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Miyares plans to re-investigate potential Parole Board misconduct and more Virginia headlines

By: - November 5, 2021 8:00 am
Virginia Mercury

Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.

A top strategist for Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin says the GOP won back the suburbs because “Democrats have talked so far past their own voters and their own swing voters that they’ve become radicals and revolutionaries.”—POLITICO

The Virginia results upended the conventional wisdom that higher voter turnout helps Democrats.—New York Times

Republican Attorney General-elect Jason Miyares said he plans to re-investigate potential misconduct by the Virginia Parole Board. “Citizens get frustrated when they feel like there’s no accountability or transparency in government.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch

“As GOP takes over Richmond, local officials in deep-blue Northern Virginia start to worry.”—Washington Post

Virginia Tech officials are launching a new work group to address a “deeply upsetting” trend of sexual assaults.—Roanoke Times

Virginia’s return to purple-state status could impact the ongoing redistricting process, which now rests with the Supreme Court of Virginia.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

Charlottesville city councilors are condemning the Lincoln Project’s tiki torch stunt last week. “You seem to regard ‘Charlottesville’ as nothing more than a political meme.”—Daily Progress

A dozen children were playing outside at Norfolk’s Young Terrace community when five women were shot, three of them fatally.—Virginian-Pilot

A “very chunky” shark was photographed at an undisclosed location off the East Coast.—Charlotte Observer


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