Virginia

Demonstrators are seen during a pro-gun rally, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Richmond, Va.
Sarah Rankin/AP
AP News
January 20, 2020 - 12:39 pm
Thousands of gun-rights activists — some brandishing their military-style rifles — crowded the streets surrounding Virginia's Capitol building Monday to protest plans by the state's Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation.
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Equal Rights Amendment supporters demonstrate outside Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va., on Jan. 8, 2020.
Steve Helber/AP Photo, File
AP News
January 15, 2020 - 1:41 pm
Virginia on Wednesday moved to the brink of becoming the crucial 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in what was seen as a momentous victory by women's rights advocates even though it is far from certain the measure will ever be added to the U.S. Constitution. Read more here.
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A ski lift at Bear Creek Mountain
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AP News
December 26, 2019 - 1:38 pm
Authorities say a skiing accident at an eastern Pennsylvania resort claimed the life of a Virginia man. Read more here.
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Crews work to clear vehicles from the Queens Creek overpass on I-64 in York County, Va., Sunday December 22, 2019 after a chain-reaction crash involving multiple vehicles.
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AP News
December 22, 2019 - 4:35 pm
A pileup involving more than 60 cars on a major interstate in Virginia on Sunday morning injured dozens of people, some critically, according to state police. Read more here.
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Counter Confederate Monument
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CNN
December 11, 2019 - 10:05 am
A monument of a young African-American man has found its permanent Virginia home near the Confederate statue it was modeled after. "Rumors of War," by artist Kehinde Wiley -- who painted President Obama's portrait hanging in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery -- was unveiled Tuesday at...
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Police examine a stolen RV after ramming it multiple times with an armored vehicle while searching for a Marine deserter who is wanted for questioning in a murder case, in Roanoke, Va.
Don Petersen/AP Photo
AP News
November 27, 2019 - 11:02 am
A Marine deserter wanted in the fatal shooting of his mother's boyfriend was captured on Wednesday after a lengthy search that had schools and neighborhoods on alert in Roanoke, Virginia. Read more here.
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A statue of Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart stands on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.
Steve Helber/AP Photo, File
AP News
November 12, 2019 - 10:48 am
An army of Confederate monuments dots Virginia's landscape but some of those statues could soon start coming down after Election Day gave Democrats control of the General Assembly for the first time in decades.
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Democratic supporters cheer at their party in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. All seats in the Virginia House of Delegates and State Senate are up for election.
Steve Helber/AP Photo
AP News
November 06, 2019 - 9:49 am
Democrats took full control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in more than two decades while the race for governor in deeply Republican Kentucky was too close to call despite a last-minute boost from President Donald Trump.
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In this Feb. 14, 2019, file photo people walk into the lobby for Amazon offices in New York.
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 09, 2019 - 10:30 am
By Joseph Pisani, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is going on a hiring spree. The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming to hire more than 30,000 people by early next year, a 5% bump in its total workforce. Amazon is looking for all kinds of workers...
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Residents of the Boardwalk RV Park discuss the path of a possible waterspout or tornado, generated by Hurricane Dorian, struck the area.
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AP News
September 05, 2019 - 7:25 am
As Hurricane Dorian blows off the coast of the Carolinas, forecasters are predicting high storm surges and drenching rains that could trigger flooding and unleash environmental hazards in areas still recovering from last year's Hurricane Florence.
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