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Virginia News Headlines: Thursday Morning


Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, May 31. Also, check out Gov. VP’s BS on (not) being considered for VP.

*Prove Mitt’s not a unicorn, group says in satirizing ‘birthers’ – CNN.com (My question: wouldn’t a unicorn be a lot more real than robo-politician Willard “Mitt” Romney?)

*Gov. Bob McDonnell blamed for transvaginal ultrasound bill (I still prefer my nickname for McDonnell, “Transvaginal Bob,” over Sen. Lucas’ “Governor VP,” by a slim margin. Still — nice job, Sen. Lucas!)

*Secular group plans Va. atheist lobbyists by 2013

*Tom Hanks film about hijacked ship to be partly filmed in Va.

*Allen supporters question Radtke’s attacks

*ALEC is shunned by some Virginia lawmakers (Good to see a few Republicans on this list, although the number is pitifully small.)

*Warner: Still unclear what Middle East shifts will mean for U.S.

*George Allen launches Virginia tour ahead of Senate primary (I presume he’ll be staying mostly in what he calls “real Virginia?”)

*Michelle Obama to campaign in Northern Virginia next week

*Editorial: Hold primaries in Virginia (“Unlike party conventions, primaries give all Virginians a chance to participate.”)

*Reasons for caution on port proposal

*Spelling bee star departs early

*Fairfax County supervisors clash over audit of troubled social services agency

*Editorial: The secrets of Stadium Woods (“A Virginia Tech committee has completed its analysis of Stadium Woods, but administrators won’t release its findings.”)

*VDOT to spend $26 million fixing Interstate 264 in Virginia Beach

*Forecast: Sunny day to end May, stormy start to June