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Davis: Attack Ads Soil Senate Candidates’ Integrity

October 22, 2014 7:38 PM0 comments

A recent spate of personal attack ads in the campaign for the U.S. Senate in Virginia, especially a recent one where GOP contender Ed Gillespie assails the character of incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, are predictable in the closing days of a campaign, but by exaggeration serve only to soil […]

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1st Time Home Buyers Event Set for Nov. 5 at Mad Fox

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Falls Church City real estate agent, Tori McKinney, is hosting the third annual Rock the House – 1st Time Buyer’s Backstage Pass to Homeownership on Nov. 5 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Mad Fox Brewing Company. The event is a special housing happy hour/info-session aimed at first-time home buyers, […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: The Plight of Afghan Translators

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John Oliver’s new HBO show, Last Week Tonight, is quickly making a name for itself by offering a candid, intelligent take on many of the shocking issues facing our country.  This Sunday was no different when he highlighted the plight of the translators we’ve left behind in Afghanistan. During the […]

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Weir Documentary on Russia Next Week

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Olympic figure skater and News-Press columnist Johnny Weir’s film documentary entitled “From Russian With Love,” an examination of human rights through the lens of gay and lesbian athletes, will premiere on the EPIX cable channel next Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m. EDT. Weir serves as host, interviewer and executive […]

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The Last Night of Hoang’s Sushi Packed with Diners, Friends

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There at Hoang’s Grill & Sushi Bar on its last night in business last Thursday were regular Falls Church patrons that included (left to right) John Napolitano, Mary O’Donnell, Donna Byrne and Mark Byrne. With them is Lyly Huong, one member of the extended family that ran the restaurant with […]

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Comstock, Foust in Close Race for 10th Congressional District Seat

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The 10th and 11th Congressional Districts of Virginia races are starkly different. One is a contentious race between two candidates vying for a seat being vacated by seventeen-term Republican congressman Frank Wolf. The other seems like a runaway victory for incumbent congressman Gerry Connolly (D), currently serving his third term. […]

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The Frightening Specter of Deflation

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On the major network national news, the talking heads were sharing with glee the recent precipitous drop in the price of gas at the pump as a boon for consumers. They would have us believe this is really good news. However, in reality, it is anything but. While there is […]

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Press Pass: Roberto Fonseca

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Latin jazz pianist Roberto Fonseca was surrounded by music from an early age. His father was a drummer, his mother is a professional singer and his two older brothers are also musicians who are internationally known. Fonseca, who has been playing the piano since he was eight years old, studied […]

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The Election: Democrats or Doom

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The 2014 elections are November 4 – and the stakes are high. Control of the United States Senate hangs in the balance. The latest projections show that the Republicans have pretty decent odds of taking over this chamber. The New York Times’ political column, The Upshot, predicted that if elections […]

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Mason Football Loses to Warren Co. on Last-Second TD

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by Daniel Donovan George Mason High School’s varsity football team fell to Warren County High School’s Wildcats in a crushing last second 20-14 defeat last Friday, dropping the Mustangs’ record to 1-6 on the year. With one second left in the game and the score tied 14-14, the Wildcats’ junior […]

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