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Bob McDonnell: An officer and a gentleman

Bob McDonnell 10By Lynn R. Mitchell

As the trial continues in Richmond with federal prosecutors pursuing questionable charges against former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen, it’s important to remember that in this country everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. It’s also important to remember we have heard one side of the story up to this point.

An incident with the Governor on Tuesday passed along from reporter Parker Slaybaugh from Richmond’s WRIC TV-8 showed the Bob McDonnell most have known and admired for years. It so impressed Slaybaugh that he wrote about it on his Facebook page:

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Saturday’s Autism Society’s 5K Walk-Run, RVA, and Team Cantor

Eric Cantor 7 Team CantorBy Lynn R. Mitchell

Harry Talley raised $425 for the Autism Society’s 5K Walk/Run Saturday at Innsbrook’s Snag-a-Job Pavilion, a proud achievement for the 11-year-old who¬† had his fifteen minutes of fame, so to speak, when he was interviewed by the WRIC TV-8 news crew (see interview video).

Together with his dad Lee, they were joined by more than 50 Team Cantor participants wearing red tee shirts who were running, walking, and pushing baby strollers to raise money for a good cause. It was a family happening of laughter and high-spirited fun that made Team Cantor the third largest group out of 1,600 participants for the Autism Society’s annual event.

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