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ACA health plan costs to drop sharply in Virginia and more headlines

By: - August 16, 2022 7:53 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• The cost of individual Affordable Care Act health insurance plans is set to decline sharply in Virginia due to changes in state and federal policy.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• The Uber driver whose car plowed into an Arlington bar didn’t intentionally crash and alcohol wasn’t a factor, according to authorities.—Washington Post

• A dispute over a historical exhibit on racial segregation led to the shutdown of the rural Montpelier Station Post Office, according to the U.S. Postal Service.—Culpeper Star-Exponent

• Democratic U.S. Rep. Donald McEachin says he won’t debate his Republican challenger, pastor Leon Benjamin, unless Benjamin accepts the results of the 2020 election. “Reality is not simply what you want it to be.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Richmond Public Schools leaders want to start the year with a mask mandate, “drawing mixed reactions from some parents and school board members.”—WTVR

• ODU researchers say the pandemic created a worldwide surfing boom.—WHRO

• A manatee was spotted in Virginia Beach.—Virginian-Pilot

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