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Gerrymandering – or Democratic clustering?

February 21, 2017

  David Toscano, the minority leader in the Virginia House, did the math and didn’t like the results. “All five statewide offices are held by Democrats, and the presidency has been won by Democrats in Read More

Virginia weed, oil laws could become more relaxed

February 6, 2017

Virginia won’t be pulling a Colorado by decriminalizing marijuana this year. But the state might relax its penalties for possessing marijuana and its rules on who can use marijuana products for medical reasons. Legislators this Read More


February 6, 2017

The morning of Aug. 28, 1963 loomed larger for no civil rights activist than perhaps Bayard Rustin — in only two months he had organized the essence of the March on Washington for Jobs and Read More

Arts & Culture

Rider Boot Co. steps on the scene

February 6, 2017

For Lisa and Ron Rider, opening a small business focused on artisan, high quality shoes seemed only natural. Lisa says Ron had always looked into opening their own store and in 2011 they launched an Read More