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  2. Richmond, Virginia - Wikipedia

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    The Richmond Free Press and the Voice cover the news from an African-American perspective. The Richmond metro area is served by many local television and radio stations. As of 2010 [update] , the Richmond-Petersburg designated market area (DMA) is the 58th largest in the U.S. with 553,950 homes according to Nielsen Market Research. [183]

  3. April Fools' Day - Wikipedia

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    1 April 1995: News that the singer Selena was shot and killed by the former president of her fan club Yolanda Saldívar on 31 March 1995. When radio station KEDA broke the news on 31 March 1995, many people accused the staff of lying because the next day was April Fools' Day. 1 April 2004: Gmail is announced to the public by Google. Some of the ...

  4. January 2016 United States blizzard - Wikipedia

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    Schools in Baltimore, Maryland, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, also remained closed through January 26. Side streets around the D.C. area were unplowed through January 26. [156] Through January 27, Washington, D.C. police issued $1,078,000 worth of parking tickets and $65,600 in fines for vehicles parked or abandoned on snow emergency routes.

  5. 2018 in the United States - Wikipedia

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    January 1 The 2018 North American cold wave takes place, with record low temperatures in the Midwestern and Eastern United States. Times Square in New York City has a temperature of 9 degrees Fahrenheit, with −4 degrees Fahrenheit wind chill, in addition to Omaha having a temperature of −15 degrees Fahrenheit (−26 degrees Celsius) on December 30, 2017, lower than the previous record set ...

  6. United States Declaration of Independence - Wikipedia

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    It was read to audiences and reprinted in newspapers throughout the 13 states. The first formal public readings of the document took place on July 8, in Philadelphia (by John Nixon in the yard of Independence Hall), Trenton, New Jersey, and Easton, Pennsylvania; the first newspaper to publish it was The Pennsylvania Evening Post on July 6.

  7. Violence and controversies during the George Floyd protests

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    August 29: In Portland, Oregon, Aaron J. Danielson was shot in the chest and killed on the night of August 29, amidst protests and riots in the city. Danielson wore a hat with the insignia of Patriot Prayer , a far-right group based in Vancouver, Washington that has clashed with protesters in the past. [112]

  8. Gary Clark Jr. - Wikipedia

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    Gary Lee Clark Jr. (born February 15, 1984) is an American musician from Austin, Texas. He is known for his fusion of blues, rock and soul music with elements of hip hop. In 2011, Clark signed with Warner Bros Records and released The Bright Lights EP.

  9. List of March for Our Lives locations - Wikipedia

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    Charlottesville: 3,500+ An early estimate from Indivisible Charlottesville expected nearly 2,000 to participate. On Saturday, the Sprint Pavilion at Downtown Mall, where the march started and which has a capacity of 3,500, was overflowing. Chesapeake: 50: City Hall Danville: 60+ Danville Municipal Building.