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Would Building Women’s Monument at Virginia Capitol Square Bring Change?

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On Monday, Virginia Capitol Square witnessed hundreds of people coming together to honor the revolutionary and innovative women in the past four centuries of the state and dedicate a new monument to them. The monument will feature 12 bronze statues on a plaza constructed on granite. While the monument and seven of the statues were…

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Uniform Crime Reporting

Post Solar Project, Virginia Shines in FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program

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Virginia has emerged as one of the safest states in the country following the data released by the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program. In terms of lowest violent crime rates, Virginia ranks after Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire. The 2018 edition of the FBI’s annual report Crime in the United States claims that the…

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Virginia State Elections

Voters Support Stricter Gun Policies Ahead of Virginia State Elections

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In a recently conducted Schar School poll by the Washington Post, voters pointed out the key factors that might impact the Virginia state elections more than expected. The poll was conducted with 876 adults from mobile and telephone and contained a margin of five percentage. During the poll, voters expressed their opinion not only on…

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Ralph Northam

Carbon Freedom No Longer a Dream with Ralph Northam’s Solar Power Projects

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The latest announcement by Gov. Ralph Northam has paved Virginia’s way on the road to carbon freedom by achieving 100 percent carbon neutrality by 2050. In his announcement, Gov. Northam said that the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) authorized the establishment and usage of four new solar projects across the state on Thursday. It…

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Virginia Poultry Federation

Virginia Poultry Federation Grants $40,000 to Boost State’s Water Quality

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In an attempt to keep the water quality in check, the state of Virginia has decided to take on an unusual approach of transporting poultry waste around the state. The Virginia Poultry Federation will be playing a key role in ensuring that not only the poultry waste is transferred but also the water quality continues…

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Illegal Opioid Prescription

Virginia Dr. Joel Smithers’ Patients Deny Charges of Illegal Opioid Prescription

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After Martinsville doctor Joel Smithers was awarded a 40 year sentence for illegal Opioid prescription by the Western District Court of Virginia in Abingdon, many of Smithers’ patient came forward in his support. The patients have claimed that the prescription was to help them endure the extensive long-term pain. While, the prosecutors have termed the…

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Virginia Abortion Law

Virginia Abortion Law: Judge Hudson’s Ruling Deprives Women of Choices

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It’s surprising to see how Judge Henry Hudson has decided what rights Virginian women would have over their own bodies. The trial on Virginia abortion law, which was initiated in May in the state capital Richmond, has now received another ruling that is a splendid witness of how the male dominating society decides and creates…

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gun control ads

Will Gun Control Ads Benefit Democrats in State Elections?

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A gun safety group, Everytown for Gun Safety has allocated a funding of $175,000 to Democratic hopefuls for State Senate in order to broadcast new gun control ads in Virginia. With the funding, one of the largest gun safety groups in the country has thrown the ball in the National Rifle Association’s court. The group,…

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Tony Bennett

UVA Coach Tony Bennett Rejects Big Raise to Support Basketball Program

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In 2019 NCAA tournament, Tony Bennett, the head coach of the basketball team of University of Virginia, led the team on the road of redemption creating history. Virginia Cavaliers under his guidance qualified in the Final Four of the tournament for the first time in 35 years and later went on to win their first…

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