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  • Dog gone: healthy pet put down in Virginia so it can be buried with owner
    Debate rages after dog was euthanised according to owner’s dying wishThe unusual death of a woman’s dog in Virginia has sparked outcry and a debate over whether it is ok to kill a healthy pet and bury it with its owner according to their dying wi…
    - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 12:54am -
  • Jack Leonard obituary
    My father, Jack Leonard, who has died aged 87, was an innovative and highly respected engineer and businessman. Under his leadership the company he co-founded, Eurotherm International, became a world leader in the supply of temperature control device…
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 19, 12:48pm -
  • 'I will not comply or cooperate,' Chelsea Manning says before hearing - video
    Speaking outside court in Alexandria, Virginia, before being jailed for a second time for contempt of court, Chelsea Manning says of a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks: 'Attempting to coerce me … is not going t…
    - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 3:56am -
  • Somali villager travels to US to confront army chief he says tried to kill him
    Farhan Warfaa to give emotional testimony in Virginia courtroom in case that shines light on brutal 21-year reign of Siad BarreHuman rights abuses and atrocities committed in Somalia during the brutal 21-year reign of the dictator Siad Barre will com…
    - 12 days ago, 14 May 19, 2:00am -
  • Virginia judge rules confederate statues are war monuments and can't be removed
    Judge said statues at center of 2017 violence are ‘symbols of white supremacy’ for some but ‘brilliant military tacticians’ for othersA Virginia judge has ruled that the Confederate statues in Charlottesville are protected by state law becaus…
    - 24 days ago, 1 May 19, 3:43pm -
  • Tech firm apologizes after job ad seeks 'preferably Caucasian' candidates
    Virginia recruitment company removes discriminatory listing following a backlash on TwitterThe tech industry has long grappled with problems tied to diversity and inclusion, but a job listing this month seeking “preferably Caucasian” applicants h…
    - 26 days ago, 29 Apr 19, 8:32pm -
  • There were nearly a million black farmers in 1920. Why have they disappeared?
    Today there are just 45,000 African American farmers. One man is fighting to save themJohn Boyd Jr’s grandfather Thomas, the son of a slave, slept with the deed to his farm under his mattress. He worried constantly that his land would be taken from…
    - 27 days ago, 29 Apr 19, 4:00am -
  • Julian Assange charged by US with computer hacking conspiracy
    US justice department alleges that Assange conspired with Chelsea Manning to break into a secret Pentagon computer networkFollow live updates on Julian Assange’s arrest in LondonJulian Assange has been charged by the US with conspiring to hack into…
    - 45 days ago, 11 Apr 19, 9:55am -
  • All the presidents’ busts – in pictures
    Standing nearly 20 feet high, 43 US presidents’ busts, remnants from a bankrupted theme park, are stored in Croaker, Virginia, on the property of Howard Hankins who is seeking to restore the massive sculptures. Hankins has launched a crowdfunding c…
    - 46 days ago, 10 Apr 19, 3:51am -
  • Hugh Mangum: the rover who united America
    Though segregation was the law in the south, this photographer went from town to town, bringing black, white and Native Americans of all ages together in studios set up in shops and even tents Continue reading...
    - 52 days ago, 4 Apr 19, 2:00am -


Virginia Gazette

  • newLast Word on easing traffic, May 25
    Easing traffic At a recent meeting with citizens, JCC Board of Supervisors Chairman Jim Icenhour told the audience he was going to follow up to have the Virginia Department of Transportation coordinate the lights on Route 199 between James Tyler Road…
    - 18 hours ago, 25 May 19, 6:30am -
  • Williamsburg Regional Library recognized for program for Spanish-speaking community
    Teaching early literacy skills and serving the area’s Spanish-speaking community are the two tenets at the core of “Cena Con Cuentos,” a new program series from Williamsburg Regional Library that was recently recognized by the Virginia Public L…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 4:50pm -
  • Civic activist, former Virginia Gazette staffer William Bryant passes away at 78
    William “Bill” T. Bryant, who strove to make Williamsburg a better place through years of civic activism and advocacy, has died at age 78. Bryant was a Portsmouth native who came to Williamsburg to attend the College of William and Mary and never…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 4:40pm -
  • For Memorial Day, those who served reflect on fellow service members who have fallen in service to country
    Though Memorial Day is often used as an excuse for weekend barbecues and used car sales, it is meant to be a day to reflect on those who died in service to this country. For those serving in the armed forces, and the many veterans who preceded them,…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 4:25pm -
  • Have a splash at Virginia's first water coaster
    Up and down, round and round, with a splash — Water Country USA’s newest ride combines a water slide with a roller coaster. Sitting in a raft at the top, riders are pushed down an 856-foot slide. After a brief moment downward, waterjets push the…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 3:55pm -
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