ICE deportations are up dramatically in Fairfax County

By Diane Burkley Alejandro: Under the Trump Administration, detention for suspected immigration violations has increased dramatically – not just nationally but right here in Fairfax County. Most deportations are due to Fairfax County law enforcement’s initial detention of these individuals…

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Marching against gun violence

By Kris Gregory: A coalition of community groups led by Concerned Citizens Against Gun Violence (CCAGV) marched against gun violence in the Falls Church City Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28. Alison Friedman, one of the six candidates in…

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Why should we talk to voters?

By Todd Smyth. What is the best way to reach voters? Although hundreds of millions are spent on political TV and radio ads and mailers, those have no lasting impact on voters as they only go in one direction. “Research…

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I want my family safe at school

By John Parks. Teaching runs deep in my family – my mother was a teacher as are two of my children, one a principal. And I have 7 school-age grandchildren. I want my family, and everyone else’s, safe at school.…

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Photo Essay: Viva! Vienna!

There was a little something for everyone to enjoy at Viva! Vienna! over the weekend. Rides, games of chance, entertainment, craft booths and a Hunter Mill Democrats’ booth, where volunteers encouraged people to register to vote and sign up to…

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