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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•...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Clean-up continued over the weekend after tornadoes tore through parts of Virginia. — Richmond Times-Dispatch• Is Joe Biden considering announcing his presidential bid in Charlottesville? — The Daily Progress• Small dollar donations are on the rise, particularly for liberal...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Chesterfield’s chief of police announced he fired an officer after an investigation into accusations that he held a leadership position in a white supremacist organization. The Capitol Police announced a similar move yesterday, making it the second time in...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Terry McAuliffe said he won’t run for president and will instead focus his energy on raising money for Democratic General Assembly candidates. “My heart was with Virginia, as much as I wanted to run for president,” said McAuliffe, who...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Virginia’s top three elected Democrats saw their fundraising numbers tank, but the party as a whole out-raised Republican opponents, with Democratic House and Senate candidates pulling in $4.3 million in donations during the first quarter, compared with $2.8 million...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Gov. Ralph Northam dropped plans to speak at Virginia Military Institute’s commencement ceremony next month. “In order to ensure that commencements remain focused on celebrating graduates, their families, and their achievements, the governor has decided he will not participate...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Gov. Ralph Northam dropped his plans to appear at a fundraiser for Sen. Dave Marsden, D-Fairfax, after protesters assembled outside the event. Northam’s spokeswoman said he cancelled “due to concerns for the safety and security of everyone in attendance.”...