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Congressman Moran’s News Commentary

The “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,” aka the “stimulus,” paid dividends for northern Virginia last week when the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it had awarded $77.5 million in funding for Rail to Dulles.

Nicholas F. Benton: ‘Media Matters’ Foils Fox

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For the better part of the decade, right-wingers in the media have been dogged relentlessly by a pesky fact-checker who has caught them over and over again willfully distorting and fabricating their news.

Martha Jane Snider Dies at Age 81

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Martha Jane (Leake) Snider, 81, of Charlottesville passed away early on the morning of May 5, 2009, while surrounded by her loving family.

Falls Church City Crime Report: April 28 – May 4, 2009

Larceny, Shoplifting, CVS, 1150 W Broad St., April 28, 3:09 p.m., unknown person(s) entered the establishment and stole (3) cans of Red Bulls.  After the subject was confronted, he returned the stolen items and fled the establishment.

Editorial: Out of Touch on Washington St.

No sooner than they’d completed an exhaustive process of adopting a difficult budget for the coming fiscal year than the Falls Church City Council got a sensory overload at a work session this Monday with back-to-back-to-back presentations of three conceptual plans for development around the East Falls Church Metro station, for the North Washington St. […]

Area High School Sports Roundup

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Falls Church High Baseball (1-13): (April 23) loss vs. Washington-Lee, 16-6. (April 24) loss vs. Edison, 6-3. (April 27) loss vs. Mount Vernon, 11-6. (April 28) loss vs. Yorktown, 16-5. Next game is May 1 at Yorktown.

Picking Splinters: ‘There’s No Time Like the Present’

I know we’re already a game into the Stanley Cup Playoffs (due to deadlines, the results of Wednesday’s opener against the Rangers were not available), but the lessons from the regular season and last year’s heartbreaking opening series against the Flyers still have plenty of time to be applied.