Here are the share-worthy stories from Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia Patches to talk about tonight:
Ryan Zimmerman, a franchise player with the Washington Nationals, and pitcher Joe Ross announced they would not be playing the 2020 Major League Baseball season.
A winery's challenge against Gov. Ralph Northam and State Health Commissioner Norm Oliver's face mask requirement has not succeeded in court.
Hundreds of people marched in the streets of Manassas Saturday afternoon to show their support for law enforcement officers as police departments across the country come under unprecedented scrutiny in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Participants in the event, sponsored by the organization We Back Blue, gathered at Nelson Park and then marched down Grant Avenue to the Old Manassas Courthouse holding signs that read "We Support Our Law Enforcement," "No Police, No Peace," and "Law & Order."
The Pentagon said Washington, D.C., Baltimore and other East Coast cities will get military flyovers on July 4 as part of a salute to the Great Cities of the American Revolution.
Two days before phase three of reopening is expected to start across Virginia, 453 additional coronavirus cases have been reported. According to the Virginia Department of Health, the cumulative totals on Monday are 62,189 cases, 6,164 hospitalizations and 1,740 deaths.
No traditional proms or graduation ceremonies, and canceled or scaled-down weddings: 2020 has been a year of loss and stress thanks to the coronavirus pandemic in Virginia. Safety concerns led to school and business closures, and the cancellation of ritual gatherings like funerals.
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- Summer Camps Offered With Coronavirus Precautions In Alexandria
- Prince William GOP Elects Marine Veteran As New Chairman
- Growing Infection Rate In Young People Concerns Loudoun Officials
- Loudoun Prepares Residents For Phase 3 Of VA's Reopening Plan
- Prince William Police Alert Drivers To New Anti-Profiling Law
- Del Ray's First Thursday Stays Socially Distant In July
- Alcorn Hosts Virtual Town Hall With Fairfax Police Chief
- Stabbing Victim Seeks Aid Outside Police Headquarters
- Arlington Coronavirus Update: 2 New Cases After Jump On Sunday
- Reston Attorney To Lead Virginia State Bar
- DC Coronavirus Update: 1 New Death; 44 Additional Cases
- County Seeks Input On Improving Local Fairfax Connector Service
- 2 Homicides In Southeast Under Investigation: Police Report
- Rosslyn BID Readies Neighborhood For Phase 3
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