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How the LEGO deal was made and more Va. headlines

By: - September 9, 2022 8:00 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• “Over a half-century, Queen Elizabeth II made three visits to Virginia, where her appearances marked pivotal points — some of them wrenching — for the British colony-turned-American state”—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• The Chesterfield County NAACP branch called for the firing of a local sheriff’s deputy identified as a member of the far-right Oath Keepers group.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Some Norfolk residents feel the state health department didn’t do enough to warn locals about a sewage spill in Knitting Mill Creek.—Virginian-Pilot

• A hazmat incident that led to 100 dead fish in a Northern Virginia stream may have been caused by someone pouring chemicals down a drain.—Washington Post

• Hampton Roads lawmakers want President Joe Biden to create a new Department of Defense position dedicated to addressing sea level rise in the military-heavy region.—WHRO

• More than 60 Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to the state’s air board opposing Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s plan to pull out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• “How Chesterfield’s months long LEGO deal finally clicked into place”—Chesterfield Observer

• Someone swiped a beloved cat named Bob from a gas station in Dinwiddie County.—WTVR

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