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Senator Whipple’s Richmond Report

April 2, 2009 4:25 PM0 comments

From all parts of the Commonwealth come reports of increasing unemployment, stressed city and county budgets, and a few rays of hope, mostly coming from the federal government.

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Chamber Banquet Celebrates Star Power & Public Service

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THE ANNUAL BANQUET of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce brought out a star-studded crowd of Falls Church celebrities at the Clarendon Ballroom last Saturday night.

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Letters to the Editor: April 2 – 8, 2009

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Making GEORGE Go is Called ‘No Brainer’ Editor, The editorial in last weeks News Press “Let Them Eat Cake” is written in a way that speaks in plain language for the majority of the people and spells out why the “George” needs to go.

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Crime Report: March 24 – 30, 2009

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Larceny from Building, Kaiser Permanente, 201 N Washington St., between March 19 and March 24, unknown person(s) stole victim’s cell phone and made unauthorized calls out of country. Larceny from Vehicle, Universe Motors, 900 S Washington St., March 25, 4:30 p.m., unknown person(s) stole a dealer tag from the establishment. […]

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Falls Church Business News and Notes

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NEWS Impulsive, the eclectic gift shop located at The Broadway, 502 W Broad Street, officially closed its doors Sunday, March 29. Owner and Remax Allegiance Realtor Leslie Hutchison closed the store in order to better focus on her real estate business. For more information email

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Anything But Straight: Jamaica: A Killer Vacation

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This week, I joined San Francisco organizer Michael Petrelis and Box Turtle Bulletin editor Jim Burroway in launching an international boycott against Jamaica ( While the island appears laid back, gays are under attack.

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Area High School Sports Roundup

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Falls Church High Baseball: The Falls Church High baseball team lost 15-5 to Mount Vernon High in a home game on Monday, as well as against George Mason High (10-1) on Tuesday.

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Picking Splinters: The Nationals’ New Clothes?

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Next Monday is Opening Day, Nats fans! Who’s pscyhed? Both of you? That’s what I’m talkin’ about! Let’s do this!

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Tysons Thespians Flourish at 1st Stage Theatre

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Blocks away from a future Metro station, the Tysons Corner-based theater troupe 1st Stage sits at the forefront of the area’s cultural reinvention.

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School News & Notes

April 1, 2009 6:02 PM0 comments

McLean Highlander Dances at White House ReceptionMcLean High School freshman Erin Howard was honored to perform for President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Prime Minister of Ireland Brian Cowen at a White House reception held this St. Patrick’s Day.

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