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Richmond family grateful through Thanksgiving changes

Thanksgiving 2020 will be very different for the Shaw family, like many others across the Commonwealth and the nation.

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Daphne Maxwell Reid rejoins cast for ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ reunion

Actress Daphne Maxwell Reid recently joined the cast of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” for a reunion show airing this week, 30 years after the popular TV sitcom premiered in 1990.

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Ambassadors’ to help RRHA families with virtual learning

Three public agencies have partnered to ensure that families in the city’s public housing communities have the technical tools and resources to ensure effective daily virtual learning for their children.

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School Board approves demolition of Elkhardt-Thompson Middle School building

The Richmond School Board has ap- proved the demolition of the Elkhardt-Thompson Middle School building on South Side.

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12-year-old activist, minister Elijah Lee is finalist for Kid of the Year

At the tender age of 12, Elijah Lee has grown an extensive résumé as a spiritual leader, nationally known child advocate and speaker. Add to that finalist for the first-ever Kid of the Year Award.

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Richmonders react to Biden-Harris victory

People around Richmond celebrated with jubilation Saturday the election of Democrats Joe Biden as president and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as the first woman, first Black and first South Asian vice president.

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RPS changes grading system for elementary students; outlook for reopening not rosy

In a unanimous vote, the Richmond School Board approved changing the grading policy for kindergarten through fifth-grade students for the first semester of the school year.

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5 incumbents, 4 new members elected to Richmond School Board

The Richmond School Board will have four new members when the new board is sworn in in January, while five veteran board members retained their seats in Tuesday’s election.

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First Black student at R-MC shares honor with former college president

Randolph-Macon College has honored its first African-American student and its 13th president by naming a new academic building after them — Payne Hall.

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ELECTION 2020: Six contested races taking place for Richmond School Board

The Richmond School Board will change after Nov. 3, with three current board members deciding not to seek re-election. Four incumbents also are facing challengers.

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