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BY DAVID HYLTON Former Vice President Dick Cheney and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich are among the guests at this year's Mock Convention at Washington and Lee University. While the tradition is a research project for students to understand the presidential nominee selection process, students have been fairly accurate with... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Decision Virginia
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By Andrew Freiden 8:50am 2/8/2016 Click here for the full, updated forecast: updated forecast here This next snow chance could impact travel, especially in Northern VA and D.C. We expect some light rain this evening, which will transition to snow overnight/early tomorrow. Cold air is limited with this storm but... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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BY: MIKE VALERIO Republican rivals targeted the rise of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Saturday, leaving the leading establishment candidate shaken and perhaps profoundly weakened leading into Tuesday’s primary. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie led the charge against Rubio, arguing the first-term senator’s resume resembled Barack Obama’s in 2008. Rubio landed... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Decision Virginia
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Written by Meteorologist Ros Runner (10:00 PM, 2/7/2016) Although we had plenty of clouds around during the day Sunday, we stayed dry even with a powerful low pressure system spinning off the southeast coast of the U.S. That storm stayed far enough offshore that only southeastern Virginia has seen any... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at NBC12 Weather Insider
BY DAVID HYLTON Longtime Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer was honored by the General Assembly on Thursday with center-aisle presentations in both the Virginia House of Delegates and the Senate, the Roanoke Times reports. Beamer retired at the end of the 2015 season after coaching the Hokies for 29 years,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Decision Virginia
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BY DAVID HYLTON Nearly 200,000 drivers outside of Virginia owe about $8.8 million in toll money, according to a report from WTOP. A bill going through the General Assembly aims to crack down on those violators and and force those drivers to pay up. House Bill 1070 would allow states... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Decision Virginia
Updated by Meteorologist Ros Runner (11:00 AM, 2/8/2016) THIS AFTERNOON: Increasing cloudiness with some rain showers developing very late in the afternoon or early evening. Highs around 50°. (Late Day and evening Rain Chance: 60%) TONIGHT: Occasional rain showers will occur mainly during the evening. That rain may mix with... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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BY: MIKE VALERIO As angered gun control activists prepared to deliver a petition of 3,000 signatures to Capitol Square, Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) defended his historic gun compromise, which expands concealed-carry permit rights in exchange for two new gun control measures. “There is no evidence that anyone with a concealed... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Decision Virginia
BY RAY DAUDANI If you aren't registered to vote, you have until Monday to register for the Republican or Democratic Virginia primaries. Virginia has open primaries, so you will be asked which primary you want to vote in on March 1 and can choose either regardless of your party affiliation.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Decision Virginia
Box Brown Imports presents THE GREAT ESCAPE: Black History Month Bus Tour of Richmond- Richmond has a significant collection of places listed in the National Register of Historic Places that document the important role of African Americans in the city’s history. Many are within the boundaries of the Jackson Ward... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at 12 About Town
Box Brown Imports presents THE GREAT ESCAPE: Black History Month Bus Tour of Richmond- Richmond has a significant collection of places listed in the National Register of Historic Places that document the important role of African Americans in the city’s history. Many are within the boundaries of the Jackson Ward... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at 12 About Town
Box Brown Imports presents THE GREAT ESCAPE: Black History Month Bus Tour of Richmond- Richmond has a significant collection of places listed in the National Register of Historic Places that document the important role of African Americans in the city’s history. Many are within the boundaries of the Jackson Ward... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at 12 About Town
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BY: DAVID HYLTON (Source: Facebook) Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore might have been a trending topic on Twitter last week, but on Tuesday night he barely picked up any votes in the Iowa Caucus. According to election results posted by the Des Moines Register, Gilmore received a dozen votes. (One... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Decision Virginia
BY: MIKE VALERIO With the dust still settling in Iowa, we are just under a month away from March 1 and Virginia's Super Tuesday presidential primary. We simply have to get through New Hampshire's primary (Feb. 9), South Carolina's primary (Feb. 20 for Republicans, Feb. 27 for Democrats), and Nevada's... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Decision Virginia
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Written by: Meteorologist Ros Runner (7:00 PM, 2/1/2016) We have started the month of February on a VERY WARM note with highs in many areas today topping the 70° mark. We officially reached 72° at the Richmond International Airport. While we have another very warm day likely by Wednesday, temperatures... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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BY: DAVID HYLTON The 2016 presidential election race officially gets underway in Iowa on Monday as the state holds the nation's first caucus. The way caucuses and primaries work depends on the state as well as political party. In Iowa, the process is different for Republicans and Democrats. On Monday... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Decision Virginia
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BY: MIKE VALERIO In a sweeping compromise poised to change the future of Virginia’s gun laws, Gov. Terry McAuliffe and House Speaker William J. Howell revealed the details of a rare bipartisan agreement Friday, outlining two new gun control measures in the Commonwealth. In exchange for Virginia maintaining concealed carry... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at Decision Virginia
There are some hints in the model guidance that Feb. 9-12 could turn "interesting". Won't keep you in suspense with that vague clue, but could be another winter storm long-about that time-frame, which is long-about still a ways off, so way to early to wring hands and grind teeth. That's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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BY: DAVID HYLTON NBC12's Curt Autry was invited to the White House this week to interview President Obama about the Affordable Care Act. He gave Mix 98.1 some insights as to what went on behind the scenes, including a chance to meet the President's dogs and staff. Listen to his... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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BY: DAVID HYLTON (Source: Facebook) Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore was back on the second-tier debate stage Thursday night, leading to him being a trending topic on Twitter for nearly an hour, the Washington Post reports. It was just the second time Gilmore has been invited to one of the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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BY: DAVID HYLTON Chesterfield County native John Adams announced Wednesday that he is seeking the Republican nomination for VA attorney general in 2017. Adams is currently an attorney at McGuire Woods, where his online profile says he's the chair of the Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation Department. "I am... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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Written by Meteorologist Ros Runner (6:00 PM, 1/26/2016) After a very cold and stormy period in the last week to 10 days, Mother Nature is going to be giving us the opportunity for a late January thaw. While temperatures will cool slightly over the next 2-3 days as a cold... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Jerry Falwell Jr. -- president of Liberty University in Lynchburg and son of the late televangelist Jerry Falwell -- endorsed Donald Trump for president on Tuesday. Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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Written by Meteorologist Ros Runner (7:00 PM, 1/25/2016) Our most recent winter storm is going to be one that we all remember for a very long time to come. It was our biggest storm since the snowy winter of 2009-2010. In terms of total snowfall in one storm, we have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Tickets are now available (click here to register) for Slide the City, a 1,000-foot water slide, coming to the Richmond area. The slide is expected to make its way downtown to Byrd Street this summer June, 18; and there is no need to worry, the slide will be padded. The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at 12 About Town