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Monument will honor African-American Virginians
Jun 12,2017

One of the hot-button issues in Southern states is the controversy over monuments that celebrate Confederate figures from the Civil War. A new monument in Richmond that commemorates the Emancipation

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Monday marks 50th anniversary of 'Loving' decision
Jun 12,2017

In Caroline County in the 1950s, Richard and Mildred Loving began an important story that would become an award-winning film: falling in love, getting married and then getting thrown in jail


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Veterans center will be named for 2 war heroes
Jun 08,2017

A veterans health-care center planned for Virginia Beach will be named for two war heroes from the area, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday during a ceremony at the Virginia War Memorial.

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Law requires mental health training for school counselors
Jun 08,2017

More than 20 percent of children in the U.S. have or have had depression or other serious mental disorder, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.


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Art hits the streets the 1st Friday of each month
Jun 08,2017

With murals on buildings throughout the city and VCU constructing an arts center, it's no secret that Richmond has a thriving arts scene. Once a month, that scene is on full display

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Pollster is pessimistic about Israeli-Palestinian deal
Jun 08,2017

A prominent Arab-American pollster and scholar doubts the Trump administration will be able to broker peace between Israel and Palestine.

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Richmond joins over 150 cities in 'March for Truth'
Jun 07,2017

"We want a leader! Not a creepy tweeter!" more than 200 demonstrators chanted as they marched through downtown Richmond, demanding an investigation into President Donald Trump's alleged ties to Russia.

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Virginia hikers protest natural-gas pipelines
Jun 05,2017

Holding signs saying "Reject and Protect" and "No Pipeline," dozens of Appalachian Trail hikers held a protest Friday at Capitol Square to voice their disapproval of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s




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