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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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SCOTUS Overturns McDonnell Bribery Conviction

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 27, 2016 at 11:32am 6/27/2016 at 11:32am

The Supreme Court unanimously overturned Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s bribery conviction.

They do not think the prosecutors proved “he took significant official actions in exchange for the $175,000 in gifts and loans he received from a wealthy businessman.”

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Virginia’s Democratic Governor is Under Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 23, 2016 at 7:30pm 5/23/2016 at 7:30pm

Virginia’s Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe is in a bit of hot water.

Monday, CNN was the first to report McAuliffe was under the FBI and Justice Department microscope. At the center of the investigation — whether certain donations to his election campaign were extra-legal.

McAuliffe served as a board member for former President...

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Virginia Governor Creates 200,000 New Hillary Voters

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 10:30am 4/23/2016 at 10:30am

Virginia’s Democrat governor Terry McAuliffe just gave his party and Hillary Clinton a huge gift for the 2016 election by granting felons the right to vote.

He did it by executive order to circumvent the state’s Republican led legislature and claimed it was all about righting wrongs of the past.

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Is this the next big police shooting controversy?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 4:30pm 3/20/2016 at 4:30pm
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A 25-year-old black woman who appeared to be brandishing a handgun was shot and killed by police in Virginia; it was later discovered that, like Tamir Rice, she held a non-firing replica (see below).

CBS reports:

A 25-year-old black woman was shot and killed by police officers in Virginia on Saturday after threatening...

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