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  1. Zika is here, but risk is 'about zero,' experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    In two cases reported in this state, including one in Williamsburg, infection apparently originated outside the country. Symptoms were mild and both people are fine now.

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  2. Was this Super Bowl ad featuring 9/11 in poor taste?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Colonial Williamsburg was trying to send the message that if you transport backwards through time, through all our American history, it all started there. Their Super Bowl ad was a series of events in America played backwards to drive the point home that we're going back in time, back to the days of the founding of our nation and colonial times in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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  3. Almanac for Monday, Feb. 8, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | UPI

    ... possibly bewitched, a charge that set off the Salem witch trials. In 1693, the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., was granted a charter by Britain's King William III. In 1915, D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation , a landmark in the ...

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  4. Mixed results for Penn Tennis as men swept, women sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    This past weekend the men's team went on the road, trekking down to Norfolk and Williamsburg, Va., to play against Old Dominion and William and Mary, respectively. The women's team stayed in Philadelphia to go head to head with its neighbors, the Drexel Dragons.

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  5. On this day -- February 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | North Texas e-News

    ... in the Babington Plot to murder her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I . 1693 A- The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia is granted a charter by King William III and Queen Mary II . 1865 A- In the United States, Delaware voters reject the ...

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  6. OIPRD's Weekly Publicity Release - August 19, 2005Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Southport Times

    ... more information. Senior Trip The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a trip for seniors to Williamsburg, Va. The trip will depart the Recreation Center on September 26th and return on September 29th. The cost of the trip will be ...

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  7. William & Mary rolls to 90-64 win over DelawareRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | USA Today

    Omar Prewitt scored 21 points as William & Mary rolled to a 90-64 win over Delaware on Saturday for its fourth-straight victory William & Mary rolls to 90-64 win over Delaware Omar Prewitt scored 21 points as William & Mary rolled to a 90-64 win over Delaware on Saturday for its fourth-straight victory Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1T5Hqn2 WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Omar Prewitt scored 21 points as William & Mary rolled to a 90-64 win over Delaware on Saturday for its fourth-straight victory.

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  8. A kindness acknowledged, Last Word Feb. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... with guns. I'd like to know how many other "inexperienced" restaurant and business managers or owners in Williamsburg are packing guns. For the safety of employees and customers, authorities should investigate gun-packing businesses in Williamsburg ...

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  9. Frank Goley Interview on Post-Recession Business Success StrategiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2012 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... business success topics, including: post-recession tactics, Internet marketing, SEO and business turnarounds. WILLIAMSBURG, VA, May 09, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- It is tough out there for businesses in this fickle and unpredictable post-recession ...

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  10. Dirk Williams turned things around academically, returned home to shine for UABRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Alabama Live

    ... year, but his grades suffered. So, he moved to Virginia to be with his father and improved academically at Williamsburg Christian Academy. A prized prospect, everyone wanted the lean 6-foot-5 wing player who could shoot the lights out and jump out ...

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  11. Seafood fraud rules miss the boat, critics sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Similarly, DNA tests on salmon found that eight out of nine Virginia restaurants, including in Newport News and Williamsburg, were selling farmed salmon as the more expensive wild salmon. Oceana also found that 48 percent of all salmon sold in ...

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  12. More find jobs in Hampton Roads in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... and York all fare better than the rest of the region with rates under 4.6 percent. Newport News, Hampton and Williamsburg continue to have higher unemployment than the regional rate. Unemployment rates dropped from November to December for most of ...

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  13. William and Mary extends Reveley's contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The College of William and Mary president Taylor Reveley addresses the Virginia General Assembly Commemorative Joint Session at the Capitol in Williamsburg. The College of William and Mary president Taylor Reveley addresses the Virginia General Assembly Commemorative Joint Session at the Capitol in Williamsburg.

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  14. Rain turning to snow across Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... There have been getting of snow in western parts of Hampton Roads, in areas such as Gloucester, Surry and Williamsburg. Keep track of the the latest forecast information with Super Doppler 10 Online . Meteorologist Jeremy Wheeler is constantly ...

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  15. One pleads guilty, four await trial, in York County home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Local law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York County made arrests or are searching for suspects in the cases pictured. Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials.

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  16. Yard Works Acquires Waltrip Recycling in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | 24-7 Press Release

    WILLIAMSBURG, VA, January 23, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Yard Works announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Waltrip Recycling, Inc.'s assets. This marks the Richmond-based landscape product company's expansion into the Greater Williamsburg Area, with its sixth retail location.

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  17. William & Mary key part of McDermott's successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | CBS Sports

    Before Sean McDermott was one of the NFL's best young defensive coordinators mentioned as a possible head-coaching candidate, he was a walk-on at William & Mary, a Division I-AA program in Williamsburg, Va. By his senior season, McDermott was team captain, an all-conference safety and a member of the Atlantic 10 all-academic team.

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  18. Bell at historic Virginia church sounds 'cry of liberty'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Cybercast News Service

    A Williamsburg church founded by slaves marked its 240th anniversary with the sounding of a restored bell to mark the start of Black History Month. The First Baptist Church welcomed descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings at a ceremony Monday attended by the Rev.

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  19. The Women of Broad City Are Painting a Mural in Williamsburg, and They Want HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | New York Magazine

    Guess what you're doing Saturday? You're going to Williamsburg to paint a mural with Abbi and Ilana from Broad City . The two stars of Broad City posted on Facebook that they are inviting anyone and everyone to come paint with them at Kinfolk Bar on Saturday, February 6 from 12 to 5 p.m. What? You have something going on Saturday? No, you don't.

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  20. Comfort Inn becomes Park Inn by RadissonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... The change marks Park Inn's first U.S. opening for 2016. It will be known as the Park Inn by Radisson Williamsburg Historic. "(The new hotel) represents our dedication to strategic growth opportunities for the brand in the Americas," said Jeffrey ...

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