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Virginia News Headlines: Tuesday Morning


Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tueday, August 30. Wow, it’s almost September, which means just over 2 months until election day!

*Dominion plans to restore most customers by Friday

*With storm damage, who pays for what?

*Some retailers booming, but others lack power

*McDonnell says he has no regrets about dire pre-storm warnings

*Cantor criticized again for saying federal aid should be offset with spending cuts

*Conservative group pushes for draft abortion regulations

*General Assembly candidates to participate in September forum

*Bolling: Restoring power, removing downed trees top priorities in Irene cleanup

*Governor faces doubt about commitment (“McDonnell stands by promise to serve full length of term in face of VP speculation”)

*Bolling: Virginia recovery depends on federal policies

*Loudoun becoming The King of Data (Centers)

*Voters seek cuts, but not in defense, entitlement programs (“Obama’s job performance was positive, with 55 percent [of Virginians] saying they approve or strongly approve of the job he’s doing and 44 percent expressing disapproval.”)

UPDATE: See below for the latest Dominion Power outages report. They’re definitely making progress, as part of their pledge to ” restore power to 90-95 percent of the customers affected by Irene-related outages by the end of the day Friday” and “Seventy-five percent…by the end of the workday on Wednesday.”


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