As a political junky, I was beginning to despair that there were no defining issues in this year’s County Board race. People here seem to be reasonably satisfied with the direction our government has taken over the last several years, and they should be.
There is a core skill that you need to master in order to do well at the poker table: the ability to sell. Figuring out the right amount to bet is one way to showcase this talent.
When James McGrath graduated from Oakton High School in 1999, he was not voted “Class Clown.” In fact, he described himself as more of a “quiet nerd,” who frequently dyed his hair green or orange and dreamed of one day becoming a rock star. Eight years later, McGrath has crowds […]
It is time for some good news. In recent weeks there has been a spate of announcements about plans to develop electric cars and much better batteries to power them. Although few new models will be ready for sale in a couple of years, by the end of 2007 there […]
Falls Church Deputy Sheriff Michael F. Wood is being hailed as a hero for his heroic vehicle maneuver to tame a robbery and carjacking suspect driving wildly and endangering lives on W. Broad Street last Thursday afternoon. Moments earlier, the suspect had assaulted two Fairfax County police officers.