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Carroll County (Virginia)

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  • Slowly the wall between church and state crumbles

    By a 5 to 4 conservative majority the Supreme Court has emasculated labor unions, campaign finance regulations, the Voting Rights Act of 2006 and what's left of affirmative action in its campaign to reshape American society. Here I will limit my discussion to a case decided in early May of this year concerning religious invocations at city council meetings. I take a special interest in the separation of church and state as guaranteed by the First Amendment as a result of personal trauma that I experienced as a child and teenager.
  • Election results show divide within state GOP

    Election results show divide within state GOP
    Primary races settled this week reflect the underlying divide in the Maryland's minority party, pitting Republicans who stand on conservative principle against those who are willing to be more pragmatic as the underdogs in a blue state. In some cases...

    Severe storm chances diminish as clouds help cool temperatures

    Severe storm chances diminish as clouds help cool temperatures
    Forecasters expect diminished chances of severe weather in the Baltimore area Thursday, with cloud cover keeping temperatures down, but some storms and showers are still expected. Meteorologists shifted an area of concern for severe storms southward, in...

    Manchester Valley student named to State Board of Education

    Manchester Valley student named to State Board of Education
    Manchester Valley High School junior Steven Priester has been appointed by Gov. Martin O’Malley as the student member of the State Board of Education for the 2014-2015 school year. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2014. Priester is...

    Little luck when jockeys get hurt

    Little luck when jockeys get hurt
    In his recurring dream, Jose Villegas still gets up in the predawn darkness at his Carroll County farmhouse, loads his riding helmet and boots into the trunk of his Toyota Corolla and drives 75 minutes to Laurel Park. His favorite part of the dream...