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  1. Report: Virginia's wetlands healthier than national averageRead the original story

    Yesterday | NBC29

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a report on the health of coastal wetlands in the nation, with the five-year effort revealing that coastal Virginia's wetlands are slightly healthier than the nation overall. The Daily Press reports that the EPA's survey shows that 50 percent of all wetland types in the state were in good health, 21 percent were in fair condition and 29 percent were in poor condition.

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  2. News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 11 | NBC29

    Two people have been injured after a small plane crash near Williamsburg. The James City County Fire Department said units were sent Saturday morning to the crash site about 100 yards south of the Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport.

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  3. Small plane crash injures 2 near WilliamsburgRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 11 | NBC29

    The James City County Fire Department said units were sent Saturday morning to the crash site about 100 yards south of the Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport. The single-engine plane was upside down, leaking fuel.

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  4. 10 High School Seniors Receive Emily Couric Leadership Fund ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | NBC29

    For the 16th year, the Emily Couric Leadership Forum is awarding scholarships to women who have demonstrated leadership in their schools and community. "I think it's so important to be emphasizing leadership among women and among seniors here in our local area, to continue to honor Emily's legacy," said Katie Shevlin, former recipient and board member.

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  5. Williamsburg psychiatric hospital loses Medicare fundingRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | NBC29

    Eastern State Hospital in James City County has lost its Medicare funding after federal and state surveyors found the facility failed to comply with requirements of participation for psychiatric hospitals. The Daily Press reports that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently submitted a termination notice, effective April 21, citing the hospital's failure to correct a set of deficiencies surveyors noticed during a June survey of the Williamsburg hospital.

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  6. University policy-making body plans 2 days of meetingsRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2016 | NBC29

    The policy-making body for Virginia's colleges and universities is planning two days of meetings in Gloucester Point and Williamsburg. Three committees of the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia will meet Monday at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

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  7. Bell at historic Virginia church sounds 'cry of liberty'Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2016 | NBC29

    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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  8. Long silent, bell at historic Virginia church to peal MondayRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2016 | NBC29

    The long-silent bell at a historic Williamsburg church will sound to launch the congregation's 240th anniversary throughout Black History Month. Descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings will join the Rev.

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  9. Recycling program aims to repurpose Virginia oyster shellsRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2015 | NBC29

    Collection sites in Newport News, Hampton and Williamsburg are taking in empty oyster shells to help rebuild oyster habitat in the Chesapeake Bay. The bay's oyster population has declined for decades because of pollution and disease, among other reasons.

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  10. College of William and Mary receives $50M anonymous donationRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | NBC29

    The College of William and Mary has received a $50 million donation that will help fund scholarships, teaching awards and facility improvements. It comes as the public university in Williamsburg embarks on an ambitious effort to raise $1 billion by 2020.

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  11. UVA Students Dies in Car AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | NBC29

    A student at the University of Virginia has died from injuries he received in a car accident over the weekend. To the University Community: It is with profound sadness that I write to inform you of the death of fourth-year student Kurt Jesperson Hilburger.

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  12. Colonial Williamsburg unveils dog as mascotRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2015 | NBC29

    The foundation plans to have Liberty lead a dog parade on Duke of Gloucester Street on Saturday. The parade will benefit the Heritage Humane Society.

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