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Posted By Andrew Freiden, 10/12/2015 I've gotten some questions lately about the bright star in the Pre-dawn sky. Guess what? It's not a star-- it's a planet. It's Venus! Did you know Venus is the 2nd brightest thing in the night sky? And it's been putting on a show lately.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at NBC12 Weather Insider
BY: MIKE VALERIO In an event confirmed by NBC12 and NBC News, Donald Trump will make his first campaign stop in Richmond Wednesday, just over five months since he visited a group of Chesterfield County Republicans. The Republican front-runner was still uncommitted to a White House run during his April... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Decision Virginia
Operation Cow Drop- Saturday, October 10th from 10 am – 4 pm at the infield at RIR. All 19 Richmond locations are going to be involved, and CEO Dan Cathy may even attend. They are going to be dropping 2,500 mini stuffed cows out of a helicopter onto a bulls-eye... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at 12 About Town
BY: MIKE VALERIO Hours after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy stunned the nation and withdrew his bid to replace John A. Boehner as speaker, Rep. Dave Brat said Congress is not in crisis, assuring Virginia voters that a speaker will tackle a November debt ceiling debate and a potential December government... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Decision Virginia
Posted by Andrew Freiden 10/06/2015 A smart friend of mine likes to crunch numbers, and was motivated to do a simple math problem recently as he watched the river levels climb. PHOTO: Creative Dog Mediatm The subject matter? The James River, which has been running high lately. We use the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
(Posted by Jim Duncan earlier today, 10/5 on Facebook) Even though hurricane Joaquin did not directly impact the U.S., it played a big role in enhancing the flooding rains and storm surges along the East Coast. There have been ten named Atlantic tropical storms so far this season, two of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
BY: MIKE VALERIO With the crucial battle for the Virginia Senate just one month away, the Greater Richmond Chamber announced Thursday two candidate forums from Henrico to Chesterfield would be free and open to the public. The forums cover Virginia’s 12th Senate District (Henrico and Hanover), and 10th Senate District... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2015 at Decision Virginia
Updated by Meteorologist Jim Duncan (2:46pm 10/13/2015) WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY: Mostly sunny with highs in the low 70s Wednesday and upper 60s Thursday. Lows in the upper 40s. FRIDAY: Another cold front arrives later in the day, but little to no moisture so minimal rain chance. Highs lower 70s. Rain... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
I am now learning that the 27th Annual 2nd street festival has been cancelled due to the anticipated severe weather. The festival that celebrates the rich culture of the historic Jackson Ward neighborhood was scheduled for Saturday, October 3. There will be a FREE concert Saturday featuring Con Funk Shun... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2015 at 12 About Town
The 28th Annual Virginia Film Festival returns to Charlottesville November 5-8 with a collection of more than 100 films. The films range from highly-anticipated first-run features to compelling documentaries, and even new works by the industry’s most exciting up-and-coming filmmakers. This is a chance for you to view outstanding films... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2015 at 12 About Town
It was a frustrating weekend for skywatchers, as most of us were socked in with clouds and didn't see the eclipse last night. But some photographers who happen to be NBC12 viewers put some good work in to catch the show! What was it? The Moon was eclipsed by the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Nine days ago, I didn't consider myself a cycling fan. Sure, I knew about it and had seen it before, but I didn't follow it as much as I did several other sports. Perhaps I fell into the stereotype that we've heard in the weeks and months leading up to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2015 at Marc Madness
The State Fair of Virginia- Thursday, September 24, is the last day to purchase advance tickets at a reduced rate for The State Fair of Virginia. Click here to purchase tickets. Advance ticket sales close at 11:59 p.m. Thursday night. The State Fair of Virginia will also offer a special... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2015 at 12 About Town
This Sunday (9/27/2015), if the skies are clear, we'll be in for a treat. We'll have a nice moon combo. A supermoon is not a real scientific name but it does a good job of describing the full moon that's closest to the "Perigee." The Perigee is the spot in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
This weekend at St. Benedict Catholic church they will kick off the 11th Annual St. Benedict Oktoberfest! There will be more than 54 beers to chose from. There will be wine tastings and a variety of great food. Oktoberfest is not just for adults, there is something here for everyone!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at 12 About Town
Quite the show in the sky last night! The beautiful photos streamed into my facebook page, twitter feed, and email box... With just a thin layer of high clouds across the region a lot of you caught the sight with your cameras. Thanks so much for the pictures: Brandi Noll,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
This Saturday, September 19 you could receive one free original glazed doughnut from Krispy Kreme if you speak like a pirate. If you come fully dressed as a pirate you will receive a free dozen of original glazed doughnuts. Need help talking like a pirate? No worries, Krispy Kreme has... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2015 at 12 About Town
Pleasantly surprised has to be the overall feeling for Redskins' fans at halftime of the season opener. The offense is moving the ball, the defense is stopping the ball, sometimes bending but not breaking until late in the half, as Washington holds a 10-7 lead at the break. It's only... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2015 at Marc Madness
Maymont Wine & Beer Festival- The Annual Wine & Beer Classic at Maymont which will be held Friday, September 11 at the Farm. The event includes beer tastings from several local breweries as well as tastings of wine and other spirits. Plus, there will be live music by Big Mama... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2015 at 12 About Town
NASCAR returns to Richmond International Raceway September 10th-12th! Start your weekend on Thursday, September 10 with the UNOH 100 NASCAR K&N Pro Series race. Friday, September 11 will be firing on all eight cylinders with all-day on track action that culminates with the Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2015 at 12 About Town
By: Ray Daudani With 44 Republican candidates running unopposed in November, the GOP should have no problem retaining control of the House of Delegates. The party currently enjoys a very comfortable 67-33 lead in the House and only 29 of the 100 seats are contested in the Nov. 3 election.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2015 at Decision Virginia
By: Ray Daudani While Virginia Republicans hold a commanding lead in the House of Delegates, the margin is just two seats in the State Senate. If Democrats can pick up just one seat to force a 20-20 tie in the Senate, the party would effectively have control with Lt. Gov.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2015 at Decision Virginia
Post by Andrew Freiden, 9/9/2015 This post was prompted by Jason Carlisle's tweet: @AndrewNBC12 what's the bright star/planet we can see east of the moon the last few mornings? — Jason Carlisle (@69hollywood78) September 9, 2015 My Answer? BRIGHT? it's VENUS ORANGE? it's MARS — Andrew Freiden (@AndrewNBC12)... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
The Graffiato will celebrate the one year anniversary in Richmond this Thursday, September 10 and they want you come celebrate with them! They will offer Happy Hour specials all night at the bar. All dinner guests will be provided with a complimentary glass of Prosecco. The restaurant will have all... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2015 at 12 About Town
Updated by Meteorologist Matt Holiner (4:50 PM, 9/9/2015) Grace is no more. As we had mentioned previously, the upper level winds were very unfavorable in the portion of the Atlantic where Grace was. These strong winds eventually got the best of the storm and tore it up. Now it's just... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider