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Virginia News Headlines: Saturday Morning


Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, December 31. Happy New Year, everyone; here’s to many, many Democratic victories in 2012! 🙂

*Va. kicks in $150M for Dulles Metrorail (Although check out the conditions McDonnell is pushing for…)

*Governor to propose reforms (Translation: Governor to push his ideological agenda at the expense of education, state employees, etc.)

*Dominion Power’s wind and solar facade (“So watch for Dominion’s next renewable energy ad campaign, which will probably feature sunshine and promises of solar for Virginia. Just don’t make the mistake of believing it.”)

*FEMA extends quake aid to more Virginia counties

*Chesapeake Bay advocates seek $300M in bonds (“Unhappy with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s budget”)

*Cuccinelli forced to defend Virginia ballot rules he denounced

*Virginians have spent more for gas this year than ever before, AAA says

*Metrobus drivers say tight schedules don’t leave enough room for bathroom breaks

*Arlington Democrats to choose County Board candidate earlier than expected

*Richmond native Melody Barnes to leave White House next week

*Virginia’s Natural Heritage Program, now 25, protects rare animals, plants and places

*Fairfax man hit by car dies 5 days after hospital sends him home; autopsy points to liver laceration

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