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Frank Ruff, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

Guest columns

Legislature protects renters, hurts landlords

Compassion is a good thing when you are using your resources in assisting others in a time of their need.  It is far different when ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Monday, September 28, 2020 4:12 pm

Guest columns

COLUMN — Is your vote safer today than it was last year?

Free and fair voting is the basic premise of any democracy.  Remember the stories that came out of Iraq after the fall of the Saddam ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Friday, September 11, 2020 4:18 pm

Columns

COLUMN — Redistricting amendment is fair

For three quarters of the last century, Virginia was effectively a one-party state. That political party could enact anything they wanted.  Because they controlled the ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Friday, September 4, 2020 6:52 pm

Guest columns

Column – Lockboxes would undermine the election

Sadly, in the dark of the night, this governor’s administration is trying to undermine our democracy as we know it. Last week, the Department of ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Monday, August 10, 2020 2:57 pm

Columns

Column – Death rates for virus are very low

We have been inundated with data about the Coronavirus since March.  The news media has covered the issue relentlessly for more than five months, giving ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Monday, August 3, 2020 11:42 am

Guest columns

Column – Trying to stay positive

All of us have been challenged by the events in the news this year. It was heartbreaking enough when our lives were flipped on end ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Monday, July 27, 2020 10:31 pm

Guest columns

COLUMN — State senator has questions about school reopening plans

Let me begin with this statement — we all should be cautious during this period of COVID-19. We should all wear masks when we are ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Monday, July 20, 2020 12:57 pm

Columns

School plan comes with many challenges

Business is not the only thing that has changed this year because of the COVID-19 issues. In mid-March, Gov. Ralph Northam made the decision to ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Monday, July 13, 2020 11:11 am

Guest columns

COLUMN – Every facet of life has changed

In a normal year, we should be celebrating July 4 together. This is not a normal year. The lead up to this year’s holiday has ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, July 2, 2020 5:04 pm

Guest columns

‘Thin blue line’ will get thinner

The term “thin blue line” is used to refer to those law enforcement officers who are assigned the task of keeping society from descending into ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:29 pm

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