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Richmond family dealing with death of loved one from coronavirus

Richmonder Paul Amos Wright had a job he loved. And it killed him. Mr. Wright, 78, is among Virginia’s latest victims of COVID-19.

Stay at home

Life during the continuing coronavirus pandemic is taking a fresh turn following Gov. Ralph S. Northam’s stepped-up effort to stem the spread of COVID-19 in the state. On Monday, Gov. Northam turned his request for people to stay at home ...

RPS ramping up online learning

Distance learning via computers soon could become more robust for public school students in Richmond while schools are closed.

Rev. Joseph Lowery, head of SCLC and dean of civil rights veterans, dies at 98

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country’s first African-American president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream” in America.

City Hall to remain closed until April 13

Richmond City Hall, which has been shuttered to the public since mid-March, will remain closed to non-essential employees until at least Monday, April 13, it has been announced.

Richmond Public Schools offers range of food pickup sites

Richmond Public Schools has updated its system of food distribution for students and families to access meals.

Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club becomes temporary shelter for homeless

The Salvation Army this week turned its recently renovated Boys and Girls Club in Church Hill into a temporary 75-bed shelter for homeless people.

Monthly food stamp benefit amounts increased

More money for groceries is being rushed to families hard-pressed by job losses and other challenges.

ChildSavers offers 24-hour Immediate Response Hotline

As the COVID-19 shutdown continues, there may be unintended consequences of domestic violence.

VCU researcher asks: Could AR-12 help combat COVID-19?

Dr. Paul Dent is frustrated that a virus-killing compound he spent years investigating is not being used as a treatment in the current coronavirus pandemic.

Pharmacist produces hand sanitizer to help people stay healthy

Dr. Shantelle L. Brown, the pharmacist, owner and operator of HOPE Pharmacy inside The Market@25th, is making hand sanitizer to combat coronavirus.

Attention paid to psychological changes, impact of COVID-19

As the number of cases and deaths from COVID-19 continues to rise in Virginia and across the nation, more attention is being paid to the mental and psychological impact of both the virus and the measures being taken to stop ...

Social distancing has mixed practice around Richmond

Walk into any retail store, and it’s clear that the messages about social distancing and personal protection have penetrated only so far.

Before and after coronavirus

Life as we know it has changed since the coronavirus pandemic.

Cathy’s Camp razed, but people keep coming during pandemic

Homeless people keep coming despite the destruction last week of Cathy’s Camp, the tent community in Shockoe Valley, and the relocation of its residents to area motels and hotels.

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