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A settlement in the Irvo Otieno case and more Va. headlines

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A settlement in the Irvo Otieno case and more Va. headlines

Sep 21, 2023 | 7:30 am ET
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A settlement in the Irvo Otieno case and more Va. headlines
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The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• “The family of a man who died while handcuffed and pinned to the floor for about 11 minutes as he was being admitted to a Virginia psychiatric hospital has reached an $8.5 million settlement with the state, county and the sheriff whose deputies were involved in restraining the man.”—Associated Press

• A congressional committee advanced a bill to help D.C. develop a new Washington Commanders stadium at the old RFK Stadium site as the district continues to compete with Virginia and Maryland for the project.—Washington Post

• Some Virginia Democrats are dismissing the controversy over House of Delegates candidate Susanna Gibson’s online sex videos as a distraction from the true issues at stake in this year’s elections, without offering open support for her.—Associated Press

• In Virginia Beach, a group of teenaged students has shown up to every school board meeting for a year to oppose Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s model policies for transgender students.—Washington Post

• “Fairfax County schools still owes students with disabilities thousands of learning hours from the pandemic.”—WTOP