a 2-1.