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  1. Peninsula's Project CARE seeking emergency fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Project CARE, a nonprofit organization that coordinates referrals to free specialty care for uninsured patients from the Peninsula's 10 safety-net clinics, plans to close on Friday unless it receives emergency funds, physician and longtime board member Fred Lindsay said. "It would dramatically decrease access to specialty care," said board member Ralph Robertson, medical director of the Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown, which is second only to the Gloucester-Mathews Free Clinic in specialty referrals for patients, with more than 100 annually.

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  2. Giving Back: At a young age, Doris Banks began trusting her inclination to reach outRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Florida Times-Union

    ... their attention or I'd lose them." That early experience and a childhood filled with neighbor helping neighbor in Yorktown, Va., left Banks and her siblings with a natural inclination to get involved. When her husband's engineering work brought him ...

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  3. More people attending Revolutionary War park in GreensboroRead the original story

    Friday | WLOS

    ... under Lord Charles Cornwallis on March 15, 1781. The Americans retreated, but the weakened British army headed to Yorktown, Virginia, where it surrendered seven months later. "I still have a dream, a dream deeply rooted in the American dream - one ...

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  4. 3 Yorktown neighborhood homes struck by bullets in 2 shooting incidents, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is investigating after three Tabb neighborhood homes were struck by bullets in two separate shootings Tuesday, an official said. Deputies responded to the 100 block of Lord Pelham Way early Tuesday morning to a report that a house had been shot, spokesman Lt.

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  5. Paulina Eaton, 69, Formerly Of FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Fairfield Daily Voice

    ... h); and Deborah Eaton; and seven grandchildren. Viewing will take place Tuesday, at 7 p.m. at Amory Funeral Home in Yorktown, Va.,, and a funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 4 p.m. at St. Joan of Arc Church in Yorktown.

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  6. New retail center planned for PoquosonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... project is completely separate from the Legacy of Poquoson project - a mammoth mixed-use project being developed by Yorktown-based MidAtlantic Commercial Realty that's set to bring more than 500 single-family, townhome and apartment units to the ...

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  7. Residents voice concerns for Poquoson developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... on the master plan, which was slated after the rezoning public hearing. Lamont Myers, director of development for Yorktown-based Mid-Atlantic Commercial, said the rezoned land would allow for additional residential uses in the development, and fits ...

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  8. White House Appoints 2015-2016 Class of White House FellowsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | The White House

    ... information about the White House Fellows program is available at www.whitehouse.gov/fellows . C. Spencer Abbot , Yorktown, VA, is a Commander in the United States Navy. He recently served as Commanding Officer of Strike-Fighter Squadron 27 in ...

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  9. Lands End highest bidder not high enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... who visited the estate with Anne Gibson. Gibson said she was a descent of the Robins' family. Mallory Price of Yorktown said her maiden name was Sinclair and she believed she had been to the property as a child for a family reunion. Earlier this ...

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  10. Massive Poquoson development set for final vote MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Kevin M. Wyne, Poquoson principal planner, said since the conceptual plan was released in April, officials with Yorktown-based The Big Woods Development Company LLC, an affiliate of Mid-Atlantic Commercial, has increased the residential component of ...

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  11. Google +Read the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... told Linn's . Other CSA members told Linn's they are furious over what collector and dealer Chuck Hanselmann of Yorktown, Va., described as the efforts "of certain groups to dismantle the organization." "I would like to keep the society as it is," ...

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  12. More Americans, Virginians identifying as religiously unaffiliatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... with the process. "I was asking a lot of questions I wasn't getting answers to," said Barnes, now 34 and living in Yorktown. That moment led to years of exploring other religious traditions. He visited other churches, mosques and synagogues. Of all ...

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  13. Man's bike stolen in Portland at tail end of cross-country rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... three road companions were only about a days' ride away from their final stop in Astoria. The group set off from Yorktown, Va. in June with the goal of making it to the west coast. After putting thousands of miles and several state lines under their ...

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  14. Two important elements of customer serviceRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Marietta Times

    In July my wife, Carol, and I decided to take a trip to the Revolutionary War battlefield at Yorktown, Virginia to celebrate our anniversary. We looked on the internet and found a bed and breakfast called the Hornsby House built in 1930.

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  15. Prince George brings energy, lots of players to first scrimmageRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Hopewell News

    ... Obviously, it wasn't consistent execution, but we did some really good things.' Carroll said that he and the Tabb (Yorktown) coaches orchestrated Thursday's scrimmage, through personal friendships, as a way to be able to control the format and the ...

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  16. Cyclists pedal through historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Greenwich Citizen

    In the summer of 1781, nearly 5,000 French soldiers marched across Connecticut to meet up with George Washington 's troops in New York. This move united the two forces to advance on Yorktown, helping to bring about the end of the American Revolutionary War.

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  17. Orange Co. Sherrif's Office Reports Attempted Break-In at Car Wash Coin MachinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | NBC29

    ... Officers, located the suspect inside Lake of the Woods. After investigation, Christopher Paul Buckner, age 34, of Yorktown, Virginia was charged with Trespassing, Possession of Burglary Tools, Grand Larceny and Destruction of Property. He is ...

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  18. Lonely, single people are being blamed for America's snacking frenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | MarketWatch

    ... often don't want to cook and buy too many groceries that go bad before they're used, says Jill Weisenberger, a Yorktown, Va.-based registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) and author of " The Overworked Person's Guide to Better Nutrition ." Her ...

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  19. 128-Mile Bike Tour Planned To Follow Path Of Revolutionary War SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Hartford Courant

    ... across the state. The entire Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail spans 600 miles from Newport, R.I., to Yorktown, V.A. Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, the Count of Rochambeau, was a French general who lead nearly 7,000 French soldiers ...

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  20. Taking the revolutionary route of the French, only on bikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | News Times

    A group of cyclists want to honor the story of the French army's march through Connecticut to reinforce George Washington 's troops on route to the successful defeat of the British in Yorktown, Va. The 128-mile route, from Sterling, CT on the Rhode Island border to Danbury on the New York border, is part of a 600-mile route called the Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail .

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