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Character is Trumping Trump as January 6 Hearings Continue

Following the fourth action-and truth-packed House January 6 Committee hearing Tuesday, as the depraved perfidy and moral toilet of former President Trump has now come out so plainly and systematically for all to see, the wisest summary insight about it all to date (No. 5 is today) has come from veteran journalist and MSNBC contributor Mike Barnicle. On two points.

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Falls Church 2nd in the Country for Healthiest Jurisdiction

It wasn’t two months ago that the News-Press reported on its front page that the City of Falls Church had been rated No. 1 in all of Virginia for being “the healthiest locality in Virginia” and for “underlying factors that influence health,” according to a survey by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute circulated by the Virginia Department of Health.

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Beyer Wins By 82% In F.C.

U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr. handled a Democratic Party primary challenge in this Tuesday’s election, appreciative that he carried the City of Falls Church by the widest margin in his entire 8th Congressional District. With 82 percent of the vote against his sole opponent, his margin in F.C. was the widest in his district that he won, overall, with 74 percent of the vote.

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School News & Notes: June 16 – 22

Roughly a week ago, students at Meridian High School wrapped up a STEM collaboration with students in Tsevie, Togo, Africa. This is the first year that MHS has learned alongside students in Africa on parallel projects. The theme was the global water crisis. Students met once a month (during the period between Nov. — June) and completed four challenges. The students found creative ways to overcome technology and language barriers in order to create a water filtration system. Next year’s theme will revolve around energy.

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Falls Church News Briefs

The only race on the ballot next Tuesday in Falls Church is the Democratic Primary election for the 8th District U.S. House of Representatives, with veteran incumbent Donald S. Beyer Jr. running against first-time candidate Victoria Virasingh. While mail-in and absentee voting has been underway in the last month, it is Tuesday, June 21, that is the official day of regular voting, and polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the City of Falls Church’s three polling places.