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Delayed filing results in loss of VA benefits

By Donald Mustard

In July 2007 my office implemented a program of providing monthly information articles for publication in newspapers serving Lynchburg; and also Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell counties.


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Illegal immigration poses challenge for Virginia

By Delegate Kathy Byron

I would like to dedicate this week?s column to a dear friend and community leader, Louise English. I was very saddened to hear news from home of the passing of Louise English. My heartfelt sympathy and prayers are extended to her family. Her Christian faith and love of the community will be felt for generations to come.


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McCain: Still fighting the GOP establishment

By Rick Howell

John McCain’s rise from the ashes of the Republican presidential race has amazed everyoneee.but him.

Late last summer, with Rudy Giuliani firmly installed as “national frontrunner,” McCain’s campaign was losing money and staffers at an alarming rate. With an accompanying dip in the polls, most observers wrote him off and figured that Iowa and/or New Hampshire would finish him.


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Legislation will protect employers from government harassment

By Congressman Virgil Goode

Legislation has been introduced in the House of Representatives to ensure that an employer may require employees to speak English in the workplace. I am one of the sponsors of H. R. 4464.


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Economic crisis needs a deeper debate

By Rick Howell

All Republicans needed was yet another election year issue that won’t play out very well for them. They’ll already have to defend the war in Iraq, and many of the other failures and problems brought to us by George W. Bush.

But now, they’ve got the economy, too. Since they’ve controlled the White House and both houses of Congress for the great majority of the last eight years, they’ll be held accountable if the economy slips into a recession.


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Bill is important for Virginia business

By Delegate Kathy Byron

This week, Richmond got colder, the General Assembly Building got crowded, and Brunswick Stew had its own official day. It’s just another event-filled week at the 2008 General Assembly session, with an awful lot going on all at once.


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We must look beyond the economy

By John Barnhart

Although recent events have focused the presidential primary debates on the economy, it's important to remember that national security is important too. It's a dangerous world out there and there are some foreign national leaders who will represent a serious challenge for our next president.


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Underground operations

Day and night, as Virginians go about their business, streams of information about some of them are being gathered and analyzed in the basement of Virginia State Police headquarters in Richmond. The VSP operates a Fusion Intelligence Center, like similar centers housed in other states, that constantly shares information culled from local, state, federal and international sources. It is staffed by state, local and federal employees.


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TCRC submits response to plan

By The Staff

The Tri-County Relicensing Committee (TCRC) has submitted, to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), a response to the AEP Preliminary License Plan (PLP) for relicensing the Smith Mountain Project (P-2210).


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Letters

The surge is working

In the Liberal Agenda Rick Howell states: "Sorry, the surge isn't working."

Howell said Americans who support the Iraq War are still a definite minority, and Bush went exactly in the opposite direction from what the voters of America told him. As I see it,there were two messages sent at this time, one the war, the other Illegal Immigration. The liberal press had a choice on which one to choose, and they jumped on the war since they controlled the media.


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