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Arts Dec 28WATCH: Experts pull documents, money from Lee statue time capsule
Conservation experts in Virginia's capital have pulled books, money, ammunition, documents and other artifacts from a time capsule found in the remnants of a pedestal that once held a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
Nation Dec 27Second time capsule discovered at site of former Lee statue
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says crews wrapping up the removal of a giant pedestal that once held a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee found what appears to be a second and long-sought-after time capsule.
Nation Nov 03WATCH: Republican Glenn Youngkin speaks after winning Virginia governor’s race
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Glenn Youngkin won the Virginia governor’s race early Wednesday, tapping into culture war fights over schools and race to unite former President Donald Trump’s most fervent supporters with enough suburban voters to become the first Republican…
Politics Nov 03Close races for governor unfolding in Virginia, New Jersey
Tight races for governor were unfolding in Virginia and New Jersey late Tuesday with the Democratic candidates narrowly trailing their Republican rivals in states that President Joe Biden easily captured a year ago.
Politics Nov 03Republican Glenn Youngkin wins election for governor in Virginia
The 54-year-old Youngkin’s defeat of Democrat Terry McAuliffe marked a sharp turnabout in a state that had shifted to the left over the past decade and which President Joe Biden captured by 10 points in 2020.
Politics Nov 02Close race for Virginia governor tests Biden’s presidency
The result of the Virginia governor’s race that now appears deadlocked between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin is sure to send a message to President Joe Biden regardless of which party prevails.
Politics Nov 01Candidates for Virginia governor race to rally voters ahead of election
Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin have raced to fire up their parties' base voters in opposite ends of Virginia. Both campaigns are working to drive up turnout in a deadlocked and bitter contest for governor that will be…
Nation Sep 07WATCH: Robert E. Lee statue is removed in Richmond
The statue's removal on Wednesday fulfills a vow Gov. Ralph Northam made after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis sparked nationwide protests against police brutality and racism.
Nation Sep 02Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue can be removed, Virginia Supreme Court rules
The Supreme Court of Virginia ruled the state can take down a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that became widely seen as a symbol of racial injustice as it towered over Monument Avenue in the state's capital for…
Nation Jul 10Robert E. Lee statue removed in Charlottesville
A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was hoisted away from its place of prominence in Charlottesville on Saturday and carted off to storage, years after its threatened removal became a rallying point for white supremacists and inspired their…