Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Monday, Feb. 25.
A wind advisory is in effect for Northern Virginia and the DC area Monday. Gusts of up to 50 or 60 mph began in the area Sunday afternoon, with cold air surging eastward. (WTOP)
On Saturday, the Virginia General Assembly passed three bills that would help people using cannabis-derived medications like CBD oil and THC-A oil. For example, SB 1632 would prohibit schools from suspending or expelling students for using the oil with valid permission. (InsideNoVA)
A mixed-use building is being planned at University Commerce Center in Ashburn, and is set to open in March. Former Washington Redskins player DeAngelo Hall plans to open an upscale men’s grooming lounge in the facility. (Loudoun Times-Mirror)
Arlington County is proposing program cuts in its 2020 budget for local arts programs. The spending plan calls for the closure of the Scenic Studio program and Costume Lab at Gunston Middle School. (WTOP)