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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. To quote Tina Turner: What does love have to do with it? Remember gubernatorial hopeful Bob McDonnell running as the “family... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Decision Virginia
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I care. You care. They care. We care. I just made up this slogan, but it sums up the idea behind the annual WE CARE Festival. WE CARE is an acronym for Wellness, Education, Community Awareness,, and Resident Empowerment. The one-day event highlights the importance of community, showing that we... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at 12 About Town
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By: Ryan Nobles Just how much financial trouble was the McDonnell family in? As their federal corruption trial continues it appears it depends on who you ask. Tuesday it was the former governor sister- who like his wife- is also named Maureen. She is Bob McDonnell's real estate partner. The... Continue reading
Posted yesterday 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. Ice-T is the award-winning rapper and actor, best known probably for playing a detective on the hit TV series Law and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles A different tone in the court room today as the defense began their case in the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. Among those testifying today one of McDonnell's longest serving and closest aides. As they took control of this case it's... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago 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. “It doesn’t matter what I believe. It only matters what I can prove,” explained exasperated criminal defense attorney Tom Cruise in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Decision Virginia
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BY: MIKE VALERIO: Moments after a federal judge refused to dismiss criminal charges against the former First Couple, Gov. Bob McDonnell told reporters Friday the trial has taken a personal toll, and said he is ready to take the witness stand. “This is, you know crushing to be a defendant... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago 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. Like the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the three men and one woman making up the prosecution have displayed the awesome... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles The prosecution has rested its case in the corruption trial against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. The Government spent today wrapping up their case. The defense takes things over on Monday. The former governor said today that he is eager to begin his side... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Decision Virginia
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Music. Dance. Stories. Food. Vendors. You can find these and more this weekend at the 24th annual Down Home Family Reunion! Elegba Folklore Society presents this two-day cultural arts festival that takes visitors on a journey of heritage and folklore from West Africa into the Americas. The fun begins Friday... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago 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. Did Judge Spencer seal the fate of Bob and Maureen McDonnell yesterday? He sided with the government on a key ruling.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles Wednesday in court, a bombshell revelation about the McDonnell financial situation the day the former governor took office. The newly elected First Family had racked up nearly $75 thousand in credit card debt by January of 2010. It is all about motive. Bob and Maureen McDonnell were... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Decision Virginia
The smooth sounds of jazz remain in the air above Richmond! The 7th annual Latin Jazz and Salsa Festival kicks into high gear on Saturday afternoon at the Dogwood Dell Amphitheatre. It is always action-packed! If you don't believe me, check out this video from a few years ago: Organizers... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago 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. With all due respect to Bob and Maureen McDonnell’s high-priced legal talent, someone charged with a parking ticket is likely to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles Did the McDonnell's act differently what they learned about an investigation into their relationship with Jonnie Williams? That was the important question asked of two different witnesses today in federal court during Day 12 of the federal corruption trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell. The jury heard... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 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 government conceded the legal weakness in its case yesterday. I used the word legal advisedly. In terms of morality, ethics... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles A flurry of witnesses from across the board today as week three of the McDonnell corruption trial kicked off today. At issue the risky real estate venture the first couple was a part of and how it impacted the relationship with Jonnie Williams. The prosecution is working... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 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 trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell now turns to away from public corruption to focus on two allegations of bank... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles Ten Days of their Federal Corruption trial are complete, and these last two have been rough on Bob and Maureen McDonnell. It was a potentially damaging day, because two witnesses who poked a number of holes in the defense narrative about this case. One of those witnesses... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 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. Sitting in the federal courtroom yesterday, I first heard about the report from the Richmond School Board on the incredible disrepair... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles Thursday could be the toughest day yet for the McDonnell defense after potentially damning testimony from an important member of the former governor's administration dominates the day in court. The jury heard from a number of members of the McDonnell staff during the former governor's time in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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Lots of people will be heading to the Richmond Jazz Festival this weekend. And I mean LOTS. However, if that's not your thing, or you just want to see what other spots are jumpin', here are five "smooth" alternatives: Henricus Historical Park Presents “A Stitch in Time: 17th-Century Colonial and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 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. I have always thought Jesus gave all of us good advice: “Let any one of you who is without sin be... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles Her testimony could be a major deciding factor for the jury- and she was on the witness stand all day today in the corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. Mary Shea Sutherland was Mrs. McDonnell's Chief of Staff at the height of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 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. I call it like I see it, or like I smell it in this case. The government stepped over the line... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Decision Virginia