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Virginia News Headlines: Saturday Morning

by: lowkell

Sat Apr 14, 2012 at 07:12:36 AM EDT

Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, April 14. Also, see President Obama asking Congress to pass the "Buffett Rule," which "asks those who make more than $1 million a year to pay at least the same percentage of their income in taxes as middle class families -- as a principle of fairness." Can we say "no brainer?"

*Secret Service agents leave Colombia in prostitution inquiry (This is disturbing.)
*House speaker apologizes for his remarks to activist (That's fine, but Howell's deep ties to ALEC continue, and that's NOT fine.)
*McDonnell, legislators continue to battle over transportation
*Virginia GOP announces more details of Senate debates
*Democrats select attorney Powell to oppose Cantor
*Amid vigil at Virginia Tech, classes to go on
*VDOT contractors warned they may have to stop highway work
*Kaine makes stop in Petersburg to push economic plan
*Burma: Sen. Jim Webb Meets President, Scraps NLD Talks
*Allen's quote on Tuesday reconfirms his neoconservative bent
*$300M for Dulles rail endangers 40 Va. transportation projects
*McDonnell proclaims April 16 as Tech Remembrance Day
*Governor McDonnell Announces 30-Day Extensions for Filing State Tax Returns for Individuals Affected by F-18 Crash in Virginia Beach
*State, private partner close on Midtown Tunnel project
*Werth ends wait for Nats ("With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the 13th, Jayson Werth smacks a game-winning single through a drawn-in infield against Cincinnati.")

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