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  • Sunday October 12th, 2014
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is planning a major building renovation but plans to keep sections of the museum open during construction. The museum announced this week that work will begin in 2017 and will be completed in phases over five years. The project will replace aging mechanical systems and stone panels on the museum’s facade. An engineering study found the exterior ...
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  • Sunday October 12th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s craft breweries are gaining national recognition after winning several awards at a national competition. The awards were part of the festivities at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. The event is presented by the Brewers Association, the trade group for the majority of U.S. brewing companies. Officials say more than 220 judges evaluated 5,500 beers and awarded 268 medals at the ...
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  • Saturday October 11th, 2014
    HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) – Subtropical Storm Fay formed in the Atlantic on Friday as forecasters issued a tropical storm watch for Bermuda. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the storm was 525 miles (845 kilometers) south of Bermuda on Friday afternoon. It was moving north-northwest at 12 mph (19 kph), with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (64 kph). The storm was expected to strengthen ...
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  • Saturday October 11th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe has become the first Virginia governor to preside over a same-sex wedding ceremony. McAuliffe officiated Friday at the wedding of a lesbian couple, Renee Bradley and Katherine Bradley-Black of Northern Virginia, and said he feels honored to be part of the “important occasion.” The U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized gay marriage in Virginia on Monday by declining to review a ...
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  • Saturday October 11th, 2014
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Sen. Mark Warner doesn’t often sound like he’s working at his dream job. He frequently expresses frustration with the Senate’s slow pace and partisan gridlock and even considered quitting in 2012 to run for his old job as Virginia’s governor. So why does he want a second term? The Democrat says he’s begun to figure out how the Senate works and ...
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  • Friday October 10th, 2014
    Virginians can show off their talents for the chance to compete for the $1 million dollar prize on the upcoming season of NBC’s top-rated summer series America’s Got Talent! America’s favorite talent competition is back! The nation’s only talent search open to acts of all ages, NBC’s top-rated summer series “America’s Got Talent” has brought the variety format back to the forefront of American culture by ...
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  • Friday October 10th, 2014
    Join the Friends of the Rappahannock for a morning cleanup along the Rappahannock and local streams. Supplies, site maps, and lunch will be provided. Be prepared to drive to your site. Adult supervision of youth under 18 required. Pre-registration is also required. 9am-1pm. Bring a water bottle and reduce waste. Based out of Old Mill Park in Fredericksburg. Rain or shine. Old Mill Park is located at 2410 Caroline ...
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