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At its monthly meeting Monday night at town hall, the Washington Town Council applauded the Rappahannock County Garden Club’s possible gift of flowering trees — dozens, or even hundreds of them — and debated at length the Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission’s possible gift of a master plan.

And where was Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, literally hours before making headlines for revising the iconic poem on the Statue of Liberty's pedestal, suggesting only immigrants who can “stand on their own two feet” are welcome in the United States?

Equating conflict of interest proceedings against Rappahannock Supervisor John Lesinski to being stuck in a “mud patch” with the wheels spinning, Rappahannock County Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey W. Parker has told lawyers on both sides to “get past” demurrers and move the case forward.

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