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National and Virginia News Headlines: Tuesday Morning

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Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, June 30.

*The Supreme Court Can’t Save Coal (“The combination of other environmental regulation, cheap natural gas and growing public concern over climate change is shrinking America’s fleet of coal plants. The EPA has only to make sure this ruling doesn’t slow that process any more than it must.”)

*Markets fall as twin defaults loom in Greece, Puerto Rico

*Supreme Court’s ruling on gerrymandering is a victory for voters

*NBC cuts ties with Donald Trump

*His star dimmed, Christie leans on truth-teller persona as he readies bid

*Supreme Court upholds use of drug in lethal injection executions (Appalling.)

*A Divided Court on Three Big Rulings

*President Obama overtime rule could raise wages for 5 million

*Ross Douthat is a clueless scold: How he just exposed the bankruptcy of conservatives’ anti-gay marriage arguments (He is truly awful, hard to believe the NY Times gives him a platform.)

*What Hillary Clinton Learned From This 2013 Campaign (“Her campaign manager, a number of staffers and her strategy all come from the successful Virginia gubernatorial race”)

*Sons of Confederate Veterans challenge Gov. McAuliffe’s authority

*Rep. Morgan Griffith: Fight against Obamacare will continue (Fanatic.)

*Lawsuit against state says livestock manure finding its way into watershed

*Dominion unveils new routes for huge power line through Prince William (“But as opposition grows, landowner tells one supervisor that Amazon will not be allowed another data center.”)

*Seven Corners residents seek to change plan to revive aging suburb (“Some homeowners argue that the current redevelopment plan would mean too much density and traffic.”)

*Williams: What are we clinging to in defense of Confederate monuments?

*D.C. area forecast: Heat, humidity and chance of storms into holiday weekend