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  Governor Northam amends executive order to allow bar seating

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has updated one of his executive orders to now include bar seating as an option when going out. This is the first time Virginians will be able to sit at a bar since March of 2020.

On This Day: In 1861, Robert E. Lee resigns from US Army

On April 20, 1961, just days after he was offered command of the Union forces, Robert E. Lee resigns from the United States Army after decades of service.

LOCAL NEWS

  News to Know for April 22: Executive Order amended; Vote for new Henrico chair; Morning freeze possible

Person transported to hospital after shooting in Petersburg

  Chesterfield police officer fired, arrested for soliciting minor

  Geriatric experts say socially isolated adults at higher risk for dementia

Man fighting for life following Richmond shooting

More Community News

Hanover County to conduct a ‘Prescription Drug Take-Back Day’

  RVA Parenting: Summer Camp Finder from Richmond Family Magazine

VCUarts Theatre presents virtual musical navigating teen life

  NBC12′s Diane Walker receives national honor

  Online fundraisers set up for families of deadly house fire victims

  Richmond mayor declares April 17 as Giles B. Jackson Day, honoring Jackson Ward’s 150th anniversary

New mural painted in Blacksburg honoring lives impacted by gun violence

Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center receives first baby black bear of 2021

  The only surviving judicial robe of Chief Justice John Marshall returns to RVA

Windsor, site of viral traffic stop, leans heavily on ticketing to fund its budget

NATIONAL NEWS

At ‘moment of peril,’ Biden opens global summit on climate

  Biden to join NATO leaders at June 14 summit in Brussels

The meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels will be a face-to-face opportunity for Biden to rebuild relations with leaders from Europe and Canada.