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Virginia News Headlines: Tuesday Morning

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Here are a few Virginia (and national) news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, March 26. By the way, the midnight deadline for Gov. McDonnell to take action – or not – on legislation has passed, yet there’s no word on several big bills (e.g., transportation). Does that mean he’s let them become law without his signature? Or what?

*Scientists link frozen spring to dramatic Arctic sea ice loss

*Historic moment for gay marriage at Supreme Court

*Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) won’t seek reelection (Can Dems hold this seat? It won’t be easy, but it’s certainly possible.)

*‘Finish the job’ on immigration, Obama urges

*Obamas host White House Seder

*Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli compared abortion to slavery in 2008 (In other words, he’s been a nutjob for a loooong time.)

*Governor makes two changes to bills before deadline

*McDonnell wants exemptions for drone ban

*Virginia Sen. Mark Warner Now Backs Gay Marriage

*As furloughs loom, federal workers turn to local union leaders for comfort

*Orrock gets challenger from Tea Party Patriots

*Road repairs show lack of oversight

*Dominion Virginia Power to buy electricity from small solar power generators

*Fairfax, Frederick join Loudoun in opposing stricter gun control

*Virginia’s Data Disaster Post Redistricting