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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: A Humanitarian Crisis

July 23, 2014 6:45 PM0 comments

It is past time for our nation’s lawmakers to take action to address the skyrocketing levels of unaccompanied migrant children attempting to cross our country’s southern border. This recent surge is a humanitarian crisis, but, as with most important issues, this Congress is acting with no sense of urgency. Two […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

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This week I have been pleased to accept an appointment to the Virginia General Assembly’s Joint Commission on Health Care (JCHC). The commission was established in 1992 with this mission: “to ensure that the Commonwealth as provider, financier and regulator adopts the most cost effective and efficacious means of delivery […]

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Our Man in Arlington

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A most local of local histories is the new personalized recounting of the “Integration of Wakefield High School.” The paperback published by the scholarship-giving Wakefield High School Education Foundation offers powerful memories of one of Arlington’s historic transitions – some so painful for participants it took decades of time’s passage […]

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F.C. Launches School Supply Drive

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The City of Falls Church Housing and Human Services (HHS) is holding a school supply drive for students in need. Donations are being accepted through August 20 at the HHS office in City Hall (G Level, Room G04, 300 Park Ave.) during business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – […]

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Washington Should Reject Divisive Bible Museum Near Mall

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The Oklahoma-based Green Family, owners of the $3 billion company Hobby Lobby, is, once again, up to no good. Fresh off their Supreme Court victory – where corporations are now people with religious beliefs that can deny birth control to employees – this conservative clan now wants to open a […]

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We Remain Children Of the ‘Great War,’ Part 3

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“All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.” – John Steinbeck. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated on June 28, 1914, but the German invasion of Belgium commencing the hostilities of the Great War did not begin until August 4. By October 19, the war bogged down […]

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Crime Report: F.C. Bank Robbed, Smoking Arrests & Gym Theft

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The big news in the Falls Church Crime Report this week is last Tuesday’s armed robbery of the Capital One Bank on West Broad Street. The City and the FBI have released photos of the suspect which can be found here. In other crime, a locker was broken into and […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Taylor Gourmet

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Early last year, Taylor Gourmet opened its first Northern Virginia sandwich shop in Merrifield’s bustling Mosaic District. Now, the D.C.-area hoagie chain with a Philly focus has opened another NoVa location. Ballston became the ninth Taylor Gourmet location when the new shop opened at the start of this month. Since […]

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Ribbon Cut for 3D Printing Area at F.C. Library

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City officials and library board members cut the ribbon on a 3D printer at Mary Riley Styles Public Library last Saturday morning. Just after the ribbon was cut, Phoebe Way, a 9-year-old member of the library, was the first person to use the printer. The printer, which was purchased for […]

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F.C. Students Make Spring 2014 Dean’s List at Va. Tech

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Several students from Falls Church have been named to the dean’s list at Virginia Tech for the spring 2014 semester. Bruce M. Ayliff, Abigail E. Bent, Kristina M. Bettner, Anamitra Bose, Christine H. Brown, Ryan J. Cabayan, Jazmin B. Cheveres, Moses Cho, Loren S. Clark, Margaret A. Dassira, Meagan C. […]

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