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Police at the barricade where a man crashed his car early Sunday morning. Authorities say the man then exited the car and fired a gun several times into the air before turning it on himself.
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A man crashed his car into a barricade near the Capitol and fired a gun into the air before killing himself, authorities said. He did not appear to be targeting any members of Congress.
  • A former cop from southwest Virginia gets one of the longest prison sentences yet for storming the U-S Capitol on January 6th… Senator Kaine visits the Winchester area to promote local education and infrastructure projects… Charlottesville residents reflect on life there five years after the Summer of Hate, and what remains to be done….
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    Senator Tim Kaine visited the northern end of the Shenandoah Valley on Thursday to promote local education and infrastructure projects. WMRA's Randi B. Hagi reports.
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    Among the images to emerge from the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville nearly five years ago was Ryan Kelly’s Pulitzer Prize winning photograph of a white supremacist driving his car into a crowd of counter protesters. Kelly now lives and works in Richmond. Five years after the rally, VPM News Director Elliott Robinson chatted with the journalist about the impact of his iconic and troubling photograph. Robinson and Kelly previously worked together at The Progress, but not at the time of the rally.
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