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Editorial: Baseball and Democracy

This wonderful day, April 1, is not just any day, it is Opening Day, Opening Day for Major League Baseball, made even more precious because of last year’s Covid-19 postponement.…

Biden Plan Calls for $213 Billion For Affordable Housing

By Dees Stribling, Bisnow National The Biden administration Wednesday rolled out its proposal for roughly $2 trillion in infrastructure spending. The plan calls for funding to repair basic infrastructure, such…

Falls Church Calendar: April 1 – 7, 2021

LOCAL EVENTS THURSDAY, APRIL 1 News-Press “Spot of the Week.” Interested readers and supporters of the Falls Church News-Press can join the staff at a restaurant in or around the…

Business-development effort taking boot-camp approach

The Vienna Economic Development Division, in partnership with the Vienna Business Association and Fairfax County Public Library, on April 1 announced a new “Ignite Business Bootcamp” series to provide expertise…

Deliciously easy sustainable eating

(BPT) - Today, consumers are beginning to use one more guideline to determine how to spend their food dollars: sustainability. The public is increasingly curious about where and how their…

Five Below store coming to Bailey’s Crossroads

The candy section at a typical Five Below store.Five Below is moving into the former Pier One space at the Bailey’s Crossroads Shopping Center. Pier One closed in early 2020. Five…

F.C. Projects Helped Bring Down Tax Rate By 9¢

AN OVERLAY of the Broad & Washington project site shows what will become of the three-plus acres of land used for the development. (Photo: Courtesy Digital Design & Imaging Service,…

Military Families Make Financial Planning a Mission

(NewsUSA) - Military families are the foundation of our nation's security, and they deserve respect and support for their dedication and service to the country. And given the unique challenges…

Traffic signal improvements set for Columbia Pike

Columbia Pike as seen from Maple Court.Construction is expected to start this month on two traffic signal upgrades aimed at improving safety on Columbia Pike: at John Marr Drive/Chatelain Road in Annandale…

Birx’s Confession: It Was Mass Murder

Of all the extraordinary headlines competing for attention this week — the excruciating video and verbal evidence being presented in the trial of George Floyd’s murderer, the amazing gains in…

Kid-Friendly Ways to Learn About World History

(Family Features) Building an appreciation for history is one way to help kids understand and connect with the world around them. History not only shows how people lived long ago,…