The nation remembers 9-11 today. It's been 19 years since the terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of nearly three thousand people in the Twin Towers, at the Pentagon and in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. As in every year past there will be remembrance ceremonies. You may notice a beam of light in the sky near the Pentagon this morning. The Towers of Light Tribute is being offered for the public to see from a safe distance.
Students at a middle school in Fairfax County might have a new school name very soon. Sidney Lanier Middle School is up for debate on whether or not to change the name. Lanier served in the Confederate Army and was later known as a "poet of the Confederacy."
Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax has announced his bid for Governor. Fairfax will hold his first campaign events this week. The lieutenant governor has faced two allegations of sexual assault in his past that he has denied. Virginians will cast their ballots for Governor next year.