Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, October 30.
*Early snow falls on Washington region
*An election connection in Fairfax County
*Grass-roots revolt likely to shake up Fairfax schools
*For the Virginia House and Senate (Virginian Pilot endorses Ralph Northam, Mamie Locke, Ron Villanueva – ugh, and Bill Barlow)
*Democrats boost spending in N.Va. Senate races
*High stakes in 22nd state Senate race
*20th Senate District is a critical battlefield (“No contest statewide has as much political intrigue as the one pitting Roscoe Reynolds and Bill Stanley.”)
*Senate Elections: The stakes
*Rigell’s rookie year: No triumph, many tests
*Dietrich: Will Cantor spook on Halloween?
*Keeping the feds at bay (Ken Kookinelli writes that “several Republican senators have reminded us that federal impositions on states that run contrary to the U.S. Constitution and to the spirit of federalism have never been the sole prerogative of just Democrats.”)
*Source: Obama to name Fort Monroe a national monument
*Acrimony marks Henrico’s 3-way prosecutor’s race
*Schapiro: McDonnell doing a job on state workers
*A cold morning for the Marine Corps Marathon