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  1. New life for a noir masterpiece: 'Black Wings Has My Angel'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Back in 2012, I reviewed John Connolly and Declan Burke's " Books to Die For ," a collection of essays subtitled "The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels." In it, Bill Pronzini spoke so eloquently about Elliott Chaze's " Black Wings Has My Angel " that I immediately ordered a copy from Stark House, which published the 1953 noir masterpiece in a utilitarian paperback coupled with Bruce Elliott's " One Is a Lonely Number ."

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  2. Cleansing American Culture of Ties to Slavery Will Be Harder Than You ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | TIME.com

    Reflecting on recent calls for stripping the name of Robert E. Lee, a slave owner who went to war in slavery's defense, from Washington & Lee University, historian Emory Thomas has noted that the school's other namesake, George Washington, was also a slaveholder - and that this raises the awkward possibility that one of the country's most distinguished liberal arts institutions might be known one day simply as "&." Thomas spoke with tongue securely in cheek, but the scenario he posited seemed a logical, if absurd, progression from the current obsession with de-christening institutions named for people with ties to slavery.

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  3. Lexington, VA Prize-Winning Author Publishes Historical FictionRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | PR Leap

    March 30, 2016 - "One of My Names Was Pocahontas," a new book by Katie Letcher Lyle, has been released by RoseDog Books. "Writer Katie Letcher Lyle uses poetic imagery to recreate pre-colonial Virginia-a pristine Chesapeake Bay, primordial forests, abundant wildlife, and thriving Native American habitations.

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  4. Brian O'Connor, Partner, Venable LLP to Speak at TKG's...Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... guidance relating to pass-through entities. He received his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Washington & Lee University and his LL.M. degree in Taxation, with distinction and the program's highest possible grade point average, from Georgetown ...

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  5. EBNHCa s Ernani DeAraujo Receives Emerging Leader AwardRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    East Boston Neighborhood Health Center General Counsel and Compliance Manager Ernani DeAraujo was named an Emerging Leader by the Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy, which is part of the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University "I'm honored to have been selected as a Geiger - Gibson Emerging Leader and to be the first attorney to receive this recognition," said DeAraujo. "As I lifelong patient of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, I'm very proud to be part of this organization and grateful to our Board and staff for providing me and my family with excellent care."

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  6. Actor, educator joins Toledo RepRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Toledo Blade

    ... the Toledo native, a 1971 graduate of St. John's Jesuit High School who earned a degree from Washington & Lee University, spent the late 1970s in Toledo, teaching and directing at Children's Theatre Workshop, and performing and directing at Jim ...

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  7. Exile is My Home Opens 4/28 at ?Theater For The New CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Theater For The New City is proud to present the world premiere of Exile Is My Home, a provocative new play by internationally renowned author Domnica Radulescu. Told as a sci-fi, post-apocalyptic fairy tale, Exile Is My Home is the haunting story of Mina and Lina, a refugee couple from the Balkans traveling through the galaxy in search of a planet to call home.

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  8. 2017 Law School Rankings by U.S. News & World ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | JD Journal

    Summary : The latest law school ranking report has been released by the U.S. News & World Report with very few changes from the previous year. The latest U.S. News & World Report on law school rankings has been released.

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  9. Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein to speak Friday at Washington and LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    An investigative reporter who helped to uncover the Watergate scandal in the 1970s will speak Friday at Washington and Lee University.

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  10. Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein to speak Friday at Washington and LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    An investigative reporter who helped to uncover the Watergate scandal in the 1970s will speak Friday at Washington and Lee University. Carl Bernstein, who teamed up with Bob Woodward for a series of stories in The Washington Post that preceded the resignation of former President Richard Nixon, will talk about the rise of investigative reporting and the modern presidency at 4:15 p.m. in Lee Chapel on the W&L campus.

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  11. Republicans still fighting to increase Obamacare premiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Daily Kos

    Since they can't completely repeal Obamacare, congressional Republicans are just going to keep finding ways to undermine it, even if that means causing real harm to the millions of people who are now enrolled through. The latest effort is a dubious assertion that the administration has been making illegal payments to insurers.

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  12. Islands Society Selects Inaugural Lowcountry Emerging LeaderRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | PR.com

    The Islands Society has selected its inaugural Lowcountry Emerging Leader because of her focus on empowering local communities in the Lowcountry through collaborations with human services and other organizations. Charleston, SC, March 12, 2016 -- -- The Islands Society is pleased to announce that Danielle Breidung has been selected as the inaugural "Lowcountry Emerging Leader" by its constituent society for the Lowcountry - the Sea Islands Society.

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  13. GOP: ObamaCare payments break the lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Hill

    They say the administration is violating the Affordable Care Act by prioritizing payments to insurers over payments to the U.S. Treasury, and have grilled Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell GOP: ObamaCare payments break the law HHS rejects Dems' push on high drug prices Overnight Healthcare: Supreme Court appears split in crucial abortion case MORE "The announcement that the administration made represents an illegal wealth transfer from hard-working taxpayers to [insurers], and this law is very clear," Rep. Joe Pitts , the chairman of the Energy and Commerce health subcommittee, said at a hearing with Burwell last month.

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  14. Mary Celeste Beall named proprietor of Blackberry FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... longstanding commitment to family ownership and management. Mary Celeste Beall studied at Washington & Lee University and the University of Tennessee and holds an undergraduate degree in business administration and a graduate degree in accounting. ...

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  15. Local student participates in mock conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Even before Super Tuesday and the other primaries that made the real estate mogul the strong front runner, Somerset resident Andrew Conlon was part of a mock Republican National Convention at Washington and Lee University that projected that Donald Trump will be his party's nominee for president. Conlon participated in the mock convention as a delegate from Iowa.

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  16. Rubio opens new front in war on ObamaCareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Hill

    After trying to bring publicity to his efforts to limit the Affordable Care Act's "risk corridors" program, Rubio and Sen. Orrin Hatch Overnight Healthcare: US drug spending grows by double digits Rubio opens new front in war on ObamaCare Treasury weighs options to pressure EU on tax probes MORE , the chairman of the Finance Committee and a campaign backer, wrote a letter on Tuesday arguing that the Obama administration is breaking the law with another "bailout" of insurance companies. "We are again disappointed with the Administration's willingness to unlawfully direct money to health insurers at taxpayers' expense," they write.

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  17. James Underhill Named CEO of Cresa, Sets Goal of Doubling Size of FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | PR Log

    ... taught at Harvard College. He holds a BS degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, VA. Underhill has served on the boards of numerous charitable organizations, including Junior Achievement, the ...

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  18. CNU's Trible has 'no regrets' from 20 years on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    He sits on the top floor of the newly completed Christopher Newport Hall, his office adjacent to a large mural of the Lion's Bridge along the James River . The building flanks a large green space in the middle of campus - named the "Great Lawn" - surrounded by academic buildings.

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  19. Employers sill offering health insurance to workers, pushing fewer into Obamacare exchangesRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2016 | Washington Times

    Businesses are dumping far fewer of their employees into Obamacare's exchanges than analysts initially had predicted, according to a new analysis released last week that suggests the massive health law has not been the economic spoilsport critics had feared. While congressional budget scorekeepers had projected that 21 million people should be using the Affordable Care Act's exchanges at this point, only about 13 million have actually signed up.

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  20. Mobile Attorney, Casey Pipes, Appointed as Alabama representative to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... is no better group of eminent domain lawyers in the country." Casey Pipes is a 1993 graduate of Washington & Lee University and a 1996 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law. He joined Helmsing, Leach, Herlong, Newman & Rouse as an ...

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