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  1. College Football: Lee receives another All-America honorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Franklin News-Post

    FERRUM Montel Lee, Ferrum College's decorated senior defensive lineman, earned his third All-America accolade for his play during the past season Friday when he was named to the d3football.com All-America squad for 2017. D3football.com , a website that covers NCAA Division III football on a national basis, chooses a first, second and third team and honorable mentions.

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  2. Northam announces Cabinet picks for Natural Resources, Agriculture and ForestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Powhatan Today

    Gov.-elect Ralph Northam on Thursday named Matt Strickler secretary of natural resources and Bettina Ring secretary of agriculture and forestry. "Our economy depends on a healthy environment," Northam said at the event, held at the Science Museum of Virginia.

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  3. House, Trump officials reach settlement in ObamaCare payments caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hill

    The House and the Trump administration have reached a settlement where they are asking a federal court to essentially drop a case over ObamaCare payments.

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  4. Stuart Evey, a Founding Force at ESPN, Is Dead at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | The New York Times

    Stuart Evey, who as an executive for Getty Oil recommended that the company invest in the start-up that became ESPN and then took an active role in its management for five years, died on Dec. 8 in Spokane, Wash. He was 84. Mr. Evey, who oversaw Getty's non-petroleum businesses, was asked in late 1978 to evaluate a plan for an all-sports network.

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  5. New study explores link between childhood violence, high school completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | The Chronicle

    Being the victim of violence can have drastic effects on children's lives, including increasing their odds of dropping out of high school, according to new research. A study called "Child Abuse, Sexual Assault, Community Violence and High School Graduation" showed that girls who had experienced childhood violence were 24 percent more likely to drop out than their peers, while boys in the same situation were 26 percent more likely.

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  6. Doc: Reds remain a gigantic what ifRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | Cincinnati.com

    ... so little motivation, beyond pride. Vikings, 26-14. STICK TO SPORTS, DOC. . . My alma mater, Washington & Lee University (yes, that Lee) made the news after the Charlottesville protests. For a couple decades, some have suggested the school do ...

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  7. Ricey Clarkson NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Crozet Gazette

    ... VA and found a love for basketball at St. Stephen's prep school, eventually going on to play for Washington & Lee University. He vacationed in Majorca, Spain with his parents Ricey and Justin, as well as siblings Jimmy, David, and Townie. Later, ...

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  8. OFCCP Updates Its Key Personnel; Quietly Announces New DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | JD Supra

    According to an update on the website of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs , there has been a shift in some "key personnel." According to the changes, Ondray T. Harris will be the new OFCCP director.

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  9. Miller & Martin Adds Meghan Gordon, Tamra Harris As AttorneysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Chattanoogan.com

    Ms. Gordon focuses her practice in the areas of commercial real estate and business law.

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  10. Sherwood "Woody" W. Wise Jr., PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | 24-7 Press Release

    Dr. Wise has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of geography and higher education -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Sherwood "Woody" W. Wise Jr., PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Wise celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field.

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  11. Longtime horse racing figure Charles J. Cella dies at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Charles J. Cella, who helped turn Oaklawn Park into a major racing destination in the South as a third-generation president of the Arkansas track and a thoroughbred owner himself, died Wednesday. He was 81. He died of complications from Parkinson's disease at his home in St. Louis, his sons John and Louis Cella told Oaklawn Racing & Gaming.

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  12. Op-Ed Columnist: A Welcome College Diversity PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The New York Times

    ... of Wisconsin (one of the country's least economically diverse public universities) and Washington & Lee University (one of the least diverse private colleges) on the list. Existing members of the initiative include 12 flagship state universities, ...

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  13. Oaklawn's Cella dies; track boss recalled as 'bigger-than-life' figureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | NWAonline

    Charles Cella, president of the Oaklawn Jockey Club in Hot Springs, died from complications of Parkinson's disease at his home in St. Louis. He was surrounded by family, according to a statement from his sons John and Louis Cella.

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  14. BC-RAC--Obit-Cella,2nd Ld-WritethruRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | O-R Online

    Charles J. Cella, who helped turn Oaklawn Park into a major racing destination in the South as a third-generation president of the Arkansas track and a thoroughbred owner himself, has died.

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  15. How Kean Miller's Erin Kilgore overcame her fear of public speakingRead the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    As a child, New Orleans native Erin Kilgore wanted to be either a doctor, meteorologist or flight attendant, like her mother. She never aspired to follow in her father's footsteps and become a lawyer, but changed her mind when a professor suggested it to her while studying for her undergraduate degree at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

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  16. The Lincoln Shrine in Redlands is home to Confederate Army artifacts. Herea s whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    A bust of Robert E. Lee is on display, paired with a bust of Ulysses S. Grant on the right, at the Lincoln Memorial Shrine in Redlands. A section dedicated to the history of slavery is seen on display on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the Lincoln Memorial Shrine in Redlands.

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  17. Marine Eyes SC Gov. Race to Battle 'Sickening' CorruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | News Max

    A decorated Marine officer who founded a billion-dollar mortgage company is exploring a run for governor in South Carolina. John Warren of Greenville says his mission as the Palmetto State's top lawmaker would be to "end the sickening culture of corruption that infects our state government.

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  18. State launches Virginia Breeze, new intercity bus line serving I-81 college townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Fauquier.com

    The Virginia Department of Public Rail and Transport launched a federally subsidized bus service serving I-81 college towns and Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. on Dec. 1, 2017.

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  19. New Canaan Scholarship Foundation Receives 15 New Named ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | The Norwalk Daily Voice

    In honor of its 50th anniversary, the New Canaan Scholarship Foundation received 15 new named and endowed scholarships established in honor of an individual, group, organization or business. The NCSF began accepting new scholarships this year, and the 15 new ones add to its founding scholarships: the Henry S. Coleman Endowed Scholarship, in honor of Henry Coleman, founder of the New Canaan High School Scholarship Fund; and the Bradley J. Fetchet 9/11 Memorial Foundation Endowed Scholarship, in honor of Bradley Fetchet, a NCHS graduate who died in the World Trade Center on Sept.

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  20. Men's College Basketball: Wasps lock down Panthers at the endRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Franklin News-Post

    First-year Ferrum College men's basketball coach Tyler Sanborn pleads his case to an official in front of the Panthers' bench during the second half of an 85-65 non-conference loss to Emory & Henry College Wednesday at William P. Swartz Gymnasium. The Panthers , who suffered their third straight loss, return to action Saturday in Lexington against Washington and Lee University.

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