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Is Trump’s Nomination For Nobel Peace Prize Too Soon?

Although President Donald Trump has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for his work getting North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to the table in Singapore, in actuality, the road to peace is far, far away.

This Day in Virginia History: Irish Pirates Banished to Virginia?

On August 22, 1609, Sir Richard Moryson appealed to Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury, to sentence Irish Pirates to Virginia as punishment for their crimes.
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Supreme Court Rules Strikes Down Warrantless Phone Location Gathering

Supreme Court rules that cellphone location data is protected under the Fourth Amendment. Law enforcement officers now need a warrant to gather.

This Day in Virginia History: Black Market Corn

On September 4, 1623 Governor Francis Wyatt issued a proclamation prohibiting private trade with Indians in Virginia.

Watch Out Virginians, Aggressive Tick Clones Are On The Lose

As the summer months are upon us, Virginians should watch out for a new invasive type of tick that is aggressive and can actually clone itself.

Price Gouging and (Drunk) Colonial Libertarians

On September 18, 1626, the Governor and Council of Virginia heard a case against Richard Taylor and William Sharpe for speaking out against the Virginia government.

“Fake News” and Media Violence in 19th Century Danville

On September 20, 1836, James M. Smith – younger brother to William “Extra Billy” Smith – published an account in the Lynchburg Virginian accusing the Danville Reporter of libel against his brother.
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Ken Burns’ Vietnam Might Be The Best Documentary Ever Made

The documentary provides the raw emotions of the conflict in a way that brings the humanity of both sides to bear -- and the mistakes and errors.

Colonial Williamsburg To Paint Interior of Governor’s Mansion

Colonial Williamsburg is taking the extraordinary step of painting the great hall of the Governor's Mansion between Jan 15th thru Jan 26th.

Remembering The Jewish Holocaust and The Endgame of Populist Nationalism

If we don't remember why the past happened, we will most assuredly fall back into the ways of the past -- and we all know how that story ends. 
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