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Legislative panel keeps photo ID requirement

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A legislative subcommittee killed an attempt Tuesday to repeal Virginia’s requirement that voters show a photo ID at the polls. A subcommittee of the House Privileges and Elections Committee voted to shelve HB 1904, which would have eliminated the mandate that registered Virginia voters present a driver’s license, passport or other … Continue reading

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VCU to examine changes in black enrollment from area schools

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University is planning to examine why fewer black students from the Richmond area attend the school despite diverse in its undergraduate enrollment. Officials say the university has seen a decline in applications, acceptances and enrollments of under-represented minorities. The sharpest drop has been in black students from the … Continue reading