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By David Hylton Republicans in Virginia are coming together at James Madison University in Harrisonburg to pick delegates to send to the national convention this summer in Cleveland. At the Republican Party of Virginia's convention on Friday and Saturday, 13 "at large" delegates will be chosen to join Virginia’s chairman,... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Decision Virginia
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Thursday night was supposed to be the best night of Laremy Tunsil's life, and boy, did he need it. After an up and down year, Tunsil was among the top overall prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft. All he did was show up in anticipation of hearing his name called.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Marc Madness
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By Susan Bahorich Bob McDonnell leaves the Supreme Court on Wednesday. (Source: NBC12) Despite how Wednesday's Supreme Court hearing appeared, one former federal and state prosecutor cautions that it's too early to call it a win for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. Chuck James says, as a prosecutor, he tried... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Decision Virginia
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Imagine being promised something, waiting seven years, and still not having that promise fulfilled. No matter what side of the ballpark debate you stand on, you have to admit, all of the talk is getting a little bit old, considering there's been very little progress made. Yesterday we saw the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Marc Madness
By David Hylton Republican candidate Ted Cruz says he has a "major announcement" scheduled in Indiana on Wednesday afternoon. Despite trailing frontrunner Donald Trump in the delegate count and not winning any of the five primaries on Tuesday, there is speculation that Cruz may announce a pick for vice president.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Decision Virginia
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By Mike Valerio (Source: NBC12) Former Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell is taking his historic corruption case to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, urging the justices to overturn his conviction and spare him a federal prison sentence. McDonnell, once a prospective running mate for Mitt Romney, is Virginia’s first... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Decision Virginia
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Award-winning actor and comedian, Chris Tucker will perform at Altria Theater Friday, June 24 at 8 pm. Ticket price range between $47-$77 and go on sale Friday, April 29. Tucker is perhaps best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series, Tucker became... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at 12 About Town
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By David Hylton It looks like Donald Trump will not be making a stop in Harrisonburg on Saturday after all. The Washington Post reported the Republican presidential front-runner would appear on Saturday at the Republican Party of Virginia's convention, but once the report was published the plans were cancelled over... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Ahead of primaries in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island on Tuesday, Ted Cruz and John Kasich are teaming up to prevent Republican front-runner Donald Trump from securing the nomination before this summer's convention. Under an arrangement, the Kasich campaign will give Cruz "a clear path... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Decision Virginia
Swine and Brine Festival - It's a celebration of local food and craft beer Friday, April 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the 2nd annual Swine & Brine beer and food festival at Ardent Craft Ales. Local restaurants include The Roosevelt, Metzger Bar & Butchery, ZZQ, Saison, Sabai, and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at 12 About Town
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It's NASCAR weekend at Richmond International Raceway! If you are going to the Toyotacare 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series Saturday afternoon, there is a chance for light rain during the morning and midday hours. Temperatures will be in the upper 50's to start the day, and climb into the low 70's.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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By David Hylton Levar Stoney (Source: stoneyforrva.com) Former Secretary of the Commonwealth Levar Stoney officially announced his candidacy for Richmond mayor on Thursday. "I am running for Mayor of Richmond because our city is on the rise, but we find ourselves at a crossroads," said Stoney. "We cannot afford to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton easily won the New York primary on Tuesday, getting one step closer to securing the nominations. According to NBCNews, Trump holds a 285-delegate lead over Ted Cruz -- it was 197 before Tuesday night. For Democrats, Clinton holds a 695-delegate lead... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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Since Dale Earnhardt Jr. released the video of him making his favorite sandwich almost two weeks ago, it's taken the internet by storm, as the lunch item is now being used as a tool to raise money for charity. The Dale Jr. Sandwich features bananas and mayonnaise on white bread,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2016 at Marc Madness
Posted By Andrew Freiden 4/18/2016 The buzz is growing online about the Cicada Invasion of 2016. But contrary to what you might be reading, it's not going to be an invasion for us here in Central Virginia. Here's a map of the expected reach of BROOD V, which is emerging... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Kona Ice is celebrating its third annual National "Chill Out" Day Monday, April 18 to help relieve taxpayers of the stress associated with meeting the federal deadline. Kona Ice plans to hand out free cups of tropical shaved ice to all who stop by the island-inspired truck will be parked... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2016 at 12 About Town
By David Hylton After a brief lull in the primary season, candidates face a major battle on Tuesday -- New York. For Democrats, it's a battle of a candidate (Bernie Sanders) who was born in Brooklyn vs. one who represented the state in the Senate (Hillary Clinton). Many polls show... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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Lace up your running shoes and leash up your dog to raise crucial funds to care for homeless pets. Saturday, April 16, the Richmond SPCA hosts its 14th Annual Dog Jog & 5K Run at the Robins-Starr Humane Center. The day’s festivities begin at 2519 Hermitage Road at 9 a.m.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at 12 About Town
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Tonight's weather will be near perfect for the Richmond Astronomical Society's Monthly Skywatch! We will have mostly clear skies to view the moon, Jupiter and up to 4 of its moons! The skywatch will be held on the front lawn of the Science Museum of VA around dusk. Folks with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Are you heading out to the Flying Squirrels Home Opener tonight? If so, the weather will be wonderful! There will be plenty of evening sun with temperatures in the low 60's for the first pitch. (Which will be thrown by Pittsburgh Steelers Football Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis!) You may... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
By David Hylton U.S. Senator and former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine has been mentioned as a possible vice presidential candidate if Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic nomination for president. This week on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Kaine didn't rule out being a candidate, saying "I like my job" when asked about... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton House Speaker Paul Ryan plans to announce Tuesday that he is not going to be a late entry in the presidential race. "He's going to rule himself out and put this to rest once and for all," a Ryan aide told CNN. There has been speculation in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Recent actions by Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the General Assembly have upset the Catholic Diocese of Arlington and Diocese of Richmond. Bishops Francis X. DiLorenzo (from the Diocese of Richmond) and Bishop Paul S. Loverde (Diocese of Arlington) issued a joint statement Monday saying that McAuliffe's decisions... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton Gov. Terry McAuliffe says pharmacies that supply lethal injection drugs to the state should remain secret. The governor proposed the change Monday to a bill that allows the state to force condemned inmates to die in the electric chair when the lethal injection drugs aren't available. The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Source: bedellforvirginia.com A Bon Air woman is ready to challenge Dave Brat for the 7th Congressional District seat this fall. Eileen Bedell, an attorney and mother, is fully embracing the underdog role, similar to the challenge that Brat faced two years ago when he unseated Eric Cantor.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2016 at Decision Virginia