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  • Monday September 01st, 2014 latestnews
    By BROCK VERGAKIS Associated Press WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it. The remains of what is likely an 18th century on-campus brewery were discovered just outside of the nation’s oldest college building when campus officials were looking to widen a sidewalk. School officials say the discovery ...
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  • Monday September 01st, 2014 amainnews
    CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a pilot who lost consciousness and crashed a small airplane into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia shore. Petty Officer Nate Littlejohn says the search was halted Sunday morning after a civilian boater recovered a wheel and engine cowling from the single-engine Cirrus. Littlejohn says the chances of finding anything else were slim. The plane ...
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  • Sunday August 31st, 2014 music
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The National Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Labor Day weekend concert at the Capitol. The free concert is scheduled for Sunday evening on the West Lawn of the Capitol. The grounds open at 3 p.m., and the concert begins at 8 p.m. Conductor Steven Reineke will direct some patriotic tunes, including Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man,” ”America the Beautiful” and Randol ...
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  • Sunday August 31st, 2014 amainnews
    CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) – Two people have been injured in separate incidents during the start of the holiday weekend on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The Eastern Shore News (http://delmarvane.ws/1pdlHW8 ) reports the injuries occurred Friday afternoon at Assateague Island National Seashore. Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge wildlife officer Bryan Richardson says a man broke his leg when a wave knocked him down while he was surf fishing. Richardson says a ...
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  • Sunday August 31st, 2014 coast_guard
    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – The Coast Guard says it has assisted a recreational fishing boat that took on water in the Atlantic Ocean. The 46-foot vessel with six adults and two children aboard was about 45 miles east of Cape Henry when the operator reported the incident at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Coast Guard says it launched a response boat from Station Little Creek in Virginia Beach. ...
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  • Friday August 29th, 2014 belleisle
    The Friends of Belle Isle will hold the third annual 5K Trail Run/Walk Sep­tem­ber 27 at Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster.Check-in will be at 7:30 a.m. and the race will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the park’s pic­nic area. Children of all ages are wel­come, but because of the trail nature of the course, strollers or baby jog­gers are not per­mit­ted, reported Joe Hecht. ...
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  • Friday August 29th, 2014 mcdonnell_and_wife
    Attor­neys for both Bob and Mau­reen McDon­nell rested their cases Wednes­day in the ongo­ing cor­rup­tion trial of the for­mer Vir­ginia gov­er­nor and his wife. The trial has gone 23 days now with Mau­reen McDonnell’s team need­ing only one day to make their case. One witness left the jury with one of the more mem­o­rable moments of the trial. April Niamtu told the story of a trip ...
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