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  1. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is relaunching the 'Artmobile'Read the original story

    Jul 26, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Jeffrey Allison was 6 years old when his aunt picked him up from his home and told him they were going to an art museum. Being from a small town in southwest Virginia, Allison thought he was in for a long trip.

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  2. Statues to Confederacy in its ex-capital spur soul-searchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    When a French artist's statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee arrived by train in Richmond in 1890, thousands helped haul the enormous pieces to what is today the city's grandest boulevard.

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  3. Interracial couples still face strife 50 years after LovingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Fifty years after Mildred and Richard Loving's landmark legal challenge shattered the laws against interracial marriage in the U.S., some couples of different races still talk of facing discrimination, disapproval and sometimes outright hostility from their fellow Americans. Although the racist laws against mixed marriages are gone, several interracial couples said in interviews they still get nasty looks, insults and sometimes even violence when people find out about their relationships.

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  4. Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel banRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate its ban on travellers from six mostly Muslim countries, saying the U.S. will be safer if the policy is put in place. The Justice Department filing to the high court late Thursday argued that the federal appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, made several mistakes in ruling against the Trump travel policy.

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  5. Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate its ban on travellers from six mostly Muslim countries, saying the U.S. will be safer if the policy is put in place. The Justice Department filing to the high court late Thursday argued that the federal appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, made several mistakes in ruling against the Trump travel policy.

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  6. Q&A: What to know about travel ban appealsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Does federal law give President Donald Trump broad legal authority to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations? That's the question before two federal appellate courts that have now heard arguments over Trump's revised travel ban and are being asked by Trump's opponents to use the president's own anti-Muslim campaign rhetoric against him. Federal courts in Hawaii and Maryland earlier this year blocked Trump's revised travel ban from taking effect.

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  7. Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem bid for CignaRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    A federal appeals court on Friday left in place a decision blocking Anthem Inc.'s bid to buy rival health insurer Cigna Corp. The 2-1 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upholds a federal judge's ruling in February that said the proposed $48 billion acquisition would reduce competition in the concentrated insurance market. Anthem argued the merger would save $2.4 billion in medical costs and lead to lower consumer premiums.

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  8. Fire destroys movie set in Virginia being used for 'TURN'Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    RICHMOND, Va. - Officials say a fire has destroyed part of a movie set that was being used to film the final season of the AMC television series "TURN: Washington's Spies."

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  9. Full 4th Circuit to hear Trump's revised travel ban appealRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    The full 15-judge panel of a federal appeals court will examine a challenge to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban next month. Appeals are typically heard first by a three-judge panel before they are possibly examined by all 15 judges.

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  10. A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel hours before it was set to take effect issued a longer-lasting order Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson held a hearing Wednesday on Hawaii's request to extend his temporary hold.

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  11. US judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban planned to hear arguments Wednesday on whether to extend his order until the state's lawsuit works its way through the courts. But even if U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson does not issue a longer-lasting hold on the ban, the temporary block would stay in place until he rules otherwise.

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  12. For some, Passover Seder will address global refugee crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Abdul Jalal Hashimi grew up in Kabul and fled with his family to the United States after working more than six years against the Taliban alongside American military forces. A 32-year-old Muslim, he has known few Jews personally, but come Passover he'll be among more than a dozen refugees sharing special holiday food and swapping life stories with congregants at Temple Beth-El in his new hometown of Richmond, Virginia.

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  13. Lawsuits blaming Saudi Arabia for 9-11 get new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    For years, family members of those killed on Sept. 11 and insurance companies tried unsuccessfully through the courts to hold Saudi Arabia or businesses and organizations there responsible for the terrorist attacks.

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  14. Woe for stores as shoppers look elsewhere for inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Erica Dao used to shop at malls once a month, looking in stores and seeing what the mannequins displayed. Now, she mainly looks for inspiration on social media.

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  15. Barnes tackles urban experience with 'Person of the Crowd'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia is taking art to the streets - and bringing the streets into the museum - as part of a major new exhibition that looks at engaging with public space and the urban experience. "Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flanerie" runs from Feb. 25 to May 22, adding a decidedly present-day edge to the museum known for its legendary trove of Renoirs, Cezannes, Matisses and Picassos.

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  16. Guard killed at prison saved colleagues' lives, union saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Forced into a closet by inmates at Delaware's largest prison, Sgt. Steven Floyd called out to officers coming to his aid, warning them that inmates had set a trap - saving their lives with his final actions, the head of the state corrections officers' union said.

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  17. 'Couldn't save them:' 6 kids die in Baltimore house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Robert Spencer said he often saw children playing on the porch of the home across the street from his in their northeast Baltimore neighbourhood. When he looked out the window early Thursday morning, the home was in flames.

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  18. UVa administrator urges judge to keep Rolling Stone verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    RICHMOND, Va. - Attorneys for a University of Virginia administrator are urging a federal judge not to overturn a jury's verdict against Rolling Stone magazine for its botched story "A Rape on Campus."

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