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Transgender Murder in Lynchburg Not the First in the Region


From left to right: Ebony Morgan, Noony Norwood and India Monroe (Credit: VAVP)

Police in Lynchburg are currently investigating the murder of Ebony Morgan, a transgender woman. Morgan had been shot multiple times before she was found and taken to the hospital last Sunday. But Morgan is not the first transgender victim in Virginia, and it has the region’s LGBTQ community shaken. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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Governor Orders New Protection for LGBTs, Warns Lawmakers Against Divisive Legislation


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As Virginia’s General Assembly prepares to do business later this month, Governor McAuliffe is warning members not to introduce controversial bills that involve social policy.  He urged them to be tolerant and to focus on jobs, transportation and education. Sandy Hausman has more on that story.


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Richmond Home to 3rd Annual Pride Fest


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This Saturday more than 15,000 people from around central Virginia are expected to flock to Richmond for one of the state’s largest Gay Pride Festivals. Mallory Noe-Payne has the story.


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