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Editorial: F.C.

When it comes right down to it, housing is one of the most important social issues of ours or any time. The ability of a family, or of any individual, to have a roof overhead, a place to call home, is an indispensable component of an industrious, progressive society. It […]

The "Katrina Cottage"
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F.C. Mulls Offering Home for

The News-Press has learned that the Falls Church city council members met earlier this month with representatives of a nationally prominent architectural firm involved in the design of an attractive new affordable housing model, dubbed the “Katrina Cottage.” The council members were urged to host a demonstration of a unit […]

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Our Man in Arlington

As most of you know, I grew in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Many of my extended family and friends were seriously affected by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. I have been down to Louisiana twice since the hurricane and have reported to you about the utter devastation that we saw while […]