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Lt. Gov. Fairfax's defamation suit against CBS News dismissed by federal judge

A federal judge on Tuesday tossed out a libel lawsuit filed by Lt. Gov. Justin E. Fairfax against a television network he accused of slanted reporting on sexual assault allegations against him.

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Confederate statues in Memphis given to Confederate group, descendants

A Tennessee nonprofit group has handed over statues of Confederate leaders Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis to the Sons of Confederate Veterans, two years after they were removed from public parks in Memphis.

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Black church believed to be oldest in U.S. finishes repairs in time for 246th anniversary

A black congregation that began worship services before the American Revolution has restored its historic church to a version of its former glory.

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Trump 'betrayed the nation'

House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, declaring he “be- trayed the nation” with his actions toward Ukraine as they pushed toward historic proceedings that are certain to help define his presidency and shape the 2020 election.

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KKK holds recruitment rally in Hanover

About a dozen people wearing white Klan robes and waving Confederate flags held a recruitment rally last Saturday outside the Hanover County courthouse.

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Tax Relief Fund reminder

Virginia tax officials are reminding taxpayers that they must file their individual income taxes by Monday, July 1, in order to qualify for the Tax Relief Refund.

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Gore, Barber decry environmental racism in Va.

Former Vice President Al Gore urged residents of a historic African-American community in Buckingham County on Tuesday to continue their fight against a plan to build a natural gas pipeline compressor station in their community.

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Federal appeals court rulings put brakes on 2 pipeline projects

A federal appeals court in Richmond on Monday threw out two key permits for the Atlantic Coast pipeline, a ruling environmental groups said should halt construction on the 600-mile natural gas pipeline.

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NFL Hall of Fame ceremony gets emotional

One of the greatest leaders football has seen, Ray Lewis, used his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech last Saturday to call for more enlightened leadership in the United States.

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Norfolk police hit 16M views in lip-synch challenge

A video of police officers in Virginia dancing and lip-synching to Bruno Mars’ hugely popular song “Uptown Funk” has become a smash hit on the internet.

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