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US & Canada · Richmond

Virginia report: lower education standards, lockdowns caused decline in achievement

46% Center coverage: 15 sources
The report was required by the governor's executive order. It will serve as a framework for conversations about Virginia schools during Gov. Glenn Youngkin's administration. The 34-page report highlighted the decline in student performance on reading state assessments as well as the widening gaps in student achievement for Black and Hispanic students.See the Story
Vandalism · Richmond

VIDEO: Capitol Police looking for Emancipation and Freedom Monument vandalism suspect

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Capitol Police are searching for the man suspected of vandalizing the Emancipation and Freedom Monument. The monument was dedicated last year to the contributions of African American Virginians. Police said he spent several minutes in the area and angrily confronted two women who stopped to look at the monument.See the Story
Richmond, United States · Richmond

RPS Superintendent Jason Kamras calls for ban on assault rifles

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Kamras tweeted in part, "I don't know how to protect my 22,000 students from them" 19 students and two teachers were gunned down with one at a Texas elementary school. Officials said the shooter used an AR-15-style rifle in the mass shooting.See the Story
Taxes · Richmond

Virginia budget deal provides $4B in tax cuts, raises for teachers and state workers

Coverage: 2 sources
$4 billion in tax cuts will happen over three years. Public school teachers and state workers will see 10% raises over two years. Gov. Glenn Youngkin called for eliminating the entire 2.5% tax on food and personal hygiene products. The deal does not include a three-month suspension of Virginia's state tax on gasoline.See the Story
Memorial Day · Richmond

'Taps Across America' Tribute Honors Military Heroes on Memorial Day

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
CBS is inviting musicians of all abilities and ages to play Taps. The somber bugle call is played at American military funerals and ceremonies. It's a powerful tribute, dreamed up by CBS Evening News "On the Road" correspondent Steve Hartman. For more information on how to participate go to CBS.com/Taps.See the Story
Culture · Richmond

This Richmond fashion show aims to 'bring cultures together'

The sixth annual Tim Reid Cultural Fashion Show is June 3. Reid: "I wanted to somehow bring together cultures, let people see we're not a monolithic group of people" Ten designers from Africa, Europe and North America will be featured in the show. Profits from the show go to the Legacy Media Institute.See the Story
Richmond, United States · Richmond

660+ COVID-19 patients discharged last week; Virginia hospitalizations increase 22%

As of Friday, there were 523 hospitalized patients confirmed positive for COVID-19. That is up from 429 (+94) last Friday, according to the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association. The VHHA's 7-day moving average of current CO VID-19 hospitalizations sat 484 Friday.See the Story
Richmond, United States · Richmond

Family wants justice for aspiring chef killed in Shockoe Bottom

Xavier Brown was found with a fatal gunshot wound to the shoulder and neck area. Brown worked as a chef in downtown Richmond at JewFro. His body was discovered by a woman walking in Shockoe Bottom. It's believed Brown had left some sort of a networking party downtown.See the Story
Gun Violence · Richmond

Amid gun violence, some looking abroad for solutions

RICHMOND, Va. -- In the wake of mass shootings, Americans remain polarized on how to prevent these gun massacres. As long as you're 18, most Virginians can walk into a gun store and buy a gun the very same day as long as they pass a background check. That is not the case in many other industrialized nations.See the Story

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