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Chincoteague ponies could become state’s official pony and more Va. headlines

By: - January 30, 2023 7:45 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• Residents of a Southwest Virginia house featured in a news story about the Jan. 6 insurrection have filed $66.9 million defamation suit, claiming that, even though they weren’t named, the segment falsely tied the house’s occupants to violence and racism.—Cardinal News

• About half of Virginians think Gov. Glenn Youngkin is doing a good job, according to a new poll, but most think he shouldn’t run for president.—Washington Post

• Bills introduced in the General Assembly would make Chincoteague ponies the official pony of Virginia.—Salisbury Daily Times

• Higher education admissions experts say National Merit commendations for high-achieving students, which have become a hot political topic for Virginia Republicans after some schools failed to inform honorees on time, don’t actually make much of a difference on college applications.—Washington Post

• “Mystery buyer of aging Chesapeake Bay lighthouse is industrial painter with big dreams.”—Associated Press


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