Council approves grant program that will help Richmond businesses damaged during riots

Richmond City Council approved the Stoney administration’s move to put aside $500,000 to help businesses recover from damage sustained in recent riots.

Boy with autism kicked out of NJ church for making noise during sister’s baptism

The boy's family says the priest refused to apologize and instead attempted to justify his actions. However, he later said he regrets the mistake in a statement released by the archdiocese.
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Man beaten, robbed of $200,000 life savings outside Calif. bank

The victim suffered severe trauma to the head, a dislocated shoulder and significant bruising on his side and arm, according to his daughter.

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Liberty University names acting leader with Falwell on leave

Perseid meteor shower peaks this week

DMV reopens another 5 locations, including one in Central Virginia

Stoney introduces ordinance to ban firearms next to permitted events

  Ways to help protect elderly adults during the COVID-19 pandemic

Early on in the pandemic, most health officials warned older adults to simply stay at home, except to buy food or medicine or exercise outdoors apart from others.
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  Trump abruptly escorted from briefing after shooting near White House

The White House was placed on lockdown following the incident.

Worst of 2020 hurricane season likely still to come

Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K won’t be in-person, 4 official courses to be set up

TSA officers finding more guns at checkpoints in spite of fewer travelers

Virginia ABC launches online program aimed at preventing substance abuse

Man killed in Hanover hit-and-run identified, search for driver continues

Hanover School Board to give update on ‘Return to Learn’ plan

  Four charged in gruesome animal abuse case caught on camera

Road to Recovery: Here’s what you need to know as Virginia moves forward amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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States strain to carry out Trump order on unemployment aid

Governors and state labor department officials around the country are scrambling to figure out if it is feasible to implement President Donald Trump’s executive order to partially extend enhanced unemployment insurance for millions of Americans struggling to find work in the pandemic-scarred economy

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Kickers welcome back fans, pick up first win of 2020

UVA unveils 2020 football schedule; ‘Hoos and Hokies play in Week Two

The UVA and Virginia Tech football teams have their earliest scheduled meeting since 1987, as the rivals will square off on September 19th this year.

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Fight at Chesterfield apartment leads to shooting, two arrests

  Back to Learning: School superintendents discuss plans for fall 2020

Virginia Tech: COVID-19 lab ready to test thousands of student samples

Over 650 new COVID-19 cases reported in last 24 hours | Virginia’s positivity rate at 7.4%

Richmond Schools to hold virtual community meetings on role of police in schools

Richmond Public Schools will hold two community meetings on the role of police officers in schools.

  News to Know for Aug. 10: Evictions stop again; Admitted KKK leader in court; ‘Rebuild VA’ applications open; Temps, rain chances rising

Nearly 13,000 COVID-19 patients discharged from Virginia hospitals

  Back to Learning: Online back-to-school shopping

Free school physicals for new elementary students in Richmond, Henrico start today

Applications open for ‘Rebuild VA’ fund for small businesses, nonprofits impacted by COVID-19