Again, there’s no VPAP news service on the weekends (making me appreciate Tom Whipple more than ever). Here’s my far-less-comprehensive look at articles that grabbed my eye this morning as I looked around for Virginia news.
*Schapiro: Cantor splash a grab for speaker?
*Protesters in Va. Beach push for wind energy
*GOP gains early edge in Nov. 8 elections (“Republicans stand to retain control of the House, and possibly gain a Senate majority.”)
*Virginia gives wine industry a tax break
*Conservative gathering in Vail prompts liberal protest
*Thought lost, tape of Va. Tech shooter’s hearing found
*Republican candidates give preview of 2012 campaign for U.S. Senate
*Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell regroups after policy staff turnover
*Immigrants gather at a Starbucks in Northern Virginia for a taste of home
*Board member punished for trying to do the right thing in Fairfax school dispute
*Recent crimes near ODU raises urgency for officials, police
*Va., N.C. step up efforts to curb drinking on boats
*Notes from the Capitol: Virginia.gov website undergoes revamping
*Students seeking job skills can pay thousands more at for-profit schools