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After Florida, frayed nerves at Bluestone

Friday incident raises question: What more can or should be done?

Student likely to face Class 6 felony charges

Schools stand to gain with new accreditation


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Tom McLaughlin

Breakwaters

Horrifying as the images are from Hurricane Harvey, we need to keep in mind that Texas’s and Louisiana’s miseries are only beginning

In the zone

About a month and a half ago I heard from an old college buddy: “Hey man, we’ve gotta go catch the eclipse.”

Not normal

Because everyday decency is so unexceptional, it’s all the more sickening to witness a breakdown of social order such as we saw this weekend in Charlottesville.

Spread the news far and wide

No easy shortcut

Things can get awfully complicated, awfully fast when the subject is community college dual enrollment and career and technical education programs— all fodder for The Sun’s front page lead story last week — because:

The latest shame

A dog’s mark

When you make it your business to write about politics, as I typically do in this space, it’s easy to lose sight of the plain fact that for many, the daily headlines have no bite. It’s all just a bunch of hullabaloo. Other subjects get people’s blood pressure up. Let’s take an example: pit bulls.

Tea leaf country

Here’s your election factoid for the day: The last time Virginia Democrats held a June primary contest for governor, in 2009, eventual nominee Creigh Deeds won with just under 50 percent of 319,168 votes cast.

Lettin’ in the sun

Your truly is just back from the beach with a tan to prove it. Let’s see what else has been ripening under the sun:

Primary concerns

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