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Circuit court rules on Gloucester bathroom policy

Part of North Carolina’s HB2, which many say allows for discrimination against LGBT people, may have been invalidated by a court in Virginia. The Daily Press reports that the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers both states, ruled that the Gloucester school board can’t require students to use bathrooms that don’t correspond with their gender identity. Check out a DP photo gallery following the case here.

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Devils Backbone is joining forces with Anheuser-Busch

If there’s one good thing about this deal, it’s that soon you’ll be able to order a Vienna Lager no matter where you go. @GovernorVA says, with Tuesday’s agreement, the craft brewery based in Roseland would be able to use Anheuser-Busch’s cross-country connections to sell its brews across the country.

The announcement notes that DB staff will largely remain independent and its own management is slated to stay on for some time. The deal will become official in the spring.

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UPDATE: Teen has been found safe, @NewportNewsPD says

Update: @NewportNewsPD says 14-year-old Paryss Amari Nichols is safe and sound and will soon be reunited with her family in Newport News. She contacted her family after watching a broadcast appealing for the public’s help in finding her, the Daily Press reports.

Previously: @NewportNewsPD want you to call 757-247-2500 if you’ve seen 14-year-old Paryss Amari Nichols, whose mother reported her missing on Saturday. Police say Nichols is a runaway and has threatened to hurt herself in the past, the Daily Press reports.

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This 18-year-old accomplished something only a few have

Among her other scholastic accolades, Long Island high-schooler Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna has eight huge things to be proud of: She was accepted to ALL eight Ivy-League institutions. The 18-year-old daughter of Nigerian emigrants, who told the NYT she wants to pursue a career in science, now has to choose from Harvard, Dartmouth, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, Cornell, Yale, Columbia and Brown. (Whew.)

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