The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)
• “With a potential federal government shutdown looming and the nation’s credit outlook hanging in the balance, Rep. Bob Good, R-5th, and some other conservative Republicans have turned against a two-tiered funding plan proposed by new House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch
• As part of a U.S. Air Force project, a Lynchburg company will supply fuel and other supplies for a nuclear fission reactor being developed to power spacecraft.—Cardinal News
• Following reports detailing how several Virginia college campuses’ expansions displaced Black communities, Del. Delores McQuinn, D-Richmond, is calling for a state commission to study the issue. —ProPublica, Virginia Center for Investigative Journalism at WHRO
• Virginia’s Middleburg and Williamsburg are featured in a list of the country’s “30 most magical Christmas towns.”—Country Living
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