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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett, left, and Texas Tech head coach Chris Beard talk as they arrive at an interview for CBS Sports Network's "We Need to Talk" show before the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, Ap
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April 07, 2019 - 8:35 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For Virginia and Texas Tech, doing something that had never been done before took hard work, dedication, determination — and vision. The Cavaliers and Red Raiders meet in the NCAA Tournament championship game Monday night. Neither program has ever been this close to a title,...
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James Alex Fields, Jr.
Albemarle Regional Jail
March 27, 2019 - 5:15 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A man convicted on state murder charges in a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal hate crime charges in a case that stirred racial tensions across the country. Under a plea agreement, James Alex Fields Jr., of...
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Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney answers questions during a press conference at the Charlottesville Police Department, Friday, March 22, 2019 in Charlottesville, Va.
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March 23, 2019 - 9:34 am
By Ben Finley Associated Press A 17-year-old boy was charged Friday with making online threats of "ethnic cleansing" against black and Hispanic students at the public high school in Charlottesville, Virginia, a city that was the site of a deadly white nationalist rally in 2017. The threats had shut...
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In this Dec. 15, 2018, file photo, North Carolina's Cameron Johnson (13) dunks against Gonzaga during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Chapel Hill, N.C.
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March 19, 2019 - 10:25 am
By Noah Trister, AP Sports Writer At this time of year, everyone's in search of a system — some way of simplifying the brackets and making it a little easier to pick one champion out of all those contenders. You could go with the most experienced coaches, or perhaps the teams playing the best...
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Paul Manafort
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February 15, 2019 - 1:37 pm
By Katelyn Polantz, CNN (CNN) -- Prosecutors on special counsel Robert Mueller's team intend to file a sentencing recommendation in the Paul Manafort case Friday. The prosecutors asked a federal judge in Virginia to schedule a second sentencing hearing "as soon as practicable" for Trump's former...
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview at the Governor's Mansion, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 in Richmond, Va.
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February 11, 2019 - 8:29 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on scandals involving Virginia's Democratic leaders (all times local): 10:25 a.m. A group of black clergy and community leaders is asking for a moratorium on the widespread calls for Virginia's governor and attorney general to resign over their admissions they wore...
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Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax welcomes visitors to the gallery at the opening of the senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.
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February 09, 2019 - 12:37 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's embattled lieutenant governor has urged authorities to investigate sexual assault allegations made against him, but hasn't heeded calls to resign and it is unclear what comes next for the once-rising star of the state Democratic Party. Two women have made allegations...
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A second woman has come forward to say that she was raped by Democratic Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax when they attended Duke University in 2000.
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February 08, 2019 - 5:13 pm
By Grace Segers (CBS) -- Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax has now been accused of raping a college classmate 18 years ago. Meredith Watson, the second woman to accuse him of sexual assault this week, released a statement Friday afternoon through her lawyer, Nancy Erika Smith. The rape allegedly...
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FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2017 file photo, from left, Lt. Governor-elect Justin Fairfax, Attorney General-elect Mark Herring and Governor-elect Ralph Northam listen as Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe addresses a joint meeting of the House and Senate money
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February 07, 2019 - 7:33 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Democrats struggled to find their way out of three interlocking political crises Thursday that could bring down the party's top elected officials and put a Republican in the governor's chair. With Gov. Ralph Northam's career in peril over a racist photo in his 1984...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Virginia Gov.-elect, Lt. Gov Ralph Northam, center, walks down the reviewing stand with Lt. Gov-elect, Justin Fairfax, right, and Attorney General Mark Herring at the Capitol in Richmond, Va.
AP Photo/Steve Helber, File
February 06, 2019 - 9:09 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The political crisis in Virginia spun out of control Wednesday when the state's attorney general confessed to putting on blackface in the 1980s and a woman went public with detailed allegations of sexual assault against the lieutenant governor. With Gov. Ralph Northam's career...
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