A community center for Republican veterans and more titles in Virginia

• The Republican National Committee has opened a new Veterans Community Center in Virginia Beach to provide training for veterans who wish to campaign on behalf of Republican candidates.—Virginia Pilot

• “A Virginia Beach company that was to make Walmart deliveries to millions of homes by drone announced Wednesday that it is expanding its headquarters and establishing a testing, training, research and development center at a public junior college. .”—Washington Post

• A senior adviser hired by Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s administration was asked to resign as deputy director of a Virginia agency in 1997 “after a legislative audit found he couldn’t justify a payout nearly $8,000 to a former employee”.VPM

• The Virginia NAACP is leading a campaign to change the method of selecting school boards in some localities, moving from nominations to elections. The organization begins with Hanover County, which has been rocked by recent disputes over transgender students and race relations.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Federally recognized Virginia Tribes work with the state Department of Education and school divisions to correct what is taught in schools about tribes. “The story in there that they have and the students are getting now isn’t really the truth, it’s not really the facts.” –WVTF

• Nearly half of Virginia residents live in a “child care desert,” an area with insufficient child care options.—Cardinal News

• “State regulators said Wednesday they would consider additional arguments about whether Dominion Energy Virginia’s plans to build a massive offshore wind farm should include ratepayer protections that the utility says will kill the project. .”—Associated press

• Virginia’s coastal forests are threatened by rising sea levels.—WHORO

• The Virginia Beach Schools superintendent clashed at a school board meeting with conservative board members who called administrators and teachers “porn peddlers” for their refusal to remove certain books from libraries. “You will stop saying that my staff give pornography to children.” –Virginia Pilot

• Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have adopted one of the rescued beagles from the Envigo breeding facility in Cumberland.—New York Times

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