Some 375 years after the state’s witch trials, historians and descendants from a witch exoneration group are championing a resolution that would apologize to those accused of witchcraft.
The bears are believed to have contracted the virus from eating diseased birds, according to the state’s Fish, Wildlife and Parks service.
The sheriff of Oakland County, who noted that a 10-year-old daughter had survived, called the deaths preventable, citing the mother’s untreated mental illness.
Ms. McClellan, who is favored to win in the Democratic-leaning district in February, could become the first Black woman to represent Virginia in Congress.
After a congressman’s death last month, Jennifer McClellan, a state senator who lost a bid for governor in 2021, is the front-runner and could become the first Black woman to represent Virginia in Congress.
Brad Raffensperger, the Republican secretary of state, said that a newly tightened timeline for runoff elections had put added strain on election workers.
For Democrats, the former president’s event in Atlanta with Senator Raphael Warnock on Thursday is viewed as an ironclad way to ensure that Black voters remain enthusiastic.
The Senate candidate’s performance in the final days of the runoff campaign has Republicans airing frustrations. But no one is counting him out yet.
With control of the Senate no longer at stake, the race between Herschel Walker and Raphael Warnock is drawing less attention. Both sides are pulling out all the stops to drive voters to the polls.
Mr. Walker, Georgia’s Republican nominee for Senate, is benefiting from a homestead exemption meant for primary residents of Texas.