Coaches set to stand up for change

A group of Richmond-area high school coaches will hold a peaceful rally on Saturday to show their student-athletes that their voices can be heard.

  Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over military and protests

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes use of the Insurrection Act, which would allow President Donald Trump to use active-duty military forces for law enforcement duties in containing street protests.
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Biden moves closer to formally winning Democratic nomination

Voters across America were forced to navigate curfews, health concerns and National Guard troops after election officials dramatically reduced the number of in-person voting sites to minimize the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

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  Henrico group marches from Willow Lawn to Lee monument

  Henrico businesses prepare to reopen under ‘Phase Two’ guidelines

Stoney to introduce ordinance to remove Confederate monuments

Virginia governor to announce removal of Lee statue

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond’s prominent Monument Avenue.
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  Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd’s death; curfews credited for calmer protests

The calmer night came as many cities intensified their curfews, with authorities in New York and Washington ordering people off streets while it was still daylight.

  Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises

10th GRTC employee tests positive for COVID-19

Special education teacher named 2020 Beginning Teacher of the Year

Hundreds gather in Richmond for sixth day of protests

Chesterfield launches new website for community facilities, infrastructure

45-year-old man dies after being pulled from James River

Tropical Storm Cristobal Forms Tuesday

Richmond police make numerous arrests, seize guns during fifth night of protests

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  Cop in Floyd death got medals for valor and drew complaints

Widely seen bystander video showing Floyd’s May 25 death has sparked protests nationwide and around the world.

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  Coaches set to stand up for change

NHL moves ahead with 24-team playoff format if play resumes

The NHL says it will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams if it is able to resume play.

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Police identify man shot, killed at Richmond hotel

VA 30-Day Fund commits $100,000 to businesses damaged by protests

VCU fall semester to start August 17

Planned protest temporarily suspends GRTC service on Broad St.

Harrisonburg woman dies after kayak overturned on James River

A Harrisonburg woman died and several others were rescued after their kayaks overturned on the James River in western Virginia.
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  Protesters return to the streets as Trump decries ‘lowlifes’

More than 20,000 National Guard members have been called up in 29 states to deal with the violence.

COVID-19 cases nearing 47,000 in Virginia with 21 new deaths reported

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  News to Know for June 3: Phase Two of reopening starts Friday; City leaders join protesters; Hottest day of the year - so far

Over 6,100 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from Virginia hospitals