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Virginia News Headlines: Tuesday Morning


Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, August 26.

*A climate for change: America should not wait while the world warms

*Ukraine detains Russian paratroopers; U.S. ambassador warns of ‘counteroffensive’ (Scary situation, but you know what’s even scarier? See story #1, above.)

*Obama Allows Surveillance Flights of ISIS Over Syria

*Progressive Congresswoman Welcomes Jim Webb Into Dem Presidential Primary (Interesting.)

*Restoring a sense of security on campus (“The systemic failure of colleges and universities across the U.S. to accurately report sexual assaults on campus – and hold offenders accountable – demands a comprehensive approach to changing a culture of complacency.”)

*McAuliffe prepares for budget cuts (“Agency heads plan for cuts of 5 percent this year, 7 percent next year”)

*Tim Kaine: Congress must vote on Iraq

*Kaine pledges to protect VIMS (“He want to limit effect of federal budget cuts; state reductions loom as well”)

*Say cheese! McDonnell’s photo with Anatabloc

*Prosecutor to McDonnell: How could anyone know about loan?

*Ex-Va. governor comes under sharp questioning from prosecutors (“The corruption trial of the former governor was expected to turn on his cross-examination.”)

*Ann Romney lauds Va. House hopeful Comstock (Another good reason to vote against Comstock.)

*The only way forward (“Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission must recover from early stumbles”)

*Ed Gillespie introduces tax reform plan (Same ol’ same ol’ supply-side, trickle-down stuff. Shocker.)

*McAuliffe pleased with improved Chesapeake Bay health (But a looooong way to go!)

*PolitiFact: Beyer ‘Mostly true’ on paid family leave comment

*Nationals vs. Phillies: Nats open road trip with 3-2 loss in Philadelphia

*Mild weather before humid weekend