The anniversary of Roe versus Wade decision always falls when the General Assembly is in session, and it traditionally sparks a lively debate. State Senator Mamie Locke supports the landmark decision on abortion that Supreme Court handed down 41 years ago. The Hampton Democrat gets upset with lawmakers who still oppose it. Our area has had many demonstrations sponsored by groups such as Planned Parenthood (pictured) that have a stake in the future of Roe versus Wade.
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Work on synchronizing the traffic signals along 29 North gets underway in October.
Lawrence's representative has threatened to prosecute those behind a nude photo leak affecting dozens of A-list celebrities.
The Albemarle school system has signed contracts with 115 new teachers with more hiring to come.