- Little Free Libraries Promote Love of Books
What looks like a little red birdhouse with a pitched roof sits on a post outside Centreville Elementary School in Virginia, attracting a lot of attention. But there are no birds inside. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 24 May 2013 10:34:13 -0400.
- Scheme celebrates famous figures
Three famous Norfolk figures are immortalised in steel to mark the completion of a £311,000 cycle scheme.
BBC News. Thu, 23 May 2013 23:54:34 GMT.
- E.W. Jackson Proves the Tea Party Learned Nothing
By nominating E.W. Jackson, Virginia Republicans hope extremism will save them.
U. S. News & World Report. Wed, 22 May 2013 17:05:00 -0400.
- Matilda tops US Drama Desk awards
Matilda the Broadway show wins five awards at New York's Drama Desk awards while Pippin, Cinderella and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf are also multiple winners.
BBC News. Tue, 21 May 2013 10:18:59 GMT.
- Virginia Lt. Gov Candidate's Anti-Gay Comments Threaten GOP Efforts
Cuccinelli hopes to focus on economy but may get sidetracked.
U. S. News & World Report. Mon, 20 May 2013 17:11:00 -0400.
- Virginia parade crash driver likely had medical problem
Authorities believe the driver who plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a Virginia mountain town parade suffered from a medical condition and did not cause the crash intentionally, an emergency official said Sunday.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 19 May 2013 11:59:27 EDT.
- Car drives into crowd at Virginia parade
About 50 to 60 people were injured after a driver described by witnesses as an elderly man drove his car into a group of hikers marching in a parade in a small Virginia mountain town.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sat, 18 May 2013 20:08:48 EDT.
- We buy local produce because it is better, not because it is local
In "Is 'Buy American' Un-American?" we wrote this paragraph: Imagine if in Virginia we tried to only buy local. The commonwealth has a lot of high-quality local goods. We're known for our wine, apples and peanuts. ...
By David John Marotta. Forbes. Sat, 27 Apr 2013 14:00:15 GMT.
- Bitcoin Combines Ph.D-Level Computer Science With Sub-Kindergarten-Level Monetary Understanding
A "currency" is like "art": it is anything that we use as "currency." At times, cigarettes and small candies have served as currency. Tobacco was a currency in colonial Virginia. ...
By Nathan Lewis. Forbes. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 13:21:01 GMT.
- Sports Briefing | Marathon: Kenyan Men Sweep Anthem Richmond Marathon
Kipkoech Ruto won the Anthem Richmond Marathon in Virginia with a time of 2 hours 15 minutes 13 seconds to lead a sweep of the top three places by Kenyans.
By The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Sun, 11 Nov 2012 05:57:40 GMT.
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- Obama accuses Mitt of suffering from 'Romnesia'
Barack Obama told a crowd of about 9 000 in the battleground state of Virginia that Romney was backtracking on his conservative-leaning promises.
Mail & Guardian. Sat, 20 Oct 2012 06:43:00 +0200.
- Property Values: Real Estate for $925,000
A town house in Virginia, a condo in Miami Beach and a four-bedroom house in Hawaii.
By Mike Powell. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 18:19:31 GMT.
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- Vice President Biden to Travel to Norfolk to Discuss College Affordability
Release Time: For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012, Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Norfolk, VA to discuss college affordability. ...
The White House. The White House. Thu, 29 Mar 2012 17:40:00 +0000.
- Remarks by the President on Manufacturing and the Economy
Release Time: For Immediate Release Rolls-Royce Crosspointe Petersburg, Virginia 12:57 P.M. ...
The White House. The White House. Fri, 09 Mar 2012 20:01:00 +0000.
In 2008, the estimated population of Virginia was 7,769,089, whereas
in 2006, the population of Virginia was about 7,628,347.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Virginia's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Virginia
web page. For maps of Virginia,
visit this Virginia Map
The photograph at right shows the state capitol building
in Richmond, Virginia.
Virginia newspaper publishers are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
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More information about Virginia
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