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Virginia NAACP steps up lobbying

Jesse Frierson is ensuring that the Virginia State Conference of the NAACP will have a strong, vocal presence at the General Assembly.

What to look for this session

Even with Republicans still in control of both chambers, November’s election results are expected to dramatically reshape the General Assembly’s culture.

View of General Assembly’s opening day

Even with Republicans still in control of both chambers, November’s election results are expected to dramatically reshape the General Assembly’s culture.

More left in the cold

Kanya N. Nash thinks its fine that some Creighton Court residents have had a chance to stay at a hotel free of charge because the heat failed in their public housing units.

Creighton Court residents left in the cold

Florence Washington knows how to deal with the bitter cold when she goes outdoors. On a walk to the store, she was bundled up with a hat, earmuffs, heavy coat and several layers of clothing.

Neo-Confederates cost city another $30,000

The Richmond Police Department spent a little more than $30,000 in overtime and other costs for the rally last month by neo-Confederates at the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue.

FCC complaint filed over radio station change

Preston T. Brown is hoping that Washington can provide some help in his battle with the new owner of a Richmond AM station formerly known as WCLM 1450 that’s now called WUWN.

What are you hoping for in the new year?

What are you hoping for in the new year?

Foremost wishes for 2018

Mark R. Warner, U.S. senator representing Virginia and vice chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence investigating allegations of collusion by the Trump campaign and Russian officials to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election:

Cold weather help available for city residents

Richmond’s brutal chill will get even more frigid as the temperature continues to drop into the single digits during the next few days. The city’s Cold Weather Overflow Shelter will be open through Monday, Jan. 8, and each night when ...

Petersburg School Board to hold sessions on renaming Confederate schools

The City of Petersburg is poised to change the name of three elementary schools to reflect the community’s pride and erase past prejudices.

Lady Luck to decide House race

Control of the House of Delegates is now in the hands of Lady Luck and several judges. The luck of the draw is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4.

Christmas tree disposal outlined

Need to dispose of your live Christmas tree? Good news. City Hall has three ways to get it done.

County official chosen as new city auditor

Richmond City Council this week tapped a veteran of Chesterfield County government to make City Hall operations more efficient and track down waste, fraud and abuse of taxpayer dollars. Louis G. “Lou” Lassiter, deputy Chesterfield County administrator, was approved to ...

8.7M people signed up for Obamacare

More than 8.7 million people nationally signed up for coverage for 2018 under the Affordable Care Act, the health care law that was a hallmark of the Obama administration, the government reported last week.