Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, November 24. Have a great holiday!
*New abortion regulations on McDonnell’s desk (The war by Virginia Republicans on a woman’s right to choose, and to safe/legal abortion, continues.)
*Senator Webb: “It is in our national interest to bring Burma back into the international community in a positive way”
*Northern Virginia Politicians Reflect: ‘What I Am Thankful For’
*Virginia governor appoints two new members to airports board
*Robertson: Is mac ‘n’ cheese ‘a black thing?’ (Yep, that’s our Pat!!!)
*U.Va.-Tech rivalry hits home for McDonnells
*Cantor, Scott volunteer at food bank (Can’tor is such a hypocrite…slashing programs for poor people and causing more hunger, then volunteering at a food bank. Of course, he’d never see that.)
*Obama to nominate Kaine secretary to Medicare, Medicaid post
*Hampton Roads angling to be big player in emerging drone industry
*Hundreds of Norfolk school workers haven’t yet paid their taxes
*Dominion to charge fee to heavy users of solar power (Ah…I see our friends at Virginia Dominion “Global Warming Starts Here!” Power are at it again.)
*Photo: Tribes visit McDonnell for annual tax tribute
*Weather: Sunny, highs in the upper 50s for holiday
UPDATE: Also, check out the D.C. region’s ‘Turkeys of the Year’ for 2011, including Dick Saslaw, MWAA, and of course Dan Snyder. There are so many more we could add to that list, any suggestions?