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On the heels of President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement Accord, Mayor Mike Signer announced today that he has joined the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and identify their sources. Staff photo

Still resisting, mayor makes climate calls

On the heels of President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement Accord, Mayor Mike Signer announced today that he has joined the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and identify their sources. This is an effort, he says, to continue resisting. “Resistance has come to mean many things to […]

Jay Taylor, the man Jason Kessler punched, says video footage of the encounter supports his account.
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Still angry: Kessler pleads guilty to assault charge

Jason Kessler, the right-wing blogger who unsuccessfully petitioned to remove Vice-Mayor Wes Bellamy from office, pleaded guilty today to punching a man while gathering petition signatures, but challenged the victim’s statements outside the Charlottesville General District Court. In the same court March 3, the prosecution asked the judge to dismiss with prejudice an assault complaint […]