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Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: Biscuits & Porn

Life is absurdly comical when you pay attention. On a recent road trip from Alexandria to the Northern Neck of Virginia through Richmond and...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: ‘Hi. Where are you from?’

Everyone knows that Alexandria is full of transplants from other cities and towns. I’ve always considered this a compliment to our fair city. In...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: So you want to be...

A few years ago, I wrote a historical novel called “Pointer’s War.” It is set in World War II in North Africa, Sicily, Germany...

Commonwealth’s Attorney Bryan Porter writes true-crime book about Charles Severance

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Commonwealth’s Attorney Bryan Porter released “Alexandria Assassin: The Parable of the Knocker,” a true-crime book about the Charles Severance murders,...

U-2 pilot’s son describes Cold War spy swap

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Francis Gary Powers Jr. spoke about his new book, “Spy Pilot,” and his famous father in an appearance Sunday evening...