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Emily Leayman

Here are some of the share-worthy stories from Virginia and DC Patches to talk about tonight:

Alexandria Man Sentenced To 4 Life Terms For Double Murder

An Alexandria man was sentenced Thursday to four consecutive life sentences for the first degree murders of two people and carjacking, and an additional 18 year-sentence was given for related firearm offenses.

Virginia To Receive Fewer COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In December

Operation Warp Speed informed state health officials Thursday that each state would be receiving fewer doses of COVID-19 vaccine than initially planned for the next few weeks.

School Board Adopts New Thomas Jefferson High Admissions Policy

The Fairfax County School Board voted to change the admissions policy at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, an admissions-based magnet school.

DCPS, Teachers Union Hash Out Plan To Return To The Classroom

After DC Public Schools and the Washington Teachers' Union reached an agreement Thursday evening to return to in-person learning, Mayor Muriel Bowser commended the progress made.

Franconia, Van Dorn Street Metro Stations Closing For 2 Weeks

The Franconia-Springfield and Van Dorn Street Metro stations will be closed for two weeks as part of work to upgrade its signal system.

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