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  1. OPINION: History Is Thriving in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Style Weekly

    ... always make some concession to progress. It is, in fact, dependent on progress. At Stratford Hall in Westmoreland County, where I work, we are tasked with maintaining a structure that is roughly 280 years old. The surrounding area has changed ...

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  2. Abduction case crumbles in Stafford after victim's credibility questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... that she was strangled and threatened with a gun after being accused of stealing Corder's property in Westmoreland County. But defense attorneys said the details of Archie's stories continually changed and prosecutor Ryan Frank said he decided to ...

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  3. EMU Sends Off 540 Undergraduate, Graduate StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 6 | The Daily News-Record

    ... a degree in elementary education. "It doesn't feel like I'm supposed to be graduating," said the Westmoreland County native. "I'm just kind of like I don't know what to do. There's just so many emotions." For biology major Kat Lehman, the day was "a ...

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  4. Residents outraged after Northern Neck community paper publishes KKK recruitment flyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A local newspaper is under fire by residents of Westmoreland County after publishing a Ku Klux Klan recruitment flyer on its front page.

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  5. Residents, police chief outraged after community paper publishes KKK recruitment flyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Va. A local newspaper is under fire by residents of Westmoreland County after publishing a Ku Klux Klan recruitment flyer on its front page.

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  6. Harrisburg man accused of sodomizing woman after serving time for sexually assaulting her in 1996Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 25 | PennLive.com

    ... serve the remainder of his sentence. Moffa's criminal history revealed he had been arrested in 1984 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, for Involuntary Deviant Sexual Intercourse, Indecent Assault, and Corruption of Minor, police said. It's unclear ...

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  7. Dauphin County man accused of sexually assaulting woman with intellectual disabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 25 | WPMT-TV York

    It's not the first time that Francisco Moffa, 52, has been arrested for sexual assault charges, according to Harrisburg police. In 1984, police say, he was arrested in Westmoreland County, Virginia, for involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, indecent assault and corruption of a minor.

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  8. Owner of Richmond County's 'Grove Mount' used historic home as focus of his college thesisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... and his wife, Priscilla Carter, the oldest daughter of Robert "Councilor" Carter of Nomini Hall in Westmoreland County. King's thesis notes that Grove Mount's architectural design revolves around three features: "the Georgian faA ade, the formal ...

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  9. Happy slaves? The peculiar story of three Virginia school textbooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    ... illustration from the seventh-grade textbook envisioned a scene at George Washington's birthplace in Westmoreland County. Among the textbook's passages: "Life among the Negroes of Virginia in slavery times was generally happy. The Negroes went about ...

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  10. Colonial Beach woman dies in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... a subscription, or login if you are already a member. A Colonial Beach woman was killed in a crash on a Westmoreland County road Tuesday morning, according to the Virginia State Police. The crash happened around 9:30 a.m. on State Route 205 when a ...

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  11. Homeless volunteers help clean up camps in FredericksburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... are happy to take stuff for free but don't want to do any work for it." Shannon Rollins, 28, who is from Westmoreland County, said she has been homeless off and on for seven years, since her mother died, and now lives under an area bridge. Wearing ...

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  12. Rob Hedelt: Attending funeral of friend's father is the sort of thing happening all too oftenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

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  13. Man sentenced to 20 years for drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his involvement in a drug trafficking conspiracy responsible for distributing kilograms of heroin and fentanyl in the Colonial Beach, Westmoreland County and King George County areas. According to court documents, 38-year old Dwayne Proctor, of Maryland, conspired with others to traffic more than 1000 grams of heroin and fentanyl from at least Jan. 2015 through May 2017.

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  14. Women's History Month: Hannah Lee CorbinRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2018 | Jay's Giants Blog

    ... historians say she was "outspoken." Hannah was Hannah was born at Machodoc, a Lee family plantation in Westmoreland County. On a cold winter night there, when she was just a baby, her terrified father and mother carried Hannah and her two siblings ...

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  15. On court or in church, Fredericksburg Grizzlies' Hall is reaching upRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Nets and New York Knicks. The Louisiana native has been the youth pastor at Zion Baptist Church in Westmoreland County-where his father is the senior pastor-for the past nine years. He's also a drama teacher at Washington & Lee High School, an ...

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  16. Storm Blog: High winds leave thousands without power in the Fredericksburg areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... power. Outages in other localities include: more than 3,600 in King George, more than 3,000 customers in Westmoreland County and more than 1,000 in Spotsylvania. Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative has more than 13,000 customers without power, ...

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  17. Editorial: Bill to aid poor areas has bipartisan backingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    INNOVATIVE legislation that would provide state income tax breaks to companies that locate in depressed areas of the commonwealth-and to the employees who work for them-has been passed by both General Assembly chambers. Once lawmakers iron out the differences between the two bills, Gov. Ralph Northam should sign the legislation.

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  18. COLUMN: GO Virginia is off and runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... in the Northern Neck, according to the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Virginia Scan database. Westmoreland County fielded six prospect inquiries for this type of space in the last two years, and no appropriate space was available. This ...

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  19. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    On Feb. 22, 1732 , the first president of the United States, George Washington, was born in Westmoreland County in the Virginia Colony.

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  20. Today in History: February 22, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Cleveland.com

    On Feb. 22, 1732 , the first president of the United States, George Washington, was born in Westmoreland County in the Virginia Colony. In 1630, English colonists in the Massachusetts Bay Colony first sampled popcorn brought to them by a Native American named Quadequina for their Thanksgiving celebration.

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