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Virginia News Headlines: Monday Morning

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Here are a few Virginia (and national) news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, September 24.

*Obama launches new offensive against Romney, linking personal taxes to remarks about untaxed

*Obama Suggests Romney Wants to Take U.S. to War Over Iran

*President Obama pulls ahead of Mitt Romney

*‘Gotcha’ on taxes in the Virginia Senate race won’t close the federal deficit. (” Mr. Allen, by contrast, has kowtowed to anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist by ruling out any and all tax increases. That doctrinaire refusal to compromise is precisely the approach that has led Congress into impasse and stalemate.”)

*Goode campaigns against the odds

*Woes in Virginia coal fields, energy policy move to fore in U.S. Senate race (“Coal companies have poured money into the election campaign, almost all of it for Allen. His top donors include Alpha Natural Resources, Alliance Resource Partners and Peabody Energy…” Shocker.)

*Va. GOP finds hope in polling for Goode

*Editorial: Allen’s mysterious tax views (“Allen would neither endorse nor denounce Romney’s unscripted remarks, which had been taped secretly at a private fundraiser”)

*George Allen says Tim Kaine “announced he wants to raise taxes on everyone” (“FALSE”)

*Television market in Hampton Roads a huge draw for political advertising

*Virginia Beach growth plan focuses on Regent University expansion

*Editorial: State embraces higher academic aspirations (“The proposal would require a 73 percent pass rate for all student groups on math tests in 2017-18.”)

*Newborn giant panda’s death hits hard at National Zoo

*Redskins beaten deep, beaten up

*Nationals lose one in the sun, 6-2