Here are some top Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for July 4, 2011. Happy Independence Day!
*Severe thunderstorms roll through metro area
*Forecast: No independence from heat, storm risk
*Tea party’s Radtke challenging Allen for Senate
*Nuckols: On the Shenandoah’s 75th anniversary
*Choose solar over mountaintop removal
*Virginia plans textbook tips
*The federal government is still too slow to hire
*Airports Authority faces a decision: Will it save Dulles rail?
*On the Fourth, a declaration we still must live up to
*Virginia Tech opens northern Virginia research center in Arlington
*Good thing Massey has ceased to exist
*Hispanic candidates increase, along with Latino population
*Whites among recipients of scholarship for victims of Massive Resistance
*Metro board awaits McDonnell appointment