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  1. Trailblazing women are among the Peninsula's most influentialRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Chesapeake Bay, attending arts events and serving on numerous boards. She died at 83 in 2011. The "woman who saved Yorktown" was 61 years old when she became the founding regent of the Yorktown chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in ...

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  2. Small ship cruising: A good fit for a mother-daughter tripRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... most popular excursions. Round-trip from Baltimore, Maryland, the itinerary would take us to Annapolis, Maryland; Yorktown, Virginia; Tangier Island, Virginia; St. Michaels, Maryland; and other small towns on the country's largest estuary during the ...

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  3. O say can you sing a different patriotic song?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Smithsonian Blog

    ... Battle of Lexington and Concord. When General Lord Charles Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington at Yorktown, Virginia, in 1781, "Yankee Doodle" was likely one of many musical pieces played to mark the event. The tune to "Hail ...

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  4. Fake Twitter account impersonates Hampton schools superintendent, cancels schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Trinity Lutheran School in Newport News, along with Page Middle School in Gloucester and Grafton Middle School in Yorktown, will participate in regional middle school competition for the 25th Department of Energy National Science Bowl, according to ...

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  5. Weekly Update Newsletter - January 2015 #4Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | JD Supra

    ... Tomcat Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA; U.S. Navy, Naval Weapons Station, U.S. Navy, Cheatham Annex, 160 Main Road, Yorktown, VA; U.S. Navy, Norfolk Naval Shipyard and St. Juliens Creek Annex, Cassin Ave. and Hitchcock Street, Portsmouth, VA) to the ...

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  6. Peninsula residents go treasure hunting amid other people's castoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... and many saw the value. It earned the highest winning bid for the entire auction at $1,600. The retired couple from Yorktown heard about an auction while at a yard sale and attended, purchasing their first unit for $25. They spent the most at ...

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  7. James Armistead: slave, spy and Revolutionary War heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Examiner.com

    ... proved extremely essential. It aided Washington's effort to prevent 10,000 British reinforcements from entering Yorktown, Virginia. This led to the Americans winning the Battle of Yorktown , which prompted the British surrender on October 19, 1781. ...

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  8. Institute Index: The growing oil train threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Institute for Southern Studies

    Train carloads of oil and ethanol expected to be hauled by rail in the U.S. this year: nearly 900,000 Since 2008, percent increase in train carloads of oil being hauled in the U.S. due to the oil shale drilling boom, which produces a particularly explosive product: 4,000 Number of Americans living within about 500 yards of an oil train line, which deliver product to refineries on both coasts and the Gulf of Mexico: 16 million Number of tank cars of crude oil hauled by the CSX train that derailed in rural Mount Carbon, West Virginia on Feb. 16 while headed to an oil-shipping depot in Yorktown, Virginia: 107 Gallons of crude oil spilled into the James River last year after an oil train derailed near downtown Lynchburg, Virginia: 30,000 Gallons of crude spilled into wetlands near the rural, majority African-American community of Aliceville, Alabama in a November 2013 oil train derailment: ... (more)

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  9. CSX reopens rail line shut after oil train derailmentRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Reuters

    CSX on Thursday afternoon reopened a West Virginia train line that had been shut following an explosive oil train derailment on Feb. 16 in the town of Mount Carbon. The line is used to transport crude oil from North Dakota to an oil terminal in Yorktown, Virginia.

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  10. More than just blanketsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... about 200 vendors, hundreds of spectacular quilts on exhibition, and dozens of workshops for all skill levels. Yorktown resident Susan Smith describes the festival as "the opportunity of a lifetime" for anyone interested in quilting - not just ...

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  11. Obituaries Feb. 26 - Logue; PohlmanRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Walton Sun

    ... of 53 years, Dolores Devers Logue; children, Lisa Logue Burns (Roy) of Inlet Beach, Brian Edward Logue (Jean) of Yorktown, Va., and Kathleen Laura Logue of Panama City Beach; sisters, Janita Sharkey of Philadelphia, and Sister Mary Rita Logue, IHM, ...

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  12. President Barack Obama Vetos Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Obama Vetoes JOBSRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Scared Monkeys

    ... the train was carrying that's right, crude oil. The train, which was carrying North Dakota crude to an oil depot in Yorktown, Virginia, derailed in a small town 33 miles southeast of Charleston, causing 20 tank cars to catch fire. The ...

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  13. Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group Selects Lightbeam Health...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Freshnews

    ... TPMG was formed in 1992. The group began with four primary care medical groups in Newport News, Hampton, and Yorktown Virginia. Today, TPMG includes over 140 primary care and subspecialty physicians and other advanced medical professionals that ...

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  14. CSX says West Virginia rail line still shut after derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | HawaiiNews

    ... of two towns. CSX has rerouted trains carrying oil on the line that runs from North Dakota to an oil depot in Yorktown, Virginia. Work excavating soil continues at the site where oil spilled from derailed tank cars, and no date has been given for ...

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  15. Some York supervisors fear train derailment in countyRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Heavy equipment works at the scene of a home that was burned down when a train derailment on Monday sent a tanker with crude oil into the Kanawha River, shooting fireballs into the sky and leaking oil into a Kanawha River tributary, near Mount Carbon, W.Va., on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. After a train hauling North Dakota crude oil to the transfer station in Yorktown derailed and shot fireballs into the skies of Mount Carbon, W.Va., some York County supervisors want more regulations to protect citizens.

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  16. Cleanup, investigation continue at W.Va. derailment siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... CSX train was carrying 3 million gallons of crude from North Dakota's Bakken oilfields to an oil-shipping depot in Yorktown, Virginia. Twenty-seven of the 107 tank cars derailed.

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  17. Snow Storm in Yorktown VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | CNN

    ... pun intended). That's was until February 16th. The winter came in with a boom! The pictures you are seeing are from Yorktown, Virginia. Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN producers what to do with this iReport. If ...

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  18. Most home after W.Va. derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | NWAonline

    ... of the train carrying 3 million gallons of crude from North Dakota's Bakken oil fields to an oil-shipping depot in Yorktown, Va. Gemalto, the largest maker of mobile-phone cards, said it's investigating a report that U.S. and U.K. spies allegedly ...

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  19. United States: Mt Carbon oil train disaster leaves millions living in 'blast zone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Green Left Weekly

    ... 107 of which were carrying 125,000 litres each of crude oil from the Bakken fields in North Dakota to a terminal in Yorktown, Virginia. The West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has previously refused to provide ...

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  20. News of the day from across the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | SFGate

    ... of the train carrying 3 million gallons of crude from North Dakota's Bakken oil fields to an oil-shipping depot in Yorktown, Va. The crash forced nearby water treatment plants to temporarily shut down. Record cold: Arctic air plunged parts of the ...

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