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Almost 3,500 former convicts regain civil rights in Virginia

Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin (R) announced Friday that the state has restored civil rights to 3,496 formerly incarcerated individuals. Following their release from prison, those…

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Virginia: Senate Approves Adult-use Cannabis Retail Sales in Bipartisan Vote

Senate Bill 391 advances to the House of Delegates on a historic bipartisan 21-18 vote. The post Virginia: Senate Approves Adult-use Cannabis Retail Sales in…

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‘Success stories’: Michigan, Virginia adopt new maps after creating redistricting commissions

Residents of Michigan and Virginia voted to overhaul the redistricting process. Here’s how their new maps shape up. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/success-stories-michigan-virginia-adopt-new-maps-after-creating-redistricting-n1286760 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Virginia crews may have found time capsule in Robert E Lee statue’s pedestal

Statue was taken down in September but on Friday governor said crews found box embedded in 2,000lb granite block Crews working to remove the pedestal…

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Virginia emerging as ground zero in battle for House majority

Virginia is emerging as ground zero in next year’s battle for the House majority, with three Democrats – more than a quarter of its delegation…

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Virginia’s vote-counters are ready for a tight race that could take days to resolve

Recent polls have the high-stakes Virginia governor’s race as a neck-and-neck contest between Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin — and that means it could take…

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Black family says police told them they can’t act on neighbor blasting racial slurs

Activity is ‘not criminally actionable’, Virginia officers say, as family reports neighbor plays slurs and monkey noises A Black family from Virginia who say their…

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Virginia commission will redraw districts from scratch

Virginia’s Redistricting Commission voted on Monday to redraw the commonwealth’s congressional and state legislative districts from scratch, marking a victory for anti-gerrymandering advocates.The 16-person commiss……

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University of Virginia disenrolls more than 200 students who didn’t meet vaccine mandate

Students who comply with the vaccine requirement or file an exemption by Wednesday will be able to re-enroll. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/university-virginia-disenrolls-more-200-students-who-didn-t-meet-n1277367 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Virginia Tech pride flag stolen, replaced with Confederate flags

Police are investigating reports that a rainbow pride flag was stolen from a religious center on Virginia Tech’s campus for the third time in two…

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Virginia will use a $700 million grant to roll out statewide broadband

Virginia will use $700 million in American Rescue Plan funding to expedite broadband buildouts in underserved communities throughout the state, Governor Ralph Northam announced on…

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Virginia governor signs bill legalizing marijuana possession

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) on Wednesday signed a bill legalizing marijuana possession.The bill makes it legal for adults age 21 or older to possess a…

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Virginia bans gay and trans “panic” defense in murder and manslaughter cases

Virginia has become the first southern state (and the first state in 2021) to ban the gay and trans panic defense in cases involving the…

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Virginia becomes 12th state to ban gay/trans panic defense

Delegate Danica Roem said she introduced the bill after a 15-year-old LGBTQ constituent sent her a letter. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/virginia-becomes-12th-state-ban-gay-trans-panic-defense-n1262933 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Governor signs Voting Rights Act of Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) signed into law Wednesday a measure that fills some of the gaps in voter protections created nearly a decade ago…

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Virginia Democratic voters face a key choice in upcoming primary for governor

First Read is your briefing from “Meet the Press” and the NBC Political Unit on the day’s most important political stories and why they matter….

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Virginia lawmakers approve recreational marijuana use

Virginia lawmakers passed a bill on Saturday that will legalize recreational marijuana in 2024.Passing the bill was top priority for state Democrats who portrayed the bill…

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Virginia’s Senate votes to abolish the death penalty

The Virginia’s Senate voted on Wednesday to abolish the death penalty in a move that could make the commonwealth one of the first states in the…

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Amazon’s new headquarters look like sh*t

The design for Amazon’s new $2.5 billion poop-emoji headquarters in Arlington, Virginia has been submitted to officials. I hope it gets approved just so someone…

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A byproduct of the pandemic? Colleges see soaring interest in health fields

PHILADELPHIA — Vanessa Oppong thought about delaying her pursuit of a master’s degree in public health at Temple University, given that classes were moved online…

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Poll: Virginia voters say virus, not economy, most important

A majority of Virginia voters responding to a recent poll think enacting restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is more important than removing…

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A Caterpillar With Vomit-Inducing Poison Fur Is Taking Over Virginia

The West Coast is dealing with murder hornets entering a “slaughter phase.” Now the East Coast is getting in on the bad bug action, too,…

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