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  1. Delegate apologizes after he mocks peer with Communist imageRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2018 | WTVR Richmond

    A fellow delegate mocked Delegate Lee J. Carter with the image of a hammer and sickle held up behind his head as Carter spoke against SB 883 in finance committee Monday, expressing a preference that economic development be built from the ground up instead of offering companies tax breaks at the expense of poor people in certain Virginia localities. Voters easily put Carter, a Democratic Socialist, into office in District 50. Like Senator Bernie Sanders, Carter ran as a Democrat but is a self-described socialist, in a district where Hillary Clinton easily beat President Donald Trump in 2016.

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  2. House votes to mandate sexual harassment training at General AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | WTVR Richmond

    The Virginia House of Delegates passed legislation mandating that members and full-time staffers go through sexual harassment training every two years. However, some Democrats said the legislation fell short of the "comprehensive" approach they had proposed.

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  3. Feminine hygiene products could become tax exemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | WTVR Richmond

    With momentum from the #MeToo movement, several women's rights groups are again supporting legislative calls to remove the sales tax on feminine hygiene products. Planned Parenthood, the Virginia Menstrual Equity Coalition and other organizations have been posting on social media, circulating petitions and attending General Assembly meetings to show their support for the idea.

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  4. Missing Fairfax man last seen Friday, believed to be in dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | WTVR Richmond

    The Fairfax County Police Department is looking for 91-year-old Gerard Thomas Restaino, who they say was last seen at 4:59 p.m. yesterday at Koons Toyota in Tysons Corner. Restaino is described as a white male about 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds with blue eyes and gray hair.

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  5. Police seek second suspect in Fairfax 'Saturday night crime spree'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Police are looking for a second suspect in what they described as a "crime spree" in Alexandria that started around 10 p.m. on Saturday night. The first suspect, Darrius Berry, 24, is charged with robbery, abduction for pecuniary benefit, felony speed to elude, felony hit-and-run, driving without a license, and driving without insurance, WDCW reported .

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  6. Opioid-laced heroin suspected in string of fatal Fairfax overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    After six deaths from overdoses last week, Fairfax police are investigating the possibility that five of those overdoses may have been the result of heroin laced with opioids. Detectives suspect that there is heroin currently on the streets in the county that is laced with fentanyl and carfentanil, which can be deadly even in small doses.

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  7. VCU graduate Bijan Ghaisar shot in head by U.S. Park PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Friends and family of VCU graduate Bijan Ghaisar remembered the 25-year-old Northern Virginia man as a "kindhearted and genuine" person. They are confused as to why U.S. Park Police shot Ghaisar.

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  8. Governor-elect Northam lays out his administration's top prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    One day after his decisive election night victory, Governor-elect Ralph Northam said he is working to develop his transition team to prepare to become the 73rd Governor of Virginia. Northam said he aims to be a Governor for all Virginians regardless of their political affiliation, citing his work as a state senator as evidence of his commitment to unity.

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  9. Tough night for Trump and GOP sends a message for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    The first two gubernatorial elections since President Donald Trump took office went in favor of Democratic candidates in Virginia and New Jersey. The lesson to be learned is that this is not about the personalities; it's about the base.

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  10. Mom arrested after 3 kids rescued from hot car in FairfaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Fairfax County Police say a 26-year-old Falls Church woman has been arrested after leaving her three young children in a hot car earlier this week. Officials say Alexa Faulkison brought the children to work with her and left them inside the car because she did not want to bring them inside.

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