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To Be, or Maybe Not to Be (access required)

Up in Arlington, about 150 county employees, including County Manager Ron Carlee, spent $2,500 in tax money on tickets to see a performance of Hamlet. The county called it a lesson in leadership, but the decision has enraged at least ...

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Call It A Stag Party (access required)

This will give a whole new meaning to the term “going stag.” Up in Charlottesville earlier this month, a startled deer crashed through the windows of a mattress store, breaking two tall glass panes and dripping blood on several beds. ...

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No Joke (access required)

Maybe you can figure out why someone would joke around about this. A postal worker in Richmond was charged with a misdemeanor after jokingly telling her sister she had been shot on duty. Police said Naquita Baker, 32, told her ...

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Mary Washington Name Update (access required)

By a one-vote margin, a committee appointed to recommend a name covering the undergraduate and graduate schools at Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg chose “Washington & Monroe University.” The panel voted 10-9 last Tuesday to make that name its first ...

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End of a Short Era (access required)

MJ’s Country Kitchen, site of the Louisa County Bar Association’s meetings every term day, has served its last hand-formed burger with hand-cut French fries. The Louisa bar has been meeting there every two months for about the past three years. ...

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Cooter calls it quits (access required)

The end of the road is near for “Cooter’s Place” in Sperryville. The garage-turned-museum for “Dukes of Hazzard” memorabilia near Culpeper has been a destination for fans of the popular television show for five years. But owner Ben Jones, who ...

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Another Bird Tale (access required)

Last week we had the item about a guy in Northern Virginia wanting to depose a parrot to see if in fact it was his bird. This week we have a stolen rare talking bird in Harrisonburg. On Oct. 7, ...

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