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  1. After Charlottesville, some rally to take Confederate name off schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | The Washington Post

    Ryan Sawyers, chairman of the Prince William County School Board, has started raising funds to change the name of Stonewall Jackson High in Manassas, Va., named for the Confederate general. Outrage over the violence and hate on display during a rally of white supremacists and white nationalists last weekend in Charlottesville has reenergized efforts nationwide to strip Confederate symbols out of American public life - including from the names of public schools.

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  2. McAuliffe temporarily bans protests at General Lee statue in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | The Washington Post

    The statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that stands in the middle of a traffic circle on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.

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  3. In tragic first, Va. governor presides at funeral for man on his security detailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | The Washington Post

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is embraced by a Virginia State Police trooper after he and his wife Dorothy McAuliffe, left, attended the funeral for Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates at Saint Paul's Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia. RICHMOND - More than 1,000 mourners gathered Friday to remember Berke Bates, the state trooper-pilot, devilish practical joker, father, husband and friend to Virginia governors who died last weekend while patrolling the skies over a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.

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  4. N.C. protesters pull down Confederate statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Washington Post

    Protesters march on Broad Street late Sunday Aug. 13, 2017, in Richmond, Va. The group marched through the Fan District to the Lee Monument to Jackson Ward.

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  5. Redskins and Richmond: A marriage in need of counseling?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | The Washington Post

    The eight-year deal between the Washington Redskins and Richmond officials to hold training camp in the city was touted as a win-win when struck in 2012 . For Richmond, it was hailed as a business-development coup - one that would lure thousands of tourists weekly, pump up the local economy and generate more than enough money from sponsorships and rental fees to pay for the $10 million practice facility the city would build for the team.

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  6. Redskins and Richmond: A marriage in need of counseling?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | The Washington Post

    The eight-year deal between the Washington Redskins and Richmond officials to hold training camp in the city was touted as a win-win when struck in 2012. For Richmond, it was hailed as a business-development coup - one that would lure thousands of tourists weekly, pump up the local economy and generate more than enough money from sponsorships and rental fees to pay for the $10 million practice facility the city would build for the team.

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  7. Poll shows Northam with slight edge over Gillespie in Virginia governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | The Washington Post

    A new poll shows Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam with a slight edge over Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia governor's race.

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  8. Boxing exercises: Redskins players benefit from punchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | The Washington Post

    Washington Redskins defensive end Brandon Banks, left, and defensive tackle Matthew Ioannidis, right, practice their boxing moves during practice at the team's NFL training camp in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. RICHMOND, Va.

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  9. Training camp photo galleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | The Washington Post

    Defensive tackle Matthew Ioannidis, right, executes a defensive drill during an afternoon practice at the Redskins summer training camp in Richmond Va. Professional photographers and amateur drone-photo enthusiasts around the world submitted images to Dronestagram and National Geographic's 2017 competition.

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  10. What to do in Richmond during Redskins training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | The Washington Post

    Fans can see more than just Vernon Davis and the Redskins when they head to Richmond for training camp. The Washington Redskins' training camp began Thursday morning in Richmond, their fifth in the city, signaling the return to football and the home stretch of summer.

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  11. First half of 2017 is the strongest U.S. stock markets have seen in yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock markets finished the first half of the year on a strong note, raising some questions about whether the rally has enough fuel to last through the second half of 2017.

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  12. Why it's hard to tell when beer is freshRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Determining just how fresh the beer at your local grocery store is can be a challenge, due to inconsistent labeling by breweries. Before craft beer aficionado Matthew Starr buys a new IPA or Pilsener at his favorite beer store, he picks up the can to check for a date.

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  13. Virginians head to the polls TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The Governor's mansion, the nation's oldest continuously occupied governor's residence, is shown in Richmond, Va. Virginia on Tuesday is holding primary elections to select major party nominees for governor, lieutenant governor and a number of House of Delegates seats.

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  14. Republicans rebuke 'gay bashing' fliers in race for Va. lt. governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Washington Post

    Republican candidates for lieutenant governor Bryce Reeves, left, Glenn Davis and Jill Vogel. RICHMOND - Virginia state Sen. Bryce Reeves blasted one of his Republican rivals in the primary race for lieutenant governor for supporting the appointment of the state's first openly gay judge.

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  15. Va. Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls vow to defy Trump on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam, left, gestures as former representative Tom Perriello, right, listens during a debate at a Union hall in Richmond, Va., on May 9. The two candidates face off in the June 13 primary. The two Democratic candidates, former representative Tom Perriello and Lt.

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  16. Jefferson fled Monticello to avoid being captured by the British. And he was mocked for it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A statue of Thomas Jefferson in the lobby of the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond As governor of Virginia, he fled Richmond and then Monticello to avoid being captured by the British. Thomas Jefferson was in his sanctuary of Monticello, gathering precious papers.

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  17. As gas pipelines roil Virginia governor's race, regulators backtrack on their roleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Washington Post

    From right, Pinar Gurdal, Rick Shingles and Russell Chisholm show their opposition to the Mountain Valley Pipeline project during the debate for the Democratic nomination for governor at Virginia Western Community College on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Roanoke, Va. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and former congressman Tom Perriello both claimed Thursday to be Virginia Democrats' best option for winning over rural voters who supported President Donald Trump in last year's election.

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  18. The federal appeals court that Trump hates the most will now hear arguments on his travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Protesters hold signs and march outside the US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., where judges heard arguments on President Trump's travel ban last week. A different court - the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals - will take up another challenge Monday.

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  19. Fairfax County firefighters fight flames in their own stationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A photograph showed that part of the outside of the station blackened. An emergency vehicle also was damaged.

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  20. Manassas woman killed in shooting on I-95 in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A Manassas woman was shot and killed early Sunday when a gunman opened fire on the vehicle she was riding in on Interstate 95 in Richmond, Virginia State Police said. Danielle Nichole Holland, 26, of Manassas; the driver of the vehicle, Tanna D. Gardner, 23, of Richmond; and an unidentified man were struck by bullets as their 2017 Nissan was traveling north on I-95 around 3:40 a.m., police said.

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