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BY: MIKE VALERIO After Virginia lawmakers unanimously passed bills fighting sexual assaults on college campuses, Gov. Terry McAuliffe will ceremonially sign the legislation steps away from the Capitol Thursday, receiving new suggestions on how to protect students from sexual violence. Attorney General Mark Herring will present recommendations to the governor... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Decision Virginia
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Food: Applebee's- Military personnel will receive $5 meals OR 15% discount off entire food purchase.* Offers can NOT be combined. Hooters- 10 free boneless wings for military personnel, veterans and spouses. Dine in only. Drink purchased required.* Outback Steakhouse- 15% discount for all military and veterans.* Papa Johns- 25% entire... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at 12 About Town
Updated By Meteorologist Jim Duncan (9:45 PM, 5/27/2015) TONIGHT: Skies will be partly tomostly cloudy overnight, with comfortable temperatures in the upper 60s. TOMORROW: Skies will vary from partly to mostly cloudy. Some widely scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely to develop during the afternoon and evening hours. High in... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Updated By Meteorologist Samantha Roberts (10:00 PM 5/22/2015): You wouldn't believe it based on how cool it was around here on Thursday of this week (We only made it to 60°!) but this may be shaping up to be one of the warmest May(s) on RECORD in Richmond. Our average... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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1. Commonwealth's Memorial Day Ceremony The ceremony will be held to honor all the veterans who have served and given their lives in the line of service. Gov. Terry McAuliffe will be the Keynote speaker. The event is free and open to the public. When: Monday 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Where:... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at 12 About Town
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Slide the City is coming to the Richmond area! The 1,000-foot water slide is expected to make its way to Central Virginia some time in August. The exact location has not been confirmed. Here is a hint: It will not be in the city. There may be two slip-and-slides in... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at 12 About Town
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Tickets go on sale Wednesday May 20 for the show with the country legend Willie Nelson. Nelson and Family will be performing live at Innsbrook After Hours on Wednesday, September 23. The 82 year old has produced over 200 albums in his 60 year career. Nelson is best known for... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at 12 About Town
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BY: MIKE VALERIO Minutes into the oral arguments for former Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell’s appeal, three federal judges expressed serious doubts Tuesday, as defense lawyers worked to keep McDonnell out of prison. McDonnell’s team presented arguments before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, with defense attorney Noel... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at Decision Virginia
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BY: MIKE VALERIO Former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell takes his historic corruption case to a higher court Tuesday, with a mission of securing total vindication or a new trial. Although the fight will be brief, with each side only allowed 30 minutes before three new judges, the battle could... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at Decision Virginia
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Posted By Meteorologist Matt Holiner (5/7/15, 7:35pm) Our friends at WeatherBug (the company that provides the weather stations on our Elephant Insurance WeatherNet) provided us with some great images of the lightning we saw around the Richmond Metro Area Wednesday evening. This includes the storm that occurred over Pocahontas Middle... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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It finally ended on Monday... the Flying Squirrels' franchise record losing streak. The mark reached 15 games before Richmond's 5-1 win at Altoona, which the Squirrels followed up with another victory on Tuesday night. It's hard to lose that many games in a row in baseball. A lot of bad... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Marc Madness
Updated By Meteorologist Jim Duncan (updated 9:25pm 5/4/2015) TONIGHT: Mostly clear and warm for this time of year. Low near 60. TOMORROW: Mostly sunny skies for much of the day. By afternoon and evening, a shower or thundershower can't be ruled out as a cold front approaches the area. Best... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Posted By Meteorologist Matt Holiner, 4/29/2015 The Swift Creek Reservoir has some new residents. These fish aren't for people to catch though. They're here to help get rid of a plant that's a big problem. Check out my story below. http://www.nbc12.com/story/28933199/1000-carp-released-into-swift-creek-reservoir Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Posted By Andrew Freiden 4/29/2015 Is it over yet? Meteorologist Matt Holiner went in search of the answer. The experts say the nasty pine pollen is on its way out but not quite yet. http://www.nbc12.com/story/28921775/when-will-tree-pollen-season-end Then it's grass pollen season... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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1. Historic Garden Week Friday April 24, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Friday this shuttle/walking tour extends along the fashionable Cary Street Road corridor from South Wilton Road to West Hillcrest Avenue. Guests will be treated to four and a half acres of parklike gardens on West Hillcrest Avenue.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2015 at 12 About Town
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*Posted by Andrew Freiden, 4/21/2015 Yes, the Inchworms (Actually called Cankerworms) are everywhere but we should ENJOY them and not fear them! As Lewis Ginter's [update: President Emeritus] Frank Robinson writes: "We shouldn’t be casual about bathing our gardens and the broader environment in pesticides to manage transitory and often... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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BY: MIKE VALERIO In a spirited interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd Sunday, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Hillary Clinton can win Virginia with a progressive agenda, citing his own success running for governor in 2013. McAuliffe made his comments on Meet the Press, outlining how Democratic stances from marriage equality... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at Decision Virginia
1. Henrico Restaurant Week April 11, 2015- Sunday, April 19, 2015 Is there a restaurant you have always wanted to try? This may be for you! This is the first ever Henrico Restaurant Week and it includes nearly 40 different restaurants! The participating restaurants will offer you special fixed-price lunch... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at 12 About Town
Virginia's Secretary of Education will headline the third annual TEDxRVA event on April 10 at the Carpenter Theater in downtown Richmond. The event's 2015 theme is UNCOMMON, with speakers from a variety of backgrounds taking the stage. Among them are Dr. Ram Bhagat, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Drums No... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at 12 About Town
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Photo courtesy: Bleacher Report I've said here before why baseball is more than just a game, to me anyway. It's a sport I've enjoyed and have been passionate about since an early age. My dream job is to broadcast in baseball someday (join the club, right?). Monday is the best... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2015 at Marc Madness
Posted By Meteorologist Matt Holiner, 4/4/15 With temperatures returning to the 80s yesterday, I think it's safe to say that winter really is over! If it seems like it took extra long for us to escape winter this year, you're right. March 2015 was cooler than average in Richmond. Here... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Post by Andrew Freiden 4/1/2015 I PROMISE this post is not an April Fool's Joke Yesterday afternoon, it was warm and windy. At 3pm, the RIC temperature hit 73°. Then it stayed around there for a few hours before dropping quickly as a cold front arrived. Or did it? Check... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Every March it happens in Richmond... "Shaka-Watch," when other programs take their shots at courting Shaka Smart to be their next head coach. 2015 sees Texas as the primary suitor, and while Smart has turned down other jobs in the past, the Longhorns may have the best chance at reeling... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Marc Madness
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Updated By Meteorologist Samantha Roberts: It's a harbinger of Spring and a Richmond tradition! The Monument Avenue 10K will take place tomorrow morning. If you've participated in the past, you know that we've had warmer years, colder years, and wetter years. (How about last year?! Remember that soaker?!) So, of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider