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Virginia News Headlines: Saturday Morning

by: lowkell

Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 06:57:22 AM EST

Here are a few Virginia (and national) news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, February 9. Also see the video of President Obama's weekly address, in which he "urges Congress to act to avoid a series of harmful and automatic cuts-called a sequester-from going into effect that would hurt our economy and the middle class and threaten thousands of American jobs."

*Northeast storm lives up to its monster billing ("Snow totals surpass 2 feet, 650,000 homes and businesses without power as massive blizzard wallops Northeast.")
*Obama will propose 1% raise for federal workforce in 2014 budget
*Spike of Virginia redistricting plans shows House speaker's pragmatic streak
*Clinton: America's Debt Problems 'Can't Be Solved' With Austerity
*Jindal speaks at annual Cantor fundraiser; urges growth for GOP
*Warner: Sequestration Would Be 'Worse Than You Can Imagine'
*Warner: Defense industry shares blame for sequester
*Virginia's hi-tech corridor nervous over sequestration
*Mr. Cantor looks for middle ground
*Virginia General Assembly: The score at halftime
*Bolling to make "major announcement" March 14
*McDonnell, Senate Dem leaders exchange road notes
*Politics over sense in I.D. measures ("The notion that this measure ensures the integrity of elections has little basis in reality.")
*McDonnell sends school security bills to lawmakers
*Hey Fairfax County, High School Seniors Can Handle 'Beloved,' And Learn About Racism and Sexism
*Anti-uranium legislators make their case to McDonnell
*Putney considering a re-election bid as a Republican
*This time, Roanoke Valley got biggest snowfall totals

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