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Who needs a private jet! Ivanka Trump flies commercial as she arrives back in Washington, D.C. in a stylish ensemble and comfy flats, after trip to Detroit to push her bid to ...

First daughter and White House aide Ivanka headed out of town Tuesday on a solo trip to appear on an Internet Association panelShe was seen making her way through Reagan National Airport on Tuesday evening with a number of Secret Service agentsOn Monday, the 35-year-old was in the Oval Office with her father as the White House greenlit $200 million in grants to go toward STEM programsInternet companies pledged an additional $300 million the following dayIvanka has come under fire in the past...

Be that person who makes a difference in a kid's life

Today’s kids are growing up in a difficult world — an angry and scary world. There’s a lot of hand-wringing and finger-pointing about that, as though someone somewhere should do something about it. Well, they should. But so should we — the average people who pass through the lives of youngsters all around us, hopefully not invisibly.I took some time to recall the grownups in my youthful years who made an impact. I’m surprised at how many there were. The list grew long enough to share, giving...

Watercolor wins SMAC Art Show

A picture on a friend’s Facebook page inspired “Star Child,” the best in show winner at the 28th Annual Smith Mountain Arts Council’s Art Show at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Moneta.“There was just something very attractive about the little girl, and the sunglasses and the visions little kids are going to have as they get older,” said artist Perri Mason of the little girl she saw on Facebook. “I just saw all of that in her, and how happy she looked. And her hat was especially fun to...