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Photo by Doug Kerr/Flikr. Portsmouth's Confederate monument before it was vandalized Wednesday.

Portsmouth elected leaders have not said what they will do with the city's damaged monument. 

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Demonstrators beheaded four Confederate statues before pulling one down using a tow rope Wednesday night at the Portsmouth Confederate monument as police watched.

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The city is racing to meet a deadline to use federal money for the project. Delays amid the pandemic are making that harder. 

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On Monday evening in the tiny, rural town of Montross on the Northern Neck, Republican Congressman Rob Wittman marched with about 100 of his constituents in a peaceful protest of racism and honoring George Floyd.

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WHRO Public Media guided a project to get the photo of every Virginia Vietnam Veteran's who was lost in the war posted on the Wall of Faces. 

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Gov. Ralph Northam says the moratorium will help Virginians who are struggling to pay rent due to the the coronavirus pandemic.

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More than 100 people marched across parts of Norfolk Tuesday night, protesting police brutality, racism and the killing of black Americans including George Floyd in Minnesota.

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Hampton Roads begins Phase 2 of reopening Friday. Norfolk business owner Joan Wilkening said opening back up is more difficult than closing was.

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