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NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. A $100,000 information campaign is aimed at getting more people to sign up for flood insurance in Hampton Roads, where sea-level rise poses the biggest threat and the number of people carrying flood insurance has fallen 5 percent...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • Citing reconciliation, Gov. Ralph Northam kept up a string of recent vetoes by shooting down bipartisan bills establishing minimum sentences for certain offenses. — Richmond Times-Dispatch • Roanoke renamed the city's courthouse for civil rights legal titan Oliver Hill, who spent...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • Hundreds of Virginia Tech students participated in a walkout that took aim at the university's Title IX office and its handling of sexual assault cases. — The Roanoke Times • Environmental groups are pressuring Gov. Ralph Northam to veto budget...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • A member of a white supremacist group pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to riot at a white nationalist rally in Virginia and at other demonstrations in California. — The Associated Press •  A Charlottesville judge has ruled that two downtown statues...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • McGuire Woods spent 156 hours in February trying to figure out how a racist photo ended up on Gov. Ralph Northam’s Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook page. The probe, initiated by the school, has cost more than $116,000 in...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • The North Korean government presented the United States with a $2 million medical bill for Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student who fell into a coma the night he was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • Richmond's Rodney Robinson, who works in the city's juvenile detention center, is the National Teacher of the Year. — Richmond Times-Dispatch • New rules issued by the Virginia Supreme Court exempt some court records from the Freedom of Information Act. — The...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • Richmond's Rodney Robinson, who works in the city's juvenile detention center, is the National Teacher of the Year. — Richmond Times-Dispatch • New rules issued by the Virginia Supreme Court exempt some court records from the Freedom of Information Act. — The...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • Citizens Telephone Cooperative plans to lay 1,700 miles of fiber-optic cable to deliver lightning-fast internet to most of rural Floyd County. — The Roanoke Times. •  Many immigrants with families in Virginia have been deported — only to return, get caught...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • A Virginia Beach Bitcoin mining company that won a $500,000 city grant has filed for bankruptcy. — The Virginian-Pilot • Fourteen lawmakers accepted donations during the General Assembly session,  "when, by law, legislators are barred from accepting donations." — The Daily Press •...