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Army Maj. Gen. William Walker, Commanding General of the District of Columbia National Guard, answers questions during a joint hearing on Wednesday about the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. (Associated Press)

U.S. Capitol Police prepare for ‘possible’ breach

- The Washington Times

U.S. Capitol Police have ramped up security after officials said they discovered a “possible plot” by a militia group to break into the Capitol on Thursday, nearly two months after a riot inside the building left five people dead.

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam addresses the public and the media while talking about the new website for Virginians to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccination during a press conference at the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

Virginia launches new COVID-19 call center

- The Washington Times

Virginia's new COVID-19 call center launched Wednesday with 750 people at the ready to help the public stay informed about the state's plan for the pandemic and help pre-register eligible residents for the vaccine.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks at a COVID-19 vaccination event at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Dean Hoffmeyer/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP) **FILE**

Northam announces federal funds for rental assistance

- The Washington Times

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Virginia has received $524 million in federal assistance for renters, saying that families across the state are still struggling to keep a roof over their heads due to the unprecedented economic impact of the pandemic.

Save D.C.'s music history

- The Washington Times

The global music scene ain't what it used to be. Indeed, if DJ D-Nice hadn't taken to online music airwaves from his kitchen in March as the world shut down clubs, bars and concerts because of COVID-19, we all would have been deprived of one of the few things that unite us.