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  1. almanacRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Northeast News

    ... Public Library. Third District planner Angela Eley will discuss new guidelines that are being created for Independence Avenue. Take this opportunity to ask questions and offer a point of view. The groundbreaking ceremony for improvements at the ...

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  2. Historic Moton strike continued founding AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    ... his Gettysburg Address, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. The Declaration of Independence did assert that all men are created equal but what the signers really meant was that a certain, and quite small, percentage of ...

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  3. Independence and Benton groundbreaking set for April 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Northeast News

    The planned makeover for the intersection of Independence Ave. and Benton Blvd. will officially begin on Thursday, April 28, with a groundbreaking ceremony scheduled at 11:00 a.m. at the NE corner of the intersection.

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  4. Arbor Day hugs, fundraisers and no-burn lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... the Contented Congress. Thomas Jefferson, a virgin, and Benjamin Franklin were 2 singers of the Declaration of Independence. Franklin discovered electricity by rubbing two cats backward and declared, "a horse divided against itself can not stand." ...

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  5. Alexandria Letter: Let Bygones Be BygonesRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... Zachary Taylor, and Thomas Jefferson. The latter, as you know, was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence which states that "All men are created equal." Are we going to rename Thomas Jefferson High School? Perhaps we could learn from ...

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  6. Mount Airy rallies in final inning, but falls to GraysonRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... sent nine batters to the plate in the inning and actually had the tying run on base before the Blue Devils of Independence, Va., finally recorded the third out. Grayson took control of the game when it pushed across six runs in the top of the fourth ...

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  7. Jefferson statue attacked, defended in Debate Society eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    ... up that Jefferson's actions fundamentally went against the rights he advocated for in the Declaration of Independence. "Thomas Jefferson allowed religious liberties for people and advocated and increased education for people, but he is not talking ...

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  8. Report: 10% of college graduates think Judge Judy is on the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... father of the Constitution was Thomas Jefferson, who was actually the principal writer for the Declaration of Independence. It also found that almost 60% of college graduates couldn't correctly identify a requirement for ratifying a constitutional ...

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  9. Report: 10% of college graduates think Judge Judy is on the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | WTVR Richmond

    ... father of the Constitution was Thomas Jefferson, who was actually the principal writer for the Declaration of Independence. It also found that almost 60 percent of college graduates couldn't correctly identify a requirement for ratifying a ...

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  10. Focus on King's life, not his mythosRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson were not just three men who wrote a document: They were the Founding Fathers who drafted the Declaration of Independence.

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  11. Toscano Honors Religious Freedom StatuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... on's tombstone at Monticello lists that as one of his major achievements, along with writing the Declaration of Independence and creating the University of Virginia.

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  12. Dog attack child dies, more charges pendingRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | Southwest Times

    ... being mauled by a dog. As a result of the death, Vaughan says, "additional charges are pending" against the Independence residents who were babysitting the child. Terra Lynn Connell, 29, and John Terry Underwood, 51, were arrested last week on ...

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  13. Toddler mauled diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    ... by a dog at her baby sitter's house, and the sheriff's office said the girl has died. David Jeannot was in Independence, Virginia talking to family members, and has the story. CAMERON: DAVID JEANNOT WAS IN INDEPENDENCE, VIRGINIA TODAY, TALKING TO ...

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  14. Toddler critical after dog attack in GraysonRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | Southwest Times

    Two Grayson County residents are jailed and a toddler they were babysitting is in critical condition following a dog attack Wednesday night. According to Grayson County Sheriff Richard Vaughan, the 15-month-old child was in the care of Terra Lynn Connell, 29, and John Terry Underwood, 51, when authorities responded to their Independence home around 9:30 p.m. Underwood allegedly told police he was awakened by the child's screams and found their pit bull mix, E.J., with the child's head in its mouth.

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  15. Report: Infant dies after dog attack; caretakers arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    ... following an incident reported around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on Penn Ford Road, also known as Route 706, near Independence. The child was flown to Brenner Children's Hospital in Winston-Salem, where she was in critical condition as of Friday afternoon. ...

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  16. 1-year-old mauled by pit bull; caretakers chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    ... BEING MAULED BY THE BABYSITTERS' PITBULL. THE TWO SITTERS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED. DAVID JEANNOT JOINS US NOW FROM INDEPENDENCE, VIRGINIA WITH THE DETAILS. DAVID: THE GRAYSON COUNTY SHERIFF RICHARD V AUGHN SAYS THIS IS HOUSE IS WHERE THE VICIOUS DOG ...

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  17. Hard to say goodbye....Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Patch.com

    McLean, VA - Canine Companions for Independence - a national non-profit organization that provides assistance dogs for children and adults with disabilities - is proud to announce that New York resident Julie Ann Schill has recently received an assistance dog from Canine Companions for Independence. Julie Ann was matched with Kiva, a two-year-old Labrador/golden retriever cross who has been trained to respond to over 40 advanced commands.

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  18. 6 Words: Yes, I'm Tobacco-Pickin' White TrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | KQED

    ... South. Often, these family members were just getting by, like her great-uncle Reece Billings, who lived near Independence, Va. "He died within the last 10 years, never having had indoor plumbing, never having had electrical wiring in his house, ...

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  19. 6 Words: Yes, I'm Tobacco-Pickin' White TrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | National Public Radio

    ... South. Often, these family members were just getting by, like her great-uncle Reece Billings, who lived near Independence, Va. "He died within the last 10 years, never having had indoor plumbing, never having had electrical wiring in his house, ...

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  20. College football bowl watchability rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... home. The Thundering Herd don't have as much firepower as they did a year ago but should still have enough. Independence - Virginia Tech vs. Tulsa, Sat., Dec. 26, 5:45 p.m. ET, ESPN - Hokies fans would have undoubtedly preferred to bid farewell to ...

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