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Women of the Commonwealth: Women of politics

By Gayle Converse and Pat Miller Countless Virginia women assumed traditional male roles during the American Civil War. Many had worked in dangerous munitions factories....

Charles Samarra, former Alexandria police chief, dies at 74

By Louise Krafft Former Alexandria Police Chief Charles Edward Samarra died March 17 following complications from surgery. He was 74. Samarra, who served as chief from...