Amazon pauses building HQ2 in NoVa and more Va. headlines

By: - March 6, 2023 12:02 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

  • Amazon is pausing construction on its HQ2 office campus in Northern Virginia, but local officials say they still expect the project to pay off in the long run.—Washington Post
  • University of Virginia board member Bert Ellis apologized for disparaging comments he made that became public through a Freedom of Information Act request. “Those were private and confidential messages but were still out of place.”—Daily Progress
  • For-profit Stratford University officially filed for bankruptcy, listing its president and vice president as its biggest creditors.—InsideNoVa
  • Two finalists vying to build a Virginia Beach mass shooting memorial have unveiled their proposed designs.—WAVY


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