May 10, 2024 - News

🌊 The Current: Diamond District "full speed ahead"

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

⚾️ After Richmond City Council approved a financing structure for a new Flying Squirrels ballpark, the team's president Lou DiBella said, "It's full speed ahead from here." (Times-Dispatch)

🏫 Powhatan County schools adopted a new five-tiered disciplinary policy to address ongoing racial harassment districtwide. (WRIC)

  • Under the policy, students who use racist slurs have to meet with the superintendent and face expulsion.

🎰 Hundreds of Virginia convenience stores say they won't sell lottery tickets until the General Assembly passes a state budget that includes protections for skills games. (WRIC)

πŸ—žοΈ The Richmond Times-Dispatch will stop printing and delivering a print edition on 11 federal holidays beginning July 4. (X)

  • Newspaper leadership previously told staff that a print note announcing that change weeks ago was run in error.
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