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Virginia Releases Names of Care Facilities With Outbreaks But Withholds Data for Many

Virginia Releases Names of Care Facilities With Outbreaks But Withholds Data for Many

While Virginia has finally released the names of all nursing homes and assisted living facilities that have had COVID-19 outbreaks, the News4 I-Team found the [...]

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TOP STORIES Anthony Fauci: Widespread lockdowns no longer needed in U.S. Portlan [...]

TOP STORIES Anthony Fauci: Widespread lockdowns no longer needed in U.S. Portlan [...]

TOP STORIES Anthony Fauci: Widespread lockdowns no longer needed in U.S. Portland mayor stands by decision to allow antifa to block traffic, hassle motorists V [...]

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Virginia’s Phase Three details revealed, but no set date yet | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam laid out key details about what Phase Three of the commonwealth’s reopening plan will look like.

Read full article: Virginia’s Phase Three details revealed,...→
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VA Gov. Northam: 'Blackface' Saga Made Me Realize 'Black Oppression Exists Here' -- 'White People Need to Listen'

VA Gov. Northam: 'Blackface' Saga Made Me Realize 'Black Oppression Exists Here' -- 'White People Need to Listen'

It has been well over a year since Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) had to confront allegations he appeared in his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook in a [...]

Read full article: VA Gov. Northam: 'Blackface' Saga Made M...→
Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said June 19 is a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. and made it an official holiday in a state that was once [...]

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Virginia's Northam proposes making Juneteenth an official holiday in Virginia

Virginia's Northam proposes making Juneteenth an official holiday in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Tuesday that he plans to make Juneteenth – the day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States – an official [...]

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Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state holiday; no Phase 3 this week | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he would begin the process of making Juneteenth a holiday in the commonwealth.

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Lawsuit aims to block Ralph Northam from removing Robert E. Lee statue

Lawsuit aims to block Ralph Northam from removing Robert E. Lee statue

Six property owners along Monument Avenue in Virginia’s capital city filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to stop Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration from removing a [...]

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Loudoun Gun Range Loses Legal Bid on Virus Restrictions

Loudoun Gun Range Loses Legal Bid on Virus Restrictions

A judge has rejected a request from a Loudoun County gun range that sought to loosen the restrictions imposed under Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s executive ord [...]

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Northam asks protesters not to pull Confederate statues down as Va. works to remove them | WTOP

Northam asks protesters not to pull Confederate statues down as Va. works to remove them | WTOP

“I know these statues are causing a lot of pain, but pulling them down is not worth risking someone’s life,” Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday.

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‘This virus is still with us’: Northam advises caution as Va. continues reopening process | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam offered an update on the state’s coronavirus response Thursday. Here’s the latest.

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Virginia Gov. Northam will allow K-12 schools to resume in person classes as early as summer

Virginia Gov. Northam will allow K-12 schools to resume in person classes as early as summer

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that all public and private schools in Virginia are on track to reopen as soon as this summer and in the fall for in-perso [...]

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Richmond judge blocks the state’s removal of Robert E Lee statue | WTOP

Richmond judge blocks the state’s removal of Robert E Lee statue | WTOP

A judge in Richmond, Virginia, has temporarily blocked the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the city’s historic Monument Avenue, days [...]

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Judge issues order halting Lee statue removal for 10 days

Judge issues order halting Lee statue removal for 10 days

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam last week ordered the statue of Lee taken down, citing the pain felt across the country over the death of George Floyd.

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Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Virginia, including Northern Virginia and Richmond, will move into phase three of reopening next week amid declines i [...]

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Northam says new facility will process hemp and CBD oil | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced that a company will invest more than $3 million to establish the state’s first large-scale facility to process hemp a [...]

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Ralph Northam details Phase 3 for Virginia reopening, says masks will still be necessary

Ralph Northam details Phase 3 for Virginia reopening, says masks will still be necessary

While reiterating that Virginia would not enter Phase 3 of its coronavirus reopening plan this week, Gov. Ralph Northam outlined what restrictions would be rel [...]

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Plaintiffs drop 1 lawsuit, file another over Lee statue | WTOP

The initial lawsuit challenged Gov. Ralph Northam’s authority to order the statue’s removal from its prominent place in Richmond, Virginia.

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to Propose Juneteenth as Paid State Holiday

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to Propose Juneteenth as Paid State Holiday

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) on Tuesday said that he will propose making Juneteenth a paid holiday in the commonwealth. 

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Virginia Governor Proposes Juneteenth as State Holiday, With Backing by Pharrell

Virginia Governor Proposes Juneteenth as State Holiday, With Backing by Pharrell

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he will propose making Juneteenth — a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. — an official hol [...]

Read full article: Virginia Governor Proposes Juneteenth as...→
Virginia Tech Reviews Renaming Dorm With Possible Klan Link

Virginia Tech Reviews Renaming Dorm With Possible Klan Link

Virginia Tech is weighing the renaming of its Lee Hall dorm once again. But the building has nothing to do with Robert E. Lee, the Confederate general whose mo [...]

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Virginia Governor: National Guard Not for Trump 'Photo-Op'

Virginia Governor: National Guard Not for Trump 'Photo-Op'

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Friday he had no intention to send his state's National Guard to the nation's capital "for a photo-op" earlier this month, ref [...]

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Virginia’s attorney general is vowing to defend Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to rem [...]

Virginia’s attorney general is vowing to defend Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E... Protesters have torn down a statue [...]

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Virginia universities and colleges can start to reopen

Virginia universities and colleges can start to reopen

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday Virginia colleges and universities can begin to reopen for in-person instruction.

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Judge Blocks Virginia Gov. Northam’s Takedown of Robert E. Lee Statute

Judge Blocks Virginia Gov. Northam’s Takedown of Robert E. Lee Statute

A judge on Monday temporarily blocked Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s order to tear down a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

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Northam Expected to Give Update on Reopening of Schools, Northern Virginia

Northam Expected to Give Update on Reopening of Schools, Northern Virginia

The governor of Virginia is expected to give an update Tuesday afternoon on when schools and Northern Virginia can reopen as the coronavirus continues to sprea [...]

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Northam: Virginia will enter Phase Three July 1 | WTOP

Virginia will enter Phase Three of the lifting of coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday, July 1, Gov. Ralph Northam announced.

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Virginia judge extends injunction barring removal of Gen. Robert E. Lee statue

Virginia judge extends injunction barring removal of Gen. Robert E. Lee statue

An injunction blocking Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam from removing a 21-foot-tall statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has been indefinitely extended, a Rich [...]

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Pharrell Joins Virginia Gov. Northam to Announce 'Juneteenth' State Holiday

Pharrell Joins Virginia Gov. Northam to Announce 'Juneteenth' State Holiday

Virginia Beach native and Grammy-winning pop superstar Pharrell Williams has teamed with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to announce the official declaration of Ju [...]

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Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in Virginia

Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Tuesday he would propose legislation to make Juneteenth a paid state holiday.

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Lawsuit Opposes Plans to Remove Lee Statue in Virginia

Lawsuit Opposes Plans to Remove Lee Statue in Virginia

Six property owners in Virginia’s capital city of Richmond have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration from removing a towering st [...]

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Virginia museums begin to reopen after coronavirus shutdowns | WTOP

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Museums in Virginia have started reopening after being shuttered for three months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Phase 2 of Gov. Ralph [...]

Read full article: Virginia museums begin to reopen after c...→
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Virginia expects to lose billions because of the pandemic | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said the state has taken an $800 million tax revenue hit in the quarter, and that the losses will probably total $2.5 billion to $3 [...]

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Virginia AG’s Office Responds in Lawsuit Over Lee Statue Removal

Virginia AG’s Office Responds in Lawsuit Over Lee Statue Removal

Virginia’s attorney general is vowing to defend Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E

Read full article: Virginia AG’s Office Responds in Lawsuit...→
Northam Outlines What School Will Look Like in Fall

Northam Outlines What School Will Look Like in Fall

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says students will return to school this fall, but with strict new social distancing guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of t [...]

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Northam says he’ll continue fight to remove Lee statue in Richmond | WTOP

Northam says he’ll continue fight to remove Lee statue in Richmond | WTOP

Gov. Ralph Northam called the statue “a monument for divisiveness that needs to come down” and that “we are on very solid legal ground” to remove the statue.

Read full article: Northam says he’ll continue fight to rem...→
First on WTOP: Lawsuits claim Northam’s COVID-19 orders unconstitutional | WTOP

First on WTOP: Lawsuits claim Northam’s COVID-19 orders unconstitutional | WTOP

A pair of lawsuits filed Tuesday are asking Virginia and federal courts to find unconstitutional Gov. Ralph Northam’s ongoing COVID-19 executive orders restric [...]

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Falwell apologizes for tweet showing person in blackface

Falwell apologizes for tweet showing person in blackface

In late May, Falwell tweeted his opposition to a mask mandate from Gov. Ralph Northam with a picture of a mask bearing a racist photo that appeared on Northam’ [...]

Read full article: Falwell apologizes for tweet showing per...→
Virginia Releases Names of Care Facilities With Outbreaks But Withholds Data for Many

Virginia Releases Names of Care Facilities With Outbreaks But Withholds Data for Many

While Virginia has finally released the names of all nursing homes and assisted living facilities that have had COVID-19 outbreaks, the News4 I-Team found the [...]

Read full article: Virginia Releases Names of Care Faciliti...→
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Northam: Virginia will enter Phase Three July 1 | WTOP

Virginia will enter Phase Three of the lifting of coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday, July 1, Gov. Ralph Northam announced.

Read full article: Northam: Virginia will enter Phase Three...→
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Northam says new facility will process hemp and CBD oil | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced that a company will invest more than $3 million to establish the state’s first large-scale facility to process hemp a [...]

Read full article: Northam says new facility will process h...→

Virginia’s Phase Three details revealed, but no set date yet | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam laid out key details about what Phase Three of the commonwealth’s reopening plan will look like.

Read full article: Virginia’s Phase Three details revealed,...→
  • #Ralph Northam
Virginia judge extends injunction barring removal of Gen. Robert E. Lee statue

Virginia judge extends injunction barring removal of Gen. Robert E. Lee statue

An injunction blocking Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam from removing a 21-foot-tall statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has been indefinitely extended, a Rich [...]

Read full article: Virginia judge extends injunction barrin...→

Plaintiffs drop 1 lawsuit, file another over Lee statue | WTOP

The initial lawsuit challenged Gov. Ralph Northam’s authority to order the statue’s removal from its prominent place in Richmond, Virginia.

Read full article: Plaintiffs drop 1 lawsuit, file another ...→
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Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said June 19 is a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. and made it an official holiday in a state that was once [...]

Read full article: Virginia governor announces legislation ...→
Pharrell Joins Virginia Gov. Northam to Announce 'Juneteenth' State Holiday

Pharrell Joins Virginia Gov. Northam to Announce 'Juneteenth' State Holiday

Virginia Beach native and Grammy-winning pop superstar Pharrell Williams has teamed with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to announce the official declaration of Ju [...]

Read full article: Pharrell Joins Virginia Gov. Northam to ...→

Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state holiday; no Phase 3 this week | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he would begin the process of making Juneteenth a holiday in the commonwealth.

Read full article: Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state...→
Lawsuit Opposes Plans to Remove Lee Statue in Virginia

Lawsuit Opposes Plans to Remove Lee Statue in Virginia

Six property owners in Virginia’s capital city of Richmond have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration from removing a towering st [...]

Read full article: Lawsuit Opposes Plans to Remove Lee Stat...→
Virginia Tech Reviews Renaming Dorm With Possible Klan Link

Virginia Tech Reviews Renaming Dorm With Possible Klan Link

Virginia Tech is weighing the renaming of its Lee Hall dorm once again. But the building has nothing to do with Robert E. Lee, the Confederate general whose mo [...]

Read full article: Virginia Tech Reviews Renaming Dorm With...→
Loudoun Gun Range Loses Legal Bid on Virus Restrictions

Loudoun Gun Range Loses Legal Bid on Virus Restrictions

A judge has rejected a request from a Loudoun County gun range that sought to loosen the restrictions imposed under Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s executive ord [...]

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Virginia expects to lose billions because of the pandemic | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said the state has taken an $800 million tax revenue hit in the quarter, and that the losses will probably total $2.5 billion to $3 [...]

Read full article: Virginia expects to lose billions becaus...→
  • #Ralph Northam

Virginia’s attorney general is vowing to defend Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to rem [...]

Virginia’s attorney general is vowing to defend Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E... Protesters have torn down a statue [...]

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‘This virus is still with us’: Northam advises caution as Va. continues reopening process | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam offered an update on the state’s coronavirus response Thursday. Here’s the latest.

Read full article: ‘This virus is still with us’: Northam a...→
Northam Outlines What School Will Look Like in Fall

Northam Outlines What School Will Look Like in Fall

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says students will return to school this fall, but with strict new social distancing guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of t [...]

Read full article: Northam Outlines What School Will Look L...→
  • #Ralph Northam
Judge Blocks Virginia Gov. Northam’s Takedown of Robert E. Lee Statute

Judge Blocks Virginia Gov. Northam’s Takedown of Robert E. Lee Statute

A judge on Monday temporarily blocked Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s order to tear down a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

Read full article: Judge Blocks Virginia Gov. Northam’s Tak...→
Richmond judge blocks the state’s removal of Robert E Lee statue | WTOP

Richmond judge blocks the state’s removal of Robert E Lee statue | WTOP

A judge in Richmond, Virginia, has temporarily blocked the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the city’s historic Monument Avenue, days [...]

Read full article: Richmond judge blocks the state’s remova...→
First on WTOP: Lawsuits claim Northam’s COVID-19 orders unconstitutional | WTOP

First on WTOP: Lawsuits claim Northam’s COVID-19 orders unconstitutional | WTOP

A pair of lawsuits filed Tuesday are asking Virginia and federal courts to find unconstitutional Gov. Ralph Northam’s ongoing COVID-19 executive orders restric [...]

Read full article: First on WTOP: Lawsuits claim Northam’s ...→
Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Virginia, including Northern Virginia and Richmond, will move into phase three of reopening next week amid declines i [...]

Read full article: Virginia will enter phase three of reope...→
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TOP STORIES Anthony Fauci: Widespread lockdowns no longer needed in U.S. Portlan [...]

TOP STORIES Anthony Fauci: Widespread lockdowns no longer needed in U.S. Portlan [...]

TOP STORIES Anthony Fauci: Widespread lockdowns no longer needed in U.S. Portland mayor stands by decision to allow antifa to block traffic, hassle motorists V [...]

Read full article: TOP STORIES Anthony Fauci: Widespread lo...→
Ralph Northam details Phase 3 for Virginia reopening, says masks will still be necessary

Ralph Northam details Phase 3 for Virginia reopening, says masks will still be necessary

While reiterating that Virginia would not enter Phase 3 of its coronavirus reopening plan this week, Gov. Ralph Northam outlined what restrictions would be rel [...]

Read full article: Ralph Northam details Phase 3 for Virgin...→
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VA Gov. Northam: 'Blackface' Saga Made Me Realize 'Black Oppression Exists Here' -- 'White People Need to Listen'

VA Gov. Northam: 'Blackface' Saga Made Me Realize 'Black Oppression Exists Here' -- 'White People Need to Listen'

It has been well over a year since Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) had to confront allegations he appeared in his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook in a [...]

Read full article: VA Gov. Northam: 'Blackface' Saga Made M...→
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to Propose Juneteenth as Paid State Holiday

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to Propose Juneteenth as Paid State Holiday

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) on Tuesday said that he will propose making Juneteenth a paid holiday in the commonwealth. 

Read full article: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to Propose J...→
Virginia's Northam proposes making Juneteenth an official holiday in Virginia

Virginia's Northam proposes making Juneteenth an official holiday in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Tuesday that he plans to make Juneteenth – the day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States – an official [...]

Read full article: Virginia's Northam proposes making Junet...→
  • #Ralph Northam
Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in Virginia

Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Tuesday he would propose legislation to make Juneteenth a paid state holiday.

Read full article: Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteent...→
Virginia Governor Proposes Juneteenth as State Holiday, With Backing by Pharrell

Virginia Governor Proposes Juneteenth as State Holiday, With Backing by Pharrell

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he will propose making Juneteenth — a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. — an official hol [...]

Read full article: Virginia Governor Proposes Juneteenth as...→
Lawsuit aims to block Ralph Northam from removing Robert E. Lee statue

Lawsuit aims to block Ralph Northam from removing Robert E. Lee statue

Six property owners along Monument Avenue in Virginia’s capital city filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to stop Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration from removing a [...]

Read full article: Lawsuit aims to block Ralph Northam from...→

Virginia museums begin to reopen after coronavirus shutdowns | WTOP

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Museums in Virginia have started reopening after being shuttered for three months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Phase 2 of Gov. Ralph [...]

Read full article: Virginia museums begin to reopen after c...→
  • #Ralph Northam
Virginia Governor: National Guard Not for Trump 'Photo-Op'

Virginia Governor: National Guard Not for Trump 'Photo-Op'

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Friday he had no intention to send his state's National Guard to the nation's capital "for a photo-op" earlier this month, ref [...]

Read full article: Virginia Governor: National Guard Not fo...→
Northam asks protesters not to pull Confederate statues down as Va. works to remove them | WTOP

Northam asks protesters not to pull Confederate statues down as Va. works to remove them | WTOP

“I know these statues are causing a lot of pain, but pulling them down is not worth risking someone’s life,” Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday.

Read full article: Northam asks protesters not to pull Conf...→
Virginia AG’s Office Responds in Lawsuit Over Lee Statue Removal

Virginia AG’s Office Responds in Lawsuit Over Lee Statue Removal

Virginia’s attorney general is vowing to defend Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E

Read full article: Virginia AG’s Office Responds in Lawsuit...→
Virginia universities and colleges can start to reopen

Virginia universities and colleges can start to reopen

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday Virginia colleges and universities can begin to reopen for in-person instruction.

Read full article: Virginia universities and colleges can s...→
  • #Ralph Northam
Virginia Gov. Northam will allow K-12 schools to resume in person classes as early as summer

Virginia Gov. Northam will allow K-12 schools to resume in person classes as early as summer

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that all public and private schools in Virginia are on track to reopen as soon as this summer and in the fall for in-perso [...]

Read full article: Virginia Gov. Northam will allow K-12 sc...→
Northam says he’ll continue fight to remove Lee statue in Richmond | WTOP

Northam says he’ll continue fight to remove Lee statue in Richmond | WTOP

Gov. Ralph Northam called the statue “a monument for divisiveness that needs to come down” and that “we are on very solid legal ground” to remove the statue.

Read full article: Northam says he’ll continue fight to rem...→
Northam Expected to Give Update on Reopening of Schools, Northern Virginia

Northam Expected to Give Update on Reopening of Schools, Northern Virginia

The governor of Virginia is expected to give an update Tuesday afternoon on when schools and Northern Virginia can reopen as the coronavirus continues to sprea [...]

Read full article: Northam Expected to Give Update on Reope...→
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Judge issues order halting Lee statue removal for 10 days

Judge issues order halting Lee statue removal for 10 days

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam last week ordered the statue of Lee taken down, citing the pain felt across the country over the death of George Floyd.

Read full article: Judge issues order halting Lee statue re...→
Falwell apologizes for tweet showing person in blackface

Falwell apologizes for tweet showing person in blackface

In late May, Falwell tweeted his opposition to a mask mandate from Gov. Ralph Northam with a picture of a mask bearing a racist photo that appeared on Northam’ [...]

Read full article: Falwell apologizes for tweet showing per...→
Virginia Releases Names of Care Facilities With Outbreaks But Withholds Data for Many

Virginia Releases Names of Care Facilities With Outbreaks But Withholds Data for Many

While Virginia has finally released the names of all nursing homes and assisted living facilities that have had COVID-19 outbreaks, the News4 I-Team found the [...]

Read full article: Virginia Releases Names of Care Faciliti...→
  • #Ralph Northam
Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Virginia, including Northern Virginia and Richmond, will move into phase three of reopening next week amid declines i [...]

Read full article: Virginia will enter phase three of reope...→
  • #Ralph Northam

Northam: Virginia will enter Phase Three July 1 | WTOP

Virginia will enter Phase Three of the lifting of coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday, July 1, Gov. Ralph Northam announced.

Read full article: Northam: Virginia will enter Phase Three...→
  • #Ralph Northam
TOP STORIES Anthony Fauci: Widespread lockdowns no longer needed in U.S. Portlan [...]

TOP STORIES Anthony Fauci: Widespread lockdowns no longer needed in U.S. Portlan [...]

TOP STORIES Anthony Fauci: Widespread lockdowns no longer needed in U.S. Portland mayor stands by decision to allow antifa to block traffic, hassle motorists V [...]

Read full article: TOP STORIES Anthony Fauci: Widespread lo...→

Northam says new facility will process hemp and CBD oil | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced that a company will invest more than $3 million to establish the state’s first large-scale facility to process hemp a [...]

Read full article: Northam says new facility will process h...→

Virginia’s Phase Three details revealed, but no set date yet | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam laid out key details about what Phase Three of the commonwealth’s reopening plan will look like.

Read full article: Virginia’s Phase Three details revealed,...→
  • #Ralph Northam
Ralph Northam details Phase 3 for Virginia reopening, says masks will still be necessary

Ralph Northam details Phase 3 for Virginia reopening, says masks will still be necessary

While reiterating that Virginia would not enter Phase 3 of its coronavirus reopening plan this week, Gov. Ralph Northam outlined what restrictions would be rel [...]

Read full article: Ralph Northam details Phase 3 for Virgin...→
  • #Ralph Northam
Virginia judge extends injunction barring removal of Gen. Robert E. Lee statue

Virginia judge extends injunction barring removal of Gen. Robert E. Lee statue

An injunction blocking Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam from removing a 21-foot-tall statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has been indefinitely extended, a Rich [...]

Read full article: Virginia judge extends injunction barrin...→
VA Gov. Northam: 'Blackface' Saga Made Me Realize 'Black Oppression Exists Here' -- 'White People Need to Listen'

VA Gov. Northam: 'Blackface' Saga Made Me Realize 'Black Oppression Exists Here' -- 'White People Need to Listen'

It has been well over a year since Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) had to confront allegations he appeared in his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook in a [...]

Read full article: VA Gov. Northam: 'Blackface' Saga Made M...→

Plaintiffs drop 1 lawsuit, file another over Lee statue | WTOP

The initial lawsuit challenged Gov. Ralph Northam’s authority to order the statue’s removal from its prominent place in Richmond, Virginia.

Read full article: Plaintiffs drop 1 lawsuit, file another ...→
  • #Lee
  • #Ralph Northam
Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said June 19 is a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. and made it an official holiday in a state that was once [...]

Read full article: Virginia governor announces legislation ...→
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to Propose Juneteenth as Paid State Holiday

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to Propose Juneteenth as Paid State Holiday

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) on Tuesday said that he will propose making Juneteenth a paid holiday in the commonwealth. 

Read full article: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to Propose J...→
Pharrell Joins Virginia Gov. Northam to Announce 'Juneteenth' State Holiday

Pharrell Joins Virginia Gov. Northam to Announce 'Juneteenth' State Holiday

Virginia Beach native and Grammy-winning pop superstar Pharrell Williams has teamed with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to announce the official declaration of Ju [...]

Read full article: Pharrell Joins Virginia Gov. Northam to ...→
Virginia's Northam proposes making Juneteenth an official holiday in Virginia

Virginia's Northam proposes making Juneteenth an official holiday in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Tuesday that he plans to make Juneteenth – the day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States – an official [...]

Read full article: Virginia's Northam proposes making Junet...→
  • #Ralph Northam
Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in Virginia

Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Tuesday he would propose legislation to make Juneteenth a paid state holiday.

Read full article: Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteent...→

Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state holiday; no Phase 3 this week | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he would begin the process of making Juneteenth a holiday in the commonwealth.

Read full article: Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state...→
Virginia Governor Proposes Juneteenth as State Holiday, With Backing by Pharrell

Virginia Governor Proposes Juneteenth as State Holiday, With Backing by Pharrell

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he will propose making Juneteenth — a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. — an official hol [...]

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Lawsuit Opposes Plans to Remove Lee Statue in Virginia

Lawsuit Opposes Plans to Remove Lee Statue in Virginia

Six property owners in Virginia’s capital city of Richmond have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration from removing a towering st [...]

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Lawsuit aims to block Ralph Northam from removing Robert E. Lee statue

Lawsuit aims to block Ralph Northam from removing Robert E. Lee statue

Six property owners along Monument Avenue in Virginia’s capital city filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to stop Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration from removing a [...]

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Virginia Tech Reviews Renaming Dorm With Possible Klan Link

Virginia Tech Reviews Renaming Dorm With Possible Klan Link

Virginia Tech is weighing the renaming of its Lee Hall dorm once again. But the building has nothing to do with Robert E. Lee, the Confederate general whose mo [...]

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Virginia museums begin to reopen after coronavirus shutdowns | WTOP

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Museums in Virginia have started reopening after being shuttered for three months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Phase 2 of Gov. Ralph [...]

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Loudoun Gun Range Loses Legal Bid on Virus Restrictions

Loudoun Gun Range Loses Legal Bid on Virus Restrictions

A judge has rejected a request from a Loudoun County gun range that sought to loosen the restrictions imposed under Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s executive ord [...]

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Virginia Governor: National Guard Not for Trump 'Photo-Op'

Virginia Governor: National Guard Not for Trump 'Photo-Op'

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Friday he had no intention to send his state's National Guard to the nation's capital "for a photo-op" earlier this month, ref [...]

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Virginia expects to lose billions because of the pandemic | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said the state has taken an $800 million tax revenue hit in the quarter, and that the losses will probably total $2.5 billion to $3 [...]

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Northam asks protesters not to pull Confederate statues down as Va. works to remove them | WTOP

Northam asks protesters not to pull Confederate statues down as Va. works to remove them | WTOP

“I know these statues are causing a lot of pain, but pulling them down is not worth risking someone’s life,” Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday.

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Virginia’s attorney general is vowing to defend Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to rem [...]

Virginia’s attorney general is vowing to defend Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E... Protesters have torn down a statue [...]

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Virginia AG’s Office Responds in Lawsuit Over Lee Statue Removal

Virginia AG’s Office Responds in Lawsuit Over Lee Statue Removal

Virginia’s attorney general is vowing to defend Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E

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‘This virus is still with us’: Northam advises caution as Va. continues reopening process | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam offered an update on the state’s coronavirus response Thursday. Here’s the latest.

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Virginia universities and colleges can start to reopen

Virginia universities and colleges can start to reopen

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday Virginia colleges and universities can begin to reopen for in-person instruction.

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Northam Outlines What School Will Look Like in Fall

Northam Outlines What School Will Look Like in Fall

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says students will return to school this fall, but with strict new social distancing guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of t [...]

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Virginia Gov. Northam will allow K-12 schools to resume in person classes as early as summer

Virginia Gov. Northam will allow K-12 schools to resume in person classes as early as summer

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that all public and private schools in Virginia are on track to reopen as soon as this summer and in the fall for in-perso [...]

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Judge Blocks Virginia Gov. Northam’s Takedown of Robert E. Lee Statute

Judge Blocks Virginia Gov. Northam’s Takedown of Robert E. Lee Statute

A judge on Monday temporarily blocked Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s order to tear down a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

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Northam says he’ll continue fight to remove Lee statue in Richmond | WTOP

Northam says he’ll continue fight to remove Lee statue in Richmond | WTOP

Gov. Ralph Northam called the statue “a monument for divisiveness that needs to come down” and that “we are on very solid legal ground” to remove the statue.

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Richmond judge blocks the state’s removal of Robert E Lee statue | WTOP

Richmond judge blocks the state’s removal of Robert E Lee statue | WTOP

A judge in Richmond, Virginia, has temporarily blocked the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the city’s historic Monument Avenue, days [...]

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Northam Expected to Give Update on Reopening of Schools, Northern Virginia

Northam Expected to Give Update on Reopening of Schools, Northern Virginia

The governor of Virginia is expected to give an update Tuesday afternoon on when schools and Northern Virginia can reopen as the coronavirus continues to sprea [...]

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First on WTOP: Lawsuits claim Northam’s COVID-19 orders unconstitutional | WTOP

First on WTOP: Lawsuits claim Northam’s COVID-19 orders unconstitutional | WTOP

A pair of lawsuits filed Tuesday are asking Virginia and federal courts to find unconstitutional Gov. Ralph Northam’s ongoing COVID-19 executive orders restric [...]

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Judge issues order halting Lee statue removal for 10 days

Judge issues order halting Lee statue removal for 10 days

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam last week ordered the statue of Lee taken down, citing the pain felt across the country over the death of George Floyd.

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Falwell apologizes for tweet showing person in blackface

Falwell apologizes for tweet showing person in blackface

In late May, Falwell tweeted his opposition to a mask mandate from Gov. Ralph Northam with a picture of a mask bearing a racist photo that appeared on Northam’ [...]

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