Russ Davies, Patsy Griffin, Virginia discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


Smoke coming from the eaves of all four sides of the home Firefighters went into rescue the two people inside they brought them outside to turn them over to waiting paramedics Paramedics were unable to resuscitate them battling chief Russ Davies says the victims were James and Patsy Griffin both in their 70s Investigators say it was an accidental fire most likely caused by the stove two firefighters did suffer minor injuries both have been released from the hospital In Pasadena Luke Luger P news In Virginia the state Supreme Court is out with a redistricting map It shows new boundaries for congressional districts in the state The plan isn't final in fact Virginia's high court will seek public comment next week but as written it would have a significant impact on a competitive House seat That's the seat in the 7th congressional district located in the western Richmond suburbs under the new map that district would be shifted to include Prince William and Stafford counties much safer territory for Democrats the seat is held by democratic congresswoman Abigail spanberger and while congressional candidates aren't required to live in the district they represent the new map would put spam burgers district nearly 50 miles from where she currently lives Nikki and LA doubled your TOP news Virginia's governor elect is promising to pull the Commonwealth out of a carbon trading market Glenn youngkin told a meeting of the Hampton roads Chamber of Commerce yesterday that he wants Virginia to leave the regional greenhouse gas initiative whose ten other members are mid Atlantic and New England states He criticized the initiative as a carbon tax that's passed on to rate payers earlier this week Dominion Energy said it plans to increase average monthly residential bills by more than $4 to pay for its participation of the program The company said it doesn't believe the carbon market will reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the region News Senior state Senate Democrats say leaving that market would harm Virginia's health and slow the state's preparation for a clean energy economy Happening soon MGM national harbor will open its bet MGM sportsbook It's coming more than 6 months after sports betting became legal in Maryland That casino will be the state's first accepting sports wagers governor Larry Hogan will be on hand along with Washington football legend quarterback Joe theismann to place the first sports bet Maryland joins 28 states and the district with legalized sports betting voters.

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