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  1. Northumberland interceptions sink Colonial Beach, 26-13, in playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The record Online

    ... last Saturday. The win gives the Indians (9-1) a home berth in a regional quarterfinal against sixth-seeded West Point (7-3), a 39-7 winner over third-place Rappahannock in another first round game. The Indians will host the Pointers at 7 p.m. ...

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  2. The Battle of Gettysburg: The Three Deadliest Days in American HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Townhall

    The 1863 Battle of Gettysburg was a massive three-day conflict that stopped Robert E. Lee's second invasion of the North. It was the deadliest battle of the Civil War, with over 50,000 casualties, a scale of suffering never seen before or since in the United States.

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  3. Full service salon opens in downtown West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Since he was a child, Mark Wilkerson has styled his family and friend's hair - and has dreamed of opening his own salon. Wilkerson, born and raised in Lanexa was first introduced to West Point when he started attending public school there in fourth grade.

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  4. Curtis Contracting Builds Va. ReservoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Construction Equipment Guide

    Curtis Contracting Inc. , West Point, Va., is currently working on a reservoir project for Greensville County, Va. When complete, the reservoir will serve as the county's raw-water facility, with an approximate storage capacity of 1 billion gal.

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  5. Fuel Chips Add Profit for Virginia Logger, And a Plus for...Read the original story

    Oct 7, 2018 | Timberline

    ... miles to the shop. Sickal's Logging is based in an industrial park in Shackelfords, just a few short miles from West Point, which is home to a WestRock paper mill. The company owns 34 acres in the industrial park, including the shop where most of ...

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  6. Joe Hooker's ChancellorsvilleRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2018 | HistoryNet

    The general stood at the brink of victory in May 1863-and then it all went wrong. His 1877 letter to a friend offers his version of why.

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  7. Seven Days That Saved Richmond in 1862Read the original story

    Aug 29, 2018 | HistoryNet

    Although the Confederates had won the first major battle in the state of Virginia in July 1861, Union forces still controlled large areas of the Old Dominion in the summer of 1862 and were threatening the Confederacy's capital at Richmond on two fronts Major General George B. McClellan had completed his drive up the Peninsula and was poised to strike the city by June, causing plenty of anxious moments for the Rebel high command. It also didn't help that two of the three Confederate field officers holding the full rank of general-Joseph E. Johnston and P.G.T. Beauregard-were at odds with President Jefferson Davis, who, as a West Pointer and former secretary of war, never hesitated to offer opinions on military affairs.

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  8. Tree Board seeks answers on damaged treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | The Review

    ... station, to which it was reported the lot owner has the deed to the trailer, which will be eventually dismantled. WEST POINT - Concerns over road work set to take place prior to the installation of a drain line for the South ...

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  9. 'Best' first day kicks off school yearaRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2018 | Daily Times Leader

    West Point's 3,200 students returned to the district's five schools Tuesday in what many educators called the "best first day" in years, despite some significant changes at two buildings.a " "But the kids were excited, the teachers were excited, it was a very good opening day," said Schools Superintendent Burnell McDonald.a "It was the best first day of school. Everything was organized and most kids were very prepared at drop off and pick up thanks to the help of parents," echoed Casey Glusencamp.

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  10. The History Behind the Date Chosen for the Repatriation of Korean War RemainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Yahoo!

    On Friday, North Korea is set to hand over a set of presumed remains of prisoners of war and those missing in action during the Korean War, after Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump signed a statement promising the "immediate repatriation of those already identified" during their summit in Singapore in June. The ceremony is deliberately taking place on the 65th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended the roughly three years of fighting between 1950 and 1953.

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  11. The History Behind the Date Chosen for the Repatriation of Korean War RemainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Time

    On Friday, North Korea is set to hand over a set of presumed remains of prisoners of war and those missing in action during the Korean War, after Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump signed a statement promising the "immediate repatriation of those already identified" during their summit in Singapore in June. The ceremony is deliberately taking place on the 65th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended the roughly three years of fighting between 1950 and 1953.

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  12. New seafood restaurant to open in West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The interior of the restaurant coming to downtown West Point is decorated with a nautical theme. Located at 620 Main St., The Blue Crab of WP will serve steamed shrimp, crab, clams and oysters, but owner Hillary Forrest expects the most popular dish will be blue crabs, as they will be one of the few restaurants in the area to serve them.

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  13. Michelle Crowder VestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    ... bring new children's books to the visitation and/or service or simply read to a child. Vincent Funeral Home, West Point Chapel, is handling arrangements. Tributes may be posted at www.vincentfh.com . Commenting is limited to Times-Dispatch ...

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  14. US West Point graduate had secret under his cap: - Communism will win'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    Afghanistan combat veteran and former Army Ranger Spenser Rapone became known as the 'commie cadet', and was said to have advocated a socialist revolution The alumni of the United States Military Academy at West Point span presidents, generals and astronauts in what its students call the Long Grey Line, a nod to the Army service academy's central role in educating leaders years before they rise to prominence. On Monday, the Army's 10th Mountain Division accepted the resignation of 2nd Lieutenant Rapone less than a year after he posted photos of himself at his 2016 graduation, posing in a Che Guevara shirt under his uniform, along with a fist salute to underline a message written in his cap: "Communism will win."

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  15. Local farmers recover from unexpected spring weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... storms last month. According to Weather Underground, a website that tracks airport weather data, Williamsburg and West Point received 2.92 inches and 4.01 inches of rain in May, respectively. Both numbers are slightly lower than the average from the ...

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  16. 'Other Than Honorable' - Army Gives Commie West Point Grad the BootRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | RedState

    Remember commie West Point graduate Spenser Rapone who infamously flashed a "Communism will win" sign inside his hat at his graduation from West Point? Communist ex-Ranger and West Pointer receiving a other than honorable discharge. https://t.co/c3SW0QJsBl https://t.co/c3SW0QJsBl It was last September when Spenser Rapone's Marxist attention-whoring became a national story thanks to the message inside his hat and pictures of the Che Guevara t-shirt he wore under his uniform at the West Point graduation.

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  17. Photos of the Week: A Moose, Some Ducks and a Stanley CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Roll Call

    ... National Mall on June 4, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Rico Senegal, left, and Jonathan Wyatt, of West Point, Va., feed a bird french fries on the National Mall on Monday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Sen. John Kennedy , R-La., stops to ...

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  18. Vehicle damage reported by bad gas at West Point ValeroRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | WTVR Richmond

    WEST POINT, Va. -- Several drivers contacted CBS 6 Problem Solvers saying they had serious car trouble after pumping gas at a West Point Valero gas station The owner says he is working as quickly as he can to figure out how water got into their tanks.

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  19. Riverside hosting career fair to fill nursing jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Drive in Warsaw, and at the Riverside Convalescent Centers at 603 Main St. in Mathews, at 2960 Chelsea Road in West Point and at 672 Gloucester Road in Saluda. R.S.V.P. to Tracy Varone at tracy.varone@rivhs.com or call 757-534-5890. For more ...

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  20. West Point's Mathews signs golf scholarship with West AlabamaRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | Daily Times Leader

    With her parents and coach watching, West Point High senior Synethia Mathews became the school's first female golfer to sign a college scholarship Wednesday when she signed to play golf at the University of West Alabama in Livingston, Ala. Mathews took up the game less than four years ago when a coach asked her to come shadow a golfer.

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