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By David Hylton With the Republican nomination for president secured, Donald Trump has issued Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders a challenge to debate. "I'd love to debate Bernie," Trump is reported as telling reporters in North Dakota this week. "I think it would get very high ratings. It would be in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Decision Virginia
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It's an obvious statement, but sports should never be the reason for blurring the line between right and wrong. In the grand scheme of things, we're not that far removed from the mess at Penn State, yet here we have another scandal where an athletic program seems to have put... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Marc Madness
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By David Hylton Following an FBI investigation into contributions to Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2013 campaign, Richmond mayoral candidate Joe Morrissey is calling on fellow candidate Levar Stoney not to accept contributions from the governor. Stoney served as deputy campaign manager for McAuliffe before taking on the role of Secretary of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Decision Virginia
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One of the most popular R&B female groups of all time -- TLC -- is coming to Innsbrook on July 13. They'll be joined by special guests Color Me Badd and All-4-One. Tickets go on sale Wednesday with special $15 "low dough early bird general admission" tickets available for only... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at 12 About Town
By David Hylton The day after CNN reported that Terry McAuliffe faced an FBI investigation regarding a campaign donation, the Virginia governor said "There is no wrongdoing." At issue is a $120,000 donation his campaign received in 2013 from Chinese businessman Wang Wenliang. The investigation is looking into whether Wenliang... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton The fake talks show "RVA Tonight with Beau Cribbs" is welcoming a real politician in June -- Gov. Terry McAuliffe. "It’s a true honor to welcome Governor McAuliffe to our show in what historians will ultimately describe as the biggest mistake in a once-promising political career," said... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Decision Virginia
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This weekend it became known that the Major League Baseball competition committee has agreed to new rules that would change the strike zone and intentional walks. The moves are said to address the pace of play, a pace which MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has said he's unhappy with. I love... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2016 at Marc Madness
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By David Hylton Tim Kaine (Source: Twitter/timkaine Vanity Fair says that former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine -- who is now a U.S. senator -- is "the rare blue unicorn who can connect with multiple Democratic interest groups" and would normally be a great pick for vice president ... just not... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton SC Gov. Nikki Haley (Source: Live 5) South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, a rising GOP star, said Virginia is no longer economically competitive and has taken a "nose dive" under Gov. Terry McAuliffe's leadership. Haley was in the Commonwealth on Tuesday for an event hosted by gubernatorial... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Following a victory in Oregon and a likely narrow defeat in Kentucky, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is vowing to stay in the race. "Thank you for the strong victory!" Sanders posted in a thank-you tweet to voters in Oregon. Through 10:30 a.m., the Associated Press said... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By now you've all seen Rougned Odor's punch to Jose Bautista's jaw. Odor has been handed an eight game suspension from Major League Baseball, a suspension he plans to appeal. My question-- why wasn't it more? Yes, I know some people loved to see Bautista get clocked, after his bat... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at Marc Madness
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By David Hylton Donald Trump at Liberty University in Lynchburg in early 2016. (Source: NBC12) Speculation grew over the weekend that presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump has a list of vice president candidates -- John Kasich, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin and Chris Christie. "Those are all people on... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton They haven't seen eye-to-eye in recent months, but House Speaker Paul Ryan and presumptive Republican candidate for president Donald Trump pledged to work together. Trump and Ryan met Thursday and issued a statement saying their meeting as a "very positive step toward unification." Ryan have previously withheld... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Tom Perez (Source: Twitter) The Democratic Party of Virginia announced this week that U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez will be a special guest at this year's Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. The annual dinner is held the evening of the Democrats' State Convention and is returning to Richmond this... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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Remember AIM? Remember the Ninja Turtles? Remember when you were cool, back in the 90s? As if! We're giving you a chance to redeem yourself. Relive the glory days at the 90's Bar Crawl! Lace up your Jordans, slap on your bracelets and saddle up your Furbies. Let's take on... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2016 at 12 About Town
Lebanese Food Festival- Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14, 2016, 10 AM to 10 PM, Sunday, May 15, 2016, 10 AM to 8:00 PM The 32nd Annual Lebanese Festival is back! This weekend you will have the opportunity to enjoy music, dancing, complete dinners, boxed lunches and over 20... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2016 at 12 About Town
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By David Hylton (Metro Richmond Area Young Democrats‎) The Metro Richmond Area Young Democrats are hosting a mayoral candidate reception on Tuesday that is free and open to the public. The reception gets underway at 6:30 p.m. at Shockoe Whiskey & Wine (1721 East Franklin St.) in Richmond. The following... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is taking a quick break from focusing on states holding primaries and will visit Loudoun on Monday, the Washington Post reports. She is scheduled to hold a coffee-shop discussion with working families to discuss workplace flexibility, fair pay, health care and college... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Donald Trump at Liberty University in Lynchburg. (Source: NBC12) Now that no one is challenge Donald Trump for the Republican nomination for president, the focus turns to who will be his pick for vice president. Trump confirmed to CNN on Wednesday that his campaign is beginning to... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton After winning easily in Indiana's primary on Tuesday, John Kasich and Ted Cruz have suspended their campaigns. Cruz dropped out shortly after polls closed in Indiana on Tuesday. Early Wednesday, Kasich posted a video to Twitter stating he's the "only hope" to defeat Trump, but around noon... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton The Republican Party of Virginia picked several delegates at its convention this weekend who are Ted Cruz supporters. The Washington Post reports that 10 of the 13 delegates selected for the national convention in Cleveland have pledged their support for Cruz over front-runner Donald Trump, who won... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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It is a 90's dream come true! The Richmond Coliseum has announced the "I love the 90s Tour" will stop in Central Virginia. The musicians performing include Robert Van Winkle, aka Vanilla Ice, best known for the hit "Ice Ice Baby." Salt-N-Pepa, featuring DJ Spinderella, had several hits in the... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2016 at 12 About Town
By David Hylton Tuesday, May 3 is Election Day for many communities across Virginia. Cities holding mayoral elections are: Chesapeake, Fairfax, Franklin, Fredericksburg, Hampton, Norfolk, and Roanoke. Several smaller towns are also holding mayoral elections. Across Virginia, many other communities are having elections for City Council and School Board spots.... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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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 Apr 29, 2016 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 Apr 28, 2016 at Marc Madness