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Virginia News Headlines: Sunday Morning

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Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, November 27 — as Thanksgiving weekend winds down.

*Time for a Comprehensive Budget Fix From Richmond

*Help for Virginia’s crumbling roads (“Mr. McDonnell has rightly called the transportation problem a crisis. He must put ideology aside and push for a major cash infusion, without raiding funds for other core government functions”)

*Virtual schools are multiplying, but some question their educational value

*Democrats post big fundraising numbers for 2012 House races

*Big changes in store for Tysons Corner travelers with future HOT lanes setup

*Study recommends changes at Virginia’s spaceport

*Small Business Saturday boosts local retailers

*Black Friday sales up 7 pct over 2010

*Va. legislators seek to limit taking of private land

*Arlington school bus system at “breaking point”

*Ten Commandments dispute in Va. headed to federal court

*Washington a town of transients: Interest in local politics, allegiance to teams difficult to groom

*Virginia Tech keeps control of Commonwealth Cup in 38-0 win over Virginia

*Man Wins $100K On Poker Bet At NJ Casino

P.S. Also check out Urbanism is good for everyone, especially kids, at the superb blog “Greater Greater Washington.” This is the key to why urbanism, as opposed to suburbanism, is so good for kids:

For a child, having increasing opportunities to navigate the world around them, explore, invent, fall down, scrape knees, make decisions, screw up, get into-and solve-conflicts and, ultimately, achieve a sense of personal identity and self-sufficiency is a good thing. The right thing.

  • glennbear

    The ten commandment story reminded me of another story I read this morning which seems to give a scientific explanation of the somewhat bizarre ideas coming from certain “born again” GOP presidential candidates:

    http://www.philly.com/philly/h