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Port of Virginia Container Volume Booming In March

After two months of flat numbers, the Port of Virginia's volume was booming in the month of March as container volume reached near-record numbers.

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.

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. 

This Day in Virginia History: Louisa Confederate Monument Erected in 1905

On August 17, 1905, Louisa County held a ceremonious event unveiling its new “monument to the Confederate soldiers of the county, living and dead.”

“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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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.

LINGAMFELTER: I’m a Dreamer, Too…

Scott Lingamfelter dreams about a lot of things.
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Trump Holds On Russian Sanctions Announced By UN Ambassador Haley

After UN Ambassador Nikki Haley announced new sanctions on Russia after the alleged chemical attack in Syria by Assad, President Trump is holding off.
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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.

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.
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