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By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12. In order to walk, does the Governor have to talk? The federal prosecutor can’t force former Governor Bob McDonnell to testify... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at Decision Virginia
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Post By Andrew Freiden The Eastville Fire Department reports three people were killed when a tornado touched down on the Eastern Shore at the Cherrystone Campground on Thursday morning. This is a horrible situation-- a campground is the WORST place for a storm to hit... A viewer with a friend... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12. Did proescutors' star accuser, Henrico businessman Jonnie Williams, target Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen? The indictment, influenced by the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Decision Virginia
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First, There was the Derecho Then, we met the Polar Vortex Now, the Rex Block arrives? *It's the latest in a line of meteorological nomenclature that will shoot to prominence courtesy of social media* AND if it plays out, our weather should be cooler than average next week. And it... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the beliefs of NBC12. Could the upcoming trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and First Lady Maureen McDonnell end with them acquitted and U.S. Attorney... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Decision Virginia
By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the beliefs of NBC12. Did Maureen McDonnell and the government’s star witness actually start the alleged illegal scheme together, without any participation by Governor Bob... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Decision Virginia
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Photo courtesy: National Beer Expo Do you like craft beer? If so, read on. Breweries from all over the country are in Richmond this week, showcasing more than 200 artisan-made American craft beers in the Capital Ale House National Beer Expo. The expo runs July 15 - 20, and will... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at 12 About Town
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By: Ryan Nobles The race for congress in Virginia's 7th District has already been unpredictable and the man running for the post on the libertarian line is hoping the unsettled nature of the contest keeps going. James Carr, a health care administrator and consultant, is hoping to forge a moderate... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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If you're looking for something to do this weekend, check out these 5 fun events! Caroline County Agricultural Fair Wednesday, July 9 - Saturday, July 12 Website The Caroline County Fair guarantees fun for the entire family! The 4-day tradition includes carnival rides, kids' entertainment, music, food, a petting zoo,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at 12 About Town
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By Robin Wicker For many people, pairing the right drink with a meal is almost as important as the food itself. For instance, a rich, dry Cabernet Sauvignon pairs deliciously with a steak and many prefer a crisp, white wine with fish. Photo courtesy: Carytown Cupcakes But have you ever... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at 12 About Town
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By Karla Redditte Raise your hand if you love birthday parties. Especially the ones that include lots of ice cream and cake. Since I'm sure you are waving your hands in the air (like you just don't care), guess what? You are invited to a very special birthday party this... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at 12 About Town
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By: Ryan Nobles It is not the first time that Democrats have used minimum wage as a wedge issue leading up to a tight election season, but there is no doubt they are employing that tactic in 2014. President Barack Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage during his last... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at Decision Virginia
By: Ryan Nobles It is an ironic twist in the debate of the Washington Redskins name controversy. Ben Tribbett, the liberal blogger on the job at Redskins park for only 12 days, was forced to resign Monday night after he was attacked online because of questionable tweets he posted several... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at Decision Virginia
Live Blog Ask Samantha: Meteorologist answers Hurricane Arthur questions NBC12 First Warning Weather specialist Samantha Roberts answer your Hurricane Arthur questions from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. Click on the box above for a replay of the Q&A from our meteorologist. Mobile users click here to see the Q&A:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Live Blog Ask Andrew: Meteorologist answers Hurricane Arthur questions First Warning Weather Metorologist Andrew Freiden will answer your #Andrew questions from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Use hashtag #ArthurQuestions to chime in. Mobile users click here to ask your questions: http://bit.ly/1qTq1Of Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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By Karla Redditte One of my favorite words in the English language? FREE! Fortunately, I'm hearing the word tossed around quite a bit as we approach the fourth of July holiday weekend. Check out this list of a few FREE, family-friendly, patriotic events going on "about town", beginning Thursday night.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at 12 About Town
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If you like barbecue, music, dance, painting, and culture, then check out this list of fun events happening this weekend! Photo courtesy: Plein Air Richmond Plein Air-"Fast and Fresh" Saturday, June 28, 9:30am-11:30am Carytown Website Plein Air artists from all over the United States will meet in Richmond for one... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at 12 About Town
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By: Ryan Nobles The Washington Redskins have hired longtime Virginia politico and liberal blogger Ben Tribbett to help guide the team's battle over their controversial nickname. Tribbett, 34, is a native Northern Virginian and lifelong Redskins fan. He was a regular defender of the team's nickname long before the team... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) made a promise to expand Medicaid and Virginia and it appears he is ready to stake the future of his governorship on that promise. In a defiant, passionate and at times angry press conference, McAuliffe scolded House Republicans for their conduct in the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By Karla Redditte Photo courtesy: Carolyn Minor Daughtry Carolyn Minor Daughtry briefly lived the life of an actress in 1997, when she landed a small role in a one-night-only church play. It was her onstage debut, and it turned out to be her only role in the last 17 years-... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2014 at 12 About Town
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By Karla Redditte Here are 5 "can't miss" events going on in the area this weekend: Photo courtesy: Elegba Folklore Society Thursday, June 19 - Sunday, June 22 Various locations throughout Richmond Website Elegba Folklore Society presents "Juneteenth, A Freedom Celebration". The four-day festival observes Juneteenth National Freedom Day, and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at 12 About Town
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By Robin Wicker No matter your diet preference, carnivores and herbivores alike are welcome at Richmond’s 12th Annual Vegetarian Festival. Photo courtesy: Richmond Vegetarian Festival The event is presented by the Grapevine Restaurant and Vegan Action and will be held June 21st from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at 12 About Town
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By: Ryan Nobles It was Mitt Romney like you've never seen him. Loose, stress free and clearly with elective politics behind him. Romney, the last GOP nominee for President of the United States came to Virginia to help out his old friend an early supporter. Former Lt. Governor Bill Bolling-... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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A hip-hop mega-concert starring some old school legends is headed to the Richmond Coliseum. DMX, EPMD, Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, Special Ed, Biz Markie and Naughty By Nature are all part of the Masters of Ceremony Hip-Hop reunion tour. The tour will make its RVA... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at 12 About Town
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By Karla Redditte When I think of "water ballet", my mind immediately goes to this old Saturday Night Live clip featuring Martin Short and Harry Shearer. Fortunately, the water ballet dancers of Richmond - otherwise known as the River City Magnolias- are much better than this! (Plus, they wear cute,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2014 at 12 About Town