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Is your child in middle school? Take time now to review survey being asked of our children

URGENT Message for Parents re: 2023 Virginia School Survey of Climate & Working Conditions Please find attached a copy of ...
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Commentary: Let’s keep the Shenandoah clean

Paddling on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in the George Washington National Forest. (Virginia.org) For years, herds of ...
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Closing the Fitness Center is a poor decision – we deserve better

Valley Health is taking away another community outreach and wellness program in order to increase the Corporation’s profit. In a ...
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Commentary: Credit company’s laxness jacked up my info; I got a lousy 5 bucks

Equifax’s financial mea culpa arrived in my mailbox the other day. I eagerly tore open the envelope the credit reporting ...
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Warren County Democrats candidate interest open house Saturday. January 28th

As Chair of the Warren County Democratic Committee, I am excited to announce our Candidate Interest Open House on Saturday, ...
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2023 Reassessment Notice – sticker shock

Last week I checked the mail and found my 2023 Reassessment Notice from Warren County. While not a bill, the ...
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Commentary: Reluctant, distrustful witnesses are key to solving homicides

Kelvin Wright, the recently retired police chief of Chesapeake, remains bewildered by the slaying of Daevon Shaquille Miller outside a ...
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First Amendment and Twitter

Twitter has been an ongoing story since the Trump presidency and ramped up even more when Twitter suspended Trump’s account ...
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Commentary: Attacks on Virginia’s climate laws are front and center at the General Assembly

Every year I do a round-up of climate and energy bills at the start of the General Assembly session. This ...
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Roadside trash around Front Royal

Every day we decide to do the right thing or the wrong thing.  Broccoli or fries?  Overspend or save?  Usually, ...
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Commentary: IRA offers big incentives for tax-exempt organizations to invest in renewable energy

In August of last year, Congress unexpectedly passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), after Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, got ...
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Well done, Harry

The published letter from Harry Accornero is directly on point. With very few exceptions in the past 200+ years of ...
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Commentary: New monuments must mean more than memorialization

A now-disassembled monument to former Confederate president Jefferson Davis in Richmond, Virginia, in June 2020 before a wave of protests ...
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Commentary: As legislature mulls aid for problem gamblers, consider sweetening the pot

I’m not a betting man. I have little faith that the fates will bless me. I could put $10 on ...
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Commentary: Dominion Energy’s Climate Report confirms the future of power is renewable

When the Virginia General Assembly convenes next week for the 2023 session, Republicans will once again try to undo the ...
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Commentary: Proposed fund for victims, families is vital but lamentable

Victims of large-scale violent attacks and family members of those killed may soon get financial help to pay for long-term ...
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American politics – a failing system?

What has happened to the American Spirit? For the past 40+ years, we have elected what are known as our ...
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So what happened?

Several months ago, we witnessed a horrific attack on an elderly man suffering from Alzheimer’s, resulting in his death. Although ...
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Commentary: So this was 2022, for better and for worse

Multiple construction zones surround the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va, on June 3, 2022. A new tunnel will connect ...
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“Sure, Charlie Brown, I can tell you what Christmas is all about”

For only the second time in 57 years, A Charlie Brown Christmas – the most beloved of all animated Christmas ...
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The Selling out of America

Our Government has been selling out the American people since the time of Lincoln. We have been lied to and ...
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Only the best need apply

I have great expectations and anticipation regarding the changes to come with the new Town Council members elected this past ...
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Commentary: A murderous pedophile got a badge and gun in Virginia. How was that possible?

A Virginia man drove the width of the United States, kidnapped a 15-year-old girl, shot her mother and grandparents dead ...
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Dictator 101

Yes, it can happen here. From time-to-time, for some inexplicable reason, entire societies allow themselves to fall under the iron ...
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Request to the Commissioner of Revenue to reduce the tax base in line with current Kelly Blue Book

To Commissioner of Revenue – Warren County, VA I have once again, as I have every 6 months, paid my ...
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Christmas: A Great Light In Darkness

Christmas is celebrated every year. But do those celebrating really know what they are celebrating? Likely, not, for there would ...
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Why non-regional sourced opinions?

I read your online publication almost daily, watching for local news and comment from the community.  However, I have noticed ...
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Commentary: Dumping Trump? Personal liberty? That’s no way to win a GOP primary, Del. Anderson.

With all due respect, Del. Tim Anderson, have you lost your mind? You’re a first-term Republican member of the House ...
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Someone has a data center problem

I just reviewed the latest installment of Ivy Main’s serial “critiques of capitalism” entitled “Commentary: Virginia has a data center ...
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Commentary: Virginia has a data center problem

Actually, Virginia has several data center problems. One seems like a good problem to have, at least if you are ...
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