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Richmond’s Next Mayor? Get To Know Dr. Danny Avula

Here’s my conversation with Dr. Danny Avula, candidate for Mayor of Richmond VA. This completes the set of all my conversations with Richmond’s prospective Mayors for November 2024. One of these people is going to be leading the city next year. Who it’s going to be is...

Dystopian View of VCU’s Graduation Walkout

The Greater Richmond Convention Center has undoubtedly experienced more prosperous times. The recent walkout by Virginia Commonwealth University graduates highlighted a series of declining events in Richmond, marked by police confrontations during protests and the...

RVA 5X5 Deep Dive: Parking Decks, Debt & Trap Doors

On Wednesday afternoon at 3:00pm in City Council Chambers, City Council will vote and approve the plan presented by the Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to allow the city to issue $170 million in bonds to pay for the new baseball stadium on ten acres...

The Sun, the Moon, and Virginia! A Rare Solar Eclipse Encounter

This Monday April 8th, Virginia's going to be treated to a solar eclipse. Now, while we're not exactly in the prime spot to see the sun completely hidden (that's called the path of totality), we're still in for a pretty good view. Here in Richmond, we're talking about 83% of the sun being covered by the moon at the peak of the eclipse. That's...

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Solar Eclipse Richmond Virginia_photo by Kevin Crosby_RVA Magazine 2024

Gun Laws Hogg the Limelight

Correction: In an email from the communication director for the Virginia Attorney General said that, “Ceasefire Virginia and all of its' marketing, including the TV ads, is being paid for with criminal asset forfeiture funds - no tax dollars are being spent.” In a previous version of this article, it was incorrectly stated that taxpayers were...

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David Hogg, Virginia Gun Laws 2024 by Goad Gatsby

The Highs and Lows of Virginia’s Latest Marijuana Legislation

Last Wednesday, the Virginia General Assembly kicked off its 2024 session, now under the fresh leadership of a Democratic majority in both chambers and one of the first things we want to mention is new bill, HB 698, introduced by Del. Paul Krizek (D) and backed by Sen. Adam Ebbin (D), aimed at legalizing marijuana sales. This move is a big...

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Confederate Statue at Arlington Cemetery Ignites Cultural Warriors

Virginia Senators Attempt to Blackball Contractors An open letter to Governor Glenn Youngkin asked for the names of the Virginia contractors and to remove them from the list of eligible businesses to contract with Virginia. The letter was penned by Virginia Senators-elect John McGuire and Glen Sturtevant and outgoing Virginia Senator Frank...

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Confederate Statue at Arlington Cemetery Ignites Cultural Warriors by Goad Gatsby 2023

Transphobic School Board Member Creates Hostile Environment

Gloucester County School Locked Down Over Armed Militia Members Last week, four people were arrested after bringing firearms to a school board meeting in Gloucester, Virginia. Those four came from outside the county at the request of a black sheep among the school board members, Darren Post. Darren Post may sound like the pseudonym of a...

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