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A Virginia tragedy unfolds

There are several definitions of a tragedy. One common in Greek drama is when a prominent person, often because of their own failings, is brought down from their lofty perch. However, common in these human dramas, is the sympathy the writer makes the audience feel for the main character. They often have many redeeming qualities, and their demise, true to the meaning of a tragedy, is something that leaves the

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It’s time now to investigate the Attorney General’s Office

This may seem like campaign rhetoric.  However, this is much more serious than the usual back and flow of charges and counter charges that are apt to fly during an election cycle.

 It’s becoming clear that the Attorney General of Virginia and now GOP candidate for Governor, Ken Cuccinelli, is running an office that has serious problems.  There are questions about propriety and conflict of

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The Great Experiment: America

Philadelphia was hot during the summer of 1776. The city had no sewage system, the smell was atrocious, and to make matters worse, most people wore wool. There was no air conditioning, there were no iced drinks, and there was certainly no relief for the members of a fledgling, somewhat disorganized and

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Solar power’s quiet revolution

In 2003 my county’s sheriff’s department applied for a grant, in cooperation with the school system, to buy a solar powered warning sign. It flashed a warning to drivers entering a school zone to slow down.  They’re common place now, but I remember asking myself if it was possible for a few solar panels to provide enough electricity to keep the

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Is commercial space Virginia’s next jobs frontier?

In 1998, when Virginia, working with NASA, wanted to have Wallops Island, on our Eastern Shore, designated a Space Port, I remember thinking that it sounded a bit silly. After all Wallops Island was a test facility that for years launched nothing larger than a few small suborbital missiles for test and meteorological

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Defections in Virginia’s GOP

They aren’t calling themselves “Republicans for McAuliffe.” At least not yet, but Democrat Terry McAuliffe’s campaign is already touting endorsements from several prominent Virginia Republicans.  

For the GOP this is a not a good sign of things to come. Losing campaigns, often those perceived as too liberal or too conservative, have often prompted the formation of “Democrats for,” or a “Republicans for,” the candidate of the other

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