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Equity at state governor’s schools and more Virginia headlines

By: - October 12, 2021 7:56 am
Virginia Mercury

NEWS TO KNOW
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• Can Democrats count on the youth turnout with Trump out of office?—Washington Post

• With sea level rise, even lesser tropical storms and hurricanes will be increasingly destructive, a new study says.—Virginian-Pilot

• Pay for Virginia’s CEOs boomed during the pandemic.—Virginia Business

• A three-part series explores equity concerns at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School in Richmond and other governor’s schools.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Richmond’s Ambulance Authority is operating at a major staffing deficit, leading to big response time delays, or, as one man found out, ambulances not showing up at all.—WTVR

• The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District is the only one in the state not seeing COVID-19 cases relenting.—Register & Bee

• Hokie fans, particuarly students, say the overcrowding at Lane Stadium is getting dangerous. “Too many people were able to get in without a ticket, and then they just didn’t have enough people on crowd management,” one said.—WDBJ

• Four men who pleaded guilty to breaking into the Science Museum of Virginia during the 2020 protests and stealing laptops and other items were caught in part because they streamed incidents of looting and vandalism on Facebook.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Police have recovered the Harrisonburg modular home that was stolen and arrested a suspect.—News Leader

• A boxwood blight has forced Colonial Williamsburg to remove hundreds of the plants, some more than 100 years old.—Virginia Gazette

• A University of Richmond team is conducting a first-of-its-kind study of the city’s rat population and the risk it poses in spreading disease to people.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

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