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A potential special session for dealmaking and more Va. headlines

Feb 26, 2024 | 7:00 am ET
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A potential special session for dealmaking and more Va. headlines
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The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/Virginia Mercury)

• Virginia lawmakers are starting to float the idea that a special session may be necessary in order for Gov. Glenn Youngkin to strike a deal that gives him the sports arena proposed for Northern Virginia and delivers on Democratic priorities.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Legislation raising Virginia’s minimum wage to $15 is heading to Youngkin’s desk.—Associated Press

• The NCAA’s rules governing how student athletes can make money off their status were suspended by a federal judge in response to an antitrust lawsuit joined by Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares.—CBS News

• A Richmond resident holding a transgender rights flag was charged with disorderly conduct after disrupting an anti-abortion march happening near Capitol Square.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Authorities say they suspect foul play after a Virginia couple’s boat was found in the Caribbean with no one on board.—Washington Post