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  1. Makers, Dealers Upping Per-Vehicle Spend, Thanks To DigitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | MediaPost

    ... $12.3 billion, a 21.8% and 12.2% increase versus last year, respectively. A new industry paper from Williamsburg, Va.-based local ad-spend firm Borrell Associates shows that, with those dynamics at play, plus fewer auto brands and fewer dealers on ...

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  2. Peninsula Health District looking for medium-sized black dog that bit a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Peninsula Health District is searching for a medium-sized black dog that bit a child on Saturday while he was fundraising in the vicinity of Duer Drive in Williamsburg. If this Dog is not found, the victim may have to undergo post exposure treatment for the prevention of rabies.

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  3. First Drip (11/4/14): Details behind Schools Chief Heath...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    Heath E. Morrison will resign as superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools on Thursday, Nov.6 to take care of his ailing mother in Williamsburg, Virginia, he said in a statement released Monday. In the interim, Deputy Superintendent Ann Clark will assume the responsibilities of superintendent.

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  4. VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations Announces 2015 United States...Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... new active vacation immerses travelers in American history along a route that visits the Jamestown settlement, Williamsburg and Yorktown. Off the bike travelers will learn about Virginia's wine production and stay at the AAA-Four Diamond Kingsmill ...

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  5. Marijuana reform group hosts conference in WilliamsburgRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    In light of election season, the Virginia chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws hosted a conference this weekend in Williamsburg. The two-day conference, held at the Fort Magruder Conference Center and Hotel, aimed to educate and connect individuals who feel that laws regarding cannabis should be changed.

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  6. W&M football player, Grafton grad Santiago arrested, dismissed from programRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    William and Mary football player Jesse Santiago was dismissed from the program following his arrest last Friday night in Williamsburg on multiple charges, including assault on a police officer. Santiago, a 19-year-old Grafton High graduate, was charged with public intoxication and use of profane language, underage possession of alcohol, resisting arrest and assaulting an officer.

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  7. Woman fascinated with Jekyll Island 60 years ago credited with preserving island's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... living in Waycross, she met an engineer working on the road to Brunswick. They got married and were living in Williamsburg, Va., when her father died in 1954, Scott said. The family had visited the Georgia coast from Virginia, and Scott remembered ...

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  8. Virginia Arts Festival returns in 2015 with an international lineup of music, theater and dance starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... a Memorial Day concert at Newport News City Center. More than 50 performances are scheduled in venues from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach. Two superstars in musical theater and jazz will light up the intimate Attucks Theatre in Norfolk. Audra ...

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  9. How Halloween Became The Most Divisive Holiday Since The War On ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    ... Post reported , "Bush Gardens has removed headless figures and severed heads from the Halloween display at its Williamsburg, Va. theme park after some people complained they were a grim reminder of the ISIS beheadings." Add to that the extreme ...

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  10. Taking his new costume for a spin! One-legged Paralympian amputee...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Daily Mail

    A Paralmpyian who lost his leg to cancer has celebrated his inclusion in the U.S. Amputee Soccer Team by dressing as a table football player for Hallowe'en. Josh Sundquist, 30, of Williamsburg, Virginia, who in the past has dressed as a gingerbread man with a missing leg, the leg lamp from 'A Christmas Story', and a flamingo, turned himself into a human Foosball player.

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  11. Two wanted for armed robbery of Williamsburg convenience storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    On October 28, 2014 around 1:40 a.m., Williamsburg Police responded to the 1500 block of Richmond Road for an armed robbery. Officers arrived on scene and were told that two black males who appeared to be in their 20s, wearing hoodies with covered faces, entered the business.

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  12. Hampton church group, others make dresses for local sheltersRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Clothes Closet, Commonwealth Catholic Charities and Menchville House in Newport News; Avalon Center in Williamsburg and Natasha House in Yorktown. Karen Brown, the executive director for Natasha House, which serves homeless women and children, said ...

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  13. Hampton Roads swooned over 1824 visit by Revolutionary War hero Marquis de LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... the Frenchman at Yorktown. More memories awaited the last of the Army of the Revolution's great generals in Williamsburg, where he traveled by carriage escorted by the governor and a mounted honor guard. There he stayed in the Peyton Randolph House, ...

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  14. Social Scene: Bridles & Bow Ties raises money for therapy riding sessionsRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The 7th Annual Bridles & Bow Ties gala raised money so children and adults with special needs can work with therapy horses at Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center. The sold-out event in Williamsburg included a $10,000 challenge grant donated by John and Susan Sikich, said Amy Kerr, a spokesman for the event.

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  15. Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding minister to preach in Williamsburg this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... quite extraordinary." He explained this Friday afternoon in a small chapel on the grounds of Bruton Parish in Williamsburg, where he will preach four sermons this weekend in honor of the parish's 300th anniversary in its present building on Duke of ...

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  16. Logan Layman's 'Won't Let it': A young woman's song about cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, your humble Popcorn blogger spent some time this weekend with Logan Layman, the talented young songwriter from Williamsburg, about "Won't Let It," one of the songs that helped her take first place in the prestigious Sea Level Singer-Songwriter Festival competition earlier this year. She's just a high school freshman, barely 14, but Williamsburg's Logan Layman doesn't back away from difficult topics.

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  17. To Hack the Bureaucracy, 18F First Needs to Hack HiringRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Government Executive

    ... it was just 'let's get started!'" said Godbout, who spoke Oct. 27 at the Executive Leadership Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia. The idea was to quickly scale a pilot and embrace a lean startup mentality, focusing on nimble approaches to solve ...

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  18. Tangherlini: 'Rome wasn't burnt in a day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Federal Computer Week

    Dan Tangherlini is optimistic about the power of government, but sees the need for a greater sense of urgency to spur efforts to reform outmoded business practices and incentivize federal workers to assume more risk in testing new approaches to intractable problems. "There's no better problem solver in the world than the U.S. government," General Services Administration head Tangherlini said in an onstage interview at the ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference in Williamsburg, Va., on Oct. 28. But the U.S. leverages this power only in times of emergency or concerted demand, whether it's fighting World War II or sending astronauts to the moon.

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  19. Pair rob gas station and convenience store overnight MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... at the Sunoco gas station at the corner of Ironbound and Richmond roads. According to Maj. Greg Riley of the Williamsburg police, victims told investigators that two black males estimated to be in their early 20s entered the store wearing hoodies ...

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  20. 's Kay Kapoor Receives Janice K. Mendenhall Spirit of Leadership Award from ACT-IACRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | AT&T

    The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council today announced that it has awarded Kay Kapoor, President, AT&T Government Solutions, the prestigious Janice K. Mendenhall Spirit of Leadership Award for her significant contributions to the federal information technology community. Kapoor was among seven individuals recognized for their demonstrated leadership and commitment to public service at the ACT-IAC 2014 Executive Leadership Conference in Colonial Williamsburg, Va.

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