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Virginia News Headlines: Monday Morning

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Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, January 30.

*Ensuring teen offenders can’t be rehabilitated (“two measures being championed by Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) would do little to tamp down violent crime and would represent a step backward in the commonwealth’s dealings with juveniles who run into trouble with the law.”)

*Republicans hope to keep Kaine unsettled with murderer Soering issue; Dems say they’re ready

*Kaine explains Soering decision

*Virginia GOP flexing muscle to advance legislation

*The Ultrasound Abortion

*Matthew Geary found dead in apparent suicide

*Slain ODU student remembered on his 21st birthday

*Virginia legislators seek to link health impacts, regulation of power providers

*Health benefits exchange pushed in Danville

*Virginia AFL-CIO Announces Endorsement of Tim Kaine for United States Senator (“Particularly during a time of economic distress, working men and women need a Senator who understands the very real challenges they face in their daily lives.”)

*Sullivan, other presidents oppose proposal to limit how they use tuition

*Fairfax County to pay civil penalty for series of wastewater spills

*Virginia Beach demands action from developer on Dome site

*Williams announces run against Hurt

*Editorial: A little respect for Putney, please

UPDATE: Could Newton Leroy pull a stunning upset of Willard “Mitt the Ripper” Romney in Florida? According to Insider Advantage this morning, it’s a possibility. All I have to say to that is: pleasepleasepleasepleasepleaseplease let it be so! 😉