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School Board members got their first look at the crop of potential replacements for Glen Sturtevant's vacant 1st district seat at Tuesday night's meeting. Read more


Supt. Dana Bedden’s $298 million estimate of needs for the 2017 school year includes $8.4 million to "decompress" the division’s compensation salary step scale. About 10 teachers advocated for the proposal Monday night at City Hall. Read more


Richmond Public Schools Supt. Dana Bedden on Monday introduced his administration’s statement of needs for the 2016-17 school year, which requests an additional $26.5 million in operational funding for the cash-strapped school division. Read more


A new report compiles input from the "Richmond Speaks" community meeting series held in September and October on the future of the Lumpkin's Jail site in Shockoe Bottom. Read more


The city’s Planning Commission on Monday green lighted the Greater Richmond Transit Co.’s long-discussed plans for a 7.6-mile bus rapid transit line that had come under fire in recent weeks. Read more



Photo courtesy of Virginia Children's Hospital Alliance

The nonprofit seeking to build a regional independent children's hospital won’t make the December deadline to file its letter of intention requesting state approval to build a facility. Read more

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The council compensation committee says Council should determine how much of a raise its members received. Read more


The seven-person committee tasked with gathering public input on whether City Council members should be paid more kicked their feet up early Wednesday night as only four people (minus reporters) showed up at City Hall to give their two cents on the m Read more


Michelle Mosby, who represents the 9th District on Richmond's South Side, is the first African-American woman to serve as council president. Read more


Major crime has dropped 49 percent in the city over the last decade, but in the first five months of 2014, it rose 2 percent. Read more


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