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Virginia Ballpark Proposal Stirs Controversy Over Slave-trade History

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 04.05.2014 | Black Voices

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A proposal to build a ballpark in the slave-trading center of the former capital of the Confederacy has stirred opposition from...

Elegba Folklore Society -- Race, Place & Identity Collaboration

Sandra Kwesi Cameron | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Sandra Kwesi Cameron

Elegba Folklore Society is one of eight Richmond, Virginia art and cultural organizations taking part in a collaboration involving their respective ex...

Don't Break The Bank During Your Next Trip To Richmond

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel

RICHMOND, Va. -- RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With terrain varying from the mountains to the coast, Virginia offers an array of fall colors for leaf-peepers...

Lessons From Becoming A Marathoner

Dylan Armajani | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

How can words possibly describe how fantastic, how beautiful, and how majestic the marathon is? I don't think they can. However, I would like to share a few lessons that I learned while becoming a marathoner. They say that the marathon is a metaphor for life, and I couldn't agree more.

New Lethal Injection Drug Replaces One In Scarce Supply

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 07.27.2012 | Crime

RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia has added a new drug to be used in executions to replace one that is in short supply across the U.S. The Virginia Departmen...

PHOTOS: Elusive Chef Resurfaces In Richmond

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.05.2012 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. -- Ted Frank turned up on Sunday night at the restaurant of the famously elusive chef Peter Chang, situated between a Walmart and a ...

Two Nuclear Reactors Taken Off Line After Virginia Earthquake

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

RICHMOND, Va. — Federal officials say two nuclear reactors at the North Anna Power Station in Louisa County, Va., were automatically taken off l...

Saved to Serve

Ryan Leslie | Posted 10.11.2011 | Impact
Ryan Leslie

You may know the Salvation Army for it's signature bell-ringing and red kettles outside of department stores during the holidays, I know the organization as a remarkable prism of social service.

Richmond LIVE On Twitter: Local News, Sports, People

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Follow the latest in Richmond LIVE through our curated Twitter lists: local news, local sports, and local people via tweets. Do you know a tweeter wh...

Va. gov denies clemency for sniper John Allen Muhammad, clearing the way for Tuesday execution

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Tim Kaine denied clemency Tuesday for sniper John Allen Muhammad, clearing the way for him to be executed for the atta...

Va. gov denies clemency for sniper John Allen Muhammad, clears way for Tuesday execution.

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine has cleared the way for the execution of sniper John Allen Muhammad....

Execution set Tuesday night for DC sniper John Allen Muhammad after appeals done, no clemency

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The execution was set Tuesday night for John Allen Muhammad, the mastermind behind three weeks of sniper attacks in 2002 th...

Unless governor stops it, D.C. sniper mastermind John Allen Muhammad set for execution Tuesday

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Unless Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine steps in, sniper mastermind John Allen Muhammad will be executed Tuesday for the attacks tha...

Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg Documents Radio/TV Diva Gertrude Berg Popular from Great Depression Through McCarthy Era

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg underscores a unique moment in our history when the Jewish experience crossed over into households composed of African Americans and Midwesterners, as they all listened to The Rise of the Goldbergs.

Bruce Chadwick: Professor. Historian. Crime Writer?

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the year 1806, in a stately mansion on a hill in Richmond, Va., in the heart of the fledgling nation, an old man struggles to lift himself off his...

Video: Stanford to face fraud charges

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

June 19: The Texas billionaire is set to appear in a federal court in Richmond, Va., Friday after surrendering to FBI agents. (CNBC) ...

Michael Vick Jail Sentence Ends, Begins Home Confinement

AP | HANK KURZ JR. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HAMPTON, Va. — Michael Vick is out of prison and headed home, broke and reviled for running a dogfighting ring, but hopeful for a second chance ...

Jason Linkins

Virginia GOP Eating Itself Alive; Internal Battle Looms For New Chairman (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party of Virginia finds itself on the hunt, of late, for America's Next Top Chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia. Why is this?...

Rogue Agency Disregards EPA Action on Mountaintop Removal

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Environmental Protection Agency has put hundreds of mountaintop removal mining projects on hold while they evaluate the impact on streams and wetl...

EPA Freezes Hundreds Of Mountaintop Mining Permits

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency put hundreds of mountaintop coal-mining permits on hold Tuesday to evaluate the projects' impac...

Starting an Obama Group Gives Supporter Confidence, Diverse Community

Stefanie Fontanez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stefanie Fontanez

It was shortly after watching Barack Obama speak for the first time that Megan Meagher turned to a friend and said "I have to do something. I've never...