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

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Two York County women are moving their home-based cake-baking operation to a retail shop thanks to fellow small-business owners tipping them off to programs like the county Economic Development Authority's $2,000 transition grant. "Local businesses here are like family - they say, 'Hey this is what you need to do,'" said Susan Plahn, co-owner of Creative Cake Designs.

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

    Saturday Oct 18 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Of course, Jalon Brown knows his stats. Every card-carrying striker and goal scorer on the planet is wired to be able to recite his numbers and to describe in detail why they should be greater.

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

    Friday Oct 17 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    It's time for the Poquoson Seafood Festival - a three-day celebration of the men and women who work the Chesapeake Bay. There's lots of good food, of course, plus arts and crafts and family activities.

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  4. 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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  5. Some York County officials say it's time for a new elementary schoolRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    For several years the York County School Board has been asking the Board of Supervisors for a new elementary school, and it may get its wish next spring when the supervisors vote on the fiscal year 2016 budget. "The supervisors didn't think we had the need for it," said Board of Supervisors Chairman Donald Wiggins.

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  6. Poquoson Seafood Festival starts FridayRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The event honors working watermen of the Chesapeake Bay and the coastal heritage of Poquoson by showcasing watermen building nets and hosting seafood vendors selling crab cakes, shrimp, oysters, clams, clam chowder and soft-shell crabs. Entertainment will include local and regional music, a juried arts and crafts show, dozens of food vendors and a children's area.

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  7. Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Every Friday in Ticket , the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections.

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  8. Pictures: New exhibit explores history of iconic Chesapeake Bay log canoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Marc Nucup, an associate curator with The Mariners' Museum talks about the new exhibit at Jamestown Settlement exploring the history of dugout log canoes on the Chesapeake Bay. Mark St. John Erickson covers Hampton Roads history and museums for the Daily Press, where he's won 17 awards from the Virginia Press Association.

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  9. York Board of Supervisors to review FOIA feesRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    York County's Board of Supervisors is considering changing how it applies the state's Freedom of Information Act , including increasing fees for copies of the county's zoning ordinance and Yorktown design guidelines. FOIA gives residents access to public records and will be discussed during the board's work session at 6 p.m. Tuesday at York Hall, according to board's agenda.

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  10. Upcoming EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    An open-mic reading of "nearest poems" will follow. Information: 757-596-8175. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Peninsula READS, the Newport News-based literacy group, will be at Saturday's Phoebus Fall Festival on Mellen Street.

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  11. Feedback 10/6: State coverage, politics, small print and moreRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 4 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    In today's paper, Page 10, under State, I think the Daily Press needed to put some additional comment, either preceding or following the Washington Post article. This should never have occurred under State.

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

    Sunday Sep 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A new barber shop moved to Poquoson this month and brings with it old traditions such as neck shaves and ear shaves with straight razors. She continues to use the straight razor "because our customers, especially the senior citizens, that is what they are used to," Dinsmore said.

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  13. 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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  14. 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

    When the troops of Brig. Gen. Charles Paine's Third Division crossed the James River at Deep Bottom on Sept.

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

    Sep 23, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Author Barbara N. McLennan draws the curtain of time back in this historical novel, letting us look through the window of the past and see some of Jamestown's most affluent and notable citizens. McLennan focuses on a small circle of friends and family connected to the Rev.

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

    Sep 17, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    YORK The book passed from one legendary magician to another, with Gordy Price's family and more than a century of time in between. Price, a York County man, decided this summer to sell a 1909 aviation manual that had been in his family for decades.

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

    Sep 16, 2014 | 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

    Sep 16, 2014 | 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

    Sep 16, 2014 | 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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