The Bulletin

Organ-sharing network to be overhauled and more Va. headlines

By: - March 23, 2023 7:15 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• The Richmond-based United Network for Organ Sharing is having its monopoly power overhauled by the federal government, which plans to break up the system after investigations found sluggishness and dysfunction that has left many people waiting for life-saving transplants.—Washington Post

• The mother of a Shenandoah County elementary school student says her son’s rights were violated after police searched their home for weapons in response to an alleged threat reported by another parent. No weapons were found.—Northern Virginia Daily

• “Faced with soaring housing costs and restrictive laws that leaders say were once meant to keep out people of color, Alexandria is trying to create more places for more people to live — and it’s looking to its zoning code to do it.”—Washington Post

• A special prosecutor called in to reexamine a dropped prostitution-related case involving a Virginia Beach pastor said the new investigation could take months to complete.—Virginian-Pilot

• After the NCAA banned Virginia Tech from playing Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” as a hype song before home sports games, students took it upon themselves to deliver an a cappella version.—Billboard


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