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Richmond, Virginia
Central Virginia's #1 news station.
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By David Hylton Donald Trump's appearance on the cover of Playboy in 1990 made an appearance in an unexpected Twitter account this week -- that of Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. Falwell, who is part of Trump's 21-member Evangelical Executive Advisory Board, posted the tweet ahead of introducing Trump... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Decision Virginia
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Posted by Jim Duncan 7:45pm 6/23/16 Updated by: Megan Wise 12:30pm 6/24 It's a First Alert Action Day today because of yet another day projected to have an elevated risk for severe storms. The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of Central and Southern Virginia under a "Slight-Risk" outlook, with... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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By David Hylton Ralph Northam (Source: ralphnortham.com) The race for the next Virginia governor is nearly a year and a half away, but top Democrats have put their support behind Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam. At this past week's Democratic convention in Richmond, Northam's campaign said current Gov. Terry McAuliffe, U.S.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Decision Virginia
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We're calling an "Action Day" for today. A cold front slamming into warm, humid air could produce strong thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening. Let me make it clear: WE DO NOT EXPECT A REPEAT OF THURSDAY'S SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK. But there's still a chance of some strong to severe... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Presumptive Democratic candidate for president Hillary Clinton is putting a major focus on Virginia in June. Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine joined a 15-hour filibuster on Wednesday and Thursday calling on Congress to take more action on gun legislation. For more than 10 minutes, drew on his personal experiences from a murder in 1994 when he was on Richmond City Council that left six... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Tuesday's primaries in the newly redrawn congressional districts in Virginia saw several newcomers winning, as well as its first major upset. In the 4th District, which includes ports of Chesterfield and Henrico counties, as well as the cities of Hopewell, Petersburg and Richmond, Don McEachin won the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton Presumptive Democratic nominee for president Hillary Clinton will visit Hampton on Wednesday for a national security discussion with veterans, military families, and members of the defense community. WAVY reports that the meeting at the Virginia Air and Space Center will not be open to the public. Following... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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Monday, June 13th Have you ever seen the International Space Station fly overhead? If not, you will have a good chance tonight! We will be under clear skies and low humidity which will make for the perfect viewing opportunity. Head outside and look to the northwestern horizon at 9:46pm. The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Donald Trump visited Richmond in October. (Source: NBC12) By David Hylton As presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump visits Richmond for the first time since October, here's how you can follow NBC12's coverage on Friday: Watch online live at nbc12.com/live Follow tweets using the #TrumpinRVA hashtag Get live updates throughout... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Voters in Virginia's 4th Congressional District will head to the polls on Tuesday, June 14 to select candidates in the race for the seat being opened by Randy Forbes, who is now running in the 2nd District. On the Republican ballot are Mike Wade, who has been... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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Donald Trump in Richmond in October. (Source: NBC12) By David Hylton Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is returning to Richmond on Friday at the Richmond Coliseum. Tickets for the event are limited to two per person. This is Trump's first visit to the Richmond area since October when he... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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Posted By Andrew Freiden, 6/6/2016 For many Richmonders, this is the time of year to head for the water to cool off. But if you head to the James River to get wet this week, you better be an expert in navigating world-class whitewater rapids. Picture from Luke Witt via... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Posted by Andrew Freiden 10:38am 6/6/2016 Yesterday's severe weather threat fizzled...producing lots of downed trees in Mecklenburg and Greensville Counties but NOTHING in Richmond. We weren't alone in our thinking. The SPC issued a severe thunderstorm watch in the early afternoon but even as the as the weather setup had... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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From the NBC12 First Alert Weather team; Today is a First Alert Action Day. We will issue First Alert Action Days when there is the POTENTIAL for strong to severe storms that could present some degree of damage to property or life. It's one more way we are On Your... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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By David Hylton David French (Source: Twitter) "Never Trump" activist and editor of The Weekly Standard magazine Bill Kristol stirred up a political controversy this week when he said a third party candidate would enter the race as a legitimate contender to Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton. Late... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Tim Kaine (Source: Twitter) Former Virginia Gov. and current U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine continues to be mentioned as a vice presidential pick for Hillary Clinton should she become the Democratic nominee for president. This week, political experts on a USA Today panel says that Kaine is Clinton's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson will once again represent the Libertarian Party in November's presidential election. "I am fiscally conservative in spades and I am socially liberal in spades," Johnson said on Sunday. "I would cut back on military interventions that have the unintended consequence of... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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 May 27, 2016 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 May 26, 2016 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 May 25, 2016 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 May 24, 2016 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 May 24, 2016 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 May 23, 2016 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