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Opinion — August snowballs, this time green

Last week, I wrote about things that have gotten bigger and bigger and more bizarre as they moved ...

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Opinion — Failed Democratic leadership

Democrats in Washington have finally flailed their way to a political win, passing the poorly named “Inflation Reduction ...

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Column —Your family’s life is on the November ballot

Everyone needs to understand that politics drives human functioning, as well as your dignity and quality of life. ...

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Opinion — Rights-based ordinance to protect Buckingham

On July 11, the Buckingham Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted to develop an ordinance to address gold mining ...

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Opinion — Cumberland County does not need the Green Ridge Mega-Landfill

A  group of concerned citizens of the Commonwealth, residents of Cumberland County, and stakeholders in the historically Black ...

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Opinion — Surplus indicates taxes in state are too high

Virginia is seeing its second consecutive multibillion-dollar revenue surplus. The fiscal year ended on June 30 with a ...

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Your Turn — Tourism programs intended to bolster local economies

Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced updated guidance on quarantine procedures following exposure to COVID-19 in school, childcare and camp ...

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Your Turn — Google and Facebook are threatening local news

Dean Ridings, CEO America’s Newspapers Thomas Jefferson famously declared, “Were it left to me to decide whether we ...

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Opinion — New neighbors for you?

Prisons exist for two reasons. First, to punish those who refuse to live by the laws that provide ...

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Your Turn — Education improvements highlight amended state budget

Last Wednesday, Governor Youngkin sent 38 budget amendments, three in HB 29 (the caboose budget) and 35 in ...

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Opinion — Budget to get final OK after amendments considered

On Thursday, June 9, both HB 29 and HB 30 were duly enrolled, signed by the presiding officers ...

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YOUR TURN — Community

Community: living in the same area, sharing, caring and helping one another in a time of need. It ...

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Reflect upon the sacrifice

As Benjamin Franklin walked out of Independence Hall at the close of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, an ...

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Opinion — Fuel thoughts

As all fuels reach record highs, now is a good time to reflect on the driving factors. No ...

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Opinion — Supporting our veterans

The mental health crisis being faced by our Veterans has been a crucial issue that needed to be ...

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Opinion — Bills address education issues

The Virginia General Assembly has completed its 2022 legislative session and while we are still waiting on the ...

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Opinion — Disinformation

This past week, the Biden administration announced that they were creating a new section of government to deal ...

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Opinion — The work continues

The Virginia General Assembly reconvened for Governor Youngkin’s veto session Wednesday, April 27, and the Republican-controlled House of ...

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Opinion — Where will you stand

From the crimson eyesore upon the prominent hill overlooking the grand entrance of business 460 into Farmville, the ...

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Opinion — It’s time to stop bankrupting America

For two years the government has printed and borrowed trillions of dollars, over regulated and locked down the ...

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Opinion — Returning to Richmond

On Wednesday, April 27, we will return to Richmond to review and vote on Governor amendments. We are ...

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Opinion — Let’s get ready to rumble

The Reconvened Session on April 27 is likely to be a lengthy session given the number of actions ...

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Opinion — Virginia’s economy

In the last couple of years, our former governor bragged about how Virginia was rated No. 1 by ...

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Opinion — What’s up next

The Reconvened Session on April 27 is likely to be a lengthy session given the amount of actions ...

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Opinion — New bills signed into law

Governor Glenn Youngkin has already signed over 700 bills into law from the 2022 General Assembly Session. This ...

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Opinion — Budget work continues

When we adjourned Sine Die on March 12, there was a great deal of work left to be ...

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Your Turn — In its arrogance, Virginia government continues walling off the public’s right to know

It may sound almost laughable now – a cruel joke, to be sure – but there was a ...

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