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Virginia News Headlines: Wednesday Morning

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Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Wednesday, August 31.

*McDonnell says mandatory evacuations during Hurricane Irene likely saved lives in Virginia

*O’Malley, McDonnell omnipresent before, after Irene

*Hurricane Irene response praised by McDonnell on WTOP

*Schapiro Column: It isn’t easy being Virginia FREE

*Hurricane Irene power outages: Still waiting

*Scott says debt-limit deal pays for half of Bush tax cuts

*McDonnell: Irene will cost “millions and millions”

*McDonnell: Draft abortion regulations are in ‘interest of health’ (Another Bob McDonnell Big Lie; didn’t they teach this guy at Theocracy U. that lying is a sin?)

*Sean Lanigan sues Fairfax schools for his legal fees

*Dismal Swamp wildfire is down. . . but not out

*Groups help animals displaced by Irene

*Irene leaves hard times for East Coast farmers

*Va. awards contract to turn rest stops into profit centers to Pennsylvania catering company

*Planners move closer to deal on financing second phase of Metro line to Dulles

*Md.’s public work force grows while Va. axes gov’t jobs

*Minorities become a majority in Washington region

UPDATE: Dominion Virginia Power’s latest report on outages shows another big drop, although the Richmond area remains hard hit.

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