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Climate action will make our cities safer

In Arlington County, as with much of the country, climate change has turned up the heat. Our residents are feeling the effects. And when it comes to taking action on climate to protect our communities, we are not waiting.

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For humanity’s sake lift the blockade on Gaza

It has been almost a year now since my Turkish friend has been living without his wife. He is in Ankara while his Palestinian wife is stuck in Gaza with her family. He has tried every conceivable way to get...
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Retro analog tech a danger to U.S. power grid

Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee recently introduced legislation intended to improve cybersecurity for the U.S. power grid by reintroducing “retro” analog technology to grid control systems. Specifically, the Senators want to...

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Make it easier to give life than to take life

Josh McGill did not know Rodney Sumter before last Saturday night. They, like many others, were at Pulse Night Club in Orlando to dance and celebrate pride. By the end of the night, Josh was lying underneath Rodney in the...

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