Cheat Sheet: April 12, 2013
Va. board adopts strict abortion clinic rules
Many abortion clinics in Virginia could soon go out of business after the Virginia Board of Health set regulations for the buildings to abide by strict hospital-style requirements on Friday. Four other states have already adopted the regulations, to include North Dakota, Kansas, Arkansas and Alabama. The abortion clinics are required to meet the standards continuously and will call for many new renovations such as additions of doors, re-sizing doorways and making hallways larger. (Source)
William & Mary alum donates $24 million
Walter J. Zable, a former football, basketball and baseball player for the College of William and Mary, donated nearly $24 million after he passed away at age 97. Zable earned a bachelor’s degree in physics and acted as CEO for a company specializing in technology systems for military training and transportation until his death last June. His gift was one of the largest donations in the school’s 320-year history, and most of the money will be put toward student athlete scholarships and a renovation of Zable Stadium. (Source)
U.S. warns N Korea missile launch would be 'huge mistake'
South Korea got into a defensive position after North Korea moved two missiles to its east coast. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke in Seoul, insisting that the U.S. would stand by its allies in a time of need. Although the information was estimated, some suggest that the Musudan ballistic missiles that were moved could possibly travel up to 2,500 miles. Kerry reportedly said that a missile launch by North Korea would push away its residents more, who are currently going hungry. (Source)