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In his first set of public appearances since leaving office, former President Barack Obama urged Virginians to support Democrat Ralph Northam for governor, saying, "Ralph's whole life has been about honest, responsible service to others." more

Oct 20, 2017 7:50 AM Politics

A "modernization referendum" on school facilities asks for a charter change. more

Oct 13, 2017 2:44 PM News 1 Comments

A pro-Confederate-heritage group that demonstrated on Monument Avenue on Saturday was met by a large gathering of counter-protesters who marched from the Maggie Walker statue to Stuart Circle. more

Sep 16, 2017 6:00 PM News

In anticipation of a demonstration Saturday by a neo-Confederate group that wants to see the monument to Gen. Robert E. Lee stay in place on Monument Avenue, police are advising Richmonders to avoid the area and vowing to arrest lawbreakers. more

Sep 15, 2017 12:15 PM News

Richmond's City Council and School Board pass a framework for collaboration; administrators present preliminary SOL results. more

Aug 22, 2017 9:15 AM News

With HBO’s “Game of Thrones” returning for its penultimate season July 16, we take a satirical look at Richmond’s movers and shakers, matching them with counterparts from Westeros. more

Jul 14, 2017 9:28 AM NEWS & FEATURES

Richmond's City Council and School Board move toward agreement on the proposed RVA Education Compact Resolution. more

Jun 28, 2017 9:28 AM News

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced a commission tasked with correcting what he terms a false narrative concerning the city's Confederate statues. more

Jun 22, 2017 5:50 PM News 1 Comments

Richmond’s new mayor believes a can-do attitude will change the arc of a city government with a can’t-do-anything-right reputation. more

Jun 14, 2017 3:52 PM Features

Advice for Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney more

May 31, 2017 9:50 AM 1 Comments

Mayor Levar Stoney and representatives from VCU’s Wilder School on Thursday unveiled the mayor's highly anticipated performance review of City Hall. Stoney also outlined a plan to address its recommendations. more

May 25, 2017 3:00 PM Politics

Budget cuts have left the Richmond Public Library system without enough funds to operate the way it should, says its director, Scott Firestine: "We may have to shorten our hours, and cut back on library programs and outreach programs." more

Apr 11, 2017 12:15 PM News

RPS Superintendent Dana Bedden delivered his third State of the Schools address Tuesday night, promising to shepherd the school system he took over in 2014 through a transition period and work with City Hall's new leadership to do so. more

Mar 15, 2017 11:00 AM Education

Citing limited resources and neglected needs, Mayor Levar Stoney on Monday unveiled his first budget, proposing utility rate increases and additional funding for Richmond Public Schools. more

Mar 7, 2017 11:15 AM Politics 2 Comments

These are anxious times for Yanet Amado, a Mexican-born college student whose long-term status here is far from secure. She hopes that telling her story will help to promote understanding amid the heated debate surrounding immigration policy. more

Feb 12, 2017 6:30 AM Sunday Story

Mayor Levar Stoney signed a directive Monday morning he says “reaffirms” Richmond’s commitment to inclusion in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration. more

Feb 6, 2017 6:30 PM Politics

Former Mayor Dwight C. Jones departed City Hall at the end of 2016, but his final actions in office are still looming over his successor and the new Richmond City Council. more

Jan 23, 2017 4:30 PM Politics 1 Comments

We asked three notable Richmonders to imagine the quintessential RVA pie. more

Jan 23, 2017 8:59 AM FOOD & DRINK

Mayor Levar Stoney announced Thursday that former West End City Council representative and mayoral candidate Jon Baliles will work in his administration. more

Jan 19, 2017 2:30 PM Politics

The anti-Joe Morrissey political action committee formed during Richmond’s mayoral contest this past fall was fueled by cash from individuals or organizations that also donated to Mayor Levar Stoney or runner-up Jack Berry’s campaigns. more

Jan 18, 2017 11:00 AM Politics

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