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Women urged to try STEM careers - Free Lance-Star
RICHMOND—The Virginia War Memorial is presenting a program to help encourage women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math. “Women in STEM: Respecting the Past, Navigating the Future,” is scheduled for 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Census: Florida city tops list of fastest-growing areas - Free Lance-Star
WASHINGTON—The beautiful weather in Florida seems to be drawing more and more Americans, with the Sunshine State climbing the ranks of most populous states and fastest-growing cities. New data released from the U.S. Census Bureau showed that The Villages ...
Joan E. Clark - Free Lance-Star
Joan Elizabeth Clark, 49, of Stafford County passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015, after a long illness. Born on April 16, 1965, she was the daughter of Bill and Carol Ward of Colonial Heights. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Aaron ...
Herbert G. Talley - Free Lance-Star
Herbert General “High Pocket” Talley, departed this life after a brief illness on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Herbert was born in Mineral on July 9, 1929, to the late David Carter and ...
Antone R. Costa - Free Lance-Star
Antone R. Costa, 88, of Fredericksburg died of prostate cancer on Thursday, March 19, 2015. Antone was raised on a small farm in southeastern Massachusetts and left at age 17 to serve as a Navy medical corpsman in the South Pacific during World War II.
Janet T. Ballou - Free Lance-Star
Janet Temple Nelson Ballou died peacefully at her home surrounded by family on Friday, March 27, 2015. A Fredericksburg native, she was a longtime member of the Meridian Club and a past president of the Ann Page Garden Club. She loved to cook and tried out ...
Letter: The Virginia Page Program was such a great experience - Free Lance-Star
Last winter I was a part of the Virginia Page Program, in which 40 students (grades 7–9) leave school for nine weeks to live in Richmond and work with delegates in the General Assembly. While in Richmond, I learned so much about the political system that ...
Eleanor S. Reynolds - Free Lance-Star
Eleanor Segar Reynolds, 99, of Fredericksburg passed away peacefully Friday, March 27, 2015, at Woodmont Center. She had been in the loving care of the entire Woodmont staff since 2008. She is survived by her daughter, Peggy R. Sale and her husband, Powell ...
Hilda M. English - Free Lance-Star
Hilda M. English, 91, of Stafford County passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Lynchburg General Hospital. Mrs. English retired as a secretary for Safeway Stores and attended Mount Ararat Baptist Church. She was also active with the Sunday school program.
Charles S. Tulloss - Free Lance-Star
Charles Stuart Tulloss, 82, of Berea in Stafford County passed away Friday, March 27, 2015, at Wilburn Gardens. Mr. Tulloss was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a graduate of Virginia Tech and was the owner of Dominion Diesel Service Inc. He is survived by ...
NCAA Men's Tournament: Texas fires coach Barnes after 17 years - Free Lance-Star
AUSTIN, Texas—Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes will be released after yet another quick exit from the postseason, people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday. The decision came after Texas athletic director Steve ...
Angela Jiménez - Free Lance-Star
After a courageous battle with cancer, Angela Jiménez, 91, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at her Fredericksburg home. Angela was born on Jan. 6, 1924, in Licey, a small town in the Dominican Republic. She grew up in a large family consisting of ...
NBA: Wizards sign guard Will Bynum to 10-day contract - Free Lance-Star
WASHINGTON — The Washington Wizards have added guard depth, announcing the signing of Will Bynum to a 10-day contract. The team waived forward Toure' Murry. Bynum, 32, has played seven seasons with Golden State and Detroit, appearing in 353 career ...
Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court - Free Lance-Star
ROME — Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case. The decision by the supreme Court of Cassation is the final ruling in the case, ending the ...
slow down there, Dolly - Free Lance-Star
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