Early Tuesday morning, October 29, 2013, Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, along with President Bill Clinton, made a campaign stop at James Madison University in Harrisonburg as part of their “Putting Jobs First” tour.
Future Campaign Stops:
Wednesday, October 30 at 10:45am Charlottesville The Paramount Theater Tickets link: here
Bad news: the unnerving experience of driving up the "wrong" side of the road for a bit. Good news: big boosts in safety and in traffic flow. Virginia's first-ever "French flip" intersection will open by mid-2014, just east of Charlottesville, at the once sleepy but now overcrowded I-64 Zion Crossroads interchange.
The 2013 Govt. Shutdown at times kept the National Mall's grass closed, but First Amendment activity is being allowed on a case-by-case basis. Some members of Virginia Organizing attended a rally in DC seeking citizenship for foreign-born undocumented people.
An apparent would-be terrorist did not get a chance to launch plans concerning Stonewall Jackson High School; a School Resource Officer (SRO) alerted by Northern Virginia sources who were tipped off by watchers of social media helped prompt a successful bomb squad raid.