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Lawmakers again eye smoking ban
For at least the past four years, the Virginia General Assembly has brushed aside proposed laws that would penalize drivers who smoke with a child in the vehicle. After tabling bills with higher ag...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home ownership builds character
Young Americans continue to put off homeownership, and that isn’t good for anyone. According to USA Today, homeownership for Americans age 35 and under declined to 36.2 percent in the first quarter...
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New protest songs court mob mentality
According to an essay published by New America Foundation (and reprinted on “Time” magazine’s website), protest songs are enjoying a resurgence, after falling below society’s radar for a few years....
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It’s our duty to prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons
The Middle East and the eastern Mediterranean is a complicated world. Not only do you have it as the birthplace of three of the world’s major religions, but it is also home to numerous smaller sect...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senator outlines trail system funding legislation
With the second week of the 2015 General Assembly session over, we are well under way debating bills in committee and on the floor of the Senate and House of Delegates. During session, the General ...
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memories
The Roda Methodist Church in 1921. The church was pastored by the Rev. and Mrs. E.L. McConnell. Photo is now in the Garnett Gilliam collection. To share photos or information about this or previous...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carters thank all for assistance
To the Editor: On behalf of my wife and myself, I would like to take time to thank several people who responded to a situation when a car left the road and ran through our garage and struck our hou...
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