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Virginia News Headlines: Sunday Morning

by: lowkell

Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 06:52:02 AM EST


Here are a few Virginia (and national) news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, November 18. Also, note the graphic to the right, which shows that despite hysterical teahdist cries to "stop the spending," in reality (something they're not well connected with) federal government spending has grown the SLOWEST under President Obama in the past 60 years or so. Hmmmm.

*Israel Warns of 'Expansion' as Attack Widens to Media Sites
*Ron Barber defeats Martha McSally
in race for Giffords's former seat

*States running out of money for roads, transit
*Did climate change controversy cause UVA's sacking of Teresa Sullivan? ("The University of Virginia board that fired, then reinstated UVA's president earlier this year owes us all a full account of its actions")
*With election over, what's next for coal?
*The gloves come off in Bolling-Cuccinelli race
*Marshall to renew social-issues push ("Ahead of the upcoming session that begins Jan. 9, Marshall has already filed legislation that would allow Virginia employers to opt out of contraception coverage in their health plans and another bill that would make it a felony for doctors to perform sex-selective abortions.")
*Airports agency must clean house or face skyrocketing tolls
*Voters without proper ID were a small percentage of ballots cast
*Editorial: Downtown's evolution
*The trouble with Virginia's plates
*A growing Old Dominion University needs to expand - but how?
*Pr. William County Board chief proposes deep social service cuts
*Arlington buys building for offices, shelter
*Windfall a pleasant puzzle for Charlottesville
*Dulles Airport celebrates 50th birthday Saturday
*Wizards make history with loss to Jazz, 0-8 start
*D.C. area forecast: Still cool, but slightly warmer each day with 60+ possible by Thanksgiving

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