After applying for funding tied to red flag law, Youngkin officials vague on plans to use it

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DCJS director says no decisions have been made on $5M feds awarded to Virginia

Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s administration last fall applied for federal funding meant to help Virginia continue to implement its red flag law, a gun control measure strongly opposed by many Republican lawmakers and gun rights activists. State officials say the roughly $5 million hasn’t been formally accepted and no decisions have been made about how it might be used. Virginia’s system […]

For expectant and new mothers in Virginia, a troubling pregnancy trend worsens

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As the COVID-19 pandemic has waned with vaccinations and improved treatments, healthcare experts have begun to measure its dramatic effects on expectant and new mothers in Virginia. Virginia’s maternal mortality rate leaped by 130% during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an analysis by the Virginia Center for Investigative Journalism at WHRO. In 2021, women in Virginia died of pregnancy-related complications […]

In the Garden: Grow easy-care mandevillas for season-long color

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Bold color, tropical beauty, and easy-care mandevillas make excellent additions to patios, decks, and gardens. Train them onto a trellis, allow them to cascade from a hanging basket, or combine them with other plants. Enjoy summer-long blossoms and the butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators that stop by for a visit. Once divided into two different groups, dipladenias and mandevillas, the […]

Henrico Fur Finder: May 3, 2023

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Welcome to Henrico Fur Finder, where each week we highlight pets looking for a forever home at the Henrico Animal Shelter. Animals are sometimes adopted quickly; the shelter cannot guarantee any animal’s availability and animals cannot be put “on hold.” The shelter, located at 10421 Woodman Road in Glen Allen, is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 […]

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Henrico Property Transactions: April 12-18, 2023

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9604 Running Creek Road – $200,000, 1,152 SF (built in 1989), from Clarence M. and Dorothy Toler to Alan Puryear. 701 Masters Row, Unit G – $215,000, 1,150 SF (built in 1998), from Neil A. and Stacy H. Gill Trustees to Vicki Turlington Huber. 51 Dehaven Drive – $250,000, 1,216 SF (built in 1978), from Amarilis Paulk Trustee to William […]

Henrico News Minute – May 3, 2023

A Henrico-based insurance company is planning a big expansion; a Henrico woman and her mother are competing on a Fox reality cooking show; a regional rugby championship tournament takes place in Glen Allen; a wheelchair tennis tournament is returning to Henrico; your chance to test-drive a school bus.