The Bulletin

Repeated fake threats to Roanoke schools and more Va. headlines

By: - September 23, 2022 8:01 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• A fiery exchange between Virginia Reps. Abigail Spanberger, a Democrat, and Bob Good, a Republican, reportedly started during a discussion of suicides by transgender teenagers.—Washington Post

• Gov. Glenn Youngkin told Kansans to “pick up the surf board” and ride the red wave during a campaign appearance for Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.—Kansas City Star

• The city of Roanoke’s school superintendent threatened to cancel extracurricular activities and extend the school year after repeated disruptions due to fake threats. “Apparently, this is a game to some students.”—Roanoke Times

• “Statue debate provokes fiery defense of Confederacy in Va.’s Mathews County.”—Washington Post

• The Prince William County Board of Supervisors is delaying consideration of the controversial Digital Gateway to clear up “confusion” and “misinformation” about the data-center project.—Prince William Times

• Arlington County will consider switching to ranked-choice voting for next year’s local board races.—ARLnow

• Tolling begins Saturday on Northern Virginia’s new I-66 express lanes.—Washington Post

• Officials warned more houses in the Outer Banks could collapse as Hurricane Fiona passes.—Virginian-Pilot


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