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Virginia News Headlines: Monday Morning

by: lowkell

Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 07:04:52 AM EDT


Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, March 12. Also, the Khan Academy (its goal: "providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere") was featured on 60 Minutes last night, and I found it inspiring. I just wish all the teahadists (Can'tor et al.) out there would watch videos like this one, explaining Econ 101. Note -- no mention of the Laffer Curve or any of the other mantras of Grover Norquist et al. Perhaps because they're a bunch of bull?

*Ken Cuccinelli's climate-change witch hunt ("If...[Ken Cuccinelli] needs examples of official waste and abuse as he runs for governor, he could cite the harassment that he conducted against climate scientist Michael E. Mann, a costly episode of government overreach that is finally over.")
*State to begin defense in Virginia Tech shooting trial
*AAA: Gas Prices In Virginia Likely To Surpass $4 In Coming Weeks
*McDonnell, Maryland governor debate politics
*Md. Gov. O'Malley touts Gov. McDonnell for vice president, kind of
*Session dismissed McDonnell's overreach, obstruct advice
*On Wallops Island, tourism is rocket science
*Transit use grew nationwide in 2011, trade group says
*Kaine talks business in downtown Bristol
*Norfolk State to open first NCAA Tournament against Missouri
*Ram Nation celebrates another NCAA opportunity
*NCAA basketball tournament 2012: Virginia relieved to earn first bid since 2007
*Weather: Above normal temperatures this week

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The WaPo editorial on Cuccinelli witch-hunt... (0.00 / 0)
...reads like a BV diary on the topic.  It's a good thing our position prevailed -- it was just common sense, but of course, that isn't always what wins...

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