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NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Virginia Beach police say they’re almost done with their investigation into the mass shooting at the city’s municipal complex. They say they plan to release some of the findings but will coordinate with the independent investigators hired by the...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• “LeClairRyan, the three-decade-old Richmond law firm that just a few years ago had nearly 400 attorneys but has been battered in recent months by mass departures, is going out of business.” – Richmond BizSense• Fairfax County school officials made sex...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• The Trump administration is looking for space in Northern Virginia to house 440 unaccompanied minors to relieve overcrowded detention centers on the southern border. Currently about 130 unaccompanied minors are housed in Virginia.  – The Washington Post• Gov. Ralph Northam celebrated...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• “Several hundred protesters gathered Monday night in front of the headquarters of the National Rifle Association in Fairfax County to play out what by now has become a routine: Call for stronger gun laws. Repeat.” – The Washington Post• Virginia...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.•  A 27-year-old Leesburg man died after he aged off his parents’ health insurance and could no longer afford the insulin he needed. – The Washington Post• August opened in Richmond with nine shootings in 24 hours. Three people died, six...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• With opioid deaths mounting, Virginia started allowing pharmacies to dispense the overdose-reversal drug naloxone without a prescription. But nearly a quarter of pharmacies surveyed in the Hampton Roads area were unwilling to sell it without a doctor’s note. –...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Del. Ibraheem Samirah’s protest at Jamestown sparked internal dissent among Democrats, with some worried it “grabbed attention away from more elaborate efforts by members of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus.” Republicans, meanwhile, launched into a series of gleeful fundraising...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• More than 100 guns have been stolen from vehicles in Richmond so far this year, according to police, who released a video imploring residents not to leave weapons in their cars. “Come on, Richmond,” an officer said. – The...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Donald Trump is scheduled to speak today during a Joint Commemorative Session at the Jamestown Settlement from 10 a.m. to noon. Northam is scheduled to speak at a separate event beginning at 7:30 a.m. Events are scheduled to be...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• The White House made it official, confirming President Donald Trump will speak in Jamestown on Tuesday to commemorate the 400th anniversary of representative government. – The Washington Post• More than $4 million in donations have rolled into the Virginia Beach...