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BY: MIKE VALERIO After Ed Gillespie’s campaign canceled a week of advertisements on NBC12 Monday, spokesperson Paul Logan confirmed Gillespie will roll out a new political ad this coming Saturday. The new order reached NBC12 today, an hour before Thursday’s 2 p.m. deadline. The new ad buy stretches for a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By Karla Redditte If you like films, fashion, and floats, then this is the weekend for you! Here are five things to put on your "to do" list for the next few days: Courtesy: Legacy Media Institute Legacy Media Institute's 2nd annual International Film Festival Friday, October 17 - Sunday,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at 12 About Town
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We've reached Atlantic 10 men's basketball media day, where the 14 league coaches will gather to offer a glimpse of what they expect from their respective clubs in 2014-2015. We'll also get a look at the preseason poll, where VCU is expected to be a heavy favorite to take the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Marc Madness
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This weekend is the tenth Richmond Folk Festival! The event starts Friday at 6 p.m. and runs throughout the weekend. Expect lots of great food and music! The festival is free, but they also accept donations - "Make a drop in the bucket" to help keep it that way! For... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at 12 About Town
Good morning, central Virginia! We're off to a cool start across the area, with most spots sitting in the 40s. Expect highs to climb up to around 70°. We'll enjoy mostly sunny skies, as high pressure moves into the Mid Atlantic. By the time Friday night football games kick off,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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BY: MIKE VALERIO It was a debate complete with a challenge on stage, a shout-out to the Washington Nationals and vows to stay true to Virginia voters, as Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie made their cases to the candidates’ largest debate audience yet. The hour-long broadcast moderated... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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BY: MIKE VALERIO One month ago, Gov. Bob McDonnell walked out of federal court, trying to regain his composure. A jury just convicted the former governor and his wife Maureen McDonnell of performing official acts in exchange for more than $177,000 in gifts and loans. Now, a possible quid pro... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By Karla Redditte This first weekend in October is jam-packed with fun! (It was hard to narrow this list down to ONLY five events.) Be sure to check out some of the action going on "around town." Lego KidsFest Friday, October 3 - Sunday, October 5 Greater Richmond Convention Center,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at 12 About Town
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By Karla Redditte Frozen. Field Days. Forbidden City. Sounds like the makings of a gruesome sci-fi flick. However, in this case, it's the makings of weekend fun! Take a look at some of the things going on about town this weekend: Disney on Ice presents Frozen Thursday, September 18 -... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at 12 About Town
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BY MIKE VALERIO: After 90 minutes of debate on a bill that would have expanded Medicaid in Virginia, the measure failed to reach a floor vote, killing the idea for the 2014 General Assembly special session. The compromise proposed by Republican Del. Thomas Davis Rust (R-Fairfax) would have allowed 400,000... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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BY: MIKE VALERIO The McDonnell juror who could have changed history, Louis DeNitto, Jr., disobeyed the orders of a federal judge and discussed the case openly at a Richmond bar, a block from U.S. district court, NBC12 has learned. According to sources with intimate knowledge of the court proceedings, DeNitto... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By Karla Redditte There are lots of happenin' events about town this weekend! Here are five fun options to put on your "to do" list: Courtesy of Wizard World, Inc. Wizard World Comic Con September 12-14 Greater Richmond Convention Center Website Dave Bautista (a.k.a. WWE® Superstar Batista™, also starring in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at 12 About Town
By: Ryan Nobles It could be sign that Virginia's leadership is gearing up to make a serious pitch to bring the next stadium for the NFL's Washington Redskins to the Commonwealth. The newly formed "Redskins Caucus" made up of both Republican and Democrats in the Virginia General Assembly will host... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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BY: MIKE VALERIO It was an unforgettable moment, as Former Governor Bob McDonnell's face turned blood red, the once rising political star sobbing while an avalanche of guilty verdicts stunned the courtroom. Jurors Kathleen Carmody and Robin Trujillo first tried to focus on U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer. But... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 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 opinions of NBC12. Former Governor Bob McDonnell's lawyer blamed his client’s conviction on a failure to receive a fair trial. With all due respect... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 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 opinions of NBC12. “The waiting is the hardest part” observed rocker Tom Petty in his megahit single The Waiting. According to Petty, he wanted... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles Both sides in the Federal Corruption Trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, remain in a holding pattern, waiting for the jury to reach their decision. It has been eerily quiet at the federal courthouse. The jury has gone home after their first full day of deliberation, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 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 opinions of NBC12. According to the indictment, the total sum of money allegedly going directly to former governor Bob McDonnell is $3,824 in “greens... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles The waiting game has begun. After five weeks of testimony and arguments, the jury in the corruption trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell are deliberating. This is the most important stage of the trial.. but today has been pretty uneventful. We are all just sitting and waiting.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 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 opinions of NBC12. “The verdict today completely exonerating the defendants finally exposes what should have been self-evident, namely the Obama Administration’s abuse of power... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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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. Almost all of the prosecution’s own witnesses, except for law enforcement officials, don’t believe Bob and Maureen McDonnell are criminals. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles The fate of former governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will soon be in the hands of a jury. It was an electrifying day in the courthouse. Unshackled from the meticulous process of witness testimony- four lawyers made a emotional pleas to the jury. The last... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By Karla Redditte I have two words for you- Jason. Derulo. Now that I have your attention, keep reading. The handsome pop star kicks off four days of the "End of Summer Music Festival" at Kings Dominion this Labor Day weekend! The festival features different genres of music each day... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at 12 About Town
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. There is a big difference between a just verdict and a just result. Are both likely in this case? I don’t... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles The judge settled on final jury instructions setting the stage for closing arguments in the federal corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. For five weeks in the heat of an August summer in Virginia the beat of the McDonnell trial has continued... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at Decision Virginia