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Virginia House democrats seek to protect reproductive rights

RICHMOND, Va. – In an effort to protect and expand women’s health care in Virginia, House Democrats said Tuesday they have introduced three bills to ensure easier access to abortion and contraceptives. 581 more words

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Idina Menzel coming to Richmond’s Altria Theater in May

RICHMOND, Va. – For the second time is two years, singer and actress Idina Menzel is coming to Richmond to perform at the Altria Theater. 171 more words

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Sentences of 2 Richmond men commuted in Obama's final acts of clemency

RICHMOND, Va. — President Barack Obama reduced or eliminated the sentences for hundreds more non-violent drug offenders on Tuesday, likely his final acts of clemency while in office. 302 more words

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Suspect in custody after daytime shooting in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. – Police have one suspect in custody after a shooting Tuesday afternoon on Chamberlayne Avenue, near W Brookland Park Boulevard.

Police say around 3:40 p.m. 105 more words

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Richmond man gets $900 water bill two days after he moved in

RICHMOND, Va. — A Richmond resident reached out to the Problem Solvers for help with a water bill issue that goes back to January 2016. 461 more words

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Court records: Virginia could execute 125 prisoners for the same price to execute Ricky Gray

RICHMOND, Va. – A day before the scheduled execution, Governor Terry McAuliffe decided he will not intervene in the execution of Ricky Gray.

Gray was sentenced to death after he was found guilty for murdering a Virginia Beach homecoming queen, her husband in their two young girls on New Year’s Day in 2006. 547 more words

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Mom killed by bullet fired through window: 'I feel lost without mama'

RICHMOND, Va. — Karon Williams was surviving the cancer that had robbed her of her health and strength. It was a random bullet fired into the window of her Cliff Avenue home early Sunday morning that claimed the life of the 57-year-old mother, community member, and friend. 324 more words

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