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In rare move, Va. Senate OKs bill over Dominion’s objections

Virginia Politics Posted: Mar 5, 2020 / 12:47 PM EST/ Updated: Mar 5, 2020 / 12:47 PM EST RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate on Wednesday approved a bill over the objections of Dominion Energy that would restore state regulators’ oversight of how electric utilities can write off certain costs, the first time in […]

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Michael Bloomberg Campaign Event in Richmond, Virginia

2020-02-15T21:58:50-05:00https://images.c-span.org/Files/254/20200215220344001_hd.jpgFormer New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, spoke at a campaign organizing event in Richmond, Virginia. He was interrupted by protesters several times. Among his comments, Mr. Bloomberg,said the New York Police Department’s use of “stop-and-frisk tactics” in neighborhood policing during his time as mayor were a “mistake.” The comment […]

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Virginia’s Super Tuesday voter turnout broke 2008 record, nearly doubled 2016 total

(WRIC) — Voter turnout in Virginia soared in the Democratic primary Tuesday, nearly doubling what the commonwealth saw in 2016. Former Vice President Joe Biden won by a wide margin in Virginia, gathering more than 53% of the vote to beat challengers Bernie Sanders (16.6%), Michael Bloomberg (11.7%), Elizabeth Warren (5.7%) and Tulsi Gabbard (0.2%). […]

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Charges against Richmond carjacking suspect certified

© Provided by Richmond-Petersburg WWBT Antonio L. Harris is charged with carjacking and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – The case against a man charged with a high profile Richmond carjacking is moving forward. Thursday morning, a General District Court Judge certified two felony charges against Antonio […]

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