The National Weather Service is now predicting up to one or two inches of snow in the Richmond area late Friday and into Saturday. Not enough to cause problems, but the Virginia Department of Transportation is ready for Winter’s worst, whenever it comes.
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Governor McAuliffe and other top state safety officials today (12/6) officially cut the ribbon on a new Situational Awareness Unit, designed to coordinate state, local and federal emergency response agencies, in an increasingly dangerous world.
Virginia State inspection stickers on your windshield will be moved from the bottom center of your windshield to the bottom left corner as of January 1st.
The National Weather Service says cold is on the way, and maybe our first snowfall of the season.
It won’t be a big one, but Meteorologist in Charge of the National Weather Service in Wakefield says, “Yeah, there is a chance of snow for this weekend really what we are calling scattered snow showers here and there around the area no real accumulation expected.”
He says it is still a bit early for serious snow, but Winter is setting in. “It’s going to turn cold and stay cold for a while.”
Some 280 students with ADHD in Chesterfield County Middle Schools have seen their homework and planning skills dramatically improved as the result of a brief-school based research program conducted by VCU.
The United States Supreme Court has just ruled that President Trump’s immigration travel ban against six majority-Muslim countries can take full effect, while legal challenges against the latest version are still tied up in courts. One of those challenges is set for Friday in Richmond’s fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
A Virginia father who lost his son to opioid addiction appeared before a Senate Committee today (11/30) charged with dealing with the nationwide epidemic.
A professor at the VCU School of Dentistry was scheduled to appear this morning (11/30) before a U.S. Senate Committee meeting on the opioid crisis, to talk about his work and his great loss, that led him to work to combat the epidemic.
Dr. Omar Abubaker lost his son to an opioid overdose. “He was a good boy,” said Dr. Abubaker.
It began with a prescription pain medication for a football injury, but like thousands of others, Abubaker’s son, Adam became addicted and died three years ago.
Virginia Senator Mark Warner joined 15 moderate Senate Democrats today (11/28) in urging Republican Senators to abandon their tax legislation and work on a bi-partisan bill that doesn’t grow the deficit.