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National and Virginia News Headlines: Sunday Morning


Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines for Sunday, April 26.

*Death toll in Nepal quake exceeds 1,900

*President Obama’s Top 10 jokes

*President Obama Reveals Surprise Guest at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

*Barack Obama lands the zingers at White House correspondents’ dinner (“The president tells diners at the fundraiser he’s bringing a new attitude to the final quarter of his presidency, and it rhymes with bucket”)

*Contracting allegations expose a hole in protocol, gray areas, at Virginia’s SCC (“Allegations of contracting irregularities at the State Corporation Commission are sitting before the Virginia Supreme Court, and the state legislature has ordered changes in the SCC’s post-award review process.”)

*Gov. Terry McAuliffe to drive pace car at tonight’s NASCAR race at Richmond International Raceway (And knowing T-Mac, I’m sure he’ll be the GREATEST pace car driver in the HISTORY of Virginia! LOL)

*Schapiro: In different ways, McAuliffe, Webb make it all about Clinton

*More review for power line

*A few Va. Senate races expected to have wide-ranging impact

*The stonewalling sheriff (“Rather than delay that day of reckoning, the authorities in Fairfax would be wise to be proactive, transparent and accountable. So far those qualities are lacking.”)

*John Guevara takes Republican nomination in Fairfax supervisor race

*Incumbents sweep Prince William GOP firehouse primary (Corey Stewart “won about 73 percent of the vote against challenger Chris Crawford, a defense contractor from Gainesville.” Now that THAT is out of the way, hopefully he’s off to anger management counseling. LOL)

*Can a tolling and transit deal fix I-66 after decades of failure?

*Despite trafficking, Va. cigarette tax appears unlikely to rise

*Showers and clouds are on the wane, but a bit of a chill will linger in region

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