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Virginia News Headlines: Sunday Morning

by: lowkell

Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 07:52:17 AM EST


Here are a few Virginia (and national) news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, January 20.

*A new term, a new Obama
*Obama and Biden to be officially sworn in today
*Editorial: Make some history, Mr. President ("As President Obama enters his second term, hope remains he'll work with Congress on historic changes.")
*N. Virginia campaign volunteers urge Obama to be bold in 2nd term (Agreed. And the #1 thing to be bold on is combating global warming - the greatest threat, by far and away, to our planet, our species, and every other species on Earth.)
*5 People Shot At 3 Different Gun Shows On Gun Appreciation Day (Brilliant, huh?)
*Editorial: The power of the ballot box ("Martin Luther King Jr.'s words are a reminder that voter suppression efforts remain a reality today.")
*Ex-health director: Conscience, not politics, prompted resignation
*Jeff E. Schapiro: The incredible, shrinking Va. Republican vote
*Most of governor hopefuls' money is raised in Va.
*Va. campaign volunteers have advice for Obama: Be bold in second term
*Overhaul is probably just starting on Va. transportation funding
*Could McDonnell's transportation plan be any worse?
*No tax on gasoline not good policy
*When a Debt to Society Has Been Paid in Full
*Once again, General Assembly debates how to fund transportation needs
*Oil, gas drilling sparks hope, concern in Virginia's coastal plain
*Razing the reasons to privatize port
*Savings from axing Virginia gas tax won't all go to drivers, expert says
*Western Virginia will be well represented at inauguration
*Virginia lawmaker wants to let students sleep in
*Capitals drop opener to Tampa Bay ("Washington unveils an attacking offense but appears far from mastering new coach's system.")
*Earl Weaver: Words from a master

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