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Virginia bans conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors

Virginia became the 20th state in the country to outlaw conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors after Gov. Ralph Northam signed the ban into law on Monday.

After massacre, Virginia governor demands action on guns

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legislation, saying last week's mass shooting in Virginia Beach calls for "votes and laws, not thoughts and prayers."

South Carolina college apologizes for blackface yearbook photos

The University of South Carolina's president is apologizing after pictures of white students wearing blackface were found in old yearbooks.

Official: Virginia governor says he won’t resign over photo

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam told his top staff Friday that he is not going to resign over the racist photo that has roiled state politics, despite intense pressure to step down, according to a top administration official.

Crisis in Virginia: Scandal sweeps up 3 Virginia officials

The political crisis in Virginia exploded Wednesday when the state's attorney general confessed to putting on blackface in the 1980s and a woman went public with detailed allegations of sexual assault against the lieutenant governor.

Political death watch: Virginia governor weighs his future

A political death watch took shape at Virginia's Capitol as Gov. Ralph Northam consulted with top administration officials Monday about whether to resign amid a furor over a racist photo in his 1984 yearbook.

Virginia Democrat says Northam won’t resign

A Virginia Democrat who has spoken with Gov. Ralph Northam has told The Associated Press that the governor now does not believe he was in a racist picture in his 1984 medical yearbook and has no immediate plans to resign.

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Bladen County bridge will replace US 701 spans

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Tropical Storm Beta stalls along Texas coast, brings floods

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Free rabies clinic this weekend for New Hanover County residents

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