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Visits from local leaders to highlight VCU’s annual MLK celebration

Visits from local leaders to highlight VCU’s annual MLK celebration

Virginia Commonwealth University’s sixth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week begins Jan. 20. A weeklong series of events — including keynote remarks from Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church Pastor Tyrone Nelson, Rep. Donald McEachin, Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras and Christy Coleman, CEO of The American Civil War Museum — will offer the university and Richmond community an opportunity to honor the iconic civil rights leader.

Forty-seven percent of Virginians are strongly or somewhat in favor of a state law that would allow localities to train teachers and administrators to be armed in schools, while 49 percent are strongly or somewhat opposed. (Getty Images)

Virginians evenly divided on the idea of armed teachers

Virginians are almost evenly split between favoring and opposing a state law that would allow localities to train teachers and administrators to be armed in schools, according to a new poll by the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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