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  1. Maritime Reporter @ 75: The Daily CartoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Marine News

    ... tion and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) Today in U.S. Naval History: September 26 1781 - French fleet defeats British at Yorktown, Va. 1910 - First recorded reference to provision for aviation in

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  2. All Set for the Long Beach Arts MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Marine News

    ... and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) Today in U.S. Naval History: September 26 1781 - French fleet defeats British at Yorktown, Va. 1910 - First recorded reference to provision for aviation in Rooted in early computer-aided design (CAD) and manufacturing ...

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  3. UK's A&P Tyne Shipyard Awarded Submarine Fabrication ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Marine News

    ... support for nuclear submarines. Today in U.S. Naval History: September 26 1781 - French fleet defeats British at Yorktown, Va. 1910 - First recorded reference to provision for aviation in The MV Cape Ray, a Keystone-managed Ready Reserve Force ...

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  4. Old-fashioned barber shop opens in Poquoson | With VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... recognized were: Peninsula Hardwood Mulch and Surf's Up. Peninsula Hardwood Mulch, which already has locations in Yorktown and Toano, recently opened a new location at 412 Wythe Creek Road. Surf's Up, known for its homemade crab cakes and sides, has ...

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  5. Shock Test Machine Saves Navy Big BucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Marine News

    ... support for nuclear submarines. Today in U.S. Naval History: September 26 1781 - French fleet defeats British at Yorktown, Va. 1910 - First recorded reference to provision for aviation in The MV Cape Ray, a Keystone-managed Ready Reserve Force ...

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  6. Inspectors find scores of defects on CSX rails across the state | Your Right to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    In the days after a train carrying highly flammable oil to Yorktown plunged off its tracks in downtown Lynchburg, dumping 15 cars into the James River and sparking a fire so intense that emergency crews had to simply let it burn itself out, federal track inspectors found more than 20 significant defects on the rail line through that city. On top of that, six weeks before the derailment, federal inspectors found 14 faults on the line in Lynchburg, according to Federal Railroad Administration records obtained by the Daily Press through a Freedom of Information Act request.

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  7. Black troops proved their mettle in brutal Civil War battle | With Photo GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... were still being recruited or trained in Hampton Roads. Gloucester oysterman James D. Gardner had just crossed to Yorktown and enlisted in the 36thUSCT, which - according to the unit's records - drew about half its force from the region. James City ...

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  8. General Dynamics Bags U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Marine News

    ... the production of better designed, Today in U.S. Naval History: September 26 1781 - French fleet defeats British at Yorktown, Va. 1910 - First recorded reference to provision for aviation in The MV Cape Ray, a Keystone-managed Ready Reserve Force ...

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  9. Today in U.S. Naval History: September 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Marine News

    Today in U.S. Naval History: September 26 1781 - French fleet defeats British at Yorktown, Va. 1910 - First recorded reference to provision for aviation in Navy Department organization 1918 - USCGC Tampa lost with 118 men, probably by German submarine 1931 - Keel laying at Newport News, Va.

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  10. Pictures & Text: Lincoln's black legion shows its mettle in milestone Civil War battle | Our StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Raised in Baltimore, the 4th USCT spent more than 6 months training and operating on raids from Fort Yorktown before taking part in the Sept. 29, 1864 Battle of New Market Heights, where three of its members earned the Medal of Honor.

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  11. Military demo at Knox's headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Chronicle Newspaper

    ... Windsor, in June 1781, some of their number would assist in compelling over 8,000 British soldiers and sailors at Yorktown, Virginia, to surrender, in October. American joy following the victory at Yorktown was short-lived, however, because the ...

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  12. 'Wealth of Jamestown' draws back curtain of timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... before the Blairs are married, when Sara is only 17. At the opening of the book she is engaged to the sheriff of Yorktown, William Roscoe. Though in love with Roscoe, Sara is pressured by her family to marry Blair. The story continues as Blair, ...

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  13. Commander of USS Cowpens relieved of dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | KFMB-am

    ... ior force of British soldiers, giving the American Army the confidence to pursue the British from South Carolina to Yorktown, Va.

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  14. Man accused of having sex with four underage girls on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... "kik" a smartphone messaging app. Weeks later, detectives say he drove from his Virginia Beach home all the way to Yorktown, where the girl lives. He then took her into a wooded area and raped her - according to York County Deputies. The indictment ...

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  15. Riverside Health System Opens 24-Bed Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit in Newport NewsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | PRWeb

    ... a 24-bed pulmonary care rehabilitation unit at its skilled nursing center at The Gardens in Newport News, near Yorktown, Va. "We are excited to be a part of the continuum of care for our respiratory patients in the community that require additional ...

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  16. Copperfield and Houdini - that's one for the booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... of himself holding the book, and he autographed an acoustic guitar that Price sent to him from his music shop in Yorktown. "It's just a cheap guitar, and it's neck is broken," Price said with a laugh. "I'm just going to hang it in the shop as a ...

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  17. Gordon Hammersley, photo courtesy Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... May to have had sexual encounters with him while she was underage several years ago. Gordon T. Hammersley, 31, of Yorktown was indicted on two counts of indecent act with a child in York County Circuit Court, according to the York County ...

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  18. New historical marker celebrates rediscovery of Newport News' lost past | Our StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Like many other places in eastern Virginia at the end of the Civil War, most of the records documenting Warwick County's long, long past had been reduced to ashes. What hadn't been looted by curious Union soldiers during the month-long 1862 Siege of Yorktown - when Federal tents covered the courthouse green - had been partly burned in a Dec. 15, 1864, fire that destroyed a wide swath of county court minute books and loose records dating from 1787 to 1819.

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  19. Yorktown man charged with two counts of felony child neglectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    About 1 p.m. Thursday, York-Poquoson sheriff's deputies found a 2-year-old wearing only a diaper and a 4-year-old in a T-shirt and diaper wandering unsupervised in the 2900 block of Kiln Creek Parkway, according to an email from department spokesman Lt. Dennis Ivey.

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  20. New marker celebrates rediscovery of Newport News' lost past | Our StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Like many other places in eastern Virginia at the end of the Civil War, most of the records documenting Warwick County's long, long past had been reduced to ashes. What hadn't been looted by curious Union soldiers during the month-long 1862 Siege of Yorktown -- when Federal tents covered the courthouse green -- had been partly burned in a Dec. 15, 1864 fire that destroyed a wide swath of county court minute books and loose records dating from 1787 to 1819.

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