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New 'RVA Illuminates' to kick off holiday season Dec. 6 at Kanawha Plaza

It’s the most wonderful and magical time of the year, as dazzling and brightly colored displays and holiday festivities take over the city.

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School Board adopts new rezoning plan without pairing schools

After more than five hours and some heated discussions, the Richmond School Board voted 5-4 on Monday to accept a rezoning plan that would redraw school attendance boundaries in all parts of Richmond, along with other recommendations.

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Vocalist Rene Marie looking forward to RVA 'homecoming' with RJS

Virginia born and internationally acclaimed vocalist René Marie will perform as part of the Richmond Jazz Society’s Guest Educators Concert Series on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at The Capitol Ale House Downtown Music Hall, 623 E. Main St.

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RPS rezoning plans with pairings criticized as too costly

Parents and community members voiced opposition to several proposals to rezone Richmond Public Schools attendance districts, saying the plans are too costly and diversity in schools can be achieved in other ways.

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Parents back rezoning plan for greater diversity

Roughly 40 people voiced their over- whelming support for a Richmond Public Schools rezoning plan that would create more racial integration by pairing elementary schools that now have largely black or white student populations.

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School Board backs resolution to protect school funding in Coliseum financing plan

The Richmond School Board approved a resolution Monday requesting that City Council allow them to opt out of the funding plan for the controversial Coliseum replacement and Downtown redevelopment proposal.

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Hopewell assistant principal wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Ryan Sykes, an assistant principal at Carter G. Woodson Middle School in Hopewell, was surprised with the $25,000 Milken Educator Award during an assembly Nov. 6 at the school.

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Hampton extends free tuition for second semester to Bahamian students

The 46 students from the Bahamas who were displaced from their colleges at home to Hampton University following Hurricane Dorian were given an unexpected Halloween treat.

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Public hearings slated on 4 RPS rezoning plans

Rezoning plans for Richmond Public Schools are now in the city School Board’s court.

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Incumbents sweep Henrico supervisor elections

Incumbents won the day Tuesday, with all five members of the Henrico County Board of Supervisors winning re-election.

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