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Dispatches from Wharf Hill

Column – Luters learning that times have changed

Joe Luter III’s impatience is understandable for one of his generation. The legendary Smithfield Foods chairman ran his company and served his community in a ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, May 30, 2023 5:41 pm

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Dispatches from Wharf Hill

Column – Win the base at what cost?

Editor’s note: State Del. Emily Brewer, in a telephone interview on Wednesday, April 26, said she supports an abortion ban exception to protect the life ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, April 25, 2023 6:08 pm

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Column – Alphin mural captures spirit of the West

Your eyes aren’t deceiving you. That’s indeed a bull here in hog country. It was good to reconnect this week with Rex Alphin, courtesy of ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, April 4, 2023 5:34 pm

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Column – Voters want action on mental health

Get enough people supportive of a worthy cause, and the politicians will respond. A new poll of Virginia voters has again fueled our optimism about ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, March 14, 2023 5:24 pm

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Dispatches from Wharf Hill

Column – Voters want action on mental health

Get enough people supportive of a worthy cause, and the politicians will respond. A new poll of Virginia voters has again fueled our optimism about ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, March 7, 2023 5:00 pm

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Dispatches from Wharf Hill

Column – Good judgment is better than a policy

Legislating morality and decency isn’t easy. I’ve got battle scars from the time I tried to do so 30 years ago. I offer it as ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, February 7, 2023 3:38 pm

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Dispatches from Wharf Hill

Column – Fight for GOP state Senate nod is colored gray

You’ve likely noticed video games pop up at your favorite convenience store in recent years, adult players hovered over them for hours at a time. ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 5:59 pm

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Dispatches from Wharf Hill

Column – Amid shrill abortion debate, Brewer bill merits support

It doesn’t appear that Republican legislators have an appetite for aggressively pursuing abortion restrictions in the Virginia General Assembly’s 2023 session. Despite backing from Gov. ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 5:46 pm

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Dispatches from Wharf Hill

Column – Fresh eyes for Grange at 10Main project

The Luter family’s proposed Grange at 10Main development, which took a big hit in the court of public opinion last fall, gets an important reset ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, January 10, 2023 4:40 pm

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Dispatches from Wharf Hill

Column – Anonymous deeds inspire

This Christmas, I’m grateful for the selfless among us who give to their community and fellow man through small acts of kindness with no desire ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, December 20, 2022 4:49 pm

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