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Rolland "Hekili" Holland performs his daughter's cheerleading routine from the stands at a York High School football game.

‘Cheer dad’ goes viral after performing his daughter’s cheerleading routine at a Virginia high school football game

The video, posted to Facebook by another parent at the York High School football game, has since garnered over 4 million views since last Friday.
President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Lexington, Kentucky

Forget Kentucky and Virginia, the worst election news for Republicans came out of suburban Pennsylvania

Republicans lost big in the suburbs in Tuesday's elections. That should be a cause of great concern for their 2020 prospects.

Muslim women and refugees won historic victories across the US in Tuesday’s elections

State and local elections in Tuesday ushered in historic firsts for women and minorities across the country.
In this file photo taken on October 28, 2017, Juli Briskman shows her middle finger as a motorcade with US President Donald Trump departs Trump National Golf Course in Sterling, Virginia. - Two years later, Briskman has jumped headfirst into politics and is running for local office.

The cyclist who went viral for flipping off Trump’s motorcade just won an election for her county’s board of supervisors

Juli Briskman, a Democrat from Virginia, ran against the Republican incumbent Suzanne Volpe for a seat on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors.
Virginia voters head to the polls at Nottingham Elementary School November 5, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia. All 140 seats in the General Assembly are on the ballot today as Virginia holds its statewide election for the state legislature with national political parties closely watching the results as a potential indicator of the 2020 presidential election.

Democrats take control of the Virginia State Senate and House of Delegates

This election is particularly meaningful to Democrats who now have control of the state government for the first time in over two decades.
Isabel Hicks, 14 (left), has been missing since Monday. She is believed to be with Bruce Lynch, 34 (right), her mother's ex-boyfriend.

A 14-year-old girl in Virginia disappeared 4 days ago with her mom’s 34-year-old ex-boyfriend

Isabel Hicks was last seen early Monday morning at her home in Bumpass, Virginia. She is believed to be with her mother's ex-boyfriend, Bruce Lynch.
David Walentas built his $2.5 billion fortune developing real estate in Brooklyn, New York after receiving an ROTC scholarship to attend UVA.

A real-estate billionaire who was the first in his family to attend college just pledged $100 million to fund scholarships for first-generation studen...

David Walentas' gift will cover UVA's tuition for 60 first-generation students from Rochester, New York; New York City; or Virginia beginning in 2022.
Peter Vlaming, a former French teacher at a Virginia high school, sued his school board alleging they violated his free speech rights when he refused to use a transgender student's preferred pronouns.

A Virginia teacher is suing his school district after he was fired for refusing to use a trans student’s pronouns, arguing that doing so would h...

A teacher alleged that the school tried to force him to "express an objective biological falsehood" by urging him to use the student's male pronouns.
In one Virginia county, marriage license applicants are given a list of roughly 200 racial categories to choose from.

3 Virginia couples were denied marriage licenses because they refused to disclose their race. Now they’re suing the state.

Each of the couples went to apply for marriage licenses, but were presented instead with bizarre — and even offensive — lists of racial categories.
An employee arranges discarded televisions at a newly opened electronic waste recycling factory in Wuhan, Hubei province March 29, 2011

Neighbors were left scratching their heads after pranksters left old TV sets on people’s porches overnight — while wearing TVs on their he...

Local police in Henrico County, Virginia, said they collected upwards of 60 television sets with a team of a half-dozen officers.