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RICHMOND, VA—Candy made out of marijuana has made its way to Virginia. "It looks just like a tootsie roll or a piece of fudge, and if it's out of the wrapper, there would be no way to know," said WayneMore >>
Candy made out of marijuana has made its way to Virginia.More >>
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RICHMOND, VA—Neighbors in the Forrest View area say their backroads are turning into speedways. Residents took their concerns to the City's See—Click—Fix website, but are still waiting for answers, soMore >>
Neighbors in the Forrest View area say their backroads are turning into speedways.More >>
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RICHMOND, VA—Work is underway to relocate the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia. The center will soon be expanding to nearly three times its current size. It's all part of the museum'sMore >>
Work is underway to relocate the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia.More >>
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Republican-run Senate committee killed legislation that would have made pre-abortion ultrasound exams optional, not mandatory, after the committee chairman blocked discussion of the bill.
The hastily convened Education and Health Committee special meeting lasted only minutes with Democratic Sen. Ralph Northam's bill dying on a party-line 6-3 vote.
Committee chairman Steve Martin abruptly called a vote while stifling efforts by Northam, who is a doctor, and at least one other physician to testify.
Martin, a Republican, contended the committee had already discussed the bill. It had not. So he ruled that it was so similar to other Northam bills reversing last year's ultrasound law that any distinction was irrelevant.
Northam called the meeting "a kangaroo court" and stormed from the room. He and Martin are lieutenant governor candidates.
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