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Lawmakers In Virginia Sue Over Blanket Restorations Of Ex-Felons’ Voting Rights

Republican lawmakers in Virginia are planning to sue Governor Terry McAuliffe because he overturned a 150-year-old law giving more than 200,000 convicted felons in the state of Virginia the right to vote. Governor McAuliffe says he has the legal and the moral authority to take action and argues that according to the Virginia constitution: “The Governor shall have power to remove […]

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Virginia deputy fatally shoots high school football player in mysterious incident

The incident occurred Saturday around 1 p.m. when police responded to a call that Dyzhawn Perkins, 19, was behaving erratically at a local grocery store and later attacked an elderly couple who lived nearby, WTVR reports. When two Buckingham County police officers later found Perkins at a nearby home, he reportedly jumped through a plate-glass window and allegedly attacked one of the officers.