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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.

VCU Health

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.


Department of Elections debuts Virginia Election Data Project

The Virginia Department of Elections released the Virginia Election Data Project with technical assistance provided by The Pew Charitable Trusts.


EMS Week recognizes efforts of first responders

May 15-21 is EMS Week in Virginia. This special week honors EMS responders’ commitment to providing lifesaving services.

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Protect yourself from foodborne illness and mosquitoes this summer

“We love summertime living in Virginia,” says Sandy Adams, Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.


VCU, Swedish study finds marriage protects against risk for developing alcohol use disorders

Marriage is causally related to a significant reduction in risk for development of alcohol use disorders, according to a new study.

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McAuliffe to lead marketing, trade mission to Boston, Canada

Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead a four-day marketing mission to Boston and Canada, May 17-20.

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Curve complete sweep: Squirrels losing streak at 10

The Flying Squirrels (10-26) woes continued on Sunday afternoon as Altoona (20-17) completed a four game sweep with a 6-4 win.

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Gas prices headed back down?

Regional gas prices have declined slightly on the week, and it is possible that prices have begun to stabilize.

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Squirrels drop five-run lead in ninth

The Flying Squirrels were one strike away – multiple times – from ending an eight game skid but instead were shocked by Altoona in a 7-6 defeat.

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Ken Plum: Racial diversity in the Virginia justice system

The General Assembly continues to fail to appoint racially diverse judicial candidates.


NBA executive challenges VCU graduates to ‘find your passion’

Pamela El, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of the NBA, challenged VCU graduates to find their passion.

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Friday the 13th extends Squirrels losing streak to eight

The Altoona Curve (18-17) haunted the Squirrels for four runs in the ninth inning, en route to a 5-3 win on Friday the 13th at The Diamond.


Virginia revenue collections down 6.7 percent in April

Virginia’s April revenue collections fell 6.7 percent. On a fiscal year-to-date basis, total revenue collections rose 1.3 percent.


Democrats address voting rights restoration

The Democratic Natonal Committee and the Virginia Democratic Party discuss the restoration of voting rights for people with felony convictions.

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Squirrels losing skid at seven

The Flying Squirrels came up short again, dropping their seventh straight contest by a final of 3-2 in the series opener against Altoona.


McAuliffe announces recipients of 2016 Governor’s Awards for Public Service

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the recipients of the Governor’s Public Service Awards at a ceremony today at the Executive Mansion.

VCU Health

VCU Health System, Sheltering Arms Hospital form joint venture

VCU Health System and Sheltering Arms Hospital have signed an agreement to jointly address the need for stroke and brain injury care.

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Dominion declares quarterly dividend of 70 cents

The board of directors of Dominion (NYSE: D) has declared a quarterly dividend of 70 cents per share of common stock.

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Senators sweep Squirrels in Wednesday doubleheader

The Harrisburg Senators (14-17) completed a three game sweep of Richmond in an extra inning, 2-1, heartbreaking loss on Wednesday.

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Virginia wheat forecast down 16 percent from last year

Virginia farmers expect to harvest 11.7 million bushels of winter wheat in 2016 according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Equality Virginia applauds AG opinion on discrimination

The Virginia Human Rights Act uniquely makes all violations of federal civil rights law a concurrent violation of state law.

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Slater has career night for Richmond in loss

Flying Squirrels centerfielder Austin Slater slashed five hits in a tough 7-6 Richmond loss against Harrisburg on Tuesday night.


Virginia to receive $3.1 million from Federal Housing Trust Fund

Virginia will receive more than $3.1 million in first-ever federal funding from HUD through the Federal Housing Trust Fund.

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McAuliffe announces second round of Governor’s Competition for Talent Solutions

Gov. McAuliffe announced the second annual round of competitive grants to help close the skills gap in key industry sectors.

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Senators down Squirrels in series opener

A star-studded pitching matchup landed in favor of Harrisburg (12-17) with a 6-4 win over the Richmond Flying Squirrels.

I Love the 90s coming to the Richmond Coliseum

The I Love The 90s tour coming to the Richmond Coliseum will bring you back to the days when MTV actually played music.

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Curve completes sweep of Richmond

Jose Osuna and Stetson Allie connected on back-to-back homers to help Altoona (14-16) complete a three game sweep over Richmond on Sunday afternoon.

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Richmond drops doubleheader in Altoona

The Squirrels suffered a pair of losses on Saturday in Altoona. Richmond dropped the first game 3-1, and were defeated 2-1 in the nightcap.

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Annual James River Rundown tests paddlers’ endurance

Registration is now open for the James River Rundown, a Waterkeeper Alliance SPLASH Series Event,

VCU Health

VCU School of Nursing receives grant to explore effect of yoga on depression during pregnancy

The VCU School of Nursing will examine how motivational interviewing and prenatal yoga might prevent depression during and after pregnancy.

Celebrate mothers – and all parents – on Mother’s Day and beyond

As Mother’s Day nears, first and foremost, let’s celebrate all mothers – they are a critical part of our American society and families.


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).

VCU Health

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.