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March on the Mansion 

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More than 600 protesters from throughout the state gathered at Brown's Island Saturday and marched to the Executive Mansion to protest Gov. Terry McAuliffe's policies promoting fossil fuel and controversial natural gas pipelines. Mike Tidewell of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network addresses a crowd before a mockup of McAuliffe and his brides from the oil, gas and coal industries.
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Protestors on Brown's Island.
Several speakers addressed the crowd who braved the extreme heat.
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Approximately 600 people attended the protest.
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Protestors begin marching from Brown's Island
Protestors made their way through the city street on their march to the Governor's mansion.
Protest signs on Brown's Island.
Protestors marching up 7th street.
Protestors at the Capitol Bell Tower.
Protestors marching across the Capitol lawn.
Protestors from all across Virginia joined the march which was called by organizers, a climate justice rally.
Protestors on the Capitol landing, making their way to the Governor's mansion.
Protestors on the Capitol steps.
Protestors in front of the Executive Mansion.
A protestor held a gas mask while demonstrating in from of the mansion.
Protestors on Capitol grounds at the mansion.
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Protestors on Brown's Island.

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