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Town of Pound to get its charter back and more Va. headlines

By: - February 3, 2023 7:45 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• The former principal of Richneck Elementary School in Newport News says she wasn’t told that a 6-year-old student might have a gun before the boy shot his teacher last month, according to a lawyer who pushed back on some reports about warnings school leaders had.—Daily Press

• A bill to legalize and tax so-called skill machines in Virginia appears dead for now as a lawsuit continues challenging the state’s attempt to ban the slots-like games.—Associated Press

• Advocates are pushing for Virginia to be more generous with tax credits for film and TV productions to get more entertainment industry jobs in the state.—Axios Richmond

• The town of Pound in Southwest Virginia will live on after locals convinced the General Assembly they are still capable of governing themselves.—Washington Post

• A beagle rescued from a controversial Virginia breeding facility will be a contestant on the 2023 “Puppy Bowl” on Super Bowl Sunday.—Richmond Times-Dispatch


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