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Science

Reasons Eco-Friendly Families Might Want to Move to Richmond Hill

Are you interested in living in a community focused on sustainability? Do you also want to make sure that you have a pleasant place to live that will be great for raising a family? We shared a list of great eco-friendly places to live. However, some of those are large cities with high costs of […]

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Automotive

Duke of Richmond launches BMW M3 Touring and races up the hill at Goodwood

The latest BMW M model has been revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Duke of Richmond took to the stage to introduce the car before the eagerly anticipated unveiling. The new M3 takes “the combination of racing-oriented performance and everyday practicality to the extreme”. After the unveiling, the Duke was the first person […]

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US

Toppled Confederate statue on display in Richmond museum

RICHMOND, Va. — A prominent Confederate statue that stood in Richmond for more than 100 years before protesters tore it down is back on display for the public. The Jefferson Davis statue on Monument Avenue was erected in 1907. It took just minutes for a crowd to tie a rope around the eight-foot Confederate statue […]

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US

Watch crews rescue ‘lucky’ kitty from Petersburg storm drain: ‘She got it!’

PETERSBURG, Va. — Several agencies worked to free a kitten dubbed Lucky, who was trapped in a storm drain in Petersburg Wednesday. The scene unfolded along South Jones Street after an officer working a crime scene nearby heard the animal crying for help just before 3 p.m. That officer went to investigate and discovered the […]

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Health

African burying ground historical marker unveiled in Richmond

Voices of the Swansboro Elementary School Choir welcomed around 150 local officials, educators and community members to downtown Richmond Sunday afternoon. The crowd gathered to watch as the Shockoe Hill African Burying Ground Historical Highway Marker was unveiled at the corner of Fifth and Hospital streets near Interstate 64. Many speakers said the storm clouds […]

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Health

Legh Richmond Powell IV, a Vietnam War veteran who marched in President John F. Kennedy’s 1963 funeral, dies

Legh Richmond Powell IV, a retired general contractor and Vietnam War veteran who marched in President John F. Kennedy’s 1963 funeral, died of congestive heart failure May 18 at the Towson Gilchrist Center. The Lutherville resident was 78. Born in Norfolk, Virginia, and raised on Wingate Road in Roland Park, he was the son of […]

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Health

Richmond man discovers long-lost graves of more than a dozen relatives

Ronald Emmons Sr. removes pieces of a cedar bush Thursday that concealed a headstone bearing the names of his wife’s relatives at the Cotton Cemetery in Richmond. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal RICHMOND — What began for Ronald Emmons Jr. as a simple search through genealogy websites ended with the discovery of two hidden locations containing graves […]

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US

Missing woman found in Virginia woods singing Amazing Grace: ‘God was with her the whole time’

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY, Va. — Aletha Gee Walton’s friends and family expressed gratitude Monday after their loved one, missing for more than a week, was found alive in the woods near her Keysville, Virginia home. Walton, 69, is living with the early stages of dementia, they said. “I was so glad it was a happy […]

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Technology

The R&D Dept.: Local patent roundup for 5.18.22 – Richmond BizSense

Utilizing machine learning to reduce cloud instances in a cloud computing environmentPatent No. 11,329,870A device receives, from a cloud computing environment, cloud instance information associated with cloud instances in the cloud computing environment, and processes the cloud instance information, with a machine learning model, to determine containers for one or more of the cloud instances […]

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Travel

Why more tourists will likely visit Central Virginia this summer: ‘Perfect destination for tank of gas’

RICHMOND, Va. — Despite increasing inflation and high gas prices, travel experts in the Richmond area expect a busy summer travel season and the region’s tourism organization is hoping to attract out of town visitors with a new ad campaign. AAA Mid-Atlantic said a recent survey it conducted found 61% of Virginia residents are planning […]