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  1. Alma/Ex Libris Users Group Meeting in Philadelphia?Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Technical Services SIS

    ... Head of Technical Services and Special Collections Wolf Law Library College of William & Mary 613 S. Henry St. Williamsburg, VA 23185

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  2. Defining a new nationRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... ratified in 1791 - owes to the revolutionary yet less-well-known Virginia Declaration of Rights ratified in Williamsburg more than three weeks before the Continental Congress in Philadelphia voted for independence. Drafted by George Mason, then ...

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  3. Fireworks displays from Williamsburg to the OceanfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... 9:15 p.m. over the York River. (You can also watch this display from across the river in Gloucester.) Colonial Williamsburg. Another location with tremendous historic significance in relation to our nation's birth. Fireworks, launched from the ...

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  4. Williamsburg police investigating overnight break-in at ABC storeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Williamsburg police are looking for two suspects accused of breaking into an ABC store overnight and stealing several bottles of liquor. Police responded to an alarm at the store located in the 1200 block of Richmond Road, around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

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  5. W&M Coach John Daly to USWNT Coach Jill Ellis: "Go Get 'Em"Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Williamsburg, Va. - William and Mary Tribe head women's soccer coach John Daly has three words for U.S. Women's National Team head coach, Jill Ellis - "Go Get'Em."

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  6. Robber forces victims to drive to ATMs, withdraw money for him in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... f. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or the Williamsburg Police Department at 757-220-2331.

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  7. Confronting Slavery on Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... were just beginning to stir in opposition to British policy, Howell ran away from his master and headed to Williamsburg, Virginia. Howell had been unfree since the day he was born. He had inherited his status from his mother, herself a servant of ...

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  8. Armed man abducts two people, forces them to make withdrawls from Williamsburg ATM machinesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Williamsburg Police are looking for a man accused of kidnapping two people late Wednesday night and forcing them to drive him to ATMs. Around 11 p.m., two people were walking to their car in a parking lot off Francis Street when an armed man in all black clothing approached them, according to police reports.

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  9. Hampton Roads unemployment worse than nation in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... had better unemployment rates than both the state and country, the cities of Newport News, Hampton and Williamsburg continue to have higher rates than Hampton Roads overall. Still, the region's labor force contracted by 8,523 people from April to ...

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  10. Canaan Smith Remembers America's Birthday in His Historic HometownRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    For newcomer Canaan Smith , Independence Day resonates with him in a special way, having grown up in a pivotal city in the Old Dominion. "Williamsburg, Virginia's a spectacular place for 4th of July 'cause it's the birthplace of our nation," he asserts.

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  11. Summer Price Break! 6 Things That Are Actually Cheaper This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Time

    ... year, and July 4 hotel prices are also down in destinations such as the Berkshires (down 29%), Tampa (20%), and Williamsburg, Va. (12%). The same rise in the nation's pork supply that's caused bacon prices to retreat is lowering prices for pork ...

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  12. Patrick and Sarah Henry: Mental illness in 18th century AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Smithsonian Blog

    ... to now. The populace generally viewed it as sinful and criminal, a sign of the devil. A new hospital in Williamsburg, Virginia, the Eastern State Hospital, opened in 1773 specifically for the mentally ill. It served as an alternative to prison or ...

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  13. Legacy Elite matches best Region I Championships finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Virginia Legacy SC's under-17 Elite team advanced to the semifinals of last weekend's U.S. Youth Soccer Region I Championships in Huntington, W.Va., tying the best finish for a Williamsburg club team in the tournament. Legacy Elite finished 3-1 overall, including an undefeated performance in group play where it outscored its three opponents 12-1.

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  14. A record 1.2M North Carolinians traveling this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WCTI

    ... gallon. The motor club says the top driving destinations for North Carolinians are Orlando, Florida; New Bern; Williamsburg, Virginia; Branson, Missouri; and Fort Bragg.

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  15. Holiday travel begins in the CarolinasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... gallon. The motor club says the top driving destinations for North Carolinians are Orlando, Florida; New Bern; Williamsburg, Virginia; Branson, Missouri; and Fort Bragg. In South Carolina, Low gas prices and a strong economy are expected to combine ...

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  16. Virginia football power Lafayette works hard, but keeps atmosphere light during summerRead the original story

    Tuesday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Lafayette High School football team head coach Andy Linn gives the team some instructions at the end of practice at Lafayette High School in Williamsburg, Va., on Thursday, June 25, 2015. Lafayette High School football team head coach Andy Linn gives the team some instructions at the end of practice at Lafayette High School in Williamsburg, Va., on Thursday, June 25, 2015.

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  17. Report: More people traveling this holiday week Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Burlington Times News

    ... Independence Day, with more than 1 million hitting the road. Top driving destinations are Orlando, New Bern, Williamsburg, Va., Branson, Mo., and Fort Bragg, according to AAA Vacations. AAA Carolinas expects nearly 100,000 Tar Heels to fly - 1.5 ...

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  18. Virginia Gazette's Last Word: Bicycle sculptures, Charleston and car inspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... I repeat the questions? Please inform the citizens." "I'm sorry that people seem to get the idea that Colonial Williamsburg is the only person that ever does anything wrong when it comes to The Virginia Gazette. If Bruton Parish Church would take ...

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  19. How to share your photos, stories, events with the Virginia GazetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Virginia Gazette wants to be the place where everyone in the Greater Williamsburg area goes for their community news and information. And to be that, we need your help.

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  20. About Town | 6-30-15Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | West Hawaii Today

    ... honored. Kamela Souza of Kailua-Kona was recently named to the dean's list at the College of William &Mary in Williamsburg, Va., for the spring semester. In order to achieve dean's list status, a full-time degree-seeking undergraduate student must ...

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