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Although Republicans would have you believe that they are the party of economic growth and prosperous businesses, by every measure the opposite is true if you look at historical data. Donald Trump admitted as much in an interview before he ran for president: "It just seems that the economy does better under the Democrats than the Republicans."

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The Sperryville Community Alliance and the Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection (RLEP) would like to thank the incredible volunteers who joined the Saturday, October 16, cleanup to remove invasive plants and plant native plants along the Sperryville River Walk, which follows the Thornton River from the Before and After Cafe to Pen Druid Brewery.

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I am writing to thank The Rappahannock News and the Businesses of Rappahannock for their sponsorship of the Candidates Forum last Saturday.  I know how much work and thought goes into organizing such an event, and I appreciate their efforts to give our community an opportunity to see and hear the candidates for School Board and the Board of Supervisors.

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I have lived and owned property in Rappahannock County, Virginia, since 2000, and have been an avid visitor to this county since 1994. I want to offer my enthusiastic support for David Konick to be elected as supervisor in my district. I spent five years working on the subdivision of acreage in Fairfax County, and grew to understand the workings of that Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors.

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