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Toll relief in Hampton Roads and more Va. headlines

Feb 28, 2024 | 7:00 am ET
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Toll relief in Hampton Roads and more Va. headlines
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The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/Virginia Mercury)

• “Gov. Glenn Youngkin and his staff have privately pitched a $322 million plan for toll relief in Hampton Roads to legislators whose approval he is courting for a proposed professional sports arena and entertainment district in Alexandria, according to two sources close to discussions of the proposed arena for the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Virginia State Police said 11 pedestrians have been killed in crashes within the past two weeks, a sudden increase that brings the total number of pedestrian deaths so far this year to 20.—WRIC

• “Lt. Gov. Earle-Sears apologizes for misgendering Senator Danica Roem.”—WVTF/Radio IQ

• Virginia Tech researchers are testing the long-term effectiveness of seawalls to see how they can protect Virginia’s coastal communities from sea level rise and whether they could be weakened by climate change.—WHRO

• “Former President Donald Trump plans to attend a rally in Richmond on Saturday, three days before the Republican presidential primary on Super Tuesday, March 5.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch