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Happening at the Capitol: A legislative overview

Lawmakers meet Friday deadline for submitting bills

Halifax planners eye tighter limits on solar projects

The Halifax County Planning Commission is backing a tighter limit on how many solar farms can be built in a five-mile radius as the number of proposed projects in the…

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Not a racist

SoVaNow.com / March 27, 2014
Dear Editor:

When I read that someone or some group was calling state Sen. Frank Ruff a racist, it made me sick. Sen. Ruff is one of the most non-racist men I have met.

If they just realized that this kind of accusation makes things worse. If you know Frank at all you would know how he has worked for all the people in his 15th Senate District.

These people know they cannot beat Sen. Ruff at the polls, so they try to discredit him with a bunch of non-truths.my opinion is that this will only make Frank stronger and makes them look stupid.

Please make yourself heard. It is time we spoke up loud and often!

Thank you

Dan Newkirk, South Boston


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