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Wednesday Morning Notes

Bars Not Reopening Today — “Bars in Virginia will remain closed when the state enters Phase Three of its reopening plan on Wednesday, Gov. Ralph Northam announced late Tuesday afternoon.” [Inside NoVa]

Gas Leak Repaired in McLean — Earlier today, workers struck a gas line in the 7500 block of Coleshire Drive. Crews repaired the leak and no injuries were reported, according to the fire department. [Fairfax Fire and Rescue/Twitter]

“Combating Racism” Virtual Event Today — “Join us for a lively discussion on racism in America. What is racism? How does it impact lives in education, health, employment, finances, housing and much more. How do we combat racism… What role do you play?” The event is free and starts at 6 p.m. [Communities of Trust]

New State Laws Go Into Effect Today — Fairfax County has compiled a list of new state laws affecting pedestrian safety, firearms, marijuana decriminalization and more. [Fairfax County]

Grant Awardees — “The City of Falls Church Economic Development Authority (EDA) is proud to announce the winners of the second round of the EDA COVID-19 Emergency Grant Program… Each recipient will receive $2,000 to help with urgent expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. All 42 eligible applicants will receive funding thanks to the EDA and a generous $4,000 donation made by the 2020 graduating class of George Mason High School.” [City of Falls Church]

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