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3 Mar
Imagine taking a small stroll only to come across a field where head statues of 43 U.S. Presidents sit.  As eerily as this sounds, it's not a scene out of a horror film, and there is a farm that serves as home to head statues of 43 Presidents.  Standing in rows in a field down…
8 Apr 2021
Virginia on Wednesday became the first southern US state to approve the use of small amounts of marijuana for personal use.
25 Mar 2021
Virginia on Wednesday became the first southern US state to abolish the death penalty and the 23rd state in the country to end capital punishment.
22 Apr 2019
A US judge kept Chelsea Manning locked up Monday for refusing to testify in the secret grand jury investigation of WikiLeaks, despite its founder Julian Assange having already been charged in the case. A panel of judges rejected Manning's appeal against her March 8 jailing for contempt after she refused to give testimony in the…
2 Feb 2019
Ralph Northam, the Democratic governor of the US state of Virginia, is facing calls to resign after he confirmed he appeared in a racist yearbook photo and said he is "deeply sorry."
6 Jan 2019
Former England and Manchester United star Wayne Rooney was arrested last month for being drunk and swearing in public and paid a $25 fine Friday, according to multiple reports Sunday. Court records obtained by Washington ABC 7 News and The Athletic showed that Rooney was arrested in Loudon County, Virginia, on December 16 for cursing…
15 Sep 2017
Donald Trump signed into law a Congressional resolution condemning white supremacists on Thursday, after lawmakers maneuvered the president into backing a text triggered by his equivocal response to racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
18 Aug 2017
Susan Bro, whose daughter was killed when a suspected white supremacist drove his car into a group of protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia, said Friday she will not speak to US President Donald Trump "after what he said about my child."
14 Aug 2017
US President Donald Trump was to meet with top law enforcement aides on Monday as criticism mounted over his failure to explicitly condemn a rally by white supremacists in Virginia which ended in bloodshed.
14 Aug 2017
The White House on Sunday struggled to defuse the growing criticism of President Donald Trump's initial failure to explicitly condemn white supremacists for their role in the violent protest Saturday in Virginia, insisting that his condemnation included all such groups.
8 Jul 2017
Supporters of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan will march in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday to protest the planned removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee, who oversaw Confederate forces in the US Civil War.

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