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ReutersMay 16 (Reuters) - U.S. power companies plan to shut or convert over 50,000 megawatts (MW) of coal-fired plants over the next several years as cheap natural gas prices and strict environmental rules have made coal the more expensive option in some areas....
Once again, a beach music series will give dancers a chance to shag at the historic and picturesque Yorktown waterfront. The Shagging on the Riverwalk Beach Music Concert Series will return June 6 with Band of Oz. It's a free event and the Colonial Shag...
When the director of the Middle Passage port markers project arrives in Yorktown to give a talk about slavery Friday night, she'll find herself in the perfect place. Though Old Point Comfort and Jamestown can lay claim to the first Africans in English...
Rob Labritz shot a 2-under par 68 to lead six players who advanced from a U.S. Open local qualifier at the Country Club of Fairfield. Brian Williams (69), Grant Sturgeon (70), Cameron Chottiner of Westport (70), Andrew Gai of Westport (70) and Peter...
Virginia Lt. Gov. William Gooch had good reason to hide the truth when he made his annual report to the British Board of Trade in 1732. Though the Crown prohibited its colonies from manufacturing domestic goods, Gooch and other members of the...
The 7th Annual Yorktown Market Days season kicks off Saturday, May 11, along the Yorktown waterfront at Riverwalk Landing between Buckner and Ballard streets, according to a news release. The market will operate weekly 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays through...
Two Annapolis sailors, Jeff Borland and Tim Williams, took advantage of favorable winds on their home Chesapeake Bay waters to take the lead in their classes Saturday at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta. Borland leads the nine-boat Etchells class...
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The Gallery at York Hall will host local artist Linda Miller demonstrating how to create a botanical portrait 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4. The gallery, located at 301 Main Street in Yorktown, is a cooperative effort between the...
When Abraham Lincoln stepped ashore at Fort Monroe late on May 6, 1862, he hoped his visit would prod Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan and his Army of the Potomac into action. By the next morning, however — after finding that McClellan’s long...
The Virginia Living Museum has announced the winners of the first Birding Cup Challenge, according to a news release. The team Eagle Eyes was the Birding Cup Champion counting 97 species during the 24-hour competition April 12-13. Team members were:...
Presumptive Republican nominee for governor and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli will be on the Peninsula Saturday for a campaign event in Yorktown. The "Ken Cuccinelli for Governor Neighborhood Rally" will be held at 9 a.m. at the York Republican...
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