VA, DC Top News: Flood Fight, Trick Or Treat, Northams Positive | #students | #parents

VIRGINIA — Top news stories from Virginia and D.C. Patches this week include increased efforts to prevent more costly flooding in Alexandria, Gov. Ralph Northam and his wife have tested positive for the coronavirus, a northern Virginia suburb has been ranked one of the best places to live in the country, and an elementary school may be considered for a new name as a district studies links to the Confederacy.

A county is urging residents not to take part in traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating this Halloween, a NoVA suburb is one of the healthiest communities in the U.S., a mother was outraged to find Confederate officer costumes for children at a Party City store, and an opening date for the newest Wegmans store were also among the big stories this week.

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