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  • Oct. 14 Letters: License plate readers

    The predictions that George Orwell made of a totally monitored police state in his novel "1984" are now reality, albeit 30 years later.
  • Lawmakers illegally gerrymandered 3rd District, court rules

    Lawmakers illegally gerrymandered 3rd District, court rules
    RICHMOND — Virginia legislators focused so much on race drawing new lines for the 3rd Congressional District in 2011 and 2012 that they violated the voting rights of minorities in the state, a three-judge federal court panel ruled Tuesday. While...

    Feds to Howell: No, and no comment

    Feds to Howell: No, and no comment
    Virginia Speaker of the House William Howell got a letter back from the U.S. Attorney's Office, answering without answering his request for guidance on appointments. Or, as Assistant Attorney General for Legislative Affairs Peter Kadzik put it, to...

    Whose war on women?

    Whose war on women?
    It has long been accepted by the conventionally wise that the Republican Party is waging a "war on women." Let's be clear. The war on women is based on just one thing: abortion rights. While it is true that access to abortion has been restricted in...

    Virginia SOL committee mulls testing changes

    Virginia SOL committee mulls testing changes
    RICHMOND – A committee put together to take a deep dive on state testing reforms is on track to make recommendations to the Virginia General Assembly before year's end. The Standards of Learning Innovation Committee, created during this year's...