Thursday, February 25, 2021
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Supreme Court Rules Strikes Down Warrantless Phone Location Gathering

Supreme Court rules that cellphone location data is protected under the Fourth Amendment. Law enforcement officers now need a warrant to gather.

This Day in Virginia History: Black Market Corn

On September 4, 1623 Governor Francis Wyatt issued a proclamation prohibiting private trade with Indians in Virginia.

Watch Out Virginians, Aggressive Tick Clones Are On The Lose

As the summer months are upon us, Virginians should watch out for a new invasive type of tick that is aggressive and can actually clone itself.

Price Gouging and (Drunk) Colonial Libertarians

On September 18, 1626, the Governor and Council of Virginia heard a case against Richard Taylor and William Sharpe for speaking out against the Virginia government.

Limited No-Excuse Early Voting Approved By General Assembly, To Be Enacted In 2020

With absentee voting beginning 45 days before an election, new bipartisan, bicameral legislation would create a seven-day window for in-person, no-excuse absentee voting.

“Fake News” and Media Violence in 19th Century Danville

On September 20, 1836, James M. Smith – younger brother to William “Extra Billy” Smith – published an account in the Lynchburg Virginian accusing the Danville Reporter of libel against his brother.
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Black Caucus Says Those Who Attend Jamestown Event “Complicit in Atrocities” Incited by President...

Editorial boards and columnists all around Virginia have called on Democrats not to boycott the historic events at Jamestown tomorrow, but some Democrats are...
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Ken Burns’ Vietnam Might Be The Best Documentary Ever Made

The documentary provides the raw emotions of the conflict in a way that brings the humanity of both sides to bear -- and the mistakes and errors.
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Lt. Gov. Fairfax Welcomes President Trump to Jamestown

For all the talk of Del. Ibraheem Samirah’s disruption of President Trump’s speech in Jamestown this week, at least one Democrat thought the event...

Colonial Williamsburg To Paint Interior of Governor’s Mansion

Colonial Williamsburg is taking the extraordinary step of painting the great hall of the Governor's Mansion between Jan 15th thru Jan 26th.
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