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Lawmakers react to potential overturn of Roe v. Wade and more Virginia headlines

By: - May 3, 2022 8:01 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• Virginia Democrats vowed to fight to protect abortion rights after last night’s leak of a draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.—NBC12Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Gov. Glenn Youngkin visited a Richmond-area mosque that was recently vandalized, saying “there is no place for religious persecution.”—WRIC

• The office of Attorney General Jason Miyares is questioning the need to redact cost info in regulatory filings dealing with Dominion Energy’s planned offshore wind farm.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• More candidates are emerging in the leadership fight among Democrats in the Virginia House of Delegates.—Washington Post

• A misdemeanor conviction was overturned for the father of a Loudoun County sexual assault victim who faced charges over a scuffle at a school board meeting.—WTOP

• James Madison University’s softball team cancelled the rest of its season after the suicide of one of its star players.—Associated Press

• A shooting in a Virginia State University dorm was ruled accidental.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• A Charlottesville jury awarded $15 million to the family of Yeardley Love, the former UVA lacrosse player killed in 2010 by fellow lacrosse player George Huguely.—Daily Progress

• The expansion of 95 Express Lanes to the Fredericksburg area is falling behind schedule due to a dispute over soil.—Washington Post

• An aggressive horse named Chip has been exiled from Assateague Island.—Washington Post

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