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The History Of Labor Day

Most of the world marks Labor Day on May 1 with parades and rallies. Americans celebrate it in early September, by heading to the beach or firing up the grill. Why the discrepancy? Here’s a hint: The answer would have been a great disappointment to Frederick Engels. Engels, the co-author of The Communist Manifesto, had […]

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15 Amazing Labor Day Recipes ideas

As the kids head back to school and the end of summer approaches it’s time to end the season with one last, big cookout. Try these recipes for your Labor Day Cookout and make it spectacular. As you can see from this list the most popular foods for labor day include ​BBQ Ribs and Beer […]

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Judge to hear arguments in Charlottesville monument case

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – A judge in Virginia is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit over Charlottesville’s decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The controversy over the statue sparked the Aug. 12 “Unite the Right” rally that descended into violent chaos. Charlottesville has since shrouded the monument with a […]

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Wild ginseng harvest season to begin in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – It’s about to be open season on digging up wild ginseng in Virginia. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said Wednesday that harvest season starts Friday and runs through the end of the year. Wild American ginseng is a threatened species in Virginia and there are prohibitions and restrictions […]

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COUNTERFEITERS ARRESTED IN TAPPAHANNOCK

Tappahannock Police have arrested three people involved in a counterfeiting ring involving U.S. currency. The bills were passed at Wal-Mart on Tappahannock Blvd. on August 13 and 15. Police, along with the Essex County Sheriff’s Office executed search warrants at two different apartments in Tappahannock, where evidence related to counterfeit currency was seized. Those arrested […]

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