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Virginian NAACP

Virginian NAACP Sues Schools for Forcing Confederate Names on Students

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Last updated on August 19th, 2019The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People also known as NAACP, a civil rights organization in the United States, has been playing an important role to advance justice for African Americans throughout the country. Recently, the Virginian NAACP sued the local government and the school district over the…

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Federal Judge Rules against Transgender Bathroom Policy of Virginia School

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In a historic ruling, federal judge Arenda Wright Allen termed the transgender bathroom policy of Gloucester County High School, Virginia as discriminatory against the transgender students of the school. The judgement is the latest case in a series of decisions across the country that supports the transgender students who have been subjected to similar experiences.…

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Virginia Health Department

Virginia Health Department Warns State Residents of Health Disorders

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A rise in health disorders mainly respiratory illnesses throughout Virginia has been reported recently, as per the statement of Virginia Health Department. The department notified the state residents in an alert regarding the increase in diseases like influenza, Legionnaire’s disease, pneumonia and pertussis or whooping cough. The department also informed that most of those affected…

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Virginia Fisheries

Situation for Virginia Fisheries Worsens amidst Climatic Changes

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Virginia fisheries are among the few industries in the US that have directly suffered the negative impact of the climate change. While the climate change has adversely affected the population, industries, natural resources, it has also negatively impacted different sea-based industries. Former President George Washington, who in his pastime used to fish at the Potomac…

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Gerrymandering

Supreme Court’s Verdict on Racial Gerrymandering Appeal Hits Republicans

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On Monday, the Supreme Court dissolved the appeal citing the few districts from the maps drawn by the court being racially gerrymandering. The appeal which was filed by the Virginia’s Republican controlled House of Delegates resulted in the favor of the Democrats. With the verdict, it is believed that the Democrats will receive the benefit…

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Joe Morrissey

Virginians Elect Joe Morrissey, Ignoring Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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As per the results of the primary Virginian elections that took place in the State on Tuesday, Virginian Democrat Joe Morrissey, who earlier served a jail sentence of six months in 2015, won the elections for the state’s 16th Senate District. The 61-year-old former state legislator has been earlier accused of having sex with his…

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Virginia Elections

Primary Virginia Elections: Important Details Ahead

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The ongoing primary Virginia elections would decide the fate of state legislature and local candidates in their advancement to the November 5 general elections in the state. The scheduled time of polling has been set in between 6:00 am to 7:00 pm today. Virginian voters will get the advantage of voting in either Democratic or…

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Virginia Beach Shooting: Democrats React on GOP’s Failure

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Following the recent Virginia Beach shooting at the municipal corporation building on Friday afternoon, the count of mass shooting has reached to two in less than a week. The indiscriminate mass shooting in Virginia targeted at least 18 people, out of which 12 faced tragic deaths and six are wouded. The mass shooting is claimed…

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Virginia Cavaliers

Virginia Cavaliers Lacrosse Team Zaps Yale, Bags Championship

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As the Virginia Cavaliers men’s lacrosse team came into the ground facing Yale, one of the formidable opponents of the championship, they would not have expected the win to feel more thrilling than it sounded. When the final match of the National Lacrosse Championship ended, the Cavaliers regained the title of the National Champions as…

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