Jeremy M. Lazarus

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City's interim HR director enticed out of retirement with high salary

City Hall’s new interim director of human resources has been hired at a salary far above that paid to the most recent director or interim director, Mayor Levar M. Stoney confirmed.

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Holiday gift assistance programs ready to give

Angel Tree, Silver Bell and other holiday gift assistance programs are now in full swing in the Richmond area.

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House Dems elect women to top posts

Fresh from sweeping enough seats in the Nov. 5 election to take the majority in the House of Delegates, Democrats plan to install two women in the top posts for the first time in state history.

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Black-owned health companies claim insurers are forcing them out of business

Small companies that are largely African-American-owned are fighting against an effort that they claim will put them out of business by stopping them from providing mental health and substance abuse services to Medicaid patients.

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GSK to add 150 jobs at city research center

Richmond is to gain 150 new jobs and an enlarged role as a hub of consumer product research and development for a joint venture of two pharmaceutical giants, GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer.

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Sen. Kaine speaks out to restore aid to HBCUs

A powerful Republican senator is holding up millions of dollars in federal aid to historically black colleges and universities in Virginia and elsewhere and to other minority-serving institutions.

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City Council bids Agelasto adieu with award and tough new ordinance

City Councilman Parker C. Agelasto got a rousing sendoff from his colleagues after joining them Tuesday night in votes to maintain the real estate tax rate at $1.20 per $100 of assessed value and to approve a public safety measure Mayor Levar M. Stoney spearheaded to fine residents who fail to report a lost or stolen gun within 24 hours.

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School Board member seeks to protect school funding in costly Coliseum plan

The Richmond School Board could weigh in on the debate over the controversial $1.5 billion Coliseum replacement and Downtown redevelopment plan.

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'16 Bars' documentary from the Richmond Justice Center opens Nov. 14

It already has been seen in Charlottesville, San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York. Now, a 94-minute documentary is finally set to debut in Richmond about four current and former inmates and their personal stories told through music at the Richmond Justice Center with the help of Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist Todd “Speech” Thomas.

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ACA health insurance enrollment deadline Dec. 15

More choices in health insurance that will cost less. That’s the good news for people who have until Sunday, Dec. 15, to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

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