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Here are this week’s most-read stories.
No new beer
Because the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau is closed because of the partial government shutdown and some breweries can’t release new beers until further notice. READ MORE.
Apply for free
This university is waiving its application fee for students whose parents are government employees affected by the shutdown. The deadline to apply is Feb. 1. READ MORE.
Update on crime
At a news conference earlier this week, this city’s police chief shared 2018 crime statistics from murder and aggravated assaults to drug overdoses and domestic violence. This year, he plans to implement multiple community initiatives. READ MORE.
Driving with cellphones
This city recently passed an ordinance which fines $125 if they are caught breaking a law while using their cellphone or other handheld devices or driving while distracted. The second offense could cost you $250. READ MORE.
Food for TSA
The Virginia Peninsula Foodbank provided food to TSA agents between shifts at this airport. The employees are not furloughed and continue to work without pay. READ MORE.