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National site, local ads

What better place to troll for money from liberal – relatively speaking anyway – Virginians than The New York Times? That appears to be the thinking of Common Sense Virginia, a state political action committee that is sponsoring The Real ...

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Fishbones and bons mots

Snarky political humor was at a peak in the sandy woods of Wakefield yesterday as politicians, their followers, and fans of salty fish gathered to eat, drink, and be entertained. The Wakefield Shad Planking is an annual test of candidates’ ...

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Kilgore backs Brownlee for AG

Former Attorney General Jerry Kilgore has put his backing behind John Brownlee of Roanoke, one of three contenders for the Republican nomination for attorney general.  The blessing gives Brownlee a boost over rivals state Sen. Ken Cuccinelli of Fairfax and ...

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Intruder season opens in Virginia

Just five days after a Botetourt County man blasted an intruder with a shotgun in a killing pronounced self-defense by authorities, a Campbell County resident apparently finds herself in a similar position. The sheriff’s department tells The News & Advance ...

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