Friday, July 31, 2020

Local Updates

@thehill: Robert E. Lee High School in Virginia to be renamed after John Lewis[…]

ARLnowDOTcom: Notes: 
County getting $10k tourism grant;
Marymount signs mutual aid agreement;
USA Today editor recalls racism in Arlington[…]

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Virginia Updates

More schools opt for remote learning this fall,
new Va. law could make police unions more powerful,
state fair cancelled,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

A weekend of unrest in Richmond,
Black workers hit hard by COVID-19 job losses,
Hampton Roads seabird relocation a success,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Friday, July 24, 2020

Local Updates

Local unemployment update;
no high school football this fall;
lane closures on I-66 this weekend[…]

Fox steals copy of the Post;
in-person census visits starting;
deer rescued from church basement[…]

McDonald's decision delayed;
bollards installed near I-395 HOV bridge;
Crystal City farmers market moving[…]

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Virginia Updates

Washington NFL team faces sexual harassment accusations,
Va. judge tests positive for COVID,
Colonial Athletic Association cancels fall football,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Freitas wins Republican nomination to challenge Spanberger,
testing lags jeopardize contact tracing,
special session to start Aug. 18,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Judge denies injunction to overturn COVID-19 restrictions,
Richmond prosecutor clears police in five protest-related complaints,
local governments and solar,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Five Hampton Roads restaurants shut for COVID-19 violations,
social media accounts of school district racism,
Petersburg finances on upswing,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Younger people make up majority of new COVID cases in Hampton Roads,
arguments scheduled for Lee statue injunction,
school reopening debates get heated,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Friday, July 17, 2020

Local Updates

@fcpsnews: Fairfax County School Board Approves Starting 2020-21 School Year After Labor Day:[…]

@fox5dc: Montgomery County Public Schools plans to start next school year entirely online[…]

@AP: The Los Angeles and San Diego school districts, the two largest in California, say they won't bring students back to classrooms next month. Instead, pupils will continue distance learning amid the pandemic.[…]

Hotel-to-apartment project on hold; local man raises big bucks to donate Goya products to food banks; swearing in today for new County Board member[…]

Va. adopts COVID-19 workplace safety rules; witness helps apprehend robbery suspect; ACPD no longer working with Ring[…]

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Virginia Updates

Judge blocks new monument removal in Richmond,
Neptune Festival canceled,
VMI alumni request review of building names,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

@JerryFalwellJr: I personally support changing the name of the city of Lynchburg. It’s been an embarrassment to @LibertyU ever since we started.[…]

Washington football team expected to change name,
a confusion of Lees in Lee County,
restaurants struggle with mask mandate,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Friday, July 10, 2020

Local Updates

Deadline set for parents to choose fall instructional method;
D.C. area facing tech talent gap[…]

Seattle tax could advantage Arlington;[…]

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Virginia Updates

No new COVID-19 deaths Monday,
gun sales hit historic levels in June,
Dominion’s stock price and credit dented,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

COVID infections up in Hampton Roads,
Va. Republicans push for in-person school week,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Friday, July 3, 2020

Local Updates

@fairfaxcounty: Notable New State Laws Effective July 1, 2020[…]

@RandPaul: .@KatrinaJack_Sen is a pro-life democrat who authored the Louisiana legislation that passed by a supermajority in both chambers and was just overruled by SCOTUS. We have to keep fighting! @KentuckyRTL is commemorating 50 years in that fight July 16th.[…]

Sad Day for Virginia's Women and Children via @VSHL67 — […]

Changes in Virginia State Laws Starting Today via @TFFVA — […]

#FY2021 Approved @AlexandriaVAGov Operating Budget and CIP Documents[…]

The latest presentation on #ReopeningAPS[…]

The @ACPSk12 approach to reopening[…]

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Virginia Updates

Police arrest 15 protesters in Richmond suburb,
judge rejects challenge to new Va. gun law,
amusement parks still limited to 1,000 guests,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Richmond’s interim police chief steps down,
ACLU says state isn’t adhering to COVID-19 prisons agreement,
Marion man arrested in connection to cross-burning,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Dominion test offshore wind turbines go up,
Norfolk protesters demand use-of-force reports,
Northam mask mandate survives challenge,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

A slew of new laws to take effect today,
Richmond judge won’t limit police use of tear gas,
COVID-19 cases spike in Southwest Va.,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Anti-eviction protest in Richmond ends with arrests,
Powhatan County woman fakes story about assault by Black couple,
pigs on the highway,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]