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VP hopeful Kaine’s wife resigns education position

By   /  July 28, 2016  /  Education, Education Blog, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Anne Holton, wife of Democrat vice president candidate Tim Kaine, has resigned her position as Virginia’s education secretary.

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What’s in a name? History, and quite a bit of money

By   /  July 28, 2016  /  Education, National, News, Texas, Virginia  /  No Comments

Jeb Stuart

There’s the Confederacy. And then there’s the cost. Confederate cavalry Gen. James Ewell Brown (Jeb) Stuart of the Army of Northern Virginia died at the Battle of Yellow Tavern on May 11, 1864. Now some of his fellow northern Virginians are trying to kill him again. An effort to change the name of  J.E.B. Stuart High School […]

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Fear and loathing in Philly on Day 3 of the Democratic Party pageant

By   /  July 28, 2016  /  Commentary, National, Pennsylvania, Politics & Elections, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Hillary and Obama convention

It was the biggest show so far in a convention that has been a celebration of big government and identification politics.

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Farming freely: An RNC interview with Liberty Farms’ Martha Boneta

By   /  July 18, 2016  /  National, News, Politics & Elections, Power Abuse, Virginia  /  No Comments

Courtesy of Martha Boneta

The Republican National Convention in Cleveland is not Martha Boneta’s first time in the spotlight, but she still marvels that she can’t just spend her days quietly on the family farm. “I just wanted a farm and to be left alone,” she said in an interview with Watchdog.org. “The American dream.” Things didn’t quite work […]

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Assistant AG says Virginia broadband sale OK, but issues still lurk

By   /  July 11, 2016  /  News, Technology, Virginia  /  No Comments

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The deadline for the BYU-Sunset Digital deal has been pushed back to Aug. 5. The tobacco commission now wants about $28 million of its grant funding to OptiNet returned if the deal is completed.

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Virginia survey determining statewide broadband access

By   /  July 5, 2016  /  News, Technology, Virginia  /  No Comments

FIGHT TO FINISH: Democrats and Republicans are wrangling for the final votes in Fairfax County.

“Some of our cable providers have expressed a strong desire to see the results and see how they can help meet that demand,” she said.

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