Stories for June 2018

Stories for June 2018


Saturday, June 30

Friday, June 29

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Recalling a Life of ‘Honor and Dignity’

Family, friends remember Michael Bohn.

Michael K. “Mike” Bohn knew how to do just about everything. And according to one testimony after another at his memorial service last week, what he didn’t know, he figured out.

Wednesday, June 27

Tuesday, June 26

Opinion: Commentary: When the Dangerous Unknown Is Preferable

We must recommit ourselves to being steadfast in our compassion for and dedication to assisting those fleeing violence, terror, and oppression.

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Celebrating Gum Springs’ 185th Anniversary

Ada Singletary serves as Grand Marshal of the parade.

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Volunteers Restore Habitat in Dyke Marsh

Planting trees and plants.

Monday, June 25

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Holly’s Hands: Treating Animals in Developing Countries

Fundraiser this Sunday at the Lyceum.

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Sexual Assault Reported in Fort Hunt Park

Suspect flees.

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Jazzy Sundays in Alexandria

Local church has been bringing local musicians to the city.

Tuesday, June 19

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Talking to Children about Suicide

Creating safe environment is key to opening a discussion.

Opinion: Commentary: The Art of a Deal with the Devil

Monday, June 18

Opinion: Commentary: Much Still To Be Done

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Cappies: The Next Theatrical Generation Takes the Stage

19th Annual 2018 Cappies Award Gala honors area high school talent.

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Stop Hunger Now at Wesley Church

About 70 church members at Wesley United Methodist package food for the needy.

Thursday, June 14

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Virginia Voters Choose Firebrand

Corey Stewart to lead Republican ticket this fall.

Conservative firebrand Corey Stewart was denied an opportunity to be the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor in 2013. And then he came within striking distance of being the party’s standard-bearer in the gubernatorial campaign last year. Now, finally, the chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors has secured a spot at the top of the ticket, bringing his brand of anti-immigrant, pro-Confederate Trumpism to the race against incumbent U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine.

Wednesday, June 13

Cappies: The Next Theatrical Generation Takes the Stage

The 19th Annual 2018 Cappies Award Gala honors area high school talent.

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Preparing Home for Summer

From finding spaces for wet swimsuits and school papers to adding new throw pillows, small touches can add a warm-weather feel.

Tuesday, June 12

Commentary: Historic Budget Supports Health Care and More

Commentary: Virginia Finally Did the Right Thing

Now, what’s next?

Monday, June 11

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‘Barn to Bay Paddle’ Funds Alzheimer’s Research

Mount Vernon Resident takes on Canoeing Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s

Wednesday, June 6

Column: Creature Comforts

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Families Meditating Together

Family mindfulness practices can boost overall wellbeing.

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Commentary: Filling the Summer Gap

Commentary: Green for Medicaid

The most important vote I have ever taken.

Opinion: Editorial: Medicaid Expansion Will Save Lives

Almost too many benefits to count that will help all Virginians, including economic stimulus.

Commentary: Potential for Progress on Pension Reform

Tuesday, June 5

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Next: State Quarterfinals for West Potomac

West Potomac girls’ lax to face Langley at States.

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Sullivan Leaves ‘Home’

Mount Vernon at Home gains new executive director.

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Annual Little Hunting Creek Cleanup Nets 123 Bags of Trash

Surovell and Friends of Little Hunting Creek also remove shopping carts.

Monday, June 4

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Rising Hope Refills Food Pantry Shelves

Stamp Out Hunger yields supplies.

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‘The Nance’ Takes Center Stage at LTA

Set in the 1930s, show presents backstage story of performers in world of burlesque.