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Senator Whipple

Snowflakes greeted us as we entered Douthat State Park near Clifton Forge for the annual retreat of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources. Although it was a little late in the season and rather chilly, it was an absolutely beautiful time to be in the mountains for […]

ARLENE MARQUARDT IS ALL SMILES at the start of last Sunday's Marine Corps Marathon. She walked the course with her daughter, Jen (center), and Jen's boyfriend, Paul Baker.
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Marathon Mom: Former F.C. Resident Wraps National Marathon Tour in D.C.

For most young children, the mindset is that their parents, or more generally all adults possess an unconditional power, a larger-than-life quality reflected in each youngster’s eyes. For the kindergarten class at North Park Elementary School in Santa Clarita, Calif., their admiration of their 59-year-old teacher, former Falls Church resident […]