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Richmond, Virginia
Central Virginia's #1 news station.
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By David Hylton Now that the national political conventions are over, the 2016 election season is officially into high gear. In less than three months Virginia will take the national spotlight at the vice presidential debate. Last year, Longwood University in Farmville was awarded the debate, which will now host... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton Just a few days after accepting the nomination to be Hillary Clinton's running mate, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine is coming home to Richmond. Clinton's campaign announced Wednesday night that Virginia's former governor "will discuss his and Clinton's vision for an America that is stronger together, with an... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Decision Virginia
By Mike Valerio Virginia former governor and now vice presidential hopeful said Wednesday that the choice between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is a civil rights issue, a narrative Kaine may continue in his primetime address to the Democratic National Convention. "It's a civil rights election folks," U.S. Sen. Tim... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton In a little more than three months, residents in the city of Richmond will be heading to the polls to select a new mayor. On Tuesday, a town hall meeting is planned for the candidates to field questions in a form led by a moderator so the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his running mate Mike Pence will be holding a town hall event in Roanoke on Monday. Political Analyst Dr. Ed Lynch told WSLS 10 that Trump may discuss the coal industry on his stop. "There are a lot of jobs connected... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., who offered his personal endorsement of Donald Trump earlier this year, addressed the Republican National Convention on Thursday night. "The most effective politicians were not career politicians," said Falwell. "... Donald Trump follows in this rich tradition." He said Trump is... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton Virginia delegates in Cleveland this week for the Republican National Convention are using the opportunity to set the stage for 2017 as the race for governor heats up. WTVF says Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie has raised about $1.3 million in his campaign and Congressman Rob... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a longtime friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton, says he'll be speaking at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week. McAuliffe said Wednesday that he's still working on his speech, but party officials have given him "free rein to say whatever I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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Updated by Meteorologist Andrew Freiden (5:38am, 7/28/16) It's another ACTION DAY. Today's it's both excessive heat/humidity and thunderstorms. Timing for strong to severe storms will be during the afternoon and evening hours. High heat and humidity will continue, with HEAT ADVISORIES continued from the NWS from Noon through 8pm today... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
By David Hylton With the Republican National Convention in full swing this week, presumptive Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton is narrowing her focus on her vice presidential choice. Virginia's Tim Kaine remains on top of that list, according to many reports. Richmond's former mayor, former Virginia governor and now U.S. senator... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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Good morning: We’ve been upgraded to the yellow (slight risk) area in the map below from the Storm Prediction Center. This means there’s a chance of strong to severe storms developing this afternoon. This pretty much what I said on air this morning. Scattered storms are most likely between 3-8pm... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Megan and Andrew 5:46am 7/14/16 There is a First Alert Action Day Today for excessive heat. Here are the specifics: Areas of Virginia under the Heat Advisory: Some heat tips and reminders. Also, remember to keep your pets cool and check on friends and family who might be... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
By David Hylton Presumptive Republican candidate for president Donald Trump is making a stop in Virginia Beach on Monday. According to campaign officials, he will be addressing veterans' reform at a speech at the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center on Commerce Street. The event, which begins at 1 p.m. is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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** Updated July 11 with the location ** By David Hylton Tim Kaine (Source: Facebook) U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will join Democratic nominee for president Hillary Clinton at a campaign stop in Northern Virginia on Thursday, July 14, less than two weeks before the Democratic convention. "The two will discuss... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton PredictIt -- a political prediction market -- currently has U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia as having a 36 percent chance as being Hillary Clinton's vice presidential nominee. And he's not the only politician from Virginia on the list -- U.S. Sen. Mark Warner is at the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By Drew Wilder Hillary Clinton (Source: Twitter) Following the FBI's suggestion that Hillary Clinton shouldn't be charged in an email investigation, political experts are weighing in on what's ahead for the November election. Dr. Stephen Farnsworth, a professor of Political Science at the University of Mary Washington, says that "Clinton... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine appeared on NBC's "Meet The Press" on Sunday saying he's been both a "leader" and a "follower." "I know how to work on a team," he said when asked about being a candidate for vice president this year. Kaine was referring to his... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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Created by: NBC12 First Alert Meteorologist Ros Runner (1:00 PM, 7/4/2016) The First Alert Action Day has been cancelled as of 1pm this afternoon. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has now taken Central Virginia out of the slight risk area for severe storms later today into the evening. While we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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By David Hylton Tim Kaine (Source: Facebook) With his name being mentioned as a possible pick as Hillary Clinton's vice presidential nominee, gifts that Tim Kaine accepted as Virginia's lieutenant governor and governor are under the microscope. Politico reports that the now U.S. senator took advantage of the Commonwealth's gift... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Donald Trump makes a stop in Richmond in fall 2015. (Source: NBC12) With the Republican National Convention only a little more than two weeks away, a handful of names are rising to the top of Donald Trump's vice presidential nominee list. CNN reports that New Jersey Gov.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Tim Kaine (Source: Twitter) With the Democratic convention in Philadelphia less than a month away, U.S. Sen. and former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine continues to be mentioned as the top choice for Hillary Clinton's vice presidential nominee. Here's a look at a sampling of the media outlets... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton Donald Trump's appearance on the cover of Playboy in 1990 made an appearance in an unexpected Twitter account this week -- that of Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. Falwell, who is part of Trump's 21-member Evangelical Executive Advisory Board, posted the tweet ahead of introducing Trump... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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Posted by Jim Duncan 7:45pm 6/23/16 Updated by: Megan Wise 12:30pm 6/24 It's a First Alert Action Day today because of yet another day projected to have an elevated risk for severe storms. The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of Central and Southern Virginia under a "Slight-Risk" outlook, with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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By David Hylton Ralph Northam (Source: ralphnortham.com) The race for the next Virginia governor is nearly a year and a half away, but top Democrats have put their support behind Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam. At this past week's Democratic convention in Richmond, Northam's campaign said current Gov. Terry McAuliffe, U.S.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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We're calling an "Action Day" for today. A cold front slamming into warm, humid air could produce strong thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening. Let me make it clear: WE DO NOT EXPECT A REPEAT OF THURSDAY'S SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK. But there's still a chance of some strong to severe... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider