Tag: Richmond

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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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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.

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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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.

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Richmond tops Altoona in series opener

Chase Johnson pitched the Richmond Flying Squirrels (6-9) towards a 5-1 victory over the Altoona Curve (5-9) on Thursday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.

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Walkoff lifts Richmond past Reading, 3-2

Ricky Oropesa smashed his fifth homer of the season to complete a 3-2, walk-off win for the Richmond Flying Squirrels over Reading.

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Reading Phils edge Richmond, 5-4

The Reading Fightin Phils evaded an eighth inning Richmond uprising and passed the Squirrels in the ninth on their way to a 5-4 win.

Virginia Historical Society begins work on 1912 skylight restoration

The Virginia Historical Society is restoring skylights in the 1912 portion of their headquarters on the Boulevard.

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Curve rally in ninth, top Richmond, 5-3

The first installment of Brunch and Baseball was a huge success as 4,734 made their way inside The Diamond for to see Altoona and Richmond.

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Squirrels win with walkoff in front of sellout crowd

For the second consecutive night, the Richmond Flying Squirrels rallied late in front of a sellout crowd to earn a thrilling victory at The Diamond.

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Richmond wins home opener, 2-1

With NFL Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis on hand, the Richmond Flying Squirrels rallied late to win the 2016 home opener, 2-1 at The Diamond.

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Richmond drops series finale at Reading

Richmond (2-5) had runners on base in every inning on Wednesday night but dropped the series finale, 6-4, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading, Pa.

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Richmond tops Reading: Squirrels even series

Ricky Oropesa homered for the fourth time this season and drove in four runs during a 7-5 Richmond win over Reading on Tuesday night.

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Richmond drops opener in Reading

The Reading Fightin Phils jumped out to an early 7-0 lead to sack the Squirrels, 8-5, in game one of a three game series on Monday evening.

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Richmond splits with Hartford, gets first win of 2016

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (1-3) picked up their first win of the season in game two of a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon against Hartford.

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Hartford makes it two straight over Richmond

The Richmond Flying Squirrels dropped game two of the season on Friday night by a final score of 8-3, despite out-hitting Hartford 13-9.

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Hartford tops Richmond in Squirrels’ opener

The Hartford Yard Goats were victorious in their inaugural contest Thursday, defeating the Richmond Flying Squirrels 5-4 at The Diamond.


April is National Safe Digging Month

April is National Safe Digging Month. Preventing damage to underground utility lines when digging or demolishing makes good sense.

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Gas prices on either side of $2 a gallon in Virginia

Gas prices have remained above $2 per gallon since March 24 while states in the Mid-Atlantic are seeing prices on both sides of the $2 mark.

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Men’s lacrosse: Virginia shuts out in-state foe Richmond, 9-0

The Virginia Cavaliers (6-5) shut out the Richmond Spiders (7-3) on Saturday afternoon, 9-0, inside Robins Stadium.

Legends of Hip Hop coming to Richmond Coliseum

Fans can relive the glory days as the “Legends of Hip Hop” tour comes to the Richmond Coliseum on Saturday, May 7.


Volunteers gearing up for spring Stewardship Virginia campaign

Stewardship Virginia, a campaign to encourage work that improves Virginia’s natural resources, continues with events across the state.


Continue Women’s History Month Celebration with shared parenting

With International Women’s Day recently passing, it’s important to remember all throughout the year that women an important part of American society,


Equality Virginia praises veto of religious discrimination bill

Gov. McAuliffe vetoed a bill that would have provided exemptions to those “operating in connection with a religious organization” that would discriminate against LGBTs.

Virginia health plans decide not to support agents for individual business

Most health plans in Virginia have decided not to support insurance agents who have traditionally helped individual consumers.


Group announces effort to curb gun violence in Virginia

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly joined with Virginia leaders to announce a new bipartisan coalition.

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Landes bills signed into law

Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, announced Governor McAuliffe’s approval of two of his signature pieces pf legislation.

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Herring joins coalition to curb climate change

Attorney General Mark R. Herring today joined attorneys general from across the nation to announce an effort combating climate change.

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VCU hosts Twitter chat with traumatic brain injury expert on Wednesday

Virginia Commonwealth University will host a Twitter chat with traumatic brain injury expert Alex Valadka, M.D., on March 30.


Dr. Charles Broaddus selected as Virginia State Veterinarian

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recently selected Dr. Charles C. Broaddus as State Veterinarian.

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Ken Plum: Redesigning our schools

My first experience in Fairfax County came as a result of being placed as an intern teacher by the University of Virginia in Fairfax County Public Schools.

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AAA: Gas prices back above $2 a gallon nationally

Gas prices have increased largely due to seasonal increases in fuel demand and reduced production as some refineries conduct maintenance.


Virginia February non-farm employment reaches record high

Virginia’s seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment increased by 0.3 percent in February to a total of 3,914,300.

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Toscano appoints Rip Sullivan House Democratic Campaign Chair

Del. David Toscano, Leader of the House Democratic Caucus, has appointed Del. Rip Sullivan to serve as Campaign Chair for the 2017 cycle.

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Report reveals influence of ALEC on Virginia climate policy

The Sierra Club Virginia chapter and the Center for Media and Democracy released American Legislative Exchange Council Exposed.


Expo showcases Virginia specialty foods, beverages

Both traditional Virginia favorites and innovative new products are on display at the Virginia Food and Beverage Expo at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.


VCU study marks potential breakthrough in search for better lithium and magnesium ion batteries

New Virginia Commonwealth University research demonstrates how to stabilize a multiply charged anion (negative ion).


Governor’s mansion marks opening of accessibility ramp

The governor was joiined by veterans and Virginians with disabilities to mark the opening of an accessibility ramp at the Executive Mansion.

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VCU Health symposium will examine trauma care challenges for pediatric, geriatric patients

Speakers will discuss special trauma care needed for pediatric and geriatric patients at the Rao R. Ivatury Trauma Symposium, hosted by the VCU Health.

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AAA: Gas prices continue recent climb

A recent increase in gas prices is due to a decline in gasoline supplies, relatively strong demand and continued refinery maintenance.

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Ken Plum: A circus in Richmond

Ringling Brothers moved into the Richmond Coliseum at the same time last week that the General Assembly concluded its annual meeting.

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Financial burdens affect health, quality of life for cancer survivors

Cancer survivors with financial difficulties have a higher risk of depressed mood and psychological distress.


SCC sets schedule to consider Anthem’s proposed purchase of Cigna

The SCC will hold a public hearing in May to consider the impact of Anthem’s proposed acquisition of Cigna and its subsidiaries.

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Trade event connects Virginia products, food, beverage buyers

The Virginia Food and Beverage Expo returns on March 23. Sponsored by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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Farm Bureau applauds governor, legislature for ag budget

Members of the state’s largest farm organization are pleased with funding of agriculture-related items in the finalized state budget.

Virginia rallies for 52-50 win at VCU in the WNIT First Round

The Virginia women’s basketball team advanced to the second round of the 2016 Women’s National Invitation Tournament with a 52-50 victory over VCU.

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VCU study finds college students feel less exam stress after visits with therapy dogs

A research team at VCU has found that visits with therapy dogs significantly reduce students’ perceived stress during final exam week.


Virginia prisoners to be eligible for college credit classes

Virginia will become the only state in the nation to offer state prisoners college credit for five career and technical education courses.

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Herring concludes third annual statewide public safety tour

Attorney General Mark Herring wrapped up his public safety tour today with a four mile run with recruits at the Richmond Police Department Training Academy.