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Tommy Wright: Let’s focus on the state budget

It wasn’t easy or pleasant, but Governor Youngkin and legislative Democrats have reached a compromise on the 2025-2026 ...

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Tammy Mulchi: We all need balance

We all need balance in our lives. Eating too little or too much affects our energy level. Too ...

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Tamy Mulchi: We should work to grow our economy

Next week, we will return to the Capitol to consider a new budget. This was supposed to be ...

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Mike Wilson: Yes, granddadding is a word

It’s time to share some more wit and wisdom, from one generation to another. Ok, in other words, ...

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Mike Wilson: A conversation about garbage cars

Sorry, this is not about the Yugo or the Gremlin or the Corvair (my first car), but is ...

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Tommy Wright: We upheld the governor’s vetoes

The General Assembly completed its Reconvened Session April 17 in which we considered the vetoes and amendments sent ...

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Amy Nardini: We as a community need to step up

Sarah Mitchell had a question. She wanted to know what resources were available to victims of domestic violence ...

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Quentin R. Johnson: Let’s talk about the Arts

The acronym STEM is often discussed among educators. It stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The U.S. ...

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Mike Wilson: It’s time to ‘borrow’ some words

Sometimes, there are certain words you need in a conversation. As a linguist and foreign language teacher, I ...

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Tommy Wright: The news just won’t stop

A reporter said this week, “The news just won’t stop.” It was an eventful week, with developments on ...

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