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Virginia AG opposes prosecuting women seeking abortions | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Speaking at an annual anti-abortion rally and march in Richmond, Republican Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares said Wednesday that he opposes the idea that women should be prosecuted for seeking abortions. “The pro-life message is one of compassion. And there have been some voices in this country saying we should prosecute […]

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Alabama

Your guide to Alabama’s runoff primary elections | #elections | #alabama

Alabamians voting in Tuesday’s runoff for the Republican Senate nomination will decide between the establishment candidate former President Donald Trump has endorsed in Katie Britt and the conservative who has long embraced Trump’s brand of politics even though he is now at odds with the former President, US Rep. Mo Brooks. Alabama is one of several states across the South […]

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City Council

City Council on Richmond homeless shelter shortfall: ‘We are failing’ | #citycouncil

RICHMOND, Va. — After the City of Richmond opened only half its number of cold weather shelters in time to protect the homeless population from this weekend’s dangerous arctic blast, a majority of Richmond City Council has expressed frustrations and demanded accountability. For several months, the city administration said it would open four inclement weather […]

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Mayor

Mayor Stoney returns to Richmond after attending Mayors Against Antisemitism Summit in Greece

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — This weekend, Richmond Mayor Levar. Stoney returned to Richmond after attending the 2022 Mayors Against Antisemitism Summit in Athens, Greece. The Summit brought together mayors from 53 cities and 23 countries — including eight U.S. mayors — to discuss antisemitism, Jewish life and inclusivity, security solutions, interfaith relations, community challenges and opportunities for diversity. In particular, the recent rise in antisemitism in the U.S. was a major theme of the Summit. During […]

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City Council

Heated debate erupts over Milton’s water at special City Council meeting | #citycouncil

CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – In early October, West Virginia American Water made an informal offer to the city of Milton to purchase the water supply for $10 million. On Monday, a special City Council meeting was held to discuss how they would respond to the offer. The meeting had been called Friday. Megan Hannah, […]

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City Council

McGuire & Priddy meet in Roanoke City Council special election | #citycouncil

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – This year, we have a crowded field in the race for Roanoke City Council, but two of the candidates are running head-to-head in a special election. Republican Peg McGuire and Democrat Luke Priddy hope to serve the two years that remain on the unexpired term of Robert Jeffrey Jr. Both candidates […]

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