Tag: Richmond


House GOP leaders on new Task Force on Public Safety Preparedness

House GOP leaders respond to Gov. McAuliffe creating the Task Force on Public Safety Preparedness and Response to Civil Unrest.

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Coming to Altria Theater: Second show added for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

The Richmond Symphony Orchestra will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ Feb. 10-11, 2018.

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Coming to Altria Theater: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

The Richmond Symphony Orchestra will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert on February 10, 2018.

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Coming to Altria Theater: John Cleese on Nov. 10

Comedy legend John Cleese is heading in your general direction on Friday, Nov. 10 at Altria Theater in Richmond.


Karn Custom Woodwork to invest $2.5 million to expand HQ, manufacturing operation in Richmond

Karn Custom Woodwork will invest $2.55 million to expand its headquarters and manufacturing operation in the City of Richmond.


2nd Life Inc. to invest nearly $1 million to expand operation in Richmond

2nd Life Inc. will invest $975,000 to expand its operation in the Manchester district of the City of Richmond.

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Podcast: Antoine Scott talks life in comedy

Chris Graham interviews Richmond-based comedian Antoine Scott, who is headlining the Mother’s Day Weekend Bash.


TemperPack to expand HQ, manufacturing operations in Richmond

TemperPack will invest $2 million to expand its headquarters and manufacturing operation in Richmond, creating 23 new jobs.

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Grant to restore Third Street Bethel AME Church in Richmond

Governor McAuliffe announced a $400,000 grant from the National Park Service to restore the historic Third Street Bethel AME Church in Richmond.

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Rick Springfield, Richard Marx coming to Richmond this Sunday

Rick Springfield and Richard Marx join forces to bring their catalogues of hits to Carpenter Theatre in Richmond on Sunday.

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Capitol Square building to be named for civil rights pioneer Barbara Johns

The newly renovated building located at 202 N. 9th Street on Capitol Square in Richmond will bear the name of civil rights pioneer Barbara Johns.


Coming to Altria Theater: Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire will perform live in concert at Altria Theater in Richmond on Friday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m.

Chris Rock adds second show at Richmond’s Altria Theater

Due to overwhelming demand, Chris Rock has added a second show in Richmond on Monday, March 6 at Altria Theater in Richmond.

Chris Rock coming to Altria Theater in Richmond on March 5

Comedian Chris Rock announced today a highly anticipated return to live comedy with an all-new tour.

Steve Winwood coming to Carpenter Theatre

Steve Winwood comes to Richmond at 7:30pm Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Arts Center.

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Back to the drawing board for Mendenhall, UVA football

UVA coach Bronco Mendenhall’s take on the 37-20 egg that his team laid at the foot of FCS Richmond in his debut? He’s asking them to do too much.

How did UVA football actually get worse? Count the ways

UVA football fans were sold a program that wouldn’t do all of the kinds of things that had pockmarked the past 10 seasons.

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Richmond blasts UVA, 37-20: Box score, game notes

Full box score and game notes from Richmond’s 37-20 upset win at UVA in the 2016 season opener.

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Press Conference: Richmond coach Danny Rocco on big win over UVA

Richmond football coach Danny Rocco talks with reporters after the Spiders’ 37-20 win over UVA on Saturday.


Civil rights complaint challenges discrimination Richmond Public Schools

Two students and the local branch of the NAACP have filed an anti-discrimination complaint against Richmond Public Schools.

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Richmond alum Terry Allen signs with Egis Körmend in Hungary

Recently-graduated Richmond basketball player Terry Allen has signed a professional basketball contract with Egis Körmend in Körmend, Hungary.

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Clean Power Plan can save low income individuals money

Along with reducing air pollution, the Clean Power Plan can save low income individuals money.

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Richmond basketball rides defense to victory In Ireland

Richmond used a 13-point run to open the fourth quarter and secure a 69-63 victory over the Swords Thunder in exhibition action.


Report: Health benefits of stronger air pollution standards in Richmond

A new report from the American Thoracic Society and Marron Institute of Urban Management at NYU looks at the air that families in the Richmond area breathe.

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VCU Medical Center ranked No. 1 hospital in Richmond metro area

VCU Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 hospital in the Richmond metro area for 2016–17.

Virginia Opera presents free Opera in the Park Celebration

Celebrate the end of summer 2016 with a free gift to the Richmond community from the Virginia Opera.

Squirrels welcome Washington Redskins to Richmond

The Richmond Flying Squirrels are hosting Welcome to Richmond Day in conjunction with the Washington Redskins arrival for Training Camp.

Tim Kaine to campaign at homecoming rally in Richmond

On Monday, Aug. 1, Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Tim Kaine will return home to Richmond, Virginia, for a campaign rally.

Bill Burr Live coming to Altria Theater Sept. 11: Tickets on sale Friday

Comedian Bill Burr brings his live tour to Richmond at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 at Altria Theater.

Marilyn Shifflett: March on Richmond

The thermometer rose in Richmond, and so did the voices of more than 600 Virginians. The heat index was no match for the commitment of Virginia’s youth.

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Richmond basketball releases updated European trip itinerary

Richmond basketball has announced an updated itinerary for the team’s trip to Europe from August 8-20.

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Richmond’s T.J. Cline selected For Nike Elite Basketball Academy

Richmond senior forward T.J. Cline has been selected to participate in the prestigious Nike Elite Basketball Academy on July 25-27 in Los Angeles.

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Richmond basketball adds two transfers for 2016-17

Richmond men’s basketball has signed 6-8 forward Kwesi Abakah and 6-7 forward Solly Stansbury for the program in 2016-17.

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McAuliffe signs Landes legislation creating Virginia International Trade Corporation

Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed House Bill 858, sponsored by Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, at the World Art Group in Richmond.


Governor McAuliffe announces $5 million in Vibrant Community Initiative funding

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today $5 million in Vibrant Community Initiative (VCI) funding for housing and community development projects.

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Richmond basketball alum Dan Geriot part of NBA championship effort

Richmond men’s basketball alum Dan Geriot celebrated on Sunday night as his Cleveland Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA Championship.