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Three NoVa school districts say they’ll resist new transgender policies and more Va. headlines

By: - September 21, 2022 8:02 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• Three Northern Virginia school districts indicated they’ll resist Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s proposed policies for transgender students.—Washington Post

• Georgia is the next announced stop on Youngkin’s out-of-state political tour to campaign with Republican gubernatorial candidates. Kansas, New Mexico and Oregon are also on the schedule, according to aides.—CBS News

• A decertified Hanover County sheriff’s deputy is suing the local NAACP, claiming the group defamed him by saying he “violated the civil rights of citizens.”—WRIC

• In a little over a month, Loudoun County’s election office got 187 FOIA requests related to the 2020 election, many coming from just one person.—Loudoun Times-Mirror

• In an appearance at the Loudoun election office ahead of the start of early voting, Youngkin called Virginia’s election system “accurate” and “dependable,” while insisting it can still be improved.—Loudoun Times-Mirror

• Suffolk residents are planning to protest what would be the third-largest warehouse complex in America.—Virginian-Pilot

• Enrollment at VCU declined for the fourth year in a row, creating a $13 million budget shortfall.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• The Prince William County School Board is asking courts to intervene to stop a former board member from sending “abusive and harassing” subpoenas as part of his lawsuit against the former schools superintendent.—InsideNoVa

• A section of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Roanoke will remain closed until next spring for landslide repairs.—Roanoke Times

• “Patriarch of Darden’s Country Store — who carried on lost art of Virginia hams — dies at 75.”—Virginian-Pilot

• Virginia’s only large animal rescue team was able to save two 450-pound calves who got stuck in a septic tank. The calves, dubbed Chaos and Calamity, seemed unharmed after their five-hour ordeal. —Culpeper Star-Exponent


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