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Today is Tuesday, March 29, 2016, and Virgil Smith is in jail, beginning a 10-month sentence for shooting at his ex-wife’s car. And he's still a state senator, which prompts today's question of the day: Does Virgil Smith need to resign from office?

Here's what else is making news today:

Viral video takedown

A 'cesspool' of inaction

X marks the spot 

Plane drama

  • An Egyptian man who hijacked an EgyptAir plane during a routine domestic flight to Cairo and forced it to land on the island of Cyprus has surrendered and was taken into custody after he released all the passengers and crew.

Remaking Marathon 

Happening in sports

Boy and Bear and second chances 

The lighter side 

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