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By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Oil company to spend $20M in safety upgrades in wake of fire

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - Chevron Corp. and state regulators have reached a settlement related to a 2012 fire at its Richmond refinery that will require the company to spend about $20 million on safety upgrades. Cal/OSHA, More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Richmond cathedral embarks on another renovation

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - After 112 years, the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart still stands with its doors open to any member of the Richmond community. "The demographic of the people who come to service ranges from homeless More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Dominion: Report paves way for final pipeline approval

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Latest on the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The lead developer of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline says a "favorable" environmental review by federal More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Statues to Confederacy in its ex-capital spur soul-searching

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - When a French artist's statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee arrived by train in Richmond in 1890, thousands helped haul the enormous pieces to what is today the city's grandest boulevard. Many took More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Toy stores to carry gift cards for Virginia college savings

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - If you don't want to give diapers as a gift to that newly expectant mother, you now have another option in Virginia. Gift cards that can be added to a Virginia529 college savings account are More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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McAuliffe invites McConnell to health clinic for poor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is extending an invitation to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to visit a free health clinic for the state's poor later this week. McAuliffe, a Democrat, More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Richmond expanding services for elderly, disabled riders

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Richmond public transit officials are teaming up with a local tech company to give elderly and disabled residents more options for getting around town. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Police: 5 hurt in drive-by shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Five people have been injured in a drive-by shooting in Richmond. Media outlets report that the shooting took place in Richmond's east end early Wednesday morning. Police say responding officers More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Gillespie has cash lead in early fundraising reports

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Republican Ed Gillespie is starting the general election campaign for governor with a more than $1.5 million cash advantage over Democrat Ralph Northam. New campaign finance reports More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Richmond opens 2 cooling stations

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The city of Richmond is opening two cooling stations to help residents stay safe with temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s this week. The city said in a news release that the stations More...