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  1. Wagner graduates from USCG 'A' SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | People's Defender

    ... 13-week course and graduated with honors from the United States Coast Guard Machinery Technician "A" School in Yorktown, Va. Students in the course are taught principles of theory, operation, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of mechanical, ...

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  2. Wagner gradautes from USCG 'A' SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | People's Defender

    ... 13-week course and graduated with honors from the United States Coast Guard Machinery Technician "A" School in Yorktown, Va. Students in the course are taught principles of theory, operation, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of mechanical, ...

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  3. War of 1812Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... still more with his long record of devotion to his adopted... The American and French victory over the British at Yorktown played out on such an epic scale that the massive earthworks - restored in the 1930s - still dominate the landscape 233 years ...

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

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    No foreigner was more beloved by the citizens of the early United States than the Marquis de Lafayette, the young French nobleman who won their hearts with his bravery and sacrifice during the Revolution, then stoked that affection still more with his long record of devotion to his adopted country. And when he came to Hampton Roads in late October 1824 to mark the 43rd anniversary of the American and French victory over the British at Yorktown, the region fell into a week-long swoon of patriotic veneration.

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  5. The DP List: Hampton Roads forts and earthworks from the pastRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    This National Park Service aerial photo shows Redoubt #9, one of many surviving Revolutionary War earthworks that dominate the landscape of the Yorktown battlefield. This National Park Service aerial photo shows Redoubt #9, one of many surviving Revolutionary War earthworks that dominate the landscape of the Yorktown battlefield.

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  6. Simple Software Plug-In Delivers Ease of Use, Increased Efficiency and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | PRWeb

    ... who is the current CEO of the company. Mr. Lasris is also senior partner at Roy H Lasris and Associates P.C. in Yorktown Virginia. He is presently a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Florida Bar, the Newport News Bar Association, and member and ...

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  7. Hampton church group, others make dresses for local sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... 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 getting the dresses to give ...

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  8. Revolutionary War soldier Atchley gets markerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... Cemetery in Meigs County to honor a Minuteman who witnessed the surrender of British Gen. Charles Cornwallis at Yorktown, Va. Atchley was born in 1747 in Middlesex County, N.J. He died Feb. 14, 1829, in Meigs County. According to his pension ...

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  9. VIMS gets $200K grant to help protect Powhatan village siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... on the first phase of the restoration project. The 57-acre site lies on the north bank of the York halfway between Yorktown and West Point, and is believed to be where Capt. Smith was saved by Powhatan's daughter Pocahontas. Today the land is owned ...

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  10. Notes and notablesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... longest anyone has ever held that position in York. He died at age 59 of an apparent heart attack. Last weekend, Yorktown marked the anniversary of the landmark 1781 Revolutionary War battle that won our country's independence from Great Britain. ...

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  11. Charges filed in Tuesday wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Daily Dispatch

    ... transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The driver of the moving car - Kevin Breen, 56, of Yorktown, Virginia - was charged with failing to reduce speed and taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, Daniel ...

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  12. Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Joins Yorktown Day CelebrationRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | PressReleasePoint

    Naval Weapons Station Yorktown joined other military installations to celebrate the 233rd anniversary of the 1781 Victory at Yorktown, Oct. 19. The Colonial National Historical Park and the Yorktown Day Association also participated in the celebration, which included a parade through downtown Yorktown, Virginia, patriotic exercises and a memorial wreath laying at the Yorktown Victory Monument. Yorktown Day marks the anniversary of the American-French victory in 1781 over the British.

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  13. Terri Kay Thornton Hamm February 21, 1965-October 8, 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    ... submarine school. They have lived all along the East Coast and the last fourteen years have made their home in Yorktown, Va. She is survived by her husband; sons, John Brian Joseph of St. Mary's, Ga., and Nathaniel Adam of Yorktown, Va.; grandsons, ...

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  14. man uses bike to hike Alzheimer's awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Franklin

    ... memory and to promote Alzheimer's awareness, Adam planned a cross-country bike trip from San Diego, California, to Yorktown, Virginia. Adam said he was fortunate enough to receive his wife's support and time off work as the head of corporate ...

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  15. York women get $2,000 Economic Development Authority grant for bakeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... actually learned how to decorate cakes from Plahn when Plahn was teaching a class at A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts in Yorktown. "When you don't have a business established, it's difficult to get a loan, but hopefuly the grant will help us out," Wright ...

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  16. Brenda M. O'Brien, 70,a resident of DedhamRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Boston Herald

    Mrs. O'Brien is survived by her husband, Frederick; a son, Fred of Yorktown, Va.; a daughter, Lisa Adams of Plymouth; three brothers, Michael Feyler of Dedham, Robert Feyler of Pennsylvania and Richard Feyler of Stoughton; a sister, Pauline Young of Wellesley; and six grandchildren.

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  17. Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | UPI

    ... In 1781, Britain's Lord Charles Cornwallis surrendered with more than 7,000 troops to Gen. George Washington at Yorktown, Va., effectively ending the American War of Independence. In 1982, carmaker John DeLorean was arrested in Los Angeles and ...

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  18. Record-setting Jalon Brown leads CNU's streaking soccer teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... goals, I'm doing my job. It's easy to judge my performance on that. I pay attention to it." Brown, a senior from Yorktown, is one of the ringleaders of a CNU team ranked 11th in Division III and among the national leaders in scoring. The Captains ...

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  19. Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... family activities. And the music - headliners are Slapnation, Bria Kelly and the Deloreans. On Saturday and Sunday, Yorktown celebrates the 233rd anniversary of the historic Revolutonary War victory. It's not just at the Victory Center and the ...

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  20. Hampton Roads forts and earthworks from the past | DP ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The American and French victory over the British at Yorktown played out on such an epic scale that the massive earthworks - restored in the 1930s - still dominate the landscape 233 years later. But the trenches that won the Revolution on Oct. 19, 1781, aren't the only surviving physical signs of Hampton Roads ' legacy as one of the planet's most fought-over places.

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