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  1. Selling Hampton: Travel writers see 400 years of history in a single dayRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Before the overseas voyagers landed at Strawberry Banks, before the forts were built and the colonies expanded, there stood a live oak tree that still lives today. "Imagine the stories this tree could tell if it could talk," said Fort Monroe National Park Superintendent Kirsten Talken-Spaulding, standing beneath the Algernourne Oak on the monument's parade grounds.

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  2. Notes and notables: Preserving Hampton Roads historic areas,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    We love our history here in Hampton Roads, and rightly so. Our country was started at Jamestown, our independence won at Yorktown.

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  3. Group walks length of James River praying for its healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A group of five people are walking the length of the James River praying for its healing and protection from pollution and contamination. A group of five people are walking the length of the James River praying for its healing and protection from pollution and contamination.

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  4. A weekend of living historyRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    CIVIL WAR REINACTORS AT YORKTOWN. Union soldier reenactors march in formation at an artillery demonstration during Civil War Weekend at the Yorktown Visitor Center Sunday afternoon.

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  5. New shopping center under construction in YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Yorktown-based Fjord Construction Inc. is overseeing ongoing construction of Boulevard Crossing - a new 12,600-square-foot shopping center on 2.1 acres at 8135 George Washington Memorial Highway. Scott Olsen, Fjord Construction president, said he would be able to announce retail tenants set to fill the center in the next 30 days.

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  6. Busch Gardens throws 40th birthday bashRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg threw itself a 40th birthday party Saturday night complete with a music, food, a movie premier and a massive fireworks show to top off the night. Guests, including long-time park employees, past employees, most of the park's past general managers, special guests and local movers and shaker first enjoyed a taste of park cuisine from the various countries in Busch Gardens while they listened to British Invasion pop in the park's England area.

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  7. Man arrested on murder, DUI charges in connection with fatal York County hit-and-run, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Kevin Anthony Boone, 56, of Grafton, was arrested May 6 in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in York County Feb. 1. He is charged with DUI manslaughter, DUI maiming, felony murder, felony DUI, revocation of license for multiple convictions of DUI, felony hit and run-injury, and involuntary manslaughter. Kevin Anthony Boone, 56, of Grafton, was arrested May 6 in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in York County Feb. 1. He is charged with DUI manslaughter, DUI maiming, felony murder, felony DUI, revocation of license for multiple convictions of DUI, felony hit and run-injury, and involuntary manslaughter.

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  8. 1st Advantage expanding footprint in greater Peninsula regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    In 2014, York County-based 1st Advantage surpassed $600 million in total assets, improved its net worth and grew loans by 7 percent over the year before, President and CEO Paul Muse told members during the credit union's 63rd annual meeting on Thursday. "Healthy loan demand was fueled by competitive pricing and a commitment from our colleagues to help our members save money," Muse said.

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  9. Battle rages over Yorktown Tobacco PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The replica tobacco press sits on National Park Service land on Water Street in front of a parking lot for Yorktown waterfront visitors. The replica tobacco press sits on National Park Service land on Water Street in front of a parking lot for Yorktown waterfront visitors.

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  10. York, Poquoson sees interest in school racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A new round of school elections and appointments could bring new faces to the Poquoson City and York County school boards. At its May 5 meeting, the Poquoson City Council nominated four people, including two incumbents, to serve on the city's school board.

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  11. Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Massie becomes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    On the eve of the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series, Apprentice senior pitcher Sam Massie , an electrician apprentice from Hampton, became the first Builder to be named a four-time USCAA All-American. He made the first team for the third time, joining fellow senior Ryan Hendrickson of Yorktown.

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  12. Tall ships coming to Hampton marina for pirate festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Stephanie Stabile checks her phone while touring the Schooner Virginia with her parents at the Yorktown waterfront on Thursday. People walk in front of the Schooner Virginia at the Yorktown waterfront on Thursday.

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  13. Registration deadline for York County Republican primary loomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    York County residents planning to participate in the June 9 Republican primary have until May 18 to register to vote. Qualified residents who are 18 on or before Nov. 3, the day of the general election, may register and vote in the primary.

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  14. Fantasy takes flight in new releases by Hampton Roads authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Fantasy, historical exploration, new adventures and the discovery of hidden treasures take the spotlight for this month's roundup of new releases by Hampton Roads authors in fiction and nonfiction. Take a look and see what your neighbors are writing.

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  15. Peninsula's grid is straining, Dominion Virginia Power saysRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Dominion Virginia Power has a plan to build towers similar to these at the James River Bridge for a project farther upriver in James City. Dominion Virginia Power has a plan to build towers similar to these at the James River Bridge for a project farther upriver in James City.

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  16. Va. senators, feds announce new measures against oil-by-rail disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    One year after a train carrying crude oil derailed in Lynchburg en route to a Yorktown terminal, Virginia senators and the Obama administration announced separate measures intended to protect communities from oil-by-rail accidents. On Thursday, Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner announced a bill to speed up the transition to safer tanker cars by charging companies a fee to ship using older tankers and offering a tax credit for more quickly upgrading to newer ones.

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  17. York develops website and activities for the Hermoine's visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    York County recently launched a website dedicated to the 18th-century French ship replica - the Hermione - that left France on April 18 and is scheduled to arrive in Yorktown on June 5. The region has also organized many pre-arrival events to raise awareness about the vessel's history. The site http://www.HermioneYorktown.com offers information about the ship's history and the Marquis de Lafayette - the French military officer who sailed on the vessel to fight in the American Revolutionary War and Yorktown.

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  18. Route 17 businesses left to bring entranceways up to standards, except oneRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Gene Firth, owner of Total Home Improvements on Route 17, points out the 30-foot driveway that the Virginia Department of Transportation has said it will provide him. Gene Firth, owner of Total Home Improvements on Route 17, points out the 30-foot driveway that the Virginia Department of Transportation has said it will provide him.

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  19. Food and wine events in Hampton Roads crowd the end of April calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Carin Barber pours a sample from Naked Mountain Vineyard during Saturday's Summer Wine Festival at Lee Hall Mansion in June 2013. Carin Barber pours a sample from Naked Mountain Vineyard during Saturday's Summer Wine Festival at Lee Hall Mansion in June 2013.

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  20. Yorktown Garden stroll, ecoFest, Historic Garden Week and 20,000-square-foot dream homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Yorktown's Hidden Treasures Garden Stroll and Plant Sale offers visitors tours of five private gardens on Friday-Saturday, April 24-25 in Historic Yorktown Village. The 10 a.m.-4 p.m. event includes artwork by local artists and students.

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