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Coming to Dominion Arts Center: Rick Springfield & Richard Marx on Jan. 22

Rick Springfield and Richard Marx join forces to bring their catalogues of hits to Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Arts Center in Richmond.

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VCU Health selected for multi-site demonstration to transform complex care

VCU Health was chosen to participate in Transforming Complex Care, a multi-site demonstration aimed at refining effective care models.


Virginia State Police seeks public input for reaccreditation assessment

The public will have an opportunity to offer comments regarding the Virginia State Police when a national accreditation team arrives in Richmond.

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Stars, Stripes, and a Squirrels win

Playing before a giant crowd at ARM & HAMMER Park, the Flying Squirrels got a great tune up for the annual Independence Day celebration at The Diamond.

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July 4 a Squirrels sellout: Tickets remain for other games on homestand

The Richmond Flying Squirrels announced that the annual Independence Day celebration contest on Monday, July 4th is officially sold out.

McAuliffe announces $2.8 million in flood mitigation grants

Seven residential properties in flood-prone areas of Virginia will be elevated and another six properties will be acquired to reduce future flood damage.

KISS to honor hometown military heroes during tour stop in Richmond

KISS will salute members of the National Guard and Reserve forces in over 30 U.S. cities during their 2016 ‘KISS: Freedom to Rock’ tour.

Virginia Production Alliance announces new executive board members

Virginia Production Alliance Executive Board officers and members were recently announced for the 2016-2017.

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Sea Dogs complete sweep of Squirrels

The Portland Sea Dogs (25-43) completed a three-game sweep of Richmond (26-43) with a 9-5 win on Sunday at The Diamond.

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Squirrels drop series opener

Right-hander Kyle Crick turned in his finest performance as a member of the Flying Squirrels but Richmond was defeated by Portland.

Commerce Secretary Maurice Jones leaves administration for nonprofit

Maurice Jones was named today as president and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC).

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Leadership changes at Virginia Department of Forestry

Three veteran employees of the Virginia Department of Forestry have assumed new leadership roles within the agency.

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MessFest at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia is celebrating the messiest (and most fun!) parts of science in a new summer festival, MessFest, on Saturday, June 25.

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Squirrels even series, down Portland, 4-1

Adalberto Mejia continued his dominance of the Eastern League with seven shutout innings on Saturday as the Flying Squirrels downed Portland, 4-1.


VCU names director of newly established Center for Compounding Practice and Research

The VCU School of Pharmacy will soon welcome Barbara Exum, Pharm.D., as director of the newly established Center for Compounding Practice and Research.

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Richmond will face Maryland in 2016 Barclays Center Classic

The Richmond Spiders will face off against the Maryland Terrapins in the first game of the 2016 Barclays Center Classic on Nov. 25.

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DVDs of “Heroin: The Hardest Hit” now available

DVDs of “Heroin: The Hardest Hit,” an award-winning documentary on the impact of heroin and prescription drugs, are now available.

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Harrisburg handles Squirrels twice

The Harrisburg Senators (29-25) swept the Flying Squirrels (19-37) in both games of a doubleheader on Saturday at The Diamond.

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AG Mark Herring comments on proposed rules to curb predatory lending

Attorney General Mark R. Herring comments on proposed rules from the CFPB to protect consumers from predatory lending.

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Squirrels, Baysox split twin bill

The Flying Squirrels (18-35) and Bowie Baysox (21-31) split a doubleheader at The Diamond on Wednesday evening.

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Mejia’s masterpiece leads Squirrels in series finale

Flying Squirrels lefty Adalberto Mejia turned in a Memorial Day masterpiece on Monday as he shutdown Erie (20-30) in a 1-0 Richmond (17-33) win.


Filtroil finds new international customers through State Export Program grant

Filtroil, a Richmond-based provider of industrial oil filtration products, signed multiple distributor agreements with customers.

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Squirrels streak to series win

The Flying Squirrels (15-31) turned in their third consecutive win on Thursday morning with a 4-1 victory over the B-Mets (18-27).

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Virginia Organizing on health insurance merger: Listen to the people

Virginia Organizing leaders stress the importance of addressing concerns about the Anthem-Cigna mega-merger.

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Del. Steve Landes named to joint education committee

Del. Steve Landes was named to the new Joint Committee on the Future of Public Elementary and Secondary Education in the Commonwealth.


McAuliffe signs executive order extending validity of expiring driver’s licenses

Governor Terry McAuliffe this week took executive action to give Virginians affected by a weekend computer disruption additional time to renew driver’s licenses.

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Squirrels blank B-Mets to even series

Richmond lefty Adalberto Mejia earned his first win of the season on Tuesday as the Squirrels (13-31) blanked Binghamton 3-0 (18-25).


Crowdsourcing initiative to map broadband access in Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a new statewide initiative to better understand where Virginia has the largest gaps in broadband coverage.

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Nothing political about this McAuliffe ‘investigation’: Nothing at all

Republicans are suing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe over his move to restore voting rights to 206,000 ex-felons.

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B-Mets squeak by Squirrels in walkoff win

Richmond (12-31) opened up an eight-game road trip on Monday night with a difficult, 2-1 walkoff loss at NYSEG Stadium.


Democrats comment on Republican voting rights suit

Del. David Toscano and Del. Charniele Herring issued statements regarding the Republican attempt to strip voting rights from over 200,000 Virginia citizens.

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McAuliffe statement on Republican voting rights lawsuit

Gov. Terry McAuliffe released the following statement after Republicans filed a lawsuit to preserve Virginia’s policy of disenfranchising ex-felons.

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Republicans to file suit against McAuliffe executive order on voting rights

Republicans are filing suit to halt enforcement of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s order restoring the political rights of more than 206,000 convicted felons.

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Virginia Farm Bureau Grain Marketing key player in supply chain

According to the USDA, Virginia farmers produced more than half a billion bushels of grain and soybeans between 2006 and 2012.


Richmond activists blow the whistle on Dominion greenwashing at Riverrock

Dozens of activists literally “blew the whistle” on Dominion’s greenwashing of its dirty power and dirty politics.

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Finally! Squirrels snap 14-game losing skid with blowout win

The Flying Squirrels took out a season’s worth of frustration all in one night against the Erie SeaWolves in a 9-0 win on Saturday.

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Ken Plum: Keeping tabs on the Commonwealth

Last week I attended my first meeting as a member of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC).

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McAuliffe announces initiatives to develop unmanned systems technology for aviation, energy

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced initiatives that will further develop unmanned systems technology to strengthen the new Virginia economy.


Anti-human trafficking campaign honored at Virginia PRSA Awards

Attorney General Mark Herring’s initiative to combat human trafficking was recognized with the prestigious Commonwealth Award for Public Service.


McAuliffe vetoes bill changing direction of abandoned funds in court cases

Gov. McAuliffe vetoed a bill allowing funds that are abandoned in certain types of court cases to be directed to the Virginia Housing Trust Fund.

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Will they ever win again? Squirrels losing skid at 14

The Flying Squirrels (10-30) woes continued on Friday night against the Erie SeaWolves (17-23), dropping the series opener on Friday, 6-1.


Commonwealth’s Attorneys speak out on impact of Governor’s executive order

Virginia Commonwealth’s Attorneys criticized Governor Terry McAuliffe’s executive order restoring the political rights of more than 206,000 convicted felons.


Virginia legal community raises more than 1.5 million pounds of food for those in need

The Virginia legal community has joined together to collect food for Virginia’s hungry during the 10th Annual Legal Food Frenzy.

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Unlucky 13: Squirrels lose again

The Trenton Thunder (22-16) snapped an 8-8 tie with a four-run eighth inning, sinking the Flying Squirrels (10-29) to their 13th consecutive loss.

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Speaker Howell on federal court ruling upholding Virginia’s photo ID law

House Speaker William J. Howell issued a statement on the U.S. District Court’s ruling upholding Virginia’s photo identification law.

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Here we go again: Squirrels losing skid now at 12

The Flying Squirrels (10-28) were blanked, 2-0 by the Trenton Thunder (21-16) for their 12th consecutive losson Wednesday.

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Widows, widowers are happier in the face of adversity than others

Widowed patients suffering from neurological illness experience greater levels of happiness than married individuals with a similar condition.

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Heroin documentary honored by Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts

“Heroin: The Hardest Hit” has been honored with two Communicator Awards of Excellence by the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts.

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Squirrels lose again: Streak goes to 11

The Flying Squirrels dropped another close contest, this time by a final of 3-2 in 11 innings at Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton, NJ.


McAuliffe approves reforms to anti-drunk driving ignition interlock program

Governor Terry McAuliffe today approved a regulatory package developed by the Commission on Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program.