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Body cam video shows local deputies slamming 77-year-old to ground and other Va. headlines

By: - May 5, 2022 7:56 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• Body camera video shows Warren County deputies slammed a 77-year-old man to the ground 13 days before he died of an apparent head injury. The local sheriff’s office had originally said the man had fallen over the trailer hitch on his truck and had non-life threatening injuries.—NBC4 Washington

• Seven members of Congress, including several from Virginia, are asking the Justice Department to revisit the fatal shooting of Northern Virginia motorist Bijan Ghaisar.—WTOP

• Some Democrats are skeptical the renewed focus on abortion rights will give them a significant boost in the midterm elections, partly because former Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s abortion messaging wasn’t enough to sway Virginia’s governor’s race.—Politico

• Dominion Energy will issue $61 million in refunds to South Carolina customers over two nuclear power plants that never got built.—Associated Press

• The Williamsburg-James City County School Board reversed an earlier decision not to order new social studies textbooks over concerns about “divisive concepts.”—Virginia Gazette

• A new street theater program at Colonial Williamsburg “offers visitors the opportunity to step back in time and take a glimpse at what things might have been like for ordinary folks in the city.”—Virginia Gazette

• A fire at a Chesapeake soybean plant has stoked online conspiracy theories about a plot to undermine the food supply.—Associated Press

• A new pickleball court in North Arlington is closing after neighbors complained about the popping noise.—ARLNow

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