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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.

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Walmart to give military spouses hiring preference

Restaurants offer deals for Veterans Day

Strange Matter closing in December

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

Former VCU student starts mural tour business in Jackson Ward

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Virginia ABC offering holiday liquor gift sets at 2 locations

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

Report: Richmond in top 10 places to open restaurant

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

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

Kroger stores holding job fair Oct. 27

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.

17th Street Farmers Market set to open Nov. 30

EnRichmond and the Richmond City Initiative have spent the last five years working to reopen the 17th Street Farmers Market.

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

Virginia ABC stores offering holiday discounts

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

Wawa opens new Boulevard store

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

Retailers offer gift cards to get flu shots

  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.

Apple struggling to sell iPhone in the world’s biggest markets

According to industry estimates, Apple's signature device accounts for only 2 percent of smartphone sales in India.

Are you owed unclaimed money? Here's how to find out

More than $1 billion in unclaimed property is waiting for its owner to claim it.

Richmond Flying Squirrels help Soles4Souls with donations

The Richmond Flying squirrels teamed up with nonprofit Soles4Souls to help sort and pack 500 pairs of donated shoes.

Richmond pulls plug on new electric scooters

The City of Richmond has shutdown the California-based company called Bird Rides Inc.

Pop-up shop can fill your closet without emptying your wallet

So Clementine, Clover and Ashby storefronts on Cary Street have all decided to come together to do a thrift pop-up shop for this weekend only during the Watermelon festival.

Henrico Tesla has been running gas-free for 1 year

Tesla is celebrating its one-year anniversary on Gaskins Road in Henrico.

Nacho Mama's restaurant closing in August

A Carytown staple restaurant is closing next month. Nacho Mama's will officially close on Aug. 31.

Longtime farmer's market sellers say they're getting pushed aside

Space in the newly renovated farmer's market will be given to new vendors once it reopens.

Company to invest $275 million, create 140 jobs in Hanover paper mill

A Canadian company is set to invest $275 million into the old Bear Island Paper Mill in Hanover County, which will create 140 new jobs.

Vasen Brewing throwing anniversary party

Live music, food trucks and of course beer will be part of the celebration.

Richmond votes to move forward on Westhampton redevelopment

Bon Secours Richmond Health System plans to redevelop the Westhampton School property at Libbie and Patterson avenues into a mixed-use business area.

Neighbors: Landfill makes Petersburg stink

Officials say the smell in the air is still safe to breathe, and they are not required by law to monitor "stink."

Sisters win $10M in Virginia Lottery scratcher

The two women refer to themselves a "sister-girlfriends" and chose the cash option of $5.6 million over the 30-year $10 million payout.

Mini-golf coming to Hotel John Marshall

A one-of-a-kind attraction is coming to a historic building in downtown Richmond. The co-owner of Greenleaf's Pool Room, Jim Gottier, wants to open a mini golf course in the Hotel John Marshall building.

New dine-in movie theater coming to Chester

A new dine-in movie theater is coming to Chester, VA.

New 100% all vegan restaurant opens in Richmond

Nuvegan café is an all vegan restaurant chain that just opened its doors in Richmond at 417 W Grace St.

Virginia Lottery takes in record profit

The lottery also awarded a record $1.3 billion with 48 tickets winning $1 million or more.

7-Eleven handing out free Slurpees on July 11

Celebrating its founding birthday, 7-Eleven's annual Free Slurpee Day is upon us yet again. On July 11 (7/11) the store is giving away free Slurpees. Customers can claim their complimentary small-size drink by stopping by a participating 7-Eleven store from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Dominion to reconsider facility site near Mount Vernon

A week after Mount Vernon launched a campaign against Dominion Energy's plans to build a natural gas compressor station across the Potomac River from the Virginia estate, the company says it is seeking an alternate...

Some cell phone carriers are better than others at detecting spam

Research company Lionbridge tested the four major carriers - AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon - to see how they identify callers and block spam calls.

New RVA donut shop debuts; also serves alcohol

Hot Diggity Donuts debuts in Richmond's Manchester neighborhood Thursday with made-to-order fried sourdough donuts.

Panera, Chipotle coming to Hanover Square shopping center

Construction is underway on a new building at Hanover Square on Bell Creek Road in Mechanicsville that will house two new restaurants.

This week is your last chance to be a Toys R Us kid

The store announced on social media last week that all its stores will close for good on Friday, June 29.

'Go back to Africa': Business owner criticized over Facebook post

The comment on Judy Maxie's page told Congresswoman Maxine Waters to go back to Africa.

Northrop Grumman cutting hundreds of jobs

Northrop Grumman announced this week that it is laying off 348 workers in Chester after the state ended a contract with the company.

ALDI to hire more than 100 people for new Petersburg warehouse

Grocery retailer ALDI, is set to bring 120 new jobs to the Richmond area with the opening of its new warehouse in Dinwiddie County.

Before combining finances, talk about your past

It may be the time of year for wedding bells, but that jingle of combining your money into one account might not sound nearly as pleasant.