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Chesterfield shopping centers acquired by Baltimore-based retailer

Report: Amazon HQ2 could generate $346M per year in state tax

Hanover’s teacher of the year surprised with new car

Altria buys stake in Canadian marijuana company for $2.4B

Proposed food-sales threshold for Virginia’s liquor-ratio rule won’t help small businesses, owners say

A parent’s worst nightmare: Singing Baby Shark toys for sale on Amazon

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Target gift cards 10% off Sunday

17th Street Farmers Market set to reopen

Petersburg passes plan to collect past-due meal, lodging taxes

ALDI hosts hiring event for new Midlothian store

Virginia ABC announces Pappy Van Winkle lottery dates

Markets Right Now: Stocks surge on hint of slower rate hikes

Virginia tops Forbes ‘Best States For Business List’

Virginia has ranked fourth on Forbes Magazine’s Best States For Business list for the second year in a row.

How to make the most of the child tax credit this year

Here's how changes to the child tax credit for 2018 can work to your advantage

  Smithfield Foods and Dominion Energy plan to turn pig poop into renewable energy

Two Virginia-based companies will be working together to turn hog manure into renewable natural gas.

Tobacco Company hiring in advance of planned re-opening

The restaurant has been closed since the summer of 2017 when a fire started in the kitchen.

Bezos gives $5 million to nonprofits fighting homelessness

How to stay safe on Black Friday: Plan ahead and stay alert

Coffee chains offering deals for National Espresso Day

Restaurants open on Thanksgiving 2018

Busch Gardens offers $69.99 Black Friday deal on Fun Card

Macy’s in hot water with shoppers over perceived ‘racist’ holiday ad

Virginia downgrades estimates of online sales tax revenue

Tax officials told lawmakers Monday that the state now estimates it could bring in $165 million a year by forcing online shoppers to pay sales tax.

Panera offering breakfast delivery

Delivery orders have a $5 purchase minimum and include a $3 delivery fee.

Mayor Stoney lays out priorities for Navy Hill project

In a press release, RVA Financial said it “could not ignore the economic impact that a project of this scale would have on the community.”

Colonial Downs starts construction on off track betting site

Colonial Downs is starting construction to transform the old K-Mart on Midlothian Turnpike into a off track horse race betting site.

Local non-profit hosts event for entrepreneurs with neurological disorders

The event gives entrepreneurs with neurological disorders a space to sell their products and network.

Publix opens second Chesterfield store Wednesday

The new Publix is located at 7200 Cosby Village Road, off Hull Street Road in Chesterfield.

Have you been to the most visited places in Virginia?

Virginia is just the second state presented with an ArrivaLIST award.

Walmart to give military spouses hiring preference

As part of the Veterans Welcome Home initiative that began in 2013, Walmart plans to hire 250,000 veterans by 2020.

Restaurants offer deals for Veterans Day

With Sunday marking Veterans Day, several restaurants are offering free items and other deals for active and inactive and military personnel.

Strange Matter closing in December

The venue posted the announcement to their Facebook page.

Amazon & Whole Foods partner for ‘ultra-fast’ delivery service

Through Prime Now, Amazon Prime members can order products from Whole Foods Markets and have them delivered to their doorstep.

Former VCU student starts mural tour business in Jackson Ward

Former VCU student Kayla Brody started her own mural tour business in Jackson Ward.

Virginia ABC offering holiday liquor gift sets at 2 locations

For the first time, Virginia ABC will offer liquor gift sets for those scotch, tequila or brandy lovers on your holiday shopping list.

McRib is back ... and it can be delivered!

And this time you don’t even have to go find it.

Report: Richmond in top 10 places to open restaurant

Richmond is in the top 10 of the most promising places to open a restaurant.

In four months, the Lottery has found 16 incidents of possible fraud

Winnings forms - which people must fill out if they win $600 or more - now ask if winners own, work at or are related to someone who owns or works at a store that sells lottery tickets.

Amid push to expand gambling, Lottery could manage sports betting, director says

Proposals for expanded gaming have appeared in front of the General Assembly in several different forms over the years, and lobbyists for the industry are circling the state.

Kroger stores holding job fair Oct. 27

There are 35 available jobs listed at Richmond stores and 41 more in surrounding areas.

Altria removes products in effort to combat youth e-vapor use

Altria is removing pod-based products from the market and flavored e-vapor products except tobacco, menthol and mint to combat the underage use of e-vapor products.

Kroger launches doorstep delivery service

Kroger shoppers can now skip the trip to the store and buy weekly groceries from the comfort of home.

City council member proposes name change of South Side Community Center after popular DJ

City council member proposes name change of South Side Community Center after popular DJ

Scammers impersonate bank fraud investigators

Scammers are now impersonating bank fraud investigators to reach their victims, and steal their money.

Virginia ABC stores offering holiday discounts

Starting in November, Virginia ABC stores will be offering various holiday discounts through December.

Thousands of 8th graders learn about future careers at Mission Tomorrow

Nearly 150 area businesses set up hands-on booths for students on Thursday and Friday to visit and learn more about their industries and types of jobs available.

Wawa opens new Boulevard store

Wawa opened its newest location on Thursday at 3100 N. Boulevard, which included a hoagie-building competition between police, deputies and firefighters.

Here’s how to shave a few bucks off your winter bills

Studies show most electric bills increase in the winter. Here's what you can do to keep yours affordable.

Retailers offer gift cards to get flu shots

'Tis the season to get your flu vaccine, but did you know you could get paid to get one?

Generic vs. name-brand items: App helps you find the lowest cost

Have you stood in an aisle of the grocery store torn between a store brand and a name brand?

Jewelry store donating to breast cancer patients

A local business is going pink- and giving back to local women as part of it's Breast Cancer Awareness campaign.And you can help by shopping. Kendra Scott has put out it’s pink jewelry line for the month of October.

ALDI hosts hiring event for Richmond stores

Store associate wages start at $12.35 and increase to $12.70 after six months of employment.

Chesterfield to hold stress debrief meeting for those affected by tornadoes

County partners will provide insight about what behaviors are normal following a disaster, share advice on relieving anxiety and stress and connect residents to resources for additional help.

Natural Light releases 77-pack of beer to honor year it was created

Natural Light is out with a very large case of beer. It holds 77 cans of brew.

Man gets once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with Nike

Baskfield had 10 days to design the sneakers. He says he was stuck on what direction he wanted to go with until he decided to dedicate the shoes to special causes.

Nation’s largest mattress retailer files for bankruptcy

Mattress Firm, Inc., the nation's largest mattress retailer, is filing for bankruptcy protection and plans to close up to 700 stores around the country

Kroger, Walgreens teaming up for one-stop shop

Kroger and Walgreens are looking to capitalize on those wishing to condense their shopping experience by opening combined stores.

Do you ‘need’ a car? 50 people take on Lyft car-free challenge

Do you ‘need’ a car? 50 people takes on Lyft car free challenge

Report: 60 stores announce Thanksgiving Day closures

Over 60 stores have confirmed to BestBlackFriday.com closures for Thanksgiving Day. The site estimates nearly 100 well-known national and regional retailers will be closed.

ALDI opens new Virginia distribution center

The facility is part of an ongoing expansion program for the grocery store chain to create 25,000 jobs nationwide through 2022.

  Facebook plans $750 million investment in Henrico

This comes less than a year after the social media giant announced an initial $1 billion investment at White Oak Technology Park in Sandston.

Virginia picks 5 companies to dispense medical marijuana

The announcement of the dispensaries comes after a bill earlier this year that allows a practitioner let a patient use cannabidiol oil or THC-A to alleviate symptoms of any diagnosed condition or disease.

$28.4 million extension project at RIC to include 6 additional gates

The Concourse A expansion creates 60,000 square feet of additional space for airline operations, customer hold rooms, retail and restaurant locations, office space for tenants, and new restrooms.

Inspire Brands buys Sonic burger chain for $2.3 billion

Arby's owner Inspire Brands buys Sonic burger chain for $2.3 billion

Richmond City Council approves off-track betting site

Colonial Downs wants to take over the old K-Mart building, which has been sitting empty since 2011.

Richmond mayor introduces new legislation for legalizing electric scooters

The mayor said he’s not opposed to having the company’s business in the city, but there’s a right way to do it.

Wells Fargo to cut up to 26,000 jobs over the next 3 years

The CEO said that the reduction in workforce is because of changing customer preferences, including online banking.

Chesterfield McDonald’s evacuated after bathroom fire

Crews responded to a fire in the bathroom at a Chesterfield McDonald’s on Thursday.

Cicis Pizza offers $3.99 deal for National Pepperoni Pizza Day

Happy National Pepperoni Pizza Day!

ALDI to offer online grocery delivery

ALDI announced a partnership that will bring online grocery delivery to stores across the nation.

Krispy Kreme offering coffee glazed doughnuts Monday

The new flavor will also become a permanent addition to the menu.

Businesses inspect damage, reflect on tornado

Several businesses experienced major damage as the EF2 packed 120 mph winds and ripped through an area near Hull Street Road.

Henrico hosting job fair for multiple county agencies

Henrico County’s general government will host a job fair Saturday, Oct. 6

SunTrust digital access fails

The digital access system at SunTrust Bank has crashed due to a “Upgrade Patch” that was installed last Friday.

Bob Evans recalling more than 46,000 pounds of pork sausage links

Plastic pieces may have gotten into the pork sausage links.

Verizon Wireless offering free cell service to customers impacted by Hurricane Florence

According to a press release, the offer is available from Sept. 14 through Sept. 17 for postpaid and prepaid customers who reside in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Virginia, and are in the direct path of the storm.

Church Hill store offers $2 ice cream cone inspired by hurricane

Church Hill store offers $2 ice cream cone inspired by Hurricane

Businesses prepare deals in preparation for Florence

Companies offer deals ahead of Hurricane Florence

Bigger, pricier iPhone expected at Apple event Wednesday

Apple is expected to showcase three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing sales growth.

Coming soon on Amazon: Real, full-sized Christmas trees

The online retailer will be selling and delivering 7-foot firs and pines this holiday season, according to an Associated Press report.