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Virginia panel says racist laws should be purged from state records

Added: 09.12.2019 15:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

These racist laws include measures that helped enforce federally mandated school integration, a poll tax intended to keep black Virginians from voting, and mandated racially segregated transportation.

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West Virginia corrections employees fired, suspended after apparent Nazi salute photo, officials say

Added: 08.12.2019 21:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

Three people have been fired and nearly three dozen suspended after a photo emerged showing dozens of employees from a West Virginia corrections officer trainee class appearing to give a Nazi salute, officials said Friday.


Daredevils jump 800+ feet on West Virginia ‘holiday’

Added: 08.12.2019 11:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

Our Gadi Schwartz went to West Virginia for the annual Bridge Day, the one day every year when the New River Gorge Bridge closes off traffic and opens to pedestrians, to allow them to watch BASE jumpers fly 876 feet into the gorge below.

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North America’s first English settlers were unlucky scientists

Added: 07.12.2019 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

The English founded Jamestown, Virginia in the 17th century to search for gold. They didn’t find much, but that wasn’t for lack of effort or scientific skill

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3 fired over Nazi salute photo with West Virginia corrections employees

Added: 07.12.2019 7:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

More than 30 others have been suspended without pay as officials investigate the photo that appears to show trainees making a Nazi salute in uniform.

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Photo shows class of corrections officers giving apparent Nazi salute

Added: 07.12.2019 0:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

There's new fallout following a group photo that appeared to involve a Nazi salute. It shows a training class for West Virginia corrections officers with arms raised.


Strip-search of girl, 8, at Virginia prison leads governor to halt policy

Added: 06.12.2019 20:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Virginia policy that allowed prison officials to strip-search an 8-year-old girl visiting her incarcerated father has been ordered suspended by the governor.

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Virginia bans prison strip-searches for children

Added: 06.12.2019 17:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

The governor's order comes after an eight-year-old visiting her dad was ordered to strip naked.

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West Virginia prison staff suspended over Nazi salute

Added: 06.12.2019 12:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

The image shows employees in West Virginia making the gesture during a training session.

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