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Under a blue sky a group of singers on stage, in black shirts, sing behind a man with a microphone in a baseball cap.
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“How many people are celebrating Juneteenth for the first time today?” the performer on stage asked. At Henrico County’s Dorey Park, several concertgoers raised their hands. The Elebga Folklore Society, the performers, have been celebrating Juneteenth for over 25 years, but many other Virginians have not.

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Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin won't be the only names on the ballot for governor.

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Thousands of Virginians with unpaid medical bills are having those debts wiped out.

And people in several Virginia counties are being asked not to feed wild birds.

A gloved hand delivers a vaccine into the arm of a boy wearing a black bandana, sunglasses, and earphones.
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Orders for vaccines and child immunizations have dropped during the pandemic, according to a nurse supervisor with the Richmond and Henrico Health Districts.

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The head of the US House Agriculture Committee said the committee would push to permanently fund scholarships for Historically Black Colleges and Universities that received funding from the farm bill, which expires in 2023.