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Local vigil tonight to honor Charlottesville victims

HAMILTON, OH -

Several Butler County organizations will gather for a community candlelight vigil to honor the Charlottesville victims.

Heather Heyer was killed and 19 others were hurt last week when officials said James Alex Fields, 20, drove his car into a crowd of people counter-protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

The vigil is scheduled for 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the parking lot behind the Butler County Democratic Party Headquarters at 224 Park Avenue in Hamilton.

Local elected officials and faith leaders will be speaking at the vigil.

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The NAACP of Hamilton, Fairfield and West Chester chapter, the NAACP Middletown chapter, the 2nd and 4th Ward Community Council of Hamilton and the Butler County Democratic Party are hosting the event.

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