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Revealed: From the KKK to Catholic Priest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/22/2017 at 2:30pm
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Hate has consumed the news cycle since Charlottesville happened. But you know what’s more affective? Stories of love. Yes, it sounds cliché, but it’s true. Love and positive change. How about a story about a man who went from a member to the KKK to a Catholic priest?

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Virginia: Governor Declares State of Emergency Following Violent Clashes At “Unite The Right” Protest

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 3:30pm 8/12/2017 at 3:30pm
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Virginia’s governor Terry McAuliffe has declared a state of emergency after violent clashes erupted between “Unite the Right,” who were in Charlottesville to protest the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue, and counter-protesters.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

The governor of Virginia declared a state of emergency Saturday after violent clashes between...

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Court: VA Politician Who Blocked Constituent on Social Media Violated First Amendment

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 10:00am 8/1/2017 at 10:00am
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U.S. District Judge James Cacheris in Alexandria, VA, ruled that politicians who block followers on social media violates free speech.

From The Wall Street Journal:

A federal court in Virginia ruled that a local politician violated the free-speech rights of a constituent she banned from her Facebook page, in a case the judge...

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VA Gov.’s Former Electric Car Company Zaps Millions of Tax Dollars

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 9:00am 7/16/2017 at 9:00am
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The American press obsession with Russia is leaving vital news on the cutting room floor.

For example, Judicial Watch is reporting that the state auditor of Mississippi is demanding that Virginia Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe’s former company, GreenTech, repay millions in public money because the electric vehicle company shut down and failed...

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Police: Murder of Virginia Muslim Teen by Supposed Illegal Alien was Road Rage, not Hate Crime

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 7:00am 6/20/2017 at 7:00am
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When a teenage Muslim girl was killed in Virginia recently, some people speculated that it could be a hate crime due to her religion. It turns out however that the suspect is believed to be an illegal immigrant who was triggered by road rage.

The Fairfax County Police Department blog reports:

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Rep. Steve Scalise, Aides Shot at Baseball Practice in Virginia

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 8:28am 6/14/2017 at 8:28am
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A gunman opened fire on the GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, VA. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and numerous aides were shot. From Fox News:

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Protests Cause Former Sen. Jim Webb to Decline Naval Academy Award

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/30/2017 at 5:00pm

Former Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), decided to turn down a Distinguished Graduate Award from the Naval Academy Alumni Association. Webb graduated from the academy in 1968.

According to the AP, Webb’s sin was an article he penned almost forty years ago, “In 1979, Webb wrote an essay for Washingtonian magazine called “Women...

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Top U.S. Coal Boss Optimistic About Industry Future During Trump Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 27, 2017 at 2:45pm 3/27/2017 at 2:45pm
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The head of America’s “largest privately held” coal firm has expressed optimism for his industry under President Donald Trump after a meeting held last month.

Murray Energy’s CEO and founder Robert Murray spoke with The Guardian on Monday. He believes that Trump will stick to his campaign promises for the coal industry...

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Day Without a Woman March Closing Schools

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6:30pm 3/6/2017 at 6:30pm
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Some schools across the country will close on March 8,  the same day as the Day Without a Woman March, due to concerns they’ll be short-staffed.

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro schools in North Carolina will close. Durham Public Schools may close but have not reached a final decision. Chapel Hill-Carrboro Superintendent Jim Causby...

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Supreme Court Sends Back Virginia Transgender Bathroom Case to Lower Court

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 11:30am 3/6/2017 at 11:30am
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The Supreme Court has chosen to send a Virginia transgender student’s bathroom case back to the lower court after President Donald Trump’s administration decided to do away with a directive from former President Barack Obama that stated students in schools can use which bathroom they want.

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One Virginia Airbnb Regulation Bill Hits Senate Floor

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/7/2017 at 4:00pm

As if we needed more proof that we do not fully own our homes or property! Virginia faced three bills to regulate Airbnb type rentals, but only one made it to the Senate floor. Yes, the Virginian government wants to regulate how YOU rent out YOUR property to someone because it’s...

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Virginia School System Suspends ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ ‘Huckleberry Finn’ Over Racial Slurs

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 8:30am 12/2/2016 at 8:30am

The Accomack County Public Schools in Virginia has suspended the classics To Kill A Mockingbird and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn over racial slurs after a parent filed a complaint:

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Virginia Democrat Lashes Out at Party Over Rhetoric, Treatment of Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 8:00pm 11/19/2016 at 8:00pm

Del. Sam Rasoul, the only Muslim in Virginia’s General Assembly, has lashed out at his party over its treatment of Republicans and the tone of fear during the presidential election:

“I feel as though the [leadership] right now is not committed to the radical changes we need to connect with the values...

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Hillary Ally Gave $500K to Senate Campaign of Wife to FBI Agent on Email Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 24, 2016 at 11:30am 10/24/2016 at 11:30am

The Wall Street Journal has reported that a PAC associated with Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a strong Hillary Clinton ally, handed over almost $500,000 to the 2015 state Senate campaign for Dr. Jill McCabe, wife of now FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. He later became involved with the FBI’s investigation into ...

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REJECTED: Judge Denies Rolling Stone’s Request to Toss Out UVA Defamation Suit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 2, 2016 at 7:02pm 9/2/2016 at 7:02pm

Remember the whole Rolling Stone/University of Virginia/faux rape story?

An investigation conducted by the Charlottesville Police Department found no evidence of rape at the accused University of Virginia fraternity.

Months ago,...

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FBI Investigating Virginia Stabbing as Possible Terrorist Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 4:00pm 8/23/2016 at 4:00pm

The FBI has decided to investigate a stabbing in Virginia as a possible terrorist attack after the man allegedly yelled “Allah Akbar.” Wasil Farooqui, 20, stabbed two people at an apartment complex on Saturday night. Both people survived.

Witnesses told the police Farooqui yelled “Allah Akbar” as he attacked them.

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Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s plan to restore the felon vote for Hillary in Virginia

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 9:41pm 7/23/2016 at 9:41pm

The Clinton campaign suffered a serious blow on Friday when the Virginian Supreme Court struck down Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s blanket reinstatement of voting rights for convicted felons who have served their time. (Opinion here)

WaPo reported:

Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 felons violates Virginia’s constitution, the...

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