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  • Illustration on Metrorail overspending by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

    OBENSHAIN: How the unions strike gold on the Silver Line

    Last week, the contractor for the first phase of the Silver Line Metro extension certified that Phase One was complete. The Silver Line will eventually take riders deep into Loudoun County, beyond Washington Dulles International Airport.

  • Virginia State Sen. Richard L. Saslaw, Fairfax County Democrat (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Defiant Saslaw takes toll on Virginia budget agreement

    Virginia budget negotiators have agreed on a new two-year, $85 billion spending plan, but the Senate's leading Democrat said Thursday his party would not deliver the necessary votes to pass it.

  • Cover story: Realtors deeply involved in communities

    The holidays are a time when generous spirits prevail, and families, individuals and businesses often donate their resources to help others, whether by collecting toys for needy children, feeding hungry people or gathering clothing for wounded service members and their families.

  • Author blames Stuart for defeat

    The mention of Confederate cavalry leader James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart along with the Battle of Gettysburg normally equates to controversy. Historians point to the separation of Stuart from Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia as central to the Confederate defeat in July 1863 because it denied Lee the intelligence he needed to maneuver successfully against the Union Army of the Potomac.

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