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Judge sides with transgender teen, declines to dismiss suit (access required)

NORFOLK (AP) A federal judge on May 22 sided with a transgender teen in Virginia who claims a school board violated his rights when it banned him from using boys’ bathrooms. U.S. District Court Judge Arenda Wright Allen declined the ...

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Charges withdrawn against ex-officer in explicit video case

COLONIAL HEIGHTS (AP) Charges have been withdrawn against a police officer in Virginia who was accused of transmitting sexually explicit videos from an arrestee’s phone to the officer’s personal phone. The misdemeanor embezzlement and obstructing execution of legal process charges ...

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Virginia elections board fines Gillespie campaign for TV ads

(AP) The Republican candidate in last year’s Virginia governor’s race has been fined $2,000 for two television ads, despite both parties asking state regulators to disregard complaints filed against one another. The State Board of Elections voted 2-0-1 May 21 ...

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