Tuesday Morning Rundown

Reston Town Center's Mercury Fountain

Governor’s Plan Helps Give 25K Healthcare — Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced a new plan, “A Healthy Virginia,” which will expand health care to about 25,000 Virginians. McAuliffe had vowed on the campaign trail to expand Medicaid to about 400,000 eligible low-income adults, but that was blocked this year by the Republican-controlled General Assembly. [Office of Virginia Governor]

‘Lockup’ Fairfax’s Debut — The first episode of MSNBC’s Lockup: Extended Stay Fairfax aired Saturday night. The candid reality show portrays what life is like behind bars spent weeks at the Fairfax County Jail last fall. There will be six episodes total, airing 10 p.m. on Saturdays. [Washington Post]

Truland Truck Auction Raises Cash — Reston-based Truland Group held an online truck auction as part of its bankruptcy. The sale of nearly three dozen vehicles raised more than $200,000 that will go toward paying creditors. [WTOP]

Warner And Gillespie Spar in Reston — Sen. Mark Warner (D) and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie talked technology at a forum in Reston sponsored by the Northern Virginia Technology Council on Monday. The two will make a similar appearance Sept. 19 in an event sponsored by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. [The Hill]

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Morning Notes

Wolftrap Creek in fall (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Route 7 Lane Shift in Reston Starts Today — “On or about Tuesday, Nov. 29, the right-turn lane from eastbound Route…

The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

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