Charlottesville, Virginia takes precaution ahead of one-year anniversary of violent rally

The city of Charlottesville, Virginia is taking extra precautions ahead of the one-year anniversary of a violent white nationalist rally.

A woman was killed and dozens more were injured when a car drove into a crowd during a "Unite the Right" rally on August 12.

Several peaceful events are planned to commemorate last year's event.

Law enforcement officials say there will be a heavy police presence in the area.


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