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  • First Time Home Buyers:  5 Mistakes To Avoid

    First Time Home Buyers: 5 Mistakes To Avoid0

    By Eddie Borgen, Realtor Contributor Buying your first home is comparable to the first time you ride a bike. You can learn how it works from your parents and observe it from a distance, but you really won’t know the ins and outs until you sit down on the bicycle and start riding. Like most

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  • Stop Stealing from Wineries. Because I Said So.

    Stop Stealing from Wineries. Because I Said So.0

    By Nancy Bauer Contributor Owner, Virginia Wine In My Pocket The cat. Everyone agrees it was the worst.  It wasn’t a pet. More of an outside cat, a vineyard cat, if there is such a thing. But it had its peeps: Keswick Vineyards staff, and customers who kept an eye out. Pounce was her name.

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  • We Think: The Swamp is Not Draining0

    April 24, 2017. Last week’s announcement by state Sen. Jennifer Wexton that she will oppose Rep. Barbara Comstock for Virginia’s 10th congressional district seat has put an even brighter spotlight on the second term incumbent and the performance of Congress as a whole. The seat was moved from “Lean R” to “Toss Up” by the Cook Political Index, and may

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  • We Think: Decide on Assad0

    April 23, 2017. It is not every day that Loudoun County politicians weigh in on international affairs, much less on geo-political considerations like the civil war in Syria. That war has splintered Syria, and there’s no end or predictable outcome in sight. U.S. foreign policy in the Obama Administration was lacking in both unified purpose and projection. Even the Trump Administration’s retaliatory

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