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One year later: Woman who lost loved ones in Waverly tornado moves forward

WAVERLY, Va. (WAVY) — Friday marks one year since a devastating tornado ripped through the small town of Waverly, killing three people and leaving homes, churches and businesses destroyed. 298 more words

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William Allin Archer (17 Oct. 1841- 6 Jul. 1922)

William A. Archer was the son of the Rev. Philmer Wesley Archer (b. 1820) and his wife, Mary Susan Compton. The Reverend Archer was a member of the Virginia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for some years was a trustee of Randolph-Macon College, in Ashland, VA. 576 more words

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New to Netflix in March: 'Iron Fist' and Amy Schumer's new stand-up

March Madness usually refers to the college basketball tournament, but this year, it could also describe the plethora of Netflix originals set to launch.

In March, the streaming giant is bringing back and introducing a slew of its latest series and stand-up specials. 515 more words

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Virginia legislative session produces changes for solar, coal ash, and pumped storage

The Virginia General Assembly wraps up its 2017 session on Saturday, February 25. As usual, the results are a mixed bag for energy. On the plus side is the promise of a new solar purchase option for customers. 1,333 more words

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Both sides have fair share of defeats in 2017 session

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Republican leaders in the General Assembly are both set to claim victory when the 2017 session ends this week. 105 more words

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Fun Lesson Plan for Middle-Grade Historical Fiction

Use historical fiction in the classroom as a tool for honing writing skills. This plan is useful after the class has read a middle-grade historical fiction novel together. 154 more words

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