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Claims of “structural racism” at VMI, Governor orders $1 million investigation

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November 20, 2020

Evidence and claims of “structural racism” against Black cadets at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) have surfaced, prompting their superintendent to resign and Governor Northam to order a $1 million...

Kidnapping attempt on Governor of Virginia

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November 20, 2020

An anti-government plot to kidnap Governor Ralph Northom of Virginia and Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, was revealed in early October of 2020, after it was thwarted by the FBI. These allegations...

It’s been a ruff year, but these Thanksgiving traditions are still raising the woof

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November 20, 2020

The Macy's thanksgiving day parade has been a tradition for over 94 years, the first parade being in 1924. To many, it's been a part of every Thanksgiving morning. People love turning on their tv or even...

VA tightens COVID restrictions & FCPS halts return plan

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November 18, 2020

Virginia’s Governor Northam has signed two new executive orders regarding COVID-precautions, after a serious rise in COVID-19 cases across the commonwealth Virginia has 1,500 new COVID-19 cases per day,...

DC votes to decriminalize psychedelic drugs

DC votes to decriminalize psychedelic drugs
November 12, 2020

Voters in Washington DC voted heavily in favor of Initiative 81, which decriminalizes the possession, growth, distribution and transport of entheogenic plants and fungi. It also mandates that any current...

Virginia full Election results — Biden, Warner & Connolly all win

Sen. Warner & VP Biden in 2014
November 7, 2020

After 2.7 million Virginians had already early this year (read more here), Virginia saw minimal turnout in the polls on Election Day, but high engagement from its citizens.   Here are the results...

Washington DC boards up before election day

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November 2, 2020

Storefronts, office buildings and even the White House have all boarded up across Washington DC in anticipation for the election on November 3, 220.   While DC is strongly blue — Biden leads...

The final hours voting guide: What day-of Virginia voters need to know

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October 30, 2020

As the end of the United State’s historic presidential race draws to a close, after Virginia’s record-setting early and mail-in voting period, here’s everything voters need to know when hitting the...

Virginia voter registration crisis & extension

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October 20, 2020

A system disruption was caused by construction that accidentally cut a cable and led to Virginia’s entire voter registration system crashing on the last day to register to vote. The cable was repaired...

Early voting starts in Virginia with a rush

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September 29, 2020

Virginians across the state flooded polls during the first week of early voting, with almost 200,000 voters. Additionally, over 926,000 Virginians have voted by mail. This broke records, as in 2016 under...

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