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20 Apr 2015

Putting the brakes on Virginia speed traps

The highway through Hopewell may not be paved in gold, but that has not stopped the city from making a mint off it.

20 Apr 2015

‘Liberty or death’ lives on, 240 years later

It was the birthing cry of a nation, and 240 years later, Patrick Henry’s “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech still resonates.

19 Apr 2015

VCU hosts group from ‘other’ Georgia

When visitors to Richmond say they’re from Georgia, Atlanta and peaches probably come to mind. But for a group of dignitaries who recently visited Virginia’s capital, Georgia conjures up Tblisi and wine. They hailed from the country of Georgia, which is nestled between Europe and Asia and used to be part of the Soviet Union.

03 Apr 2015

Marking the End of Civil War, and Slavery

The sesquicentennial commemoration of the American Civil War is winding down with events in Richmond and across the state. Virginians are reflecting on the end of the war 150 years ago and how it shaped the state’s history and culture even to this day.

27 Jan 2015

House OKs Money for Veterans Care Centers

A pair of bills that would provide $66.7 million in state funding for new veterans care centers passed in the House of Delegates on Tuesday.

06 Jan 2015

Ex-Gov. McDonnell Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell was sentenced Tuesday to 24 months in prison after being convicted of 11 felony corruption charges in September.

05 Jan 2015

Henrico Residents Seek Leniency for McDonnell

Prominent Henrico County residents wrote letters attesting to former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s character and integrity and urging a federal judge to show leniency in sentencing him for public corruption.