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Senator Dick Saslaw’s Richmond Report

July 1, 2015 7:17 PM0 comments

Gun Safety Enough is enough! Once again, the United States was forced to bear witness to another massacre. This time, it happened in a house of worship, traditionally known as a sanctuary for those seeking protection. These mass shootings have become an all-too-common occurrence. The bloodshed of innocent people needs […]

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Reston Man Charged with Sexual Assault

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Han I. Tak, 30, of Reston was arrested Wednesday afternoon by the Major Crimes Division of the Fairfax County Police Department on Wednesday afternoon and charged with taking indecent liberties with a minor.

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A Big Boost for Love & Marriage

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“Let me not to the marriage of true minds/Admit impediments. Love is not love/Which alters when it alteration finds,/Or bends with the remover to remove:/O, no! it is an ever-fixed mark,/That looks on tempests and is never shaken;/It is the star to every wandering bark,/Whose worth’s unknown, although his height […]

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Falls Church’s Finest Competing in Fairfax Games

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by Karim Doumar Police Chief Mary Gavin is a triathlete. Community Service Officer James Brooks is a soccer official. Captain Thomas Polera is on the Arlington Fire/Police Ice Hockey Team. Master Police Officer Jennifer “Missy” Elliot plays golf. They are all excited and proud to be representing the City of […]

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Young Adult Lit Author Martina Boone Visits F.C.

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by Karim Doumar No two things have ever fit together better than Martina Boone and the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia. At its annual recognition event on Thursday, June 18, the council recognized the volunteers of the year, gave out community service awards, and heard the winners of the annual […]

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Press Pass: The Ebony Hillbillies

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The Ebony Hillbillies have been playing together for about the last 20 years, but they play music with much more history than that. Hailing from New York, a curious place for a string band to reside, the group is kicking off The Alden Theatre and McLean Community Center’s Summer Sunday […]

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Our Man in Arlington

June 30, 2015 2:36 PM0 comments

A coming land-use decision will force the county board to choose among past, present and public safety. Fire Station No. 8, on Lee Highway across from McDonald’s, holds the historic distinction of being the first African-American-run firehouse south of the Mason-Dixon Line. The Fire Department is mulling a plan to […]

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Right Wing Fights Dirty in Victory & Defeat

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The LGBT Pride parade in Chicago was electric. More than one million people celebrated the Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality. It felt like I was living history as I glided down the parade route on top of the WCPT-AM float. Throngs cheered, because this was a new […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: The Buoyancy Solution

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There was more news last week concerning the Rosch Innovations Kinetic Power Plant generator that I wrote about several weeks ago. You will recall that this device makes electricity by using the force of buoyancy. Floats in a column of water are filled with air at the bottom and are […]

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Crime Report: Smashburger Robbery, Domestic Assault & More Theft

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The biggest news in the latest City of Falls Church Crime Report is the after-hours armed robbery of Smashburger on S. Washington St. last Friday night. In other crime, there were a several alcohol-related arrests including a DUI and two drunk in publics, there was a domestic assault reported on W. Broad […]

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