- Business Insider 12:23September 22, 2021Virginia's hospitals are filling up with COVID patients. Its rural, unvaccinated population may be the cause.Virginia is split along rural-urban lines, leaving much of its populace unprotected despite the top-line stats, Prof Bryan Lewis told Insider.
< Science, News UK, coronavirus, Virginia, Vaccine, rural america >
- New York Magazine 00:20September 22, 2021McAuliffe Is Going With the Newsom Playbook in VirginiaMcAuliffe will hammer Youngkin on COVID-19 measures, abortion, and Donald Trump, while the Republican will count on the natural midterm trends.
< politics, elections of 2021, virginia governor's race, terry mcauliffe, glenn youngkin, donald trump, gavin newsom, covid-19 vaccine, covid-19 masks, 2021 california recall, abortion >
- Business Insider 23:21September 18, 2021West Virginia governor says the state will have to 'keep lining the body bags up' if COVID-19 vaccination rates don't improveThe governor won't be mandating the vaccine for residents, but he is "highly encouraging" them to get it amid a sharp rise in cases.
< Healthcare, Politics, COVID, West Virginia, Jim Justice, delta variant, CDC, Vaccine, weekend BI US >
- New York Magazine 17:00September 18, 2021Republicans Now Eager To Spin the Election in VirginiaAfter the California recall didn’t go so well for Republicans, their focus is on wealthy Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin.
< politics, elections of 2021, virginia governor's race, terry mcauliffe, glenn youngkin >
- Breitbart News 08:46September 17, 2021Youngkin, McAuliffe Clash over Vaccine Mandates, Abortion in First Virginia Gubernatorial DebateVirginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin squared off against former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) in their first debate on Thursday, one day ahead of early voting beginning for the Old Dominion’s contentious off-year election.
< Health, Politics, Science, Debates, Glenn Youngkin, gubernatorial races, Terry McAuliffe, vaccine mandates, Virginia >
- New York Times 22:46September 15, 2021Prince Andrew Suffers Setback in Bid to Avoid Epstein Accuser’s LawsuitThe British High Court will serve papers on the prince if necessary, allowing Virginia Giuffre’s suit, filed in New York, to proceed.
< Royal Families, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Sex Crimes, Andrew, Duke of York, Boies, David, Giuffre, Virginia Roberts, London (England), Manhattan (NYC) >
- New York Magazine 19:47September 13, 2021The Latest on Prince Andrew’s Epstein Scandal and Sexual-Assault LawsuitVirginia Giuffre’s civil suit, which accuses the royal of sexually assaulting her at Jeffrey Epstein’s properties, begins in Manhattan on Monday.
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- Business Insider 19:30September 11, 2021Missouri GOP lawmaker suggests Lincoln Memorial should come down after Robert E. Lee statue is removed in Richmond"If we insist on tearing down statues of reprehensible people, let's at least be fair and balanced about it," this Missouri Republican said.
< Politics, News, Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln Memorial, Missouri, Ralph Northam, Virginia >
- Huffington Post UK 23:07September 10, 2021Prince Andrew Served Papers For Lawsuit Alleging Underage Sexual Assault
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- The Guardian 20:18September 8, 2021‘It’s a beautiful day for democracy’: Virginia removes Robert E Lee statue from capitalElated crowd cheered the removal of the bronze monument to Confederate general, erected more than 130 years ago in RichmondFor 131 years it loomed over Richmond, Virginia, once the capital of America’s slave-owning south, sending a chilling message about the resilience of white supremacy to generations that passed beneath.But at 8.55am on Wednesday, daylight reappeared between a giant statue of the Confederate general Robert E Lee and its granite pedestal, now covered with Black Lives Matter graffiti. In warm sunshine the towering sculpture was hoisted by work crews and lowered to the ground amid cheers, songs and whoops from a watching crowd. Continue reading...
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- Observer 19:02September 8, 2021Richmond’s Robert E. Lee Statue Becomes the Latest Removed Confederate StatueOnlookers cheered jubilantly in the streets as the statue was taken down.
< Confederate monuments, statue, Virginia >
- New York Magazine 17:53September 8, 2021Robert E. Lee Defeated Again in VirginiaA 12-ton statue of the Confederate general was taken down from its pedestal in Richmond after more than a year of legal battles.
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- Business Insider 18:00September 7, 2021Volvo workers in Virginia say the labor shortage helped them score a 12% pay rise: reportStriking workers rejected two offers from Volvo before reaching a better deal with a pay rise and a freeze on healthcare premiums, AP reported.
< Transportation, Economy, News, Volvo, Virginia, labor shortage, united auto workers, Strike, automaker >
- Breitbart News 12:22September 7, 2021End of History: Virginia’s Robert E. Lee Statue Coming DownA 130-year-old statue of Civil War General Robert E. Lee that dominates a traffic circle in Richmond, Virginia, will fall Wednesday. The end of the largest extant Confederate monument in the United States draws to a close a series of protracted legal challenges that began more than a year ago when Gov. Ralph Northam ordered its removal.
< Politics, Civil War, Confederate Statue, Ralph Northam, Richmond, Robert E. Lee, Virginia, Virginia Supreme Court >
- Business Insider 04:18September 7, 2021The largest Confederate monument in the US is set for removal this weekVirginia's Democratic governor ordered the statue of Robert E. Lee to be removed more than a year ago, but his decision was met with lawsuits.
< Politics, Politics, Confederate, Confederate monument, Richmond, Robert E. Lee, Racism, Protests, Ralph Northam, Virginia, Civil War, George Floyd, racial justice >
- Observer 19:41September 4, 2021Another Robert E. Lee Statue Has Been Approved for Removal in VirginiaThe Richmond, Virginia decision came after years of legal disputes.
< Charlottesville, Confederate statues, Richmond, Virginia >
- Business Insider 13:37September 3, 2021A restaurant manager in Northern Virginia was so desperate for staff that she hired people with bad attitudes who scared off customers, a report saysSarah White, of the Lost Dog Cafe in Virginia, told AP that she has had to hire rude people to fill job vacancies - but they're deterring customers.
< Retail, News, Retail, Virginia, restaurant, labor shortage, Workers, Employment, Jobs, Customers, Hospitality >
- Business Insider 17:41September 2, 2021West Virginia offered $12,000 to remote workers looking to relocate - there were so many applicants that the state is giving them all $2,500 off their mortgageThe state received 7,500 applicants for the program and only selected 53 people for its inaugural class.
< Real Estate, West Virginia, Remote Work, Working From Home, Working remotely, West Virginia University >
- Breitbart News 15:37September 2, 2021Virginia Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Teacher Who Rejects School’s Transgender PoliciesThe Virginia Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s reinstating a teacher in Loudoun County who refused to comply with the school district’s policy forcing all staff and students to use only pronouns for students’ chosen gender rather than their biological sex.
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- The Guardian 19:55August 31, 2021Virginia governor pardons seven Black men executed in 1951 for rape of a white womanGovernor Ralph Northam said the men, tried by all-white juries, were not given due process at a time when only Black men received death sentences for rape in VirginiaThe governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, has granted posthumous pardons to seven Black men who were executed in 1951 for the rape of a white woman.The case attracted pleas for mercy from around the world and in recent years has been denounced as an example of racial disparity in the use of the death penalty. Continue reading...
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- Flashbak 20:23August 30, 2021Living the American Dream: Marion Post Wolcott’s Photographs of Working life in the USA 1930s-1940sThe work was year round. Photographing men and women picking cotton, shucking corn, cutting tobacco leaves, citrus fruit packing, coal mining, or hanging around the theatres and halls on Beale Street, from where rock ‘n’ roll would one day come. The photographer was Marion Post Wolcott (1910-1990). She was born in New Jersey, a June … Continue reading "Living the American Dream: Marion Post Wolcott’s Photographs of Working life in the USA 1930s-1940s"
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- Business Insider 22:06August 28, 2021Virginia GOP files lawsuit to remove Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe from the November ballotMcAuliffe's campaign slammed the lawsuit as a "desperate" ploy to help GOP gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin, a former private equity executive.
< Politics, Terry McAuliffe, Glenn Youngkin, ballot, election lawsuits, Republican Party, Virginia, 2021 elections >
- Breitbart News 02:10August 18, 2021Pentagon Confirms Evacuated Afghans Being Sent to Texas, Wisconsin, VirginiaThe Defense Department has confirmed that Afghans evacuated from Afghanistan, and applying for visas to the United States, will be sent to U.S. military bases in Texas, Wisconsin, and Virginia.
< Immigration, National Security, Politics, Afghanistan, Afghans, Defense Department, Joe Biden, legal immigration, mass immigration, Pentagon, refugee resettlement, Special Immigrant Visas, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin >
- Breitbart News 00:44August 15, 2021Poll: Virginia Gubernatorial Race in Statistical Tie Three Months From ElectionThe Virginia gubernatorial race between former Virginia Democrat Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin is in a statistical tie, according to a co/efficient poll released by the Hill on Friday.
< Politics, Glenn Youngkin, gubernatorial races, Terry McAuliffe, Virginia >
- Breitbart News 01:24August 13, 2021Terry McAuliffe Sneaks Off to Las Vegas for Fundraiser with Democrat Gov. Sisolak, Who Is Accused of Abusing Ex-WifeFormer Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who is running for his old job again, is en route to Las Vegas, Nevada, to hold a fundraiser Thursday night with Nevada’s Democrat Gov. Steve Sisolak, a man accused of abusing his ex-wife and of impropriety by another woman.
< Politics, abuse, Andrew Cuomo, Glenn Youngkin, Harvey Weinstein, Nevada, sexual misconduct, Steve Sisolak, Terry McAuliffe, Virginia >
- New York Times 20:21August 10, 2021Lawsuit Against Prince Andrew Is Serious Threat for Royal FamilyVirginia Giuffre, one of Jeffrey Epstein’s most prominent accusers, sued the prince in New York, saying that he raped and sexually abused her when she was 17.
< Royal Families, Sex Crimes, Buckingham Palace, Andrew, Duke of York, Epstein, Jeffrey E (1953- ), Giuffre, Virginia Roberts, Great Britain, New York City >
- Huffington Post UK 19:59August 10, 2021Who Is Virginia Giuffre, The Woman Suing Prince Andrew?
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- Huffington Post UK 17:17August 10, 2021Prince Andrew Lawsuit: Why Virginia Giuffre Is Suing The Duke Of York
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- Business Insider 17:25August 9, 2021How the US's and Russia's newest attack submarines stack upHere's how the Russian navy's new Yasen-M submarines compare to the US Navy's latest Virginia-class subs.
< Military & Defense Contributors, Military & Defense, 19fortyfive, News Contributor, Russian Navy, Yasen-class submarine, Russian submarine, U.S. Navy, Navy submarines, Virginia-class submarine, submarine >
- The Guardian(UK) 22:45August 3, 2021Officer dies after being stabbed outside Pentagon, officials saySuspect shot by law enforcement and dies at the scenePentagon placed on temporary lockdown An officer died after being stabbed on Tuesday during a brief outbreak of violence at a transit station outside the Pentagon, on the outskirts of Washington DC, and a suspect in the incident was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene, officials said.The Pentagon, the headquarters of the US military, was temporarily placed on lockdown after gunshots were fired Tuesday morning near the entrance of the building. Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 16:17July 31, 2021West Virginia's governor was so disturbed by information on the Delta variant that he said he wanted to 'pee and throw up'West Virginia in recent weeks has been seeing a spike in confirmed COVID-19 cases, which officials attributed to the more infectious Delta variant.
< News, Science, Politics, Health, West Virginia, Jim Justice, delta variant, coronavirus, COVID-19 >
- Business Insider 19:24July 29, 2021Black business owners are leading a revolution in a Virginia market haunted by its ties to the slave trade"It's what the ancestors would want us to do," Faith Wilkerson said about her work promoting events and commerce at the 17th Street Market.
< Small Business, Nordic, Richmond, Virginia, slave trade, History, Yoga, Voices of Color, BI-freelancer, contributor 2019 >
- Breaking Defense 22:06July 27, 2021House Authorizers Poised To Restore Navy’s Destroyer — This TimeA committee aide said the Navy is “playing a dangerous game” when it includes major battle force ships on its unfunded priority list.
< Congress, Naval Warfare, 2022 NDAA, Arleigh Burke, HAC-D, House Armed Services Commitee, littoral combat ship, navy, next-generation destroyer DDX, Virginia class submarine >
- Business Insider 21:20July 24, 2021'It's not a Trump rally:' Biden responds to being heckled while campaigning for former Gov. Terry McAuliffe in VirginiaAccording to the AP, protestors against an oil pipeline interrupted President Biden, with the president taking a dig at former President Trump.
< Politics, President Joe Biden, Terry McAuliffe, Virginia Governor, Democratic Party, Glenn Youngkin, Donald Trump >
- Speedhunters.com 11:00July 22, 2021A Big-Boosting R34 Skyline GT-R V-Spec On AirUnfortunately for those of us stateside, the rules for importation still require cars to be at least 25 years old. That makes the most cherished version of the GT-R produced from January 1999 to August 2002 just out of reach right now, never mind the buy-in price these days. There are however, a few ways to get […]
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- Speedhunters.com 11:00July 22, 2021A Big-Boosting R34 Skyline GT-R V-SpecUnfortunately for those of us stateside, the rules for importation still require cars to be at least 25 years old. That makes the most cherished version of the GT-R produced from January 1999 to August 2002 just out of reach right now, never mind the buy-in price these days. There are however, a few ways to get […]
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- Breitbart News 07:55July 21, 2021Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe Banks $2.2 Million from Unions After Anti-Right to Work RemarksFormer Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), who is running for governor again, took in more than $2 million in campaign donations from unions after publicly expressing support for pro-union policies, including repealing Virginia’s right to work protections.
< Economy, Politics, Glenn Youngkin, Off-year election, Right To Work, Terry McAuliffe, Unions, Virginia >
- Breitbart News 04:13July 17, 2021Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon in D.C. Still Required to Wear Masks Outdoors in Summer HeatMembers of the Marine Corps silent drill platoon are still required to wear cloth masks when they rehearse and perform outdoors.
< Politics, Arlington, Capitol, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), coronavirus, D.C., Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon, masks, U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), vaccinated, Virginia >
- Breitbart News 15:56July 16, 2021‘Let Them Die’: Fairfax NAACP Leader Speaks Against Anti-Critical Race Theory Parents"Let them die," Fairfax County NAACP First Vice President Michelle Leete said about people against her leftist ideology during a speech to protesters at Luther Jackson Middle School Thursday evening.
< Education, Politics, Social Justice, Critical Race Theory, Fairfax County Public Schools, NAACP, Virginia >
- Breitbart News 00:30July 15, 2021Red State Democrat Joe Manchin Throws Support Behind Amnesty for Illegal Aliens in Democrat BudgetSen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is reportedly throwing his support behind a Democrat budget that includes providing amnesty to millions of illegal aliens living in the United States.
< Economy, Immigration, Politics, Amnesty, budget, budget reconciliation, Democrats, illegal immigration, Joe Manchin, mass immigration, West Virginia >
- New York Magazine 01:39July 14, 2021Pity the MAGA Candidate Who Tries to PivotRepublican Glenn Youngkin became studiously vague after winning the Virginia Republican gubernatorial nomination on a wave of money and Trumpiness.
< politics, elections of 2021, virginia governor's race, glenn youngkin, terry mcauliffe, abortion, swing voters, donald trump >
- Breitbart News 21:41July 13, 2021Woke Capitalism: CNBC Downgrades North Carolina and Texas For Lack of Leftist Inclusion and Voting LawsCNBC's rankings now give points for adopting leftwing inclusivity laws and voting rights laws.
< Economy, Media, Politics, CNBC, North Carolina, states, Texas, Virginia >
- Observer 20:42July 13, 2021Confederate Statues Are Finally Coming Down in CharlottesvilleOver the weekend, statues of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson and George Rogers Clark were all taken down.
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- New York Magazine 01:30July 11, 2021Charlottesville Finally Removes Confederate Statues: Photos and VideosFour years after the deadly Unite the Right rally, the city has at last finished the job.
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- Breitbart News 00:11July 11, 2021Charlottesville's Robert E. Lee, 'Stonewall' Jackson Statues Officially RemovedThe City of Charlottesville, Virginia, officially removed Saturday morning the statues of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, both of which have been a political flashpoint in the community since the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally.
< Politics, Charlottesville, Confederate Statues, Mayor Nikuyah Walker, Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Unite the Right, Virginia >
- The Guardian(UK) 15:34July 10, 2021Charlottesville removes Confederate statues that helped spark deadly rallyWork starts to take down monuments to Jackson and LeeOne person killed during white supremacist rally in 2017Work was under way on Saturday morning to remove a statue to a Confederate general that helped spark a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville in 2017.The small Virginia city said the equestrian statue of Gen Robert E Lee and a nearby statue of Gen Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson would be removed to storage. Designated public viewing areas for the removals had been established. Continue reading...
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- Breitbart News 01:46July 9, 2021Watch Live: Parents Stand Up to Critical Race Theory Curriculum at Albemarle Co., VA, School Board MeetingParents in Albemarle County, Virginia, are expected to challenge the County’s school board on their implementation of a radical Critical Race Theory indoctrination curriculum at tonight’s school board meeting. The school board meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.
< Education, Politics, Social Justice, Albemarle County, Albemarle County Public Schools, Critical Race Theory, Marxism, Matt Haas, Virginia >
- Breitbart News 03:16July 7, 2021Former Virginia Democrat Gov. Douglas Wilder Lights Up Terry McAuliffe and Ralph NorthamFormer Virginia Democrat Gov. Douglas Wilder lit up former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), current candidate for governor, and current Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) in a Facebook post Tuesday saying, "The People Deserve Answers" from them.
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- Business Insider 16:13July 6, 2021Jeff Bezos refused to take elevators in Amazon's old office and ran up 14 flights of stairs every day without breaking a sweat, his former assistant said"He's like a puppy. He would do laps and he was never tired," Ann Hiatt, Jeff Bezos' former assistant, told CNBC.
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- Business Insider 15:18July 1, 2021The US and British navies' newest submarines are equipped with totally different kinds of periscopesFor over a century, periscopes have been sub commanders' window to the outside world, but the traditional periscope may soon be a relic.
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