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Virginia launched a new PR campaign Monday to draw attention to the state’s quickly growing computer science industry. The campaign ties in neatly with Richmond Tech Week, which also kicked off Monday.

GRTC in Richmond Launches Training Program for Mechanics

14 hours ago
U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman

 

 

Public transportation plays a big role in a community -- helping people get to and from work and school. But now Richmond’s public transport agency is trying something new: workforce development.

 

 

The disabled and elderly often rely on public transportation to get them where they need to go. Now, Richmond officials are hoping to make things a bit easier by partnering with a local tech start-up.  

Richmond Mayor Calls for 'Context' to Confederate Monuments

Jun 22, 2017
Steve Helber / AP

 

 

The mayor of Virginia's capital city is weighing in on how to deal with Confederate monuments. Richmond mayor Levar Stoney announced Thursday he'd like to revamp Monument Avenue. The broad tree-lined boulevard in Richmond features memorials to several Confederate generals.

The Wythe of Our Dreams: When a High School Became Home

Jun 15, 2017

When Libby Germer started teaching at Wythe High School in Richmond, it was her first time teaching at a school where most of her students didn't look like her. Only 9-percent of Richmond Public School students are white, three-quarters qualify for free and reduced lunch.

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