Richmond Greek Festival for 2021 canceled

Festival organizer Andrea Baker says options for a different version of the festival are being explored.

  Senate nears relief, stimulus check bill votes after half-day GOP delay

The Senate has voted by the slimmest of margins to begin debating a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
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Woman sues over GoFundMe for Starbucks barista she targeted in a Facebook post after he asked her to wear a mask

The woman posted a photo of the barista on Facebook saying, “Meet Lenin from Starbucks who refused to serve me cause I’m not wearing a mask. Next time I will wait for cops and bring a medical exemption.” It went viral.

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Dominion Energy Riverrock Festival set for May 2021

Make sure you know what mortgage you can afford when shopping for a house

  New state jaywalking law goes into effect

  Marijuana manufacturers in Virginia preparing to increase production following legalization approval

RPS looking for feedback on 2021-22 school calendar

Richmond Public Schools is considering changes to the school calendar starting in 2021, and that could include year-round school.
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  Guatemala woman, 23, is among 13 killed in California crash

The California Highway Patrol says nine migrants in an SUV packed with 25 people that drove through an opening in a border wall suffered major injuries after their vehicle slammed into a tractor-trailer and killed 13 others inside.

Man sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for shooting

  Non-profit offering new rent-to-own program for homebuyers

Law enforcement from across the Commonwealth attend funeral service for Officer Winum

University of Virginia School of Law creates a digital archive depicting its ties to slavery

Lawmakers amend Virginia Human Rights Act; kill workplace harassment bills

  Police: Man arrested for father’s murder hours after being released from jail on other charges

University of Virginia cancels May graduation amid pandemic

Senator Tim Kaine reintroduces Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

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  By slimmest of margins, Senate takes up $1.9T relief, stimulus checks bill

It’s widely expected the Senate will approve the bill and the House will whisk it to Biden for his signature by mid-March, handing him a crucial early legislative victory.

SPORTS

Spiders go cold in A-10 tourney loss to Duquesne

  St. Joseph’s upsets Richmond in regular season finale

Matt Grace’s final three-point attempt did not beat the buzzer, sending Richmond to a 76-73 loss at the hands of St. Joseph’s.

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Vaccination clinics to be held at VSU’s Multi-Purpose Center

1 killed in small plane crash in Virginia

Documentary on Blue Ridge Tunnel to be available soon

  Governor Northam views in-person learning methods in Louisa

Dept. of Wildlife Resources delays start of new boat ramp fee

The Department of Wildlife Resources is delaying the start of the new boat ramp fee that went into effect at the beginning of the year.

Schools can opt for remote learning during inclement weather

  Calls for change in Greek life grow in the wake of Adam Oakes’ death

UVA doctors give us a glimpse into the future of artificial intelligence

No one hurt when driver hits Virginia restaurant

  Richmond-Henrico Health District will transition to vaccinating rest of group 1B this month