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Richmond, Virginia: Capital of Virginia
Richmond is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. Richmond was incorporated in 1742 and has been an independent city since 1871.

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Associated Press top stories from January 20th

Here's the latest for Monday, Jan. 20th: Trump's legal team asserts he did nothing wrong; Thousands of gun-rights activists protest in Richmond  
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Thousands rally for gun rights in Virginia amid heavy security

Hundreds of gun rights supporters were expected to gather at Virginia's Capitol in Richmond for a rally that state leaders fear could turn violent.
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Videos for Richmond, Virginia


Virginia braces for gun rights rally [Video]Virginia braces for gun rights rally

The top Republican in Virginia's lower house said that any group planning to incite violence at a large gun rights rally on Monday in Richmond should stay home, while far-right leaders of militias..

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Armed activists rally for gun rights in Virginia [Video]Armed activists rally for gun rights in Virginia

Thousands of armed gun-rights activists filled the streets around Virginia’s capitol building on Monday to protest a package of gun-control legislation making its way through the newly..

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Gun rights activists board buses to Virginia rally [Video]Gun rights activists board buses to Virginia rally

Thousands of armed gun-rights activists from around the country poured into the streets around Virginia's capitol building on Monday to protest a package of gun-control legislation making its way..

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Alleged neo-Nazis arrested ahead of VA gun rally [Video]Alleged neo-Nazis arrested ahead of VA gun rally

Three suspected members of a neo-Nazi group were in court on Thursday after the FBI arrested them for possessing a machine gun and planning to incite violence at a gun-rights rally in Virginia on..

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Virginia gun rally draws thousands in support of the Second Amendment

Thousands of gun owners, descended on Richmond on Monday amid a fierce battle over Virginia's gun laws.
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AP Top Stories January 20 A

Here's the latest for Monday January 20th: Richmond, Virginia prepares for gun rights rally; Two police officers killed in Honolulu; Shooting outside Kansas City bar leaves 2 dead, more than a dozen..
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Virginia Gun Rally: What to Watch For

Thousands are expected at a gun-rights rally at the State Capitol in Richmond, and officials say some may be spoiling for trouble, raising fears of another Charlottesville.
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Virginia gun rally: What's behind the battle over gun control descending on Richmond

Thousands plan to attend a gun rights rally in Richmond, but the movement driving it has been growing for months. Here's what we know.
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Vows of peace, fears of violence at Virginia gun rally

The top Republican in Virginia's lower house said that any group planning to incite violence at a large gun rights rally on Monday in Richmond should stay home, while far-right leaders of militias..
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What Did Virginia Learn From Charlottesville?

By banning weapons and closing entrances, state and local officials in Richmond are trying to avoid a repeat of the deadly clash in Charlottesville.
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Ahead of tinder box Virginia gun rally, Trump says Constitution under attack

President Donald Trump took aim at Virginia Democrats and their push to stiffen the state's gun laws, saying that the U.S. Constitution was under attack just as thousands of armed militia members began..
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3 suspected neo-Nazi members arrested before Virginia gun rally

Three suspected members of neo-Nazi hate group, The Base, were arrested ahead of a pro-gun rally in Richmond, Virginia.
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Warning of 'serious threats' Virginia governor bans weapons at gun-rights rally

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Wednesday said he was temporarily banning all guns and weapons from the area around the Capitol in Richmond ahead of a major gun-rights demonstration set for next..
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Virginia plans emergency gun ban at Capitol ahead of protest: AP

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Wednesday plans to declare a temporary emergency banning all guns and weapons from the area around the Capitol in Richmond ahead of a major gun rights demonstration..
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Travelers at Chicago, Texas, Virginia airports warned about possible measles exposure

The new reports at airports in Chicago, Austin, Texas, and Richmond, Virginia, follow earlier reports in Los Angeles and Denver.
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How Voters Turned Virginia from Deep Red to Solid Blue

A new kind of suburbanization is sweeping through politics, from Richmond to Atlanta, Houston, Denver and elsewhere, and Democrats are starting to breach Republicans’ firewalls in elections.
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How do Americans feel about the future of our country?

Face the Nation traveled to Richmond to talk politics with a group of Virginians one month into the new administration. We asked, how do voices outside Washington feel about President Trump?
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Sen. Tim Kaine weighs in on his GOP opponent, Corey Stewart

Sen. Tim Kaine, D - Virginia, spoke with Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan in Richmond late last week.
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Sen. Tim Kaine calls for "reasonable regulation" of social media companies

Sen. Tim Kaine, D - Virginia, spoke with Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan late last week in Richmond.
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A blooming business

Art Chadwick, who owns Chadwick & Son Orchids, near Richmond, Virginia, will happily sell you an orchid. But he's also willing to board your plant while you're on vacation. And yes, there are people..
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Martin Truex Jr. wins playoff race at Richmond to continue Joe Gibbs Racing dominance

Martin Truex Jr. swept the season's two stops at Richmond to give Joe Gibbs Racing 15 wins in 27 races this year.
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NASCAR playoffs 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and more for Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond

All the information you need to get ready for Saturday night's race at Richmond Raceway, the second of 10 playoff races in the NASCAR Cup Series.
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Bon Appétit reveals the 2019 Hot 10, a list of the country's best new restaurants

“CBS This Morning” is revealing Bon Appetit magazine's "Hot 10,” its list of the ten best new restaurants in America. Number three is Longoven in Richmond, Virginia. Number two is Khao Noodle..
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Man once in foster care becomes foster parent at 20 and adopts three sons

This man from Richmond, Virginia, grew up in foster care, which inspired him to become a foster parent at just 20 years old. Now, more than a decade later, he is a father to three sons he fostered and..
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'Enough is enough': Virginia lawmakers debate ban on assault weapons

Virginia lawmakers are considering a ban on assault weapons and background checks for all gun sales at a special session Tuesday in Richmond.
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Richmond Is at a Crossroads. Will Arthur Ashe Boulevard Point the Way?

On Saturday, the city will rename a major thoroughfare after Ashe. It will slice across Monument Avenue, known for its outsized statues of Confederate generals.
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Northam to recall legislators to consider new gun legislation

Northam is scheduled to share more about his plans Tuesday morning in Richmond
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