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Vienna finalizes street-renaming effort with new signage

Vienna officials have replaced street signs on the former Wade Hampton Drive with new ones reading “Liberty Lane.” The switch was done in early July “with little fanfare” (as requested by residents), town officials said in the government’s monthly newsletter. The...

Editorial: Renaming proposals intellectually puzzling

The Politburo of the old Soviet Union was known for its soulless, grim determination to rubber-stamp verdicts that had been preordained by the powers that be. Or face the consequences. We’re not saying that an equivalent situation existed with the...

Fairfax’s renaming push moves to supervisor districts

Fairfax County’s Redistricting Advisory Committee on March 1 will recommend whether any of the county’s nine magisterial districts should be renamed, but will not propose any new names, officials said Jan. 31. The committee will make recommendations to the Board...

Letter: Renaming fixation is self-indulgent foolishness

Editor: This question of changing names and removing monuments related to the Confederacy, or to any other element of history is ridiculous – it’s only an appeasement of malcontents and a waste of taxpayer money, including the cost of...
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‘Old School’ column: The full Nelson

A while back, I wrote a column about our first TV and how excited I was to get it....
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