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Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown has command change

YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown has undergone a change of command.

Capt. Reed Stephenson relinquished command to Capt. Jay Vann on Thursday. 98 more words

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Sheriff: Dangerous fugitive killed in deputy-involved shooting

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A dangerous fugitive with an extensive criminal history on the Peninsula is now dead. York-Poquoson Sheriff Danny Diggs said a deputy fatally shot the man when he pulled a loaded gun from his waistband during a confrontation Wednesday morning. 504 more words

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Fashion in the Historic Triangle

When one heads to the Historic Triangle of Jamestown-Williamsburg-Yorktown, Virginia becoming immersed in early American History is almost a given.

At the same time, when one is looking for fashion in the area, the Premium Outlets in Williamsburg would usually be the direction one would head. 321 more words

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The World Turned Upside Down (Cricket)

This is an old English ballad dating back to their civil war in the 17th century. It is however significant in US history as it was played at the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown in 1781, which marked one of the major victories of the Americans in their revolution. 120 more words

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L'Hermione's Flag

I received an answer from someone with the Hermione Voyage regarding my question about the American flag she is flying.

Per the response I got, the flag is a 1778-documented hand-stitched flag made by a flag expert named Steven Hill. 341 more words

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