Apr 30, 2024 - News

🌊 The Current: More student protesters arrested

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Virginia Tech police arrested 82 people — including 53 students — for trespassing after a weekend-long encampment in solidarity with Palestinians. (WDBJ)

📢 Gov. Youngkin said on CNN's "State of the Union" that Virginia will allow "peaceful" protests, but not encampments or intimidation on college campuses. (Virginia Mercury)

🗳️ State Sen. Ghazala Hashmi, who represents Chesterfield, filed paperwork to run for Virginia lieutenant governor. (WRIC)

ğŸŽ¬ The Pharrell Williams' musical filming in Richmond could get $12 million in state incentives if it shoots and spends verified money in Virginia. (Virginian-Pilot)

  • Virginia beat out Georgia, which was offering $15 million in incentives.

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