Jeremy M. Lazarus

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City spurns cold weather shelter for ‘non-congregant’ housing for homeless

For the first time in at least 19 years, City Hall will not be opening a cold weather shelter on Oct. 1 as a warm place for homeless adults when temperatures fall to 40 degrees and below.

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Federal appeals court decision may impact police immunity from lawsuits

When the Virginia Senate sidelined a bill last week that would have stripped police officers in the state of immunity from lawsuits alleging brutality and violations of constitutional rights, the result was to leave families to face arduous and expensive court fights to hold officers accountable.

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City expecting $13.75M surplus from 2019-20 fiscal year

Worries that the pandemic would leave Richmond financially crippled are evaporating.

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VSU may lose $10M to $12M with decision to go virtual

The decision to keep students off campus for the first semester may cost Virginia State University $10 million to $12 million — just one example of the impact COVID-19 is having on higher education.

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Photographer Richard L. Swann dies at 85

Richard Leon Swann turned his youthful passion for taking photos into a photography career that spanned nearly 60 years and provided lasting memories for untold numbers of Richmond residents.

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Challenge to wording on November ballot dismissed

The Virginia Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an attempt to block the state Board of Elections from printing ballots, including proposed amendments to the state Constitution involving the drawing of lines for political districts.

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Dr. Diane Harris Marsh, trailblazing dentist and wife of former state Sen. Henry L. Marsh III, dies at 84

Dr. Diane Elaine Harris Marsh was a “super mom” before the term was coined, according to her family.

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Police reform legislation having tough time in General Assembly special session

Police reforms and other legislation are hardly sailing through the Democratic-controlled General Assembly.

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City day care program rolls out with waiting list

The new school year launched Tuesday with all classes online in Richmond, but the promise of a robust, city-supported day care program for children of working parents and for parents with weak links to the internet has yet to be fulfilled — and it is unclear when it will be.

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Man’s gift of life to be highlighted during NASCAR race Saturday

When a 14-year-old cousin’s kidneys failed, Christopher J. Woody stepped up after testing found him genetically compatible. He donated one of his kidneys to save Tyshawn Morris’ life.

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