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General News    H3'ed 10/6/16

23 Arrested Protesting McAuliffe's "Stunning Lack of Political Courage" on Climate

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Twenty-three people were arrested Wednesday outside the Virginia governor's mansion, following a three-day picket that demanded Democrat Terry McAuliffe show some backbone by protecting citizens from toxic coal ash, stopping fracked-gas pipelines, and committing to renewable energy solutions. 

'We're fed up,' demonstrator Russell Chisholm, of Newport, told the Richmond Times-Dispatch. 'We're not professional activists. We're real people who are being impacted by and care deeply about these issues. Enough that we're willing to risk arrest to make our point.'

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