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The entire ordeal took place at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center. Wavy reported that while several employees made it out safely, quite a few were in fact injured.

Washington’s Birthday, known today as Presidents Day, began as a federal holiday to honor George Washington’s birthday, the first president of the United States of America. The federal holiday was implemented by an Act of Congress in 1879 for government offices in Washington, DC and then expanded to all federal offices in 1885. The federal […]

To our men and women who protect and serve our country, we salute you and will never forget… A man who lays down his life for another  is to be honored.   Please join in on some events to salute veterans in Richmond and across Virginia this week and weekend at www.virginia.org/veteransday        

Today is Dr Martin Luther King JR Day across the nation. On this Federal and state holiday Americans are reminded to reflect on the life and legacy of non-violence and justice. Volunteers are urged to find ways to help their communities. The King Center in Atlanta, GA is urging organizations and individuals around the world to […]

The Virginia 2014 General Assembly Session has adjourned and lawmakers in the House and Senate have not passed the two-year 95-million state budget. Members of the General Assembly in both House and Senate left Richmond afternoon still at odds over Medicaid expansion. However, the final hours of the General Assembly session did bring agreement on […]

RICHMOND, VA. (KISS FM): Today The Commonwealth of Virginia will officially swear in its 72nd Governor Terry McAuliffe. The Inauguration begins at noon at Capitol Square, guests include former President and First Lady Bill and Hillary Clinton. Expect added security and more police officers. If you are going to the inauguration, be prepare to go […]

Radio One Richmond presents Women’s Empowerment Expo Saturday, September 28, noon -5pm, featuring Actress Angel Bassett, founder of Radio one Cathy Hughes, CBS 6 Anchor Lorenzo Hall, performances by Grammy winner Chrisette Michele, Gospel artists Isaac Carree and Ernest Pugh. At Richmond Raceway Complex, info, kissrichmond.com or 804-672-9299. Get there early to see Angela Bassett, […]

  Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s deadline to veto or amend bills passed by the General Assembly has come and gone.  McDonnell amended the controversial transporation bill in response to claims there could be legal challenges, and he changed verbage in the budget bill to clarify what the state considers Medicaid reform and expansion under the […]

VIA WIKIPEDIA: Veterans Day is an annual American holiday honoring military veterans. Both a federal holiday and a state holiday in all states, it is usually observed on November 11. History of Veteran’s Day: U.S. President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed an Armistice Day for November 11, 1919. The United States Congress passed a concurrent resolution […]

“ All laws enacted at a regular session, . . . excluding a general appropriation law, shall take effect on the first day of July following the adjournment of the session of the General Assembly at which it has been enacted.” Constitution of Virginia, Article IV, Section 13 On Sunday, July 1, 2012 over 850 […]

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has submitted $43.9 million in amendments to the state’s budget. Amendments include but not limited to restoring funds for critical job creation programs, preserving funds for education and a private-sector solution to fund a one-time state employee bonus for November 2012. The governor restored $19.5 million in economic development funding from […]

Richmond, VA is on edge this afternoon as news quickly begins to spread of the official passing of the controversial Ultrasound bill in the Virginia State Senate. Over the past few weeks, the bill itself has morphed from a mandate that involves a transvaginal ultrasound be performed to determine the outcome of the pregnancy. The […]