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Its here! The RVAMAG & GayRVA Reader’s Poll 2022

We have never been the sort of publications to bombard you with polls year after year... but let's face it, every now and then a heat check is in order. After a global pandemic --- Richmond's entire culture has undergone a big change and with this reader's poll, we...

The Last Richmond Fall 2022 Photo Set Of The Year!

To be totally honest, there are only so many photos of the city skyline or James River we can look at. We get a ton of people sending us this stuff everyday. That's totally cool (and we support this happening) but at some point we gotta call it and let our audience...

Goodbye Halloweek 2022! The Richmond Halloween Parade Photos!

Every community needs a few traditions that are homegrown and represent the overall vibe of the people in it. Dominion Energy Riverrock is a great event. The Sport Backer Marathon races are a pain to drive around but hell yeah, let's get people healthy! But think...

Virginia Patients Impacted By Adderall Shortage, Doctors Say

The Food and Drug Administration added Adderall to its drug shortage website last month, and doctors say Virginia patients being treated for ADHD are feeling the impact. The leading reasons for the shortage, which primarily affects immediate-release Adderall and...

The HALLOWEEK 2022 Photo Dump!

The weather was amazing this weekend and people were out celebrating the best holiday of the year, Halloween! A great mix of creativity, some creepy-ness, friends and parties -- Halloweek brings out all the fun freaks downtown and here is the proof. Hot dogging it at...

The Richmond Zombie Walk 2022 Photos!

The 17th Annual Richmond Zombie Walk rambled, groaned and dragged its way through Carytown this past weekend. Photographer Dave Parrish was on hand to document the entire thing.  

General Assembly Moves To Raise Virginia’s Tobacco-Purchase Age To 21

Legislation making its way through the General Assembly would raise the legal age for purchasing and possessing tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21, drawing mixed reactions from young adults who would be affected by the new law. The House and Senate have passed similar bills to increase the age to buy or possess products containing...

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Amid Protest, Legislators Announce 5% Pay Raise for Teachers

As hundreds of teachers and supporters from around the state marched to the Virginia Capitol to call for higher salaries and more funding for public schools, legislative leaders announced Monday that they would include a 5 percent pay raise for teachers in the state budget. Armed with red coats, scarves and signs, participants of all ages...

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Advocates Seek More Access To Medical Marijuana In Virginia

Virginians with a variety of medical issues are hoping the state will make it easier for them to access medical marijuana. RICHMOND, Va. -- As other states have relaxed their laws against marijuana, citizens across Virginia gathered here Saturday to discuss how to persuade the General Assembly to legalize medical and recreational marijuana in...

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How A Richmond Company Made Big Money Off The Opioid Epidemic

A Richmond-based pharmaceutical company raised the price of a life-saving opioid overdose antidote by 600 percent between 2015 and 2017, at the peak of the U.S. opioid epidemic, according to a Senate subcommittee report. The report accused the company, kaléo, of brazenly exploiting the U.S. opioid epidemic, and of capitalizing on government...

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