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Editorials

Thanksgiving Message

In a year of turmoil...

Lighting a fire

Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones lit a fire Tuesday when she spoke to an online group of 120-plus local people about school re-segregation and equity in education.

Help the people

We call on the U.S. Senate to act now to pass a second COVID-19 relief package to help the millions of people in this country facing dire economic straits because of the pandemic.

Veterans Day

We take this moment to salute our nation’s veterans, the men and women who committed themselves to our nation’s defense — and to our liberty — through service in the Armed Forces.

Remain vigilant

Our concern about the growing spike in COVID-19 cases nationally was heightened by reports this week of the local spread of the coronavirus stemming from the election.

Where we stand

The American nightmare isn’t over just yet.

Richmond elections

In the mayor’s race, unofficial results show Mayor Levar M. Stoney winning re-election by beating his four challengers in six of the city’s nine districts.

Endorsements

Tuesday, Nov. 3 Elections

Mark R. Warner for U.S. Senate

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner has served the people of Virginia aptly and ably since first being elected to the Senate in November 2008. He has kept fidelity to our community since he was governor of Virginia from 2002 to ...

A. Donald McEachin for Congress

We strongly endorse 4th District Congressman A. Donald McEachin of Richmond for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Abigail A. Spanberger for Congress

We endorse Rep. Abigail A. Spanberger of Henrico County for a second term in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 7th District.

City Council choices

Richmond City Council has had a full plate during the last four years dealing with issues and proposals ranging from the $1.5 billion Navy Hill Development Corp. Coliseum and Downtown development plan to an increase in the city meals tax ...

School Board choices

Like four years ago, the Richmond School Board will experience some turnover this election with three open seats.

Joe Biden for president and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris for vice president

Competent. It’s not a flashy word or a flashy concept. But it best describes Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Levar M. Stoney for mayor

Richmond is at a crossroads — brought to this point by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the summer of protests calling for racial justice after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis and capped by the removal of the racist ...

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