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2015/05/25 04:49
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Nelson “Terry” Hart has spent 20 years researching, writing and giving classes on genealogy subjects, but it has always centered on people. Until now. As a member of the Medina County Genealogy...
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2015/05/24 23:16
2015/05/24 23:16
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HAMPTON — Before the overseas voyagers landed at Strawberry Banks, before the forts were built and the colonies expanded, there stood a live oak tree that still lives today. "Imagine the stories this...
2015/05/23 18:16
2015/05/23 18:16
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With summer heat and humidity on the way, a dip in the water sounds like a real treat. But a family membership to a private pool can be costly. There are some cheaper options around the region. Here's...
2015/05/22 02:16
2015/05/22 02:16
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Newport News Memorial Day Celebration at Victory Arch: Victory Arch, 25th Street and West Avenue, Newport News. Sponsored by the American Legion Braxton-Perkins Post No. 25. Ceremony will be held at...
2015/05/22 01:16
2015/05/22 01:16
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Defining history We love our history here in Hampton Roads, and rightly so. Our country was started at Jamestown, our independence won at Yorktown. The Civil War was fought on our land, and the...
2015/05/22 00:16
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Jefferson Davis was no stranger to Fort Monroe when — as the captive head of the defeated South — he arrived off Old Point Comfort aboard the Union steamer William P. Clyde on May 19, 1865. A decade...
2015/05/22 00:16
2015/05/22 00:16
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If you love live music but live on a tight entertainment budget, you're in luck — the arrival of spring brings all sorts of outdoor concert series in Hampton Roads. Here is a listing of some of the...
2015/05/21 23:16
2015/05/21 23:16
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A group of five people are walking the length of the James River praying for its healing and protection from pollution and contamination. Led by Sharon Day, an elder of the Ojibwe American Indian...
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2015/05/21 21:16
2015/05/21 21:16
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There are two different ways to look at Memorial Day weekend — as an extended break from work and school to have fun with the family, or as a solemn occasion to pay tribute to the men and women who...
2015/05/21 02:16
2015/05/21 02:16
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The proclamation originated at Fort Monroe and rippled across the war-torn landscape: Escaped slaves will no longer be returned by the Union Army to their owners and instead will be confiscated as...
2015/05/20 15:16
2015/05/20 15:16
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Captured Confederate President Jefferson Davis was imprisoned by Federal authorities at Fort Monroe on May 22, 1865, marking the beginning of a nearly two-year-long incarceration in which he would...
2015/05/16 20:16
2015/05/16 20:16
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Seldom has any president struggled more with the burdens of his office than Woodrow Wilson in mid-May 1915. Already grappling with labor strife at home and revolutionary turmoil in Mexico, the...
2015/05/15 03:16
2015/05/15 03:16
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Little by little Public schools in the state of Virginia are required to log 180 days, or 990 hours, each year. School districts frequently bank extra classroom time at the start of the school year...
2015/05/07 01:16
2015/05/07 01:16
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Hampton Roads had good reason to feel bound to the far-off war in Europe when daylight broke over the harbor on May 7, 1915. At least half-a-dozen British freighters anchored in the James River, and...
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2015/05/05 16:16
2015/05/05 16:16
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The Deadrise has risen. The new seafood restaurant at the Old Point Comfort Marina on Fort Monroe in Hampton is now open daily for dinner. Owner Gary McIntyre calls the cuisine traditional but with...
2015/04/30 02:16
2015/04/30 02:16
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When Sandra Gardner decided to launch her own craft show four years ago, she promised that it would be big. She promised that it would grow. Her shopping extravaganza, she said, would rival the...
2015/04/30 02:16
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Economic theory tells us that the principle of supply and demand affects all manner of activity. It can be challenging to keep those two forces in balance, as sometimes pressing demand far outpaces...
2015/04/25 22:16
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The United States was still 3,000 miles and two years away from the horrors of the Great War in Europe during the spring of 1915. But when an audacious German commerce raider eluded its pursuers and...
2015/04/25 18:16
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The Virginia Choral Society is losing its long-time artistic director with the retirement of Jim Powers. His final performances will be conducting the May 1-3 concerts that close the current...
2015/04/25 01:16
2015/04/25 01:16
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Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose...
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