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Severe weather has cleared out of metro Richmond, but plan for downpours again on Friday

While Virginia is rich with carefully preserved history, the artifacts of African American heritage have largely vanished with time and neglect. But traces remain. And one of the deepest — just off Hampton’s major commercial strip — is at Aberdeen Gardens.

A voluntary suspension of work on parts of the Mountain Valley Pipeline does not adequately protect endangered species, environmentalists say in their latest legal strike against the besieged project.

Weekend events in Hampton Roads will mark four centuries of pain, struggle and perseverance since Africans' arrival in Virginia in 1619, @MelLeonor_  reports.

New from @Suarez_CM : After car stipend issue, Henrico schools chief will get additional $20,000 annually for retirement

Police seeking man who robbed Chesterfield bank, assaulted customer


DRAMATIC @DailyProgress  photo shows car seconds before it his pedestrians. #Charlottesville .

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Richmond bookstore owner says he called police after woman confronted Steve Bannon in his shop. From @Tim_Dodson 

JUST IN: VMFA acquires 'massive' sculpture by artist Kehinde Wiley, created in response to Confederate monuments. The sculpture is modeled after the J.E.B. Stuart monument on Monument Ave. Wiley's will sit in front of VMFA.

Paule Marshall, who taught at VCU, received several honors, among them a MacArthur Fellowship, or "genius grant." In 2009, she won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for having made "important contributions to our understanding of racism and human diversity."

Two of Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax's three government staffers and two employees of his political action committee resigned following news of a second sexual assault allegation against him, reports.