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Drawn from the 15 weekly community newspapers published by Connection Newspapers.

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Commentary: Negotiating a State Budget

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Braddock District Holds Town Hall Meeting

More than 50 people meet at Robinson Secondary School in Burke on Feb. 17, 2018.

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‘The End of an Era for the City’ of Fairfax

Councilman Jeff Greenfield not running for reelection.

Virginia Senate Might Torpedo Medicaid Expansion

Democrats still need to flip one more GOP senator to make it happen.

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Gun Debate on Lockdown in Virginia

Democrats unable to gain traction on reform, despite new numbers in House.

When lawmakers arrived in Richmond last month, Democrats were hopeful that they would be able to use their new numbers to gain some traction on the gun debate. Now that the session is half over and the nation is reeling from yet another mass shooting, very little of their agenda has been accomplished at the Capitol.

Commentary: More Than Enough

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Northern Virginia’s Report Card Unveiled

“Shape of the Region” Conference reviews area’s Opportunity Index and gathers leaders to discuss successes and challenges.

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Diving into Black History with Books

Local educators suggest books to read in celebration of African American History Month.

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Candlelight Vigil for Florida Shooting Victims

Protesters at NRA headquarters decry killings, demand lawmakers pass laws to stem gun violence.

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Editorial: Another Assault on Common Sense

Perhaps this time might be different.

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