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Shenandoah considers restoring Confederate school names and more Va. headlines

By: - May 20, 2022 8:13 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• The Shenandoah County School Board is considering restoring Confederate school names it dropped in 2020.—NBC News

• Attorney General Jason Miyares is asking the Supreme Court of Virginia to unseal records related to a judge who formerly led the Virginia Parole Board. Miyares says the Virginia State Police are assisting in his investigation of the board.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• “Parents and guardians in Virginia, and across the country, say they’re beginning to panic due to the national shortage of baby formula.”—VPM

• Former Virginia Tech football player Isi Etute pleaded not guilty ahead of a murder trial that could involve arguments over a new Virginia law banning the so-called “gay panic defense.”—Roanoke Times

• State employees continue to voice frustration over what they say is a lack of flexibility in Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s tightened policy on telework.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Roanoke City Council members are feuding over discretionary spending on meals and travel.—Roanoke Times

• Lynchburg school officials are having to guess how much money they’ll have to spend due to the lack of a General Assembly budget deal.—News & Advance

• Fairfax and Prince William counties saw a slight decline in homelessness counts.—InsideNoVa

• Republican members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors objected to a “Gun Violence Awareness Day” proclamation. One suggested renaming it “Human Violence Awareness.”—Loudoun Times-Mirror

• Washington Capitals star T.J. Oshie put his Northern Virginia house on the market for $7.5 million.—Washington Post

• A wild turkey keeps puffing itself up and attacking people on a D.C. trail. A birdhunt underway is being dubbed “Operation Early Thanksgiving.”—Washington Post

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