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Miss local baseball? You can still get the food

With the coronavirus pandemic, fans are missing baseball. And some are missing ballpark food.

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Magistrate Judge Roderick C.Young of Richmond nominated to federal district court bench

Roderick Charles Young started out as a public defender and has risen through the legal ranks to U.S. magistrate judge in Richmond.

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Historic first: A. Benjamin Spencer named dean of W&M Law School

As a University of Virginia law school professor, A. Benjamin Spencer has earned accolades for his knowledge of federal courts and civil litigation.

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General Assembly delays minimum wage hike until May 1

Forget a Jan. 1 raise for the Virginia minimum wage.

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RRHA shuts down food deliveries from Feed More

The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority has cut off April food deliveries from the area’s largest food bank, Feed More, to needy families in public housing communities. The cutoff started last week after RRHA found that food deliverers were not wearing masks and other protective items or adhering to social distancing guidelines — keeping a 6-foot distance from other people.

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Bishop Gerald O. Glenn and wife hospitalized with the coronavirus

A prominent Chesterfield County minister and his wife are both being treated at the hospital for the coronavirus.

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Disinfecting your home and workspace are critical

In the past, they often went unnoticed, but now janitors, housekeepers and cleaning crews are front and center as the experts in cleaning and disinfecting amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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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.

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VCU leads clinical trials on drug to treat COVID-19

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University are participating in a trial of an experimental treatment for patients with moderate to severe symptoms of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that has spread around the world.

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General Assembly elects 2 to area judgeships

A veteran Richmond General District Court judge has been tapped to fill a seat on the city’s Circuit Court, and the daughter of the late Richmond attorney Leonard W. Lambert Sr. is headed to the bench in Henrico County.

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