NEWS TO KNOW
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• A member of a white supremacist group pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to riot at a white nationalist rally in Virginia and at other demonstrations in California. — The Associated Press
• A Charlottesville judge has ruled that two downtown statues depicting Confederate generals are war monuments and therefore are protected by state code. — The Daily Progress
• Gov. Ralph Northam got out his veto pen Monday, swatting down legislation reforming the Board of Elections and other measures related to Virginia’s elections. — Richmond Times-Dispatch
• After budget talks in Richmond devolved into chaos last week, the city council and the mayor appear to have a deal. — WCVE
• Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, after denying using profanity during an argument with a Capitol Police officer over a parking spot, now admits she did “drop the F-bomb.” — Richmond Times-Dispatch
• Some enterprising scammers took over a Virginia Beach parking lot from a closed restaurant to sell parking for the Something in the Water festival. “It was laughable. I couldn’t be mad because they totally got me,” the owner said. — The Virginian-Pilot
• Sellers of long-term-care insurance are seeking rate increases from the State Corporation Commission, many after getting double-digit increases over the past few years. — The Virginian-Pilot
• A northern Virginia tech staffing company apologized for an online job posting seeking “preferably Caucasian” applicants. — Associated Press
• Danville could be getting a second ax-throwing venue. — The Danville Register & Bee
• A coal miner lost an arm in an accident in Dickenson County. — The Coalfield Progress
• A man who tried to kill Sen. Louise Lucas was criminally insane, a judge ruled. — The Virginian-Pilot
• Amazon posted the first job listings for its new Arlington County headquarters Monday and said it is moving two vice presidents from Seattle there to oversee workforce development and international growth of its virtual assistant Alexa. — The Washington Post
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