Charlottesville
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Jury recommends life sentence for Charlottesville murderer

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/11/18, 01:03 pm

A jury has recommended a sentence of life in prison plus 419 years for a man convicted of murdering a counterprotester at a white nationalist rally in August 2017 in Charlottesville, Va. James Alex Fields Jr. was found guilty last week of first-degree murder and other charges for driving his car into a crowd at the rally, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring others.

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D.C. keeps peace during white supremacist march

by Kent Covington
Posted 8/13/18, 11:52 am

Demonstrators turned out in the nation’s capital on Sunday to mark the one-year anniversary of a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Patrol cars escorted a group of about 30 white supremacists from a Metro station to a park near the White House as thousands of counterprotesters chanted and spoke against the group. Jason Kessler, who organized the Charlottesville rally, also led the Washington, D.C., event.

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Trump puts evangelical advisers in a difficult spot

Politics | How should members of the presidential advisory board respond post-Charlottesville?
by Evan Wilt
Posted 8/31/17, 02:56 pm

WASHINGTON—Some of President Donald Trump’s spiritual advisers think he could have responded better to the Aug. 12 violence in Charlottesville, Va., but say ultimately they don’t expect him to heal the nation’s racial divide.

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