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Richmond Preps for 13th Annual Folk Festival

Oct 12, 2017
Courtesy of Venture Richmond

 

 

Upwards of 200,000 people are expected to descend on Richmond this weekend for the 13th annual Folk Festival -- three days of continuous music, dance, and food.  

(AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Two newly filed lawsuits against the white nationalists and others who descended on Charlottesville during a summer rally aim to prevent the violent chaos that unfolded from happening again.

The 2018 national midterm elections are considered ‘the first contest of the Trump Era.’  But some say it really begins now with Virginia’s vote in a few weeks. Republicans have long controlled the House of Delegates.  But Democrats are hoping to ‘flip’ districts that went for Hilary Clinton in 2016. 

Virginia is one of the most highly educated states in the country.  A new report, however, shows an uneven nature to that education, with some communities left behind.

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