Transportation officials to study possible new bridge between Virginia and Maryland; Gillespie has $1.6 million more in campaign funds than Northam

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Thursday, July 20.

Transportation officials will study the possibility of a new bridge crossing the Potomac River from Virginia to Maryland north of the Legion Bridge on the Beltway.
(WTOP)

Ed Gillespie, the Republican candidate for Virginia governor, has $3.3 million in campaign finances compared to his Democratic opponent Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam’s $1.7 million.
(Loudoun Times-Mirror)

A Mechanicsville man shot and seriously injured a woman in Alexandria in what police call an act of road rage. The woman was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
(The Washington Post)

The Caliber Club proposed a new facility at the Peterson Company’s Commonwealth Center in Ashburn that would include a 16,718-square-foot indoor shooting range along with a billiards room, juice and smoothie bar, cigar bar, cafe, massage rooms, fitness classes and meeting and party rooms.
(Loudoun Times-Mirror)

Longtime Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer.
(The Washington Post)

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