The Bulletin

Suspected UVA shooter appears in court and more Va. headlines

By: - November 17, 2022 7:45 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• The University of Virginia canceled its final home football game of the season as the community continues to mourn the deaths of three players killed in Sunday’s shooting. The school has not made a decision yet about its Nov. 26 game against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.—Washington Post

• The suspected shooter was denied bond in his first court appearance Wednesday morning. He appeared via teleconference and said he hasn’t hired a lawyer yet.—NBC29

• A Republican delegate introduced a bill to ban transgender athletes from playing on college and K-12 sports teams that align with their gender identity. The proposal will be taken up in the 2023 Virginia General Assembly session.—WTOP

• A Canadian company bought Virginia’s unmined uranium deposit in a deal worth $32 million. The state has banned uranium mining since 1982, but the purchase could come with a new push to lift the ban.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• A 19-year-old who launched a write-in campaign for Timberville Town Council on Election Day won with 100 votes. “I think I can be a younger voice or opinion,” he said.—Daily News-Record


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