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Tensions Rise As Group Text Enters 4th Week Of Brunch Negotiations

RICHMOND, Va. – Tensions within a local group text rose precipitously this afternoon following three weeks of failed negotiations for weekend brunch. The text conversation, named “Lit Fam,” includes close college friends Brad, Courtney, and Justin, and secondary participants Megan, Justin’s girlfriend, and Katie, who used to hook up with Brad and is kind of annoying. 433 more words


South's First Television Station celebrates 70 years

RICHMOND, Va. — The South’s First Television Station, WTVR-TV, is celebrating the start of its 70th year of broadcasting on Sunday, April 22, 2018.

The station, which signed on April 22, 1948, was the first TV station granted a license south of the Mason/Dixon line. 160 more words


How RVA honored Earth Day

RICHMOND, Va. — Folks across Central Virginia celebrated Earth Day on Saturday by planting trees, picking up trash and of enjoying a variety of festivals. 80 more words


What drivers said after Richmond Cup race

KYLE BUSCH — Winner: “I think the difference for us tonight was just the adjustments. Trying to stay with the racetrack all night long. Adam Stevens (crew chief) and my guys did a phenomenal job. 1,553 more words

Why Adam Sandler played basketball at VCU

RICHMOND, Va. – A VCU student had “a blast” playing basketball with Adam Sandler before the comedian’s show in Richmond on Friday.

Tyrone Green, a student manager with VCU Men’s Basketball program, said Sandler’s reps contacted Director of Operations Jimmy Martelli weeks back to see if the comedian could use their practice facility for “a game of pickup with his boys.” 241 more words


Institute for Contemporary Art exhibit aims to be 'catalyst for conversations'

RICHMOND, Va. — Thousands of people packed the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) for its grand opening on Saturday in Richmond.

The “Storm in the Time of Shelter” work features life-size mannequins wearing colorful Ku Klux Klan robes. 238 more words


De'Monte Buckingham's Mindset Following His Dismissal From Richmond

We had not heard from De’Monte Buckingham since the unexpected news of his dismissal from the Richmond Spiders basketball program.

On Twitter he had retweeted some encouraging words from fans and friends alike but today he finally uttered his own original thoughts and they were telling… 132 more words