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Washington Monument Reopens

Washington Monument Reopens

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The August 2011 earthquake that caused extensive damage in Louisa County also affected daily life in the nation’s capital. Monday is day one for the new public tours of the Washington Monument. The obelisk that honors the nation’s first president has had structural improvements that make it easier to withstand seismic shifts.

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Dozens Hired As New Albemarle Teachers

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The Albemarle school system has signed contracts with 115 new teachers with more hiring to come.

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More Court Filings In Same-Sex Marriage Case

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Two clerks of circuit court have filed more paperwork in the Virginia same-sex marriage case.

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

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These celebrities will celebrate their birthdays on Labor Day.

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Williamsburg School Warns Faculty About Looming Budget Reductions

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The College of William and Mary is warning its faculty and staff about looming budget reductions.

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Navy Will Christen New Submarine Named For John Warner

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The U. S. Navy will christen a new sub this week that honors former Virginia U.S. Senator John Warner (R- Alexandria).