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Shipwreck-hunting company sues N.C. over Blackbeard's ship - Free Lance-Star
RALEIGH, N.C. — The shipwreck-hunting company that found Blackbeard’s flagship that sank off the North Carolina coast nearly 300 years ago has sued the state for more than $8 million, saying officials violated a contract involving photos and videos of ...
Officials hope 1st U.S. offshore wind farm will boost industry - Free Lance-Star
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Construction has begun off Rhode Island’s coast on the nation’s first offshore wind farm, a milestone that federal and state officials say will help the fledgling U.S. industry surge ahead. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally ...
Fredericksburg Chamber to hold program on Google Analytics, SEO - Free Lance-Star
A program on Google Analytics and search engine optimization will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. Aug. 20 at the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce Office, 2300 Fall Hill Ave., Suite 240. Chris Muldrow, owner of Rambletype LLC, will explain search ...
Joseph R. Abbate - Free Lance-Star
Our beloved “Joe,” Joseph Robert Abbate, 31, of King George County went home to be with his heavenly Father on Friday, July 24, 2015, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. Joe is survived by his grandparents, John and Rheanell Day of King George ...
Henry Parker Jr. - Free Lance-Star
Henry “Junior” Parker Jr., 89, lifelong resident of Colonial Beach, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015. Junior was a lifelong waterman and owner of Parker Marina in Colonial Beach. He was a member of the Colonial Beach Masonic Lodge, a honorary deacon ...
John J. Simko - Free Lance-Star
John James Simko, 79, of Costa Rica, formerly of the Fredericksburg area passed away on Monday, July 6, 2015. John was born on Oct. 16, 1935, in Conneaut, Ohio, and grew up in Ashtabula, Ohio. He served in the U.S. Marines during the time of the Korean War.
Pauline E. Pasi - Free Lance-Star
Pauline Elizabeth Pasi, born on Christmas Eve, 1925, passed away peacefully on July 24, 2015. Throughout her life, she was surrounded by family and friends, all who loved and cherished her. She was predeceased by her husband, LeRoy William Pasi; and her ...
U.S. judge tosses part of Gloucester County transgender student's lawsuit - Free Lance-Star
NORFOLK — A judge in Virginia has dismissed part of a lawsuit filed by a transgender student barred from using the boys' bathrooms at his high school. The Daily Press reports (http://bit.ly/1KukEPk) that U.S. District Judge Robert Doumar also said Monday ...
Memphis' Austin Nichols transfers to Virginia basketball team - Free Lance-Star
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Memphis leading scorer Austin Nichols has transferred to Virginia. Virginia coach Tony Bennett announced Nichols' transfer Monday. Bennett says Nichols is a "great fit for our program and system." Nichols averaged 13.3 points, 6.1 ...
Silver Line falls 30 percent short on projected ridership - Free Lance-Star
McLEAN — One year after its debut, ridership on the Metro's Silver Line through Tysons Corner is 30 percent below projections. Metro and Tysons Corner business groups gathered Monday to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the $3 billion first phase of ...
Landscaper gets jail time for killing ducks with lawnmower - Free Lance-Star
WELLINGTON, Fla. — A Florida landscaper who ran over a family of ducks with his riding lawnmower has been sentenced to a year in jail. A Palm Beach County judge sentenced 24-year-old Jason Scott Falbo II last week after he pleaded guilty to felony animal ...
Hillary's Criminal E-mails - Free Lance-Star
Hooo...leeee.... cats! Judge Andrew Napolitano on Fox just revealed 2 of the e-mails that Hillary claims are not classified. One stated that "Chris" (Stevens) the ambassador was traveling to (somewhere in Libya) today, and the other had to do with the ...
I would snatch this up in a heartbeat - Free Lance-Star
I want one so bad I can taste it. I could even get over the color, though if I ever did have the good fortune to be able to afford one, I'd get it in black with gold stripes..... hey it's my dream, I can do what I want with it.
More questions than answers Part Duex - Free Lance-Star
Why does the doctor insist you turn your head when you cough? I mean, couldn't you just cover your mouth? Both of YOUR hands are free right? Plus, isn't it your right to make sure the person cupping your balls isn't taking any indecent liberties with them?
Evidence of Indian tribe village uncovered at Va. Navy base - Free Lance-Star
NAVAL WEAPONS STATION YORKTOWN—In the backyards of some of the Navy’s top officers at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, archaeologists have uncovered evidence that a long-lost Indian tribe’s leaders called the same space home. The Kiskiak Indian Tribe ...