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Tuesday | The Real Deal

At the desk of: David Von Spreckelsen

From the July issue: David Von Spreckelsen, the president of Toll Brothers City Living, moved to New York City in 1985 to take a job as an assistant buyer at Lord & Taylor.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Dr. Richard Leatherman Pens a Man's Love Story

RICHMOND, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Dr. Richard "Dick" Leatherman, a noted author of management books, has written an engaging novel titled, A Man's Love Story: Flora, Mariana, Dena, and Xinia .

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Costa Rica, World News, Central America

Iol.co.za

Man claims desert kingdom for daughter

Jeremiah Heaton was playing with his daughter in their Abingdon, Virginia, home last winter when she asked whether she could be a real princess.

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Related Topix: Abingdon, VA

Examiner.com

Summer reading starts the conversation for incoming freshmen

And since 2010, the National Association of Scholars has been studying these assignments to find out what books are selected, how many and what kinds of colleges have such programs, and how these books are integrated into academics.

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Related Topix: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Georgetown University, Longwood University, Johns Hopkins University

Wed Jul 16, 2014

District Administration

Atomic Learning Offers Seamless Ed Tech Training Tool Integration at BbWorld 2014

Atomic Learning showcases seamless education technology training integration for course management systems at BbWorld 2014 in Las Vegas.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

CBS News

Va. man claims kingdom so daughter can be a princess

"Princess" Emily Heaton, 7, smiles as she talks about her father's birthday present to her July 2, 2014 in Abingdon, Va.

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Related Topix: Abingdon, VA

Berkshire Eagle

James MacGregor Burns, historian and FDR biographer, dies at age 95

James MacGregor Burns, the political scientist, historian and author of more than 20 books including biographies on presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, died Tuesday at his home in Williamstown, according to his son, Stewart Burns.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Williams College, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Melrose, MA

Detroit Free Press

Federal government threaten colleges as sexual assault claims increase

For the growing list of college and universities under investigation by the Department of Education for their handling of sexual assault complaints, the threat of losing federal funds remains real.

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Related Topix: James Madison University, University of Delaware, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Building Operating Management

CMMS: Smooth Road to Specification and Upgrade

It is not supposed to be this easy. Replacing a computerized maintenance management system rarely goes so smoothly.

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Metro UK News

American man claims African kingdom for his daughter so she can be an actual princess

Jeremiah Heaton and his seven year-old daughter, Princess Emily, show off the flag used to claim the Eastern African region of Bir Tawil Dads say a lot of things to have an easy life and, let's be honest, they don't always mean them.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Washington Post

To make a dream come true, Va. man founds a country

Jeremiah Heaton and his seven year-old daughter, Princess Emily, show off the flag that their family designed as they try to claim a piece of land in the Eastern African region of Bir Tawil.

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Related Topix: Abingdon, VA, World News

The Jackson Sun

NFL retirees have tough choice on concussion lawsuits

Do they join a settlement that promises hundreds of millions of dollars in awards and other benefits? Or do they opt out because they view it as unfair and insufficient and pursue their suits? Ex-players won't get to cast ballots on whether the settlement becomes final.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Virginia man claims kingdom to call his daughter a princess

Jeremiah Heaton and his seven-year-old daughter, Emily, show off a flag on July 2, 2014, at their home in Abingdon that their family designed as they try to claim a piece of land in the Eastern African region of Bir Tawil.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Deseret News

Virginia dad plants flag in area between Egypt, Sudan to fulfill princess promise to daughter

Jeremiah Heaton and his seven year-old daughter, Princess Emily, show the flag,July 2, 2014, in Abingdon, Va, that their family designed as they try to claim a piece of land in the Eastern African region of Bir Tawil.

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Related Topix: Abingdon, VA, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Atlantic

One of Every Seven U.S. Cars Has Been Recalled but Not Repaired

This comes, of course, on the heels of GM's seemingly endless chain of recall announcements, which It's theoretically in manufacturers' interest to get people to bring their cars in-and yet they seem to be doing very little to increase return rates.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Report About Sexual Assault

According to a survey done by Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.,one in five colleges and universities do not provide sexual assault training for faculty and staff members.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, James Madison University

Daily Kos

Richmond Times Dispatch: Fourth Circuit Marriage Equality Ruling Said To Be Imminent

Many court watchers have been eagerly awaiting the ruling from the Court of Appeals For the Fourth Circuit.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Virginia, Virginia Government

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Style Weekly

Summer at CenterStage: Brahms Scherzo for Violin and Piano in C Minor

The Richmond Symphony presents a series of one-hour concerts every Thursday this summer at CenterStage's Gottwald Playhouse, starting this week.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Richmond, VA

Style Weekly

That One Song

Pop singer and songwriter Riley Kerns, who moved to Richmond in 2013, was one of four finalists for the 2014 Richmond's Got Talent competition sponsored by University of Richmond and Hot 100.9. Since moving to Richmond from his hometown of Berryville in 2013, Kerns has been making his name in local music circles as a singer and songwriter.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA)

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Courier News

Engagement: Dr. Jillian Stanton & Dr.Timothy McLlarky

Jillian attended James Madison Univ. where she received her Bachelors degree in Biology.

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Related Topix: Little Silver, NJ, Biology, Science

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