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Malala’s greatness of soul lifts human spirit
Fredericksburg.com / Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500
BOWIE, Md.--You may not dance. You may not listen to music or sing. You may not read. You may not leave the house except under certain strict conditions. You may not watch movies or television. You may not aspire. You may not learn....
Single-payer health insurance? A singularly bad idea
Fredericksburg.com / Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500
VANCOUVER, Wash.--As Americans left and right were losing insurance policies because of the Affordable Care Act, some progressives reiterated a plan that would make things worse. In imitation of a slew of European and other countries, they want the United States to adopt a so-called single-payer system in which insurance companies go hang and the government funds all of health care. It's not that they dislike all of the Obama health law or even that they are entirely wrong about some of the problems we've had in health care delivery. They are right that our health costs are too high and that we've long needed to insure people struggling without success to get insurance for both bodily and financial self-protection. It's still gibberish that micromanaging, all-controlling, hubristic Obamacare or single-payer models in Europe and elsewhere are the solution....
Planners ease golf course restrictions
RappNews.com / Thu, 28 Nov 2013 21:00:04 +0000
After an hour-long exercise in abstract thinking last Wednesday (Nov. 20), the Rappahannock County Planning Commission approved a proposal for a golf course by Cliff Miller IV — or the possibility of one, at least.
In Circuit Court: guilty pleas, sentencing, indictments
RappNews.com / Thu, 28 Nov 2013 20:00:14 +0000
Three people pleaded guilty Thursday (Nov. 21) and Tuesday mornings (Nov. 26) in Rappahannock County Circuit Court; three were also sentenced during the busy week.
On course or track, Jenkins’ early start pays off at the finish line
RappNews.com / Thu, 28 Nov 2013 19:00:32 +0000
You could be forgiven for wondering when Gavin Jenkins finds time to sleep. That’s because the freshman spends most of his time in motion — whether it’s running on the Rappahannock cross country track or speeding down a race track in his Legends car.
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LoudounTimes.com / 2013-11-28T17:00:24+00:00
Potomac Falls High School conducted a fundraiser to see who could grow the best beard during the month of November for the senior class's service project.
Virginia Women’s Business Conference a success
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-11-28T17:00:07+00:00
The 2013 Virginia Women's Business Conference was held Nov. 22 at The National Conference Center in Leesburg. Dozens of successful women attended the event. Doug Stroud captured the day in photos for the Times-Mirror.
The Rapp for Nov. 28
RappNews.com / Thu, 28 Nov 2013 16:25:56 +0000
Some (other) things to do this Thanksgiving weekend, including how to help with the Amissville food drive; Griffin Tavern’s Lorraine Gilb is named Restaurant Employee of the Year; Leland Faulker’s “World of Wonder” comes to Castleton; and the Angel Tree is up in this week’s Rapp column.
RappNews.com / Thu, 28 Nov 2013 15:50:53 +0000
The undisputed “best” way to prepare a turkey may never be settled, but there are no shortage of ideas among the kindergarten students at Wakefield Country Day School and preschoolers at the Child Care and Learning Center (CCLC).
School & sports news for Nov. 28
RappNews.com / Thu, 28 Nov 2013 15:45:14 +0000
WCDS fall sports team awards in this week's School and Sports.