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Youngkin ‘cautiously optimistic’ about 15-week abortion ban and more Va. headlines

By: - November 11, 2022 8:09 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine filed a consumer protection lawsuit accusing the Washington Commanders, franchise owner Dan Snyder, the NFL and league Commissioner Roger Goodell of misleading the public to protect profits.—Washington Post

• In an appearance on Fox Business, Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Earle-Sears said it’s time for Republicans to move on from Donald Trump. “A true leader understands when they have become a liability,” she said.—Associated Press

• A Guatemalan immigrant was sentenced to almost half a year in prison for immigration violations after Richmond police claimed he was planning a mass shooting on the Fourth of July. Federal prosecutors never charged him with any crime related to a plot to commit violence.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Gov. Glenn Youngkin said he’s still “cautiously optimistic” Virginia will pass a 15-week abortion ban.—WTOP

• Youngkin wants to create a centralized state agency for workforce development, a proposal he’ll send to the General Assembly.—Cardinal News

• A facility that services wastewater treatment equipment has been identified as the source of a “forever chemical” found in the Roanoke River.—Roanoke Times

• Arlington officials are considering adopting ranked-choice voting for local primaries next year.—Washington Post

• Someone blew up a Little Free Library box in Arlington.—ARLnow

• A Richmond city councilwoman is under fire for calling a city resident a “Karen” after he complained about blocked sidewalks and pedestrian safety.—WTVR

• Satanists are hosting a family movie night at a public high school in Bedford County, drawing opposition from some locals. They plan to show “Fern Gully” and discuss how it relates to Satanism.—WSET


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