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  1. Shallow depths belie waterparks' hazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... said Philip Boykin, operations manager at Water Country USA, which is part of SeaWorld's Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia. Nearly 1,000 people have taken the extreme shallow water training since it launched in January, the Red Cross said. It ...

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  2. Williamsburg celebrates the arts in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Each September, Williamsburg and York County celebrate the arts. The monthlong observance begins around Labor Day weekend and ends in early October with An Occasion for the Arts.

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  3. Police accuse minors of setting First Colony Marina firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... charges. Friday afternoon, the minors were still being held at Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center, in Williamsburg. The morning of the blaze, James City County firefighters were called to the First Colony Marina along the James River and found two ...

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  4. I Was Bullied So Badly for My Weight That I Became a Bully MyselfRead the original story

    Friday | Seventeen

    ... we could all come together, we could really make a change. I launched the channel WeStopHate from my bedroom in Williamsburg, Virginia when I was 16. My friends and I all made videos about our experiences with bullying. Within eight months of ...

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  5. Independent evaluator lowers Colonial Williamsburg ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    An independent charity evaluator has downgraded the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's rating because the non-profit is spending fewer dollars on programs. The non-profit foundation last achieved a four-star rating in 2008, since then it has repeatedly bounced from three stars to two, in Charity Navigator's yearly ratings.

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  6. Mentally ill black man jailed for $5 theft found dead in cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mashable

    ... on in Mitchell's four months in jail, a judge ordered that he be transferred to a mental health facility in Williamsburg, Virginia. But that never happened. Hospital officials said they didn't have a spare bed for Mitchell. If the state is going to ...

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  7. York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office equips police cars with defibrillatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... of more than 65,000 is increased by substantial heritage tourism to Yorktown in York County and nearby Williamsburg. "It makes sense that an easy-to-use AED with bilingual capabilities was the choice for the sheriff's office," said Al Ford, Cardiac ...

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  8. Van Leeuwen Ice Cream now open in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Free Williamsburg

    The new store opened yesterday at 204 Wythe Ave., just around the corner from the very popular Odd Fellows. Let the ice cream wars begin.

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  9. Nashua historian to host first lantern tour SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Nashua Telegraph

    ... jail cells at Nashua City Hall. The form of the lantern tour follows the lead of cities such as New Orleans, Williamsburg, Va., Nashville, Tenn., Boston and even Melbourne Australia, said Manoian. "I was never sure when I could create the right time ...

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  10. GertrudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Janesville Gazette

    ... her children: Ellen (Jim) Cohn of Kenosha, WI, Joe (Patty) Schlicher of Delavan, and Jake (Erin) Schlicher of Williamsburg, VA. Gert was preceded in death by her oldest son, Thomas Schlicher. She has four grandchildren: Maleia Good, Maili Peters, ...

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  11. Habitat ReStore gets its own makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... it would be easier for customers to find exactly what they need." A second Habitat ReStore store is located in Williamsburg. Both stores feature new and ently used furniture, cabinets, appliances and other home improvement items.

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  12. I Am Hampton Roads: Isaura RamirezRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... decision to become a stand up comedian. You can catch Ramirez live each week at Seasons Restaurant in Colonial Williamsburg. They have free comedy shows every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30-9pm. She also plans to compete in October's Funny Bone ...

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  13. Kader leaving UTSA mena s tennis program for William & MaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | MySanAntonio.com

    Jeff Kader is leaving UTSA and taking a job as men's tennis coach at William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, officials at both schools said Thursday. At UTSA, Kader coached the men's tennis program for five years.

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  14. Records: $6.5M Oosten Penthouse Poised to Set a Williamsburg RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Curbed

    A 5,091-square-foot penthouse at Oosten in Williamsburg reportedly entered contract for its full asking price, $6.49 million , which means that it will be the most expensive home every sold in the neighborhood. Halstead broker Robert Lynn shared the news with the Post , and noted that the apartment is one that comes with an all-expenses paid trip to Amsterdam to get face time with Piet Boon, the building's designer.

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  15. Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 27: Colony kudos, school lunches and pilot neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... I usually have no further payment due at any of these facilities, the exception being one major hospital in the Williamsburg area, and I wonder why that is. Is it to acquire or build more hospitals in the Tidewater and Eastern North Carolina areas? ...

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  16. Rising fun: Local writer kicks off Japanese festival in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Brooklyn Paper

    The Ditmas Park author of "Cool Japan Guide: Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats and Ramen," will host the first event of the Waku Waku Japanese pop culture festival, which takes over a swath of venues in Greenpoint and Williamsburg on Aug. 29-30. "I'll be talking about cool pop culture stuff along with more traditional sight-seeing and history," said author and artist Abby Denson.

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  17. Peninsula malls celebrate new school year with special discountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News and the Williamsburg Premium Outlets will host special back-to-school themed events on Saturday, Aug. 29. In Newport News, the festivities will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Calling the event a "Pep Rally," Patrick Henry Mall will host a fashion show, a dance contest, and live entertainment.

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  18. Shallow depths belie hazards as waterparksa popularity growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... said Philip Boykin, operations manager at Water Country USA, which is part of SeaWorld's Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia. Nearly 1,000 people have taken the extreme shallow water training since it launched in January, the Red Cross said. It ...

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  19. Shallow depths belie hazards at increasingly popular waterparks; Red Cross aims to tackle riskRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Canadian Business Magazine

    ... said Philip Boykin, operations manager at Water Country USA, which is part of SeaWorld's Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia. Nearly 1,000 people have taken the extreme shallow water training since it launched in January, the Red Cross said. It ...

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  20. Wilderness Resort to add gaming experience to water slideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... are currently only four such systems in the country, located in Las Vegas, Pennsylvania's Poconos Mountains, Williamsburg, Va., and Denver. The 600-acre Wilderness Resort features Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort, with 444 guest rooms, 40 villas, 76 ...

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