New laws take effect Saturday; Redskins win trademark battle

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Friday, June 30.

New laws take effect in Virginia on Saturday. Drivers now might get fined for blocking faster traffic in the left lane. Community organizations will be able to distribute a drug that treats opioid overdoses.  And liquor stores will now be able to sell 151-proof clear grain alcohol.
(WTOP)

Five Native Americans and the Justice Department dropped their case challenging the Redskins’ trademark.
(The Washington Post)

Lawyers waited at Dulles International Airport, prepared to help passengers affected to President Donald Trump’s partially implemented immigration order, which took effect yesterday. However, most passengers made it through the airport without issue.
(Loudoun Times-Mirror)

Loudoun County Public Schools offer fewer protections for LGBT students than employees.
(Loudoun Times-Mirror)

WMATA officials doled out free coffee coupons to Metro passengers following its SafeTrack maintenance program, and the gesture was met with mixed reviews.
(The Washington Post)

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