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2008-07-10 09:01:14

By Erin Roll, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 10--WILLIAMSBURG -- The Williamsburg-James City County School Board is exploring another proposed change to the alternative education program.

2008-07-10 09:00:55

By Jasmine Mckeiver, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Jul. 10--Back for its third season at Busch Gardens Europe in Williamsburg, Kinetix is a Cirque de Soleil-style show that is unique to the theme park.

2008-05-23 09:00:56

By Zak Minor and Kathy Van Mullekom, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. May 23--WOMEN WITH A CAUSE -- an annual celebration of women who champion a cause to improve the Williamsburg area -- will announce May 30 its six honorees from a group of 22 finalists.

2008-02-23 03:00:13

By Carson, Cary Bowen, Joanne; Graham, Willie; McCartney, Martha; Walsh, Lorena CULTURE IS INDIVISIBLE FROM PLACE. SOME BELIEFS, CUSTOMS, AND practices can be transplanted from one location to another and come through more or less intact.

2007-07-20 12:07:25

By Danielle Zielinski, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 20--JAMES CITY -- A 5-year-old girl drowned in the James River near College Creek late Thursday morning while on a beach outing with her family.

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2005-11-11 07:20:00

Scientists' hopes that DNA testing would identify a nearly 400-year-old skeleton found at Jamestown have been dashed, but they remain confident that the remains are those of an unsung founder of North America's first English settlement.

2005-06-17 06:21:07

Archaeologists have successfully extracted DNA from skeleton remains under an English church that could prove a skeleton found near Jamestown belongs to one of its founders, the Church of England announced Thursday.

2005-06-07 07:10:50

Virginia preservationists are nearing the end of a two-year quest to determine whether a skeleton discovered at the site of the Jamestown settlement is that of one its founders.

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2004-12-02 08:38:11

A skull fragment found in a 400-year-old trash pit at Jamestown contains evidence of the earliest known surgery - and autopsy - in the English colonies in America, researchers say. Circular cut marks indicate someone attempted to drill two holes in the skull to relieve pressure on the brain.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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